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Three Tips for Promoting Your Mobile Campaign at Large Events

Mobile Commons

Big events and festivals are a great way to reach new subscribers, recruit volunteers, and offer exclusive rewards for opting in to your mobile list. Three Tips for Promoting Your Mobile Campaign at Live Events. 1. By planning ahead, Voto Latino and Rock the Vote was able to make the most of the event by spreading their message and reaching people all over the festival. 2.

Build Your Mobile List at Live Events

Mobile Commons

Live events bring together your most passionate supporters. With mobile messaging, you can transform your one-day event into a lifelong relationship. Turn Event Downtime into Interactive Q&A : During event downtime, use signs or screens to ask attendees interactive questions. You’ll encourage everyone at the event to sign up. Offer a prize to one lucky texter!

8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning

mLearning Revolution

Upcoming Events: Here’s a list of some of my upcoming events and conferences: August 13-14 : From e-Learning to mLearning Design Training [6-hr Online Workshop]  [link]. If you are looking for Speakers for your 2013 eLearning, mLearning and Mobile Events, please contact me  [link]. eLearning Mobile Learning 2013 Events featured mLearning iPhone) and Android (e.g.

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Upcoming Events

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After the Holiday break, it is again conference time. would love to connect with any of the visitors to  mLearnopedia if you are attending any of these shows. will be there presenting and would love to have conversations about your mobile learning interests or experiences.

6 Ways that Mobile Can Make your Event Bigger, Better, and Easier to Run

Mobile Commons

Planning an event, a conference, or a convention can be an overwhelming task. That’s why Mobile Commons has created a suite of products that use the magic of SMS technology to make your event easier to organize, smoother to run, and more successful. 1) Incorporate a Text Call to Action to Generate More Leads. When you’re doing media outreach around your event, ask people to text in to reserve their spot. Once someone has texted in, you can begin a text conversation with them that goes through the event, and onward into the future.

5 Ways “Green Thumbs” Can Text for the Environment

Mobile Commons

Any time you want to promote an upcoming event, consider text messaging as your right-hand publicity man! Text messaging allowed Avaaz to get their message heard at a large event in a quick and convenient way. Other organizations can take note by incorporating text messaging into any event that requires organizing, mobilizing, and informing thousands of people at the same time.

MobiMOOC 2011 - a summary

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We hope that some of the info shared during this amazing event is of use to you. learning in USA resources pedagogy mobile mobile events guidelines management reportsThe first ever MobiMOOC (Massively online course on mobile learning) happened earlier this year. Were you there? If not, we have saved all the links, and best bits into our MobiMOOC 2011 summary. MOOCs are Massive Open Online Courses, normally free to access. Discussion was spread between live sessions, online fora, and the MobiMOOC website, but are already starting to get a little lost in the ether. Help yourself.

Slide2Learn event for iPod touch in Education

uLearning Blog

Three Mobile Campaign Ideas for Giving Tuesday in 2015

Mobile Commons

Mobile apps like Periscope that allow users to live stream events are booming in popularity. live-streamed event gives your nonprofit the perfect opportunity to share your mobile call to action and grow your list during the fundraising season. Don’t forget to give them a shout-out during the event to thank them for their continued support!

3 Ways You To Use Text Messaging During the Summer Holidays

Mobile Commons

Summer is synonymous with fun: outdoor events during the day and into night, with a cold beverage in your hand for all of it. Grow your mobile list by offering updates on summertime events  . great way to incentivize people to sign up for your mobile list is to offer people the opportunity to find out about fun events via text message.

7 Surprising Uses of Text Messaging

Mobile Commons

Keeping coworkers in the loop about company events. Text messaging offers a great way to keep employees in the know about company-related events and news. Office managers can text out reminders about team events or important meetings, or even organize the next softball game through SMS. Events Information Lookup Live SMS Chat Text Messaging Conference: 2pm, Room 201.

