Adam S. Brooks

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

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 education

MOOCs have augmented a system of education, not replaced it. http://ow.ly/Cm4PW #edu

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

More than six million people have signed up for a MOOC since 2011. http://ow.ly/Cm4rC #edu

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Yes or no to school vouchers in North Carolina?

Yes or no to school vouchers in NC? Read the arguments for and against. Public money for private schools? http://ow.ly/t7PSF #NC #EDU

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Success With Facebook! Learn Facebook best practices and more.

Success With Facebook! In this hands-on lab you will learn best practices as you build a Facebook presence. http://ow.ly/sFeqb #CLT

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Learn about Twitter micro-blogging and other social networking services

Learn about Twitter micro-blogging and other social networking services such as LinkedIn. http://ow.ly/sFg2P #CLT

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Recent College Grads Still Better Off With Degree

“While recent college grads may not be putting their degrees to use, they’re still better off than their counterparts without a degree” http://ow.ly/sEcmv

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Be the geek. “Introduction to Social Media 101″ class begins @CPCC

Be the geek. “Introduction to Social Media 101” class begins on January 28th @CPCC. http://ow.ly/sFeDL Register now! #CLT

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Social Media 101 is a hands-on, introductory course to the top social media services

Social Media 101 is a hands-on, introductory course to the top social media services. http://ow.ly/sFfWJ Register now! #CLT

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