Adam S. Brooks

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

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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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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Charlotte area geeks and technologists, we’re hosting a FREE Microsoft IT Pro Camp

Charlotte area geeks and technologists, we’re hosting a FREE Microsoft IT Pro Camp during “THE Geek Fest” event on November 14th at CPCC’s Levine Campus in Matthews, NC. Seating is limited so register now! http://ht.ly/q4C9A #CLT

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The North America Computer Sciences Skills Gap

North America is simply not producing enough computer science grads to fill industry needs — not by a long shot. http://ht.ly/o7Lpf

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LinkedIn social media training class

Social media training class @CPCC: Create a Powerful LinkedIn Profile http://ht.ly/coecL Enroll today! #clt #sm

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I am offering Social Media training at C

I am offering Social Media training at CPCC beginning July 2nd. Seating is limited so REGISTER NOW! http://ht.ly/amtX6 #sm #clt

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