Current Events: Anytime, Anywhere Via Cell (No Mobile Internet Required)

Cell Phones in Learning

There are some great FREE resources online that couple with cell phones to allow people to keep up with current events and happenings. These are all a few of the wonderful resources for students to use anytime, anywhere, anyplace to keep up with current events in all the content areas. As a result there are some great alternatives. Dial2do Phone Call Dial2do has many great features.

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2 Events that Could Help Push Mobile Learning

mLearning is Good

In recent days a couple of technical events of note have given hope for mobile learning. Why are these events important? Microsoft announced that later this year it will release Windows Mobile 7 and RIM (maker of Blackberry smart phones) announced that it will release an updated WebKit based browser. Well, here’s my take: Windows Mobile 7: Windows ties well into the overall infrastructure of many organizations (whether we always like that or not). It’s turning out to be an exciting year for mobile learning.

Introducing: mLearning Design Training [6-hr Workshop with RJ Jacquez]

mLearning Revolution

Payments are made to you  via PayPal when you promote the event and get attendees to sign up for the training. thank you in advance if you choose to help me promote this event. After delivering my 6Hr Mobile Learning Workshop for companies for a few months, today I’m opening it up for Learning Professionals. Why Register for this Training? Making a business case for mLearning.

3 Ways Text Messaging Tackled the Midterm Elections

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Client Stories Elections Events Information Lookup Text Messaging Midterm elections are a historically difficult time to rally citizens to the polling booths. Often, the most common reasons why people don’t vote are simple. When it comes time to cast their ballot, people want to know: Why should I vote, when can I vote, and where do I vote?

Food & Water Watch Raises Tap Water Awareness With SMS Campaign

Mobile Commons

Many other colleges have created student legislation to ban water on campus, banned water bottles from specific events, and had their campus water fountains replaced/retrofitted to encourage students to opt for reusable water bottles. Client Stories Events Fundraising Text Messaging Use Cases Food & Water WatchStudents could text “I <3 Tap” to 69866 as a way of.

Empowering Change with Text Messaging: The 2014 People’s Climate March

Mobile Commons

The People’s Climate March was a worldwide event to raise awareness about climate change, scheduled to happen two days before world leaders would convene at the United Nations Climate Summit in New York City. Client Stories Customer News Events List Building News & Updates Text Messaging Calls to action What was the People’s Climate March? Historic Success.

CIDER online events: an ICT4D expert from Catalonia

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Please note that it is extremely important that you get your system set up prior to the start of the event. The Canadian Institute of Distance Education Research , University of Athabasca, presents the next presentation in their series of free CIDER sessions. Title: The Personal Research Portal: The Virtual Faculty or the Net behind the Classroom. tools.

Float Mobile Learning Introduces Tappestry for Organizations and Events

Float Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning today introduced new features in Tappestry specifically designed for social networking within the enterprise. These new modules allow employees and attendees to share learning and capture productivity data. Android iOS Press Releases Tappestry enterprise social network for learning iPad iPhone iPod Touch learning social network Tappestry for Android Tappestry for iOS Tin Can API

Current Events: Anytime, Anywhere Via Cell (No Mobile Internet Required)

Cell Phones in Learning

There are some great FREE resources online that couple with cell phones to allow people to keep up with current events and happenings. These are all a few of the wonderful resources for students to use anytime, anywhere, anyplace to keep up with current events in all the content areas. Depending on their mobile plans they can select to use text messaging or calling minutes to stay up to date on the latest content-specific current events. As a result there are some great alternatives. One of which is an RSS feed for the webpage(s) of your choice.

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Current Events: Anytime, Anywhere Via Cell (No Mobile Internet Required)

Cell Phones in Learning

There are some great FREE resources online that couple with cell phones to allow people to keep up with current events and happenings. These are all a few of the wonderful resources for students to use anytime, anywhere, anyplace to keep up with current events in all the content areas. Depending on their mobile plans they can select to use text messaging or calling minutes to stay up to date on the latest content-specific current events. As a result there are some great alternatives. One of which is an RSS feed for the webpage(s) of your choice.

