Social Media Can Make or Break Your Business

Float Mobile Learning

Gary Woodill discusses how insurance, finance, medical and agriculture industries can benefit from social media.

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Is Social Learning Dead? Not At All!

Float Mobile Learning

Featured Pedagogy and Learning learning theory social learning social media April 2013 Newsletter.

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Trending Sources

Infographics for Social Media

Mobile Learning Edge

Five social networking and social media infographics that have application to mobile learning: both within an organization and between a company and it’s clients from CreativeFan’s list of 60 great infographics for social media.

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Why You Should Be Using The Power of Social Technology

Float Mobile Learning

It’s time to make your social presence known in the enterprise. Industry News CHAMPIONS communication social learning social media social networkIf everyone is talking about it, it has to be the real deal.

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Social Network Storage: Search and Retrieval Doesn’t Have to Stink

Float Mobile Learning

Social networking is cool, but it doesn't let you search very easily. Search Tappestry Tin Can social media social search Tin Can APIFind out why Tappestry helps you store and categorize content for later retrieval.

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Adding Mobile, Social and Informal Learning to Your Sales Enablement Efforts

Float Mobile Learning

Compare many of the popular social platforms out there for learning using this handy table. Mobile Strategy Pedagogy and Learning Chatter Jive LinkedIn sales enablement Salesforce social learning social media Tappestry Yammer

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Why You Should Be Using The Power of Social Technology

Float Mobile Learning

It’s time to make your social presence known in the enterprise. Industry News CHAMPIONS communication social learning social media social networkIf everyone is talking about it, it has to be the real deal.

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Social Media and Mobile Use Policies

Float Mobile Learning

David Strom, business channels editor for ReadWriteWeb (RWW) has written two thoughtful posts on the issue of social media and mobile devices in the workplace. Governance bring your own device policy social mediaIn his most recent post [.].

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Budgeting for Social & Mobile Learning in a BYOD Environment

Float Mobile Learning

Featured Newsletter Tin Can ASTD Mobile Learning Certificate ASTD TechKnowledge 2013 bring your own device bring your own technology budgeting for mobile learning budgeting for social learning byod BYOT Experience API Sandbox Tin Can API Training Conference 2013Our latest white paper looks at the factors involved.

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Jim Ferolo: The Importance of Informal and Social Learning

Float Mobile Learning

Jim Ferolo, assistant professor and member of the Tappestry team, discusses the importance of informal learning and social learning within academia and the enterprise. Conferences Pedagogy and Learning User Experience Video 1871 Chicago Float Mobile Learning Symposium 2012 informal learning social learning Tappestry Techweek

New Report Touts Benefits of Social Learning for Individuals and Organizations

Float Mobile Learning

New eLearning Guild research report lists benefits of adopting and ways to implement social learning within your organization. Pedagogy and Learning Strategy Tappestry Ben Betts eLearning Guild Jane Bozarth Jane Hart Jay Cross research social learning

From Semantic Search to Social Search using Mobile Devices

Float Mobile Learning

Apps Search semantic search social searchStarting about 1970, the Internet was built on a base of text; most early communications between computers were text messages or documents. Then, in 1992, Tim Berners-Lee invented the World [.].

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Social Learning App Tappestry in LAUNCH Startup Competition at Techweek Conference

Float Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning announces social and informal learning app, Tappestry, released in time for Techweek, as well as second annual mobile learning symposium June 25 and entry into the Techweek Startup Launch. Conferences Press Releases informal learning social learning Tappestry

Social Media Smarts for New and Veteran Teachers

Cell Phones in Learning

to hear that the parents of their students will be looking them up on the Internet, in particular in social media sites such as Facebook (or "mombook" as some teenagers are now calling it!). We spend time developing guidelines to follow as new teachers using social media for personal use.

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How Mobile and Social Media Change the Rules of Selling

Float Mobile Learning

If you are a salesperson that hasn’t started with mobile and social yet, it’s time to dive into this new world. Consumers are much more informed than before because of the incredible amount of information available online. Mobile Strategy sales enablement

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The best Presentation on Social Learning and the New Role for Educators

mLearning Revolution

I’m fascinated by the impact Social Media has had on just about everything we do, including how we learn and how we share knowledge with our peers. Some people may call this Social Learning, or Informal Learning, I just call it Learning. Social Learning.

