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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“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” — John Quincy Adams

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“I just took your class for an easy A.”

“I just took your class for an easy A.” http://ht.ly/nRzc0 #edu

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A great opportunity for #CLT veterans @C

A great opportunity for #CLT veterans @CPCC: Siemens Energy Inc. Paid Apprenticeship Positions – http://ht.ly/ctfha

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Are universities obsolete?

Are universities obsolete? Mark Twain thought so. http://ht.ly/co6tz #edu

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Make Business School Pay Off: “Only get

Make Business School Pay Off: “Only get an MBA from a top-5 school.” http://ht.ly/avvqh #mba #edu

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