We consume a huge amount of news and information in our daily lives but have you ever thought about what it would be like to turn that consumption into something new and useful for other people? We will look at several curation tools that will allow you to do just that.
In Thing 5 we looked at Twitter and the myriad of different ways in can be used for communication. But how do you capture all of that information in a way that you can keep and come back to for reference? Well check out this video to learn more.
Here are the Storify links mentioned in the above video:
- Capturing funny Twitter conversations
- Extensive documentation of conference proceedings
- Documenting an event with additional promotion opportunities
- Tracking publications with Storify
Here’s a handout with an overall summary of each tool that we’ve discussed in the video above.
Thing 6 activities
Explore two of the tools that we have covered in Thing 6
Write about your thoughts and experiences of experimenting with these tools
Do these tools seem useful? Can you see yourself using them in your work? If so, how would you use them?
Thing 6 learning outcomes
You should be able to understand how live events take place on social media
You should be able to understand the benefits of documenting events
You have had the opportunity to engage and experiment with curation tools
You should have reflected on Thing 6 though blogging
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