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Friday, October 7 • 13:30 - 14:30
Information Overload: Using online curation tools to make sense of and leverage the power of your social media network. LIMITED

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The abundance of information available through your online PLN can be overwhelming. Curating content allows users to make sense of the links and resources you may come across via your PLN. Researchers studying curation of digital content have noted that being able to make sense of the vast information online for students and adults alike is a new literacy that needs to be taught in schools. Shirky (2010) states, “the job of curation is to synchronize a community so that when they’re all talking about the same thing at the same time, they can have a richer conversation than if everybody reads everything they like in a completely unsynchronized or uncoordinated way.”

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Jeff Dungan

Instructional Technology Coach, Shanghai American School
Instructional Technology CoachShanghai American School

Friday October 7, 2016 13:30 - 14:30 GMT+07

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