501 From Content Creation to Content Curation

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Thursday, February 16

The volume of information available inside and outside of organizations continues to grow exponentially, and the tools available to create and access it all continue to expand as well. But is it good content? Is it the right content for the right purpose? Is it up to date? Is it understandable? The more you have to ask these questions about online content, the less efficient your search for the right information will be. Even more of a concern is that you might find bad content, act on it, and suffer the consequences.

This session explores the necessity of content curation, as well as the challenges involved. The session will cover a number of strategies that individuals and organizations can leverage to better ensure content is curated appropriately. You will learn about the important role the learning professional takes in becoming an effective content curator to meet the future needs of the business. Finally, you will learn more about the focuses of content curation: accuracy, relevance, usefulness, and value of knowledge assets.

Marc Rosenberg

President

Marc Rosenberg and Associates

Marc Rosenberg is a leading authority and author in training, organizational learning, eLearning, knowledge management, and performance improvement. He has written two best-selling books, E-Learning: Strategies for Delivering Knowledge in the Digital Age and Beyond E-Learning: Approaches and Technologies to Enhance Organizational Knowledge, Learning and Performance. “Marc My Words,” his collection of over 100 columns from 2010 through 2018, is archived online in The eLearning Guild’s magazine Learning Solutions. Marc is past president and honorary life member of the International Society for Performance Improvement, has spoken at the White House, debated eLearning’s future at Oxford University, authored over 50 articles, and is frequently quoted in major trade publications. Marc was awarded the Guild Master Award in 2013 for his accomplishments and contributions to the eLearning community.

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