I sometimes tell people that when technology evangelists espouse that their tool saves you time, that it’s a red flag warning / code talk for “I am lying”. These days many people rely on social media and their own professional learning networks to provide them information of interest. And these do work well to some degree… Read more »
Examining the value and the impact of collecting and combining existing resources when creating content.
Twitter TAGs is a Google Spreadsheet created by Martin Hawksey to automatically save copies of tweets to a Google Spreadsheet for a specific hashtag or search item. By collecting this data, the spreadsheet offers a number of ways to view a summary of the activity, including a visualized “Conversation Explorer” — we are using it on… Read more »
What’s your definition of content curation? Write a blog post about how you define content curation and Tweet the link to the blog to @ontarioextend with #oextend. Activity Source image credit: “Ah yes, I can definitely see some oxygen there …” flickr photo by Tim Green aka atoach https://flickr.com/photos/atoach/7623237104 shared under a Creative Commons (BY) license… Read more »
Consider an element of your course for which you might want an accompanying image. Search for an openly licensed image using different search strategies and sites. Which one did you find easiest to use or best suited the kind of image you were looking for? Post the image to your blog, source it, and describe where and… Read more »
Take some time and explore the repositories on this page that are connected to your course content or interests. Try out the search strategies you’ve practiced. Rather than just using your normal vocabulary, consider synonyms and terms other educators and experts may have used. Feel free to jot down your search strategies. HINT: A mind… Read more »
We have a collaborative Padlet and you are all invited to the population party. Padlet is a great tool for curating your own course resources, personal interests, and more. You can make it as private or public as you like and include any mode of material. This Padlet is geared to show off your newly… Read more »
C.R.A.A.P connections Regardless of your discipline, you are concerned with learners’ understanding of their limited privacy online. Evaluate the potential of “Hot on your trail: Privacy, your data, and who has access to it” using the C.R.A.A.P test. Use the online form to record your C.R.A.A.P evaluation of the resource. Check colleagues’ scores to compare evaluations. Apply… Read more »