Robin Good: Next Tuesday, July 10th I will be running a live online workshop on "content curation for education and learning" as part of the e/merge 2012 web conference.
My session (90 mins.) will focus on defining curation within an educational/learning context and analyzing the factors that will rapidly make curation a major new interest area. I will look at the key benefits that content curation may bring, as well as at the types of content curation that are possible and the key tools available to do it.
I will finally showcase a few interesting examples of curation at work, before diving into a "live" collaborative session in which I will be joined by participants in the creation of a collection of great examples of curated content for education/learning.
A follow-up Q&A session is sheduled for the following week on Tue 17 at 12:15 GMT+2
e/merge 2012 is the fourth virtual conference on educational technology in Africa and builds on the e/merge conferences in 2004, 2006 and 2008.
e/merge 2012 which takes place online from 9 – 20 July 2012, is primarily designed to share good practice and knowledge about educational technology innovation within the further and higher education sectors in the region, as well as to strengthen communities of researchers and practitioners.
The e/merge 2012 conference is organised by Tony Carr and the Centre for Educational Technology at the University of Cape Town.
Live session: 10 July from 12.30 – 2 pm GMT+2
Q&A: 17 July from 12.15 pm – 1.00 pm GMT+2
Workshops agenda: http://emerge2012.net/workshops/
Registration page: http://emerge2012.net/registration/
(The event is free for participants based in Africa.
Participants from other regions – R750 (apx US $100)
Event general info: http://emerge2012.net