Jennifer Moss presents “Social Media: Content Curation” Tools: Pinterest, Storify and Diigo.
The Contact Assignment The first eLearning lesson module should include an exercise that will establish the first contact between the instructor and individual students and be due during the first few days of classes. Ideally this activity should take place while students can still get some tuition refunded (3rd Friday after classes begin) if they (or you) decide to drop them. The purpose of this assignment is to confirm that every student can: log into Blackboard or other course site understands how to get started in the course access their university email account overcome their technical difficulties What’s it look like? [Read On...]
What is Content Curation? As instructors, we are all information curators. How do you collect and share currently relevant content with your students? How do your students research and share information that they find with the rest of class? What tools do you use to manage or facilitate presentation of resources? Is it public? Can students access it at other times? In groups? Modern web tools make it easy for both students and instructors to contribute online discoveries to class conversations. Using free online content curation software, we can easily integrate new content in a variety of ways. How can [Read On...]
As instructors, we are all information curators. How do you collect and share currently relevant content with your students? How do your students research and share with the class information that they find? What tools do you use to manage or facilitate presentation of resources? Is it public? Can students access it at other times? In groups? Content Curation (PDF)
What is Diigo? Diigo is a Social bookmarking tool and is one way of sharing pointers to web pages. With bookmarking you can: label or “tag” and annotate the listings highlight important parts of a site that you want to remember search “tags” to find other people who have similar interests or use RSS feeds to share your listings with others who may be interested in what you are considering. access your bookmarks independent of your personal computer – all your bookmarks are available on the internet. Diigo.com is an excellent service for social bookmarking and free* as well. You [Read On...]