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Curation of Content at Online Educa 2011

In the inspiring workshop about Learning Scenarios, participants managed to come up with strong thoughts about the possible scenarios for Learning in the next couple of years. The different scenarios are converged into one overall scenario. The one I prefer is the “in-crowd”

For me, one of the most important and challenging topics is the challenge of ‘curation of content’. This concept of managing the ‘information’ overload had passed by many times. I’ll give a quick overview of qoutes in my timeline on this topic:

@lauraoverton  – Laura Overton –
Providing information on how to filter more effectively can increase problem as it is more info that people want #oeb11#lrnscen
@lauraoverton – Laura Overton –
@JulieWedgwood – information overload can cause backlash even in successful social media rollout #oeb11 – #lrnscenimplic for enabled orgs?
@catspyjamasnz – Joyce Seitzinger –
Nicolas Carr said: “It’s not information overload, it’s filter success. ” Two forms of info overload, 1. Needle in a haystack #oeb11
@happyhenry – Henry Stewart –
Great mix of the best content curation tools on the web from #oeb11

These tweets are just a quick selection. If you search on the #oeb11 and #curation you will find many more. They prove to me we are moving towards a learning culture where content will be created by everybody and will be curated by the crowd. The question will not be anymore “how to create the best content” but “how to organise the curation-proces”.

Some interesting resources I’ve found: – A tool/platform developed by HT2, you should see this!  (presented in a session by Ben Betts – @bbetts)
Tools for curating learning content (shared by Julie Wedgwood)

*To be continued – Now heading off for lunch* (tips are welcome to add to this list)

Learning Scenarios

Obviously there are a lot of things going on around us. From emerging countries to financial crisis. From globalization to individualism. From protected data to an immense overload of data. To prepare for the future and be able to choose the right directions, Hans de Zwart and Willem Manders (both Shell) were hosting the preconference session about Learning Scenarios. In a 3 hours workshop they inspired their participants to focus on the driving forces behind the changes they see. What can we say about learning in organisations in 2015-2020… or, can we say anything about learning in organisations in 2015-2020?

During the workshop my ‘team’ decided to focus on globalisation vs. individualism and on fat vs. thin resources. In the slidecast Ben is explaining our thoughts very bright.

During the rest of the conference we will be busy finishing our homework on learning scenarios. For me it was a great start of the conference.

Online Educa 2011

Tijdens de Online Educa zal ik proberen mijn blog weer actief bij te houden. Sommige posts zullen in het Engels zijn (vergeef me mijn not-native English mistakes) om ze ook voor deelnemers van sessies beschikbaar te maken. Vandaag de eerste sessie bijgewoond (pre-conference) waarin Learning Scenarios centraal stonden. Hierover in een aparte blogpost meer.