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Learning Designers have 3 Choices Regarding Mobile Learning [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

Upcoming Events: Here’s a list of some of my upcoming events and conferences: August 13-14 : From e-Learning to mLearning Design Training [6-hr Online Workshop]  [link]. If you are looking for Speakers for your 2013 eLearning, mLearning and Mobile Events, please contact me  [link]. mobile devices per capita. Again the experience was likely not a very good one. Conclusion.

First thoughts on #iPhone4S and #iOS5 Apple event -from an Educator #Slide2learn #ADEANZ #ADEuc8ors

uLearning Blog

Just reading thru some of the details about the announcements overnight – now 500,000 apps – oops, I mean 500,000 potential learning resources. I’ve been thinking what’s in it for educators – not much this time. No updated iPod touch, and seemingly no price drop either to compensate. Will be useful as we upgrade our personal phones over time to have AirPlay mirroring on the new iPhone 4S though, and the amazing looking new camera. Posted via email from Jonathan Nalder. uLearning

1st flyer for #Slide2Learn 2011 iPad,iPod & iPhone education event! Pls send around yor networks -Mor details soon #mlearning

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Designing eLearning For iPads (LT 2013 – Slide Deck)

Upside Learning

So when it came to presenting a learning session at the recently concluded, Europe’s leading workplace learning event, Learning Technologies 2013, the choice of topic was simple – Designing eLearning for iPads. We have been talking a lot about iPads (by iPads we also imply other ‘tablets’) on our blog for the past couple of weeks. And it’s for a reason. Why eLearning on iPads (Tablets).

View the Live Feed of City & State’s RealPolitech Event Now!

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We’re thrilled to be a co-sponsor of the event. City & State has made available a live feed of the day-long event. Right All Posts Blog Events governmentToday, City & State is hosting RealPolitch, a forum to discuss how technology is affecting government policy and news media in New York. According to the website , City & State ’s #RealPolitech forum (a play on RealPolitik) will inform and encourage practical and material uses of technology in government, campaigns, media, and the industries that operate in and around these spaces. Tune in now!

Celebrate the Summer with Event Information Texts from WNYC

Mobile Commons

In a city where there’s so much to do, sometimes it can be hard to keep on top of all the exciting cultural events. Text SUMMER to 30644, and you’ll be given the option to sign up for a variety of event updates. Whenever there’s an event approaching, you’ll get a text message alerting you to the time and place. By sending precise event information, straight to your mobile phone, WNYC ensures that you have the relevant logistical information in a way that’s convenient for you. For example, I signed up for WQXR classical alerts, and got the text today.

iBooks 2 – Introducing the future textbook?

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Today’s event in New York is the first education-only launch from Apple in a long time. Early pictures from the event, here: [link] And who else is making the new eBooks? Today Apple released iBooks 2, a beautiful new format for interactive books that they hope to use to “re-invent the textbook”. Has Steve added to his legacy? Or is this announcement just hype? They are expensive.

Going Mobile: Transforming Metrix Group

Mobile Learning Edge

Several members of the Metrix Group team will be presenting at the eLated event on November 22nd. We have been working on individual professional development projects that have transformed our knowledge base in order to prepare for the increasing demand that we have from our clients for mobile learning projects. The topic we will be speaking about include: Performance Model for Digital Learning Consultant. Primer on Digital Learning. Developing Collective Intelligence with Mobile Technologies. Responsive Design for Multiple Mobile Device Form Factors. Learning Through Mobile Games.

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The power went off, but so did 2nites #eqelearn Apple iPad event -lack of wifi is wot most schools deal with anyway!

uLearning Blog

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Tappestry: Kicking the Informal Learning (Tin) Can

Mobile Learning Edge

The second, more substantial unique feature is Tappestry’s ability to track learning events. A review by Jessica Knox. Full disclosure: My employer, Metrix Group, is currently partnering with Float Mobile on an app development project). As learning professionals we see it everywhere. It’s trending in the corporate learning community. This tracking functionality is important.

