May 24, 2012

New Content Curation Tool: Learnist Is Pinterest For Learning
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Giuseppe Mauriello: Learnist is a new site (still in beta) that aims to be like Pinterest but for sharing learning resources.

On Learnist you can create pinboards of materials organized around a topic.

You can pin images, videos, and text to your boards by using the Leanist bookmarklet, by manually entering the URL of a resource, or by uploading materials to your boards.

 

 

From article by Mashable:

 

“Grockit’s latest product re-configures online content such as YouTube videos, Wikipedia entries and ebooks into ordered lesson plans.

 

Unlike Pinterest, however, creators suggest a path in which to consume each content component. Users can check off each component as they go or “re-add” it to one of their own learnings.

 

Grockit founder Farbood Nivi argues that expert curation helps avoid the misinformation, hacked-together how-to articles and other useless content one must weed through in a typical Google search. It also provides a clear learning path and eventually, he hopes, will include some form of assessment…”

 

Read full article: http://j.mp/MGkVD2

 

Request an invite and try it here: http://learni.st

 
See on mashable.com

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