Adam S. Brooks

technologist / geek . entrepreneur . marketer . presenter / speaker . developer . consultant . innovator . educator . community advocate . author .


An electronic portfolio of professional works and accomplishments by Adam S. Brooks can be found at If you experience any issues or have any questions, please contact Adam directly via email to sheplen at gmail dot com

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Learn something new every day

Learn something new every day. You may not become a genius or even wealthy, but you’ll live a richer life for it. This webpage offers some great resources (click here). Do you visit any favorite resources not listed here? If so, please comment and share them.

“I have no special talent, I am only passionately curious.” – Albert Einstein

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Can Gamification Improve Learning? Video Games as a Tool for Education and Training.

Learners recall just 10% of what they read and 20% of what they hear. If there are visuals accompanying an oral presentation, the number rises to 30%, and if they observe someone carrying out an action while explaining it, 50%. But learners remember 90% “if they do the job themselves, even if only as a simulation.” [read more]

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MOOCs have augmented a system of educati

MOOCs have augmented a system of education, not replaced it. #edu

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More than six million people have signed

More than six million people have signed up for a MOOC since 2011. #edu

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Join us this evening for a FREE screenin

Join us this evening for a FREE screening of “God’s Not Dead” the movie. | #CLT #NextLevelCLT

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Only the mediocre are always at their be

Only the mediocre are always at their best.” — Jean Giraudoux, French diplomat and novelist

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Census numbers show that Charlotte #CLT

Census numbers show that Charlotte #CLT is now the 16th largest U.S. city by population.

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“Denial or withholding of feedback is th

“Denial or withholding of feedback is the most severe form of psychological punishment we inflict on one another.”

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“The most basic of all human needs is t

“The most basic of all human needs is the need to understand and be understood. The best way to understand people is to listen to them.” – Ralph Nichols

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