Mobile Learning is where the Puck is Going to Be [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

Upcoming Events: Here’s a list of some of my upcoming events and conferences: August 13-14 : From e-Learning to mLearning Design Training [6-hr Online Workshop]  [link]. If you are looking for Speakers for your 2013 eLearning, mLearning and Mobile Events, please contact me  [link]. My apologies for the delay in blogging since my last post. What are your mobile epiphanies?

Top 7 Myths Of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

Sure some ‘learning’ can be delivered on mobile phones especially when spacing learning events/interventions or as part of a blended program – one of the three ways in which mobile devices can broadly be used in workplace learning. When it comes to mobile learning myths and misconceptions abound. Here is a list of the more common ones I come across. It’s not secure.

Healthcare…Mobile devices…lessons for learning?

Mobile Learning Edge

” Transitioning to mobile information access and learning is an opportunity to truly integrate learning into “moments” not events.  Two questions: Do you let employees use their personal mobile devices for learning?  How do you protect company information on their device? Well, having recently used our healthcare system I was surprised when I was offered a photocopy of my results to take to my Dr.    This was a kind gesture and made me think of ease of patient information access.  We have been dabbling in electronic access to patient information here in Canada.  link].

Apple Proves Mobile makes the Desktop better: A lesson for us in mLearning and eLearning

mLearning Revolution

Like millions of people around the world, I too was glued to my computer on June 11 2012, following closely every news announcement Apple shared at their annual WWDC event. I think it’s fascinating that Apple is bringing Mobile features such as notification and Dictation to the Mac. MobileFirst. — RJ Jacquez (@rjacquez) June 11, 2012. What do you think? Send to Kindle.

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Twitter as a Mobile Learning Platform

The Mobile Learner

search for current events or search for links to other websites offering information to topics that they are researching. It’s been almost 5 years since Twitter came into existence and it has become quite the versatile platform. Since then, and resulting from a series of key improvements to the service, we have a tool that can be shaped and molded to whatever the need may be.

Mobile Learning Implementation: Need, Myths & Success Factors (ASTD TK 2013 – Slide Deck)

Upside Learning

At all major learning/HR/training conferences and events since last 12 months and more, there is a clear change you can notice – more and more people, increasingly, talk and inquire about mobile learning. And there lies our next challenge – Are we doing it right? Here’s a quick summary of the topics that I touched upon in the session, followed by a slide deck of my presentation.

New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

mLearning Trends

The Learning Solutions 2011 Event. The eLearning Guild’s LS2011 event was well attended and features 50+ vendors and more than 1300 participants from the training and development industry. Another month, another trip to Orlando it seems and last week had me attending two different shows down near the Mouse House; Learning Solutions 2011 and CTIA Wireless 2011. Check it out here.

Mobile Enables Informal Learning

Upside Learning

It was a fantastic event with some great speakers and an opportunity to learn drumming. Last week I was at the eLearning Network’s 25th Birthday Bash in London. spoke (for 5 min) on how mobile enables informal learning. Here’s a summary of my talk. Informal Learning. One of the challenge L&D staff has had is to understand Informal Learning and what can they do something about it.

Lessons from RootsCamp: How Long-Term Mobile Engagement Can Set You Up for “Big-Bang” Wins

Mobile Commons

All Posts Blog Events Inspirations Mobile Resources and Research nonprofitSam McKelvie is the head of Mobile Strategy, dedicated to helping customers use text messaging to accomplish their goals. On Friday, November 30 th , she and Mal McKay, Lead Developer, presented at RootsCamp 2012.  . Coming out of this year’s election, RootsCamp was supercharged with activists and technologists gathered to share best practices in political organizing. More than a few Mobile Commons clients achieved incredible success on November 6 th. What would I consider a “Big Bang Win”? Text it out too.