Curation of Information

A recent class session centered on educators’ role as curators of information.  I had never really considered teachers and professors to be aggregators of knowledge, but rather disseminators thereof.  Upon further reflection however, it became apparent that with the explosion of information available, filters of that information become imperative.  Who better to serve as those filters than the subject matter experts?  Educators lie at a unique intersection between information and consumers of knowledge.  By analyzing, categorizing and aggregating the best of what is available in their chosen field, educators are in a position to provide “the best of the best” and ignore the rest.  I have come to accept this responsibility.  This blog is the first step in that process.


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