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Aggregate and Curate: Scoop and Paper

I like to sign up for Cloud sharing opportunities. This week I have revisited Scoop.it and Paper.li. Both are very powerful resources for linking communities of practice and curating practice. I chose Scoop.it to explore how I might share information about sport with the community of practice around the International Association of Sport Information (IASI). This is a YouTube explainer about Scoop.it:   I looked at paper.li last year as a way to aggregate feeds from the 385 people I follow (@520507) on Twitter. I am starting to realise how powerful this aggregation is. Paper.li: Paper.li is a content curation service. It enables people to publish...

Association, Aggregation and Acknowledgement

Introduction In the last year I have been exploring how a connectivist approach to sharing information might support the flourishing of digital communities of practice in sport. In this post I: Signal the development of an International Content Partnership in high performance sport. Note discussions about the role an International Association for Sports Information (IASI) can play in a connected world. I hope that both these items will help me explore association, aggregation and acknowledgement as important attributes of adopting a connectivist approach to learning. (I like Etienne Wenger, Nancy White and John Smith's (2009) approach to learning in this context: "We see...

A Fourth Age of Sports Institutes

Some time ago I started a post about my presentation to IASI in Canberra in March 2009. I have a draft of my presentation at Slideshare. I am having some difficulty with the bandwidth available to me out at Mongarlowe and am still to add a Slidecast to the presentation. It is a draft and will change as the IASI Congress unfolds. I am enormously indebted to Stephen Downes, George Siemens and my colleagues in CCK08 for helping me to accelerate my thinking in such an open way. Update This is the updated Slideshare (7 March): View more presentations from Keith Lyons. (tags: semantic...