Social, mobile and hackathons…converging or diverging ideation?

Mobile Learning Edge

5 Tips for Social Networking. How the world’s foremost management experts are reinventing management using social software. What do finalists for the Harvard Business Review/McKinsey M-prize for Management Innovation and the Management Innovation eXchange have to do with enterprise social networking ? The Hackathon supports collective work over individual contribution, bringing management experts from far-flung locations together in a social community.

Remembering the Social Contexts of Learning

The Mobile Learner

My concern is that it seems to me that we are spending all of our time discussing the tools and not enough on the social and political contexts of teaching and learning and how to navigate these spaces successfully in order to broaden technology integration.

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Float’s UX Director to Deliver Presentation on Social, Local and Mobile Learning at Loyola Marymount University

Float Mobile Learning

Jim Ferolo will discuss the concept of SoLoMo - social, local, mobile - during a speech at LMU. Pedagogy and Learning Press Releases Tappestry informal learning Loyola Marymount University mobile learning social learning solomo

Reading Made Social with ReadSocial API Integration by Float Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning

March 21, 2012 – Float Mobile Learning announced today that the company has developed ReadSocial’s iOS library, allowing any iOS app to instantly become a social reading [.]. Morton, Ill. iOS Press Releases digital publishing e-book ePub iOS 5 iOS library iPad open-source ReadSocial

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Two Examples of how Brands are still not Joining the Social Media Conversation

mLearning Revolution

A couple of years ago, whenever someone did a presentation on Social Media, most likely the last slide in the presentation would read ‘Join the Conversation.”. One thing I love doing on Social Media networks is to observe how other people and Brands approach conversations with their customers.

Coming Up! Social Media for Nonprofits in San Francisco

Mobile Commons

As a proud partner of Social Media for Nonprofits (SM4NP) , we’re looking forward to sponsoring our third conference in San Francisco on November 16, 2015. Leveraging Social Media for Advocacy and Awareness.

CSTD Using Tappestry to Leverage Informal and Social Learning at Annual Conference

Float Mobile Learning

More than 700 attendees at the CSTD's Conference & Trade Show will be able to establish relationships as well as categorize and retrieve information learned throughout the event using Tappestry, the enterprise social network for learning. Android iOS Press Releases Tappestry Canadian Society of Training and Development CSTD

Read Between the Lines: Why Text Messaging is More Valuable than Social Media

Mobile Commons

Facebook and Twitter are two of the most popular social media platforms available – and yet, the efforts of companies to promote their product on either platform may just be wasting their time and money, according to a new report by market research firm Forrester Research.

Social Studies by Cell Phone.

Cell Phones in Learning

I am a bit of a "presidential 08" junkie. As I was reviewing the websites of many of the republican and democratic candidates, I discovered that most of them have "mobile" options! Students and/or classes can subscribe to mobile updates about different candidates, current polls, and other political news. For example on Barack Obama's site you can "join the movement" and Go Mobile! The mobile options seemed to be targeted at younger voters, high schoolers and college age students.

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Social Studies by Cell Phone.

Cell Phones in Learning

I am a bit of a "presidential 08" junkie. As I was reviewing the websites of many of the republican and democratic candidates, I discovered that most of them have "mobile" options! Students and/or classes can subscribe to mobile updates about different candidates, current polls, and other political news. For example on Barack Obama's site you can "join the movement" and Go Mobile! The mobile options seemed to be targeted at younger voters, high schoolers and college age students.

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Mobile Knowledge for Social Change

mLearnopedia Blog

A new site ShareIdeas.org : Mobile Knowledge for Social Change was just launched for NGOs with the support of Nokia and Vodaphone. Although not specifically for m-learning, there are case studies about civic engagement, economic empowerment, education, environment, health and safety and humanitarian relief. It definitely is a wiki site which I plan to follow.

