Curated Insights: Curation on Curation

Axonify

Curation is an emergent trend within L&D. One of the big reasons curation has become such a buzzy term is the overwhelming volume of information available in today’s world. Information is often much less accessible than in real life, especially in an employee’s moment of need. The information exists, but it’s often difficult to find or it’s locked in people’s heads. Modern technology often leaves us information-rich but knowledge-poor.

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Curated Insights: Curation on Curation

Axonify

Curation is an emergent trend within L&D. One of the big reasons curation has become such a buzzy term is the overwhelming volume of information available in today’s world. Information is often much less accessible than in real life, especially in an employee’s moment of need. The information exists, but it’s often difficult to find or it’s locked in people’s heads. Modern technology often leaves us information-rich but knowledge-poor.

Masie 100

Digital Assets Creates New Role for L&D Pros: The Content Curator

ATD Learning Technologies

The volume of information being created is increasing faster than we can make sense of it. Indeed, the ease with which organizations can generate, review, and retrieve information has helped them build a considerable amount of potential learning resources.

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Kill the curriculum?

Clark Quinn

The emergent nature of knowledge out of a network argues against a fixed curriculum and instead for contextualized knowledge. We need a new pedagogy, problem-focused on things kids are interested in, as Harold suggests, and focusing on their information seeking and experimentation and evaluation and the self-learning skills, not on rote exercise of skills. What you do is look up information, make job aids (why are stickies so ubiquitous?),