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Industry Quicklook: Insurance

Float Mobile Learning

Industry News Research Top 10 Industries Interested in Mobile Learning eLearning insurance iOS iPad mLearning mobile mobile learning mobile technology research social media in insurance sparklearn Top 10 training

On Building Digital Literacy and Using It Socially

Float Mobile Learning

This recent article at Educause caught my eye. David Parry has created a quick list of three “New Literacies&# that we need to be teaching to our learners in the “Late [.]. Pedagogy and Learning

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Float Mobile Learning Upgrades Tappestry to a Fully Searchable Social Network for Learning

Float Mobile Learning

Tappestry 1.2 adds search, more geolocation features, enhanced push notifications, integrated Web browsing, leaderboards and more. iOS Press Releases Search Tappestry App Store leaderboards learning experience mobile learning search Web browsing

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The Brady Campaign Uses Mobile Commons Advocacy to Turn Massive Social Support Into Political Action During Senator Murphy’s Filibuster

Mobile Commons

Transforming Social Support into Results The massive caller turnout was driven by widespread social media sentiment, and especially the loud voice of a few celebrities, including Amy Schumer, Sean Astin, Lance Bass, Eric Balfour, Jennifer Beals, and Matt McGorry.

Mobile Commons Enjoys Its Role at the Social Media for Nonprofits Conference

Mobile Commons

This past June, Mobile Commons was a proud sponsor of the Social Media for Nonprofits Conference that took place in Washington, D.C. How Mobile Commons represented the mobile sector at the Social Media for Nonprofits Conference.

In What order do you favor the BIG 4 Social Networks, Twitter, Google+, Facebook and LinkedIn? Chime in

mLearning Revolution

Today I’m having a little fun asking my friends on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+ to share in what order they favor the big four Social Networking sites out there. I will be keeping an eye on the replies I get to my Tweet and list them here via a cool Social Media app called Storify. So please chime in: [ View the story "In What order do you favor the BIG 4 Social Networks, Twitter, Google+, Facebook and LinkedIn?

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The Mobile Learner » Social Media in Plain English

The Mobile Learner

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Press Release: CHAMPIONS – A Framework for Improving Worker Performance Through Emerging Technology

Float Mobile Learning

Press CHAMPIONS context innovations mobile affordances personal use socialThe framework helps organizations increase productivity by blending technological innovation with human performance.

Cuts to Social Security? AARP weighs in

Mobile Commons

Late Wednesday, the Washington Post broke the news that President Obama was willing to offer up cuts to Social Security as part of the negotiations around reducing the country’s debt. They responded almost immediately by blasting out a message to their full list that read: AARP: White House considering cuts to Social Security?!

Shareideas.org - mobile communications for social benefits

MobilED

Shareideas.org is an online community and a wiki for sharing ideas on how to use mobile communications for social and environmental benefits. The education section of the site is gathering case study stories explaining how mobile tools have been used in education. MobilED case is already reported in there (thank you Kobus, for fixing it!). I also wrote an small article to the site with the title: Mobile learning - what is it?

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What To Do When Sales Team Members Use Mobile Devices For Personal Use

Float Mobile Learning

The real problem isn''t accessing social media or using devices for personal reasons. Mobile Strategy byod personal use policy social media Let them. Rather, it''s about making sure they''re still achieving the tasks and goals expected of them.

MIT Introduces First Graduate Course on Mobile Phones for Social Activism

Cell Phones in Learning

How can mobile networked devices be used for social change, politics, and expression? Each week we will review existing tools for social change, cover techniques for mobile hacking, and piece together new experiments. I just read an interesting post on MobileActive.

MIT Introduces First Graduate Course on Mobile Phones for Social Activism

Cell Phones in Learning

How can mobile networked devices be used for social change, politics, and expression? Each week we will review existing tools for social change, cover techniques for mobile hacking, and piece together new experiments. I just read an interesting post on MobileActive.

50,000 people say NO to Social Security cuts

Mobile Commons

With the recent threat of cuts to benefits like Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid looming, groups like AARP have been spurred to action.

Will The Real Innovators Please Stand Up?

Float Mobile Learning

Comic Industry News DevLearn Marc Andreessen Neil deGrasse Tyson social network startups Twitter Uber Yammer Some startups are nice to have, but not truly necessary. In this post, we join Marc Andreessen and Neil deGrasse Tyson in slamming frivolous startups.

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A Look Back at Our Predictions for the Mobile Landscape

Float Mobile Learning

Android Featured Newsletter augmented reality BlackBerry enterprise app store gamification Ice Cream Sandwich Jelly Bean mobile research predictive analytics RIM social networkingSee how we stack up in the predictions we made for 2012.

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