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The LMS was not a creative decision, it was not pushing the capabilities of the Internet, it was settling for the least innovative classroom practice and repositioning that digitally. As a result classes taught within its structure generally land with a dull thud. No matter how creative and inspired the teacher or pedagogue behind the wheel, the LMS is no match for the wideness of the Internet. It was born a relic -- at its launch utterly irrelevant to its environment and its user.
The LMS largely erased mindfully aware teaching, and made excuses for unconscionable practice.
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The current university system is increasingly out of touch with student needs, and the entrenched players in an industry will always be too married to the old way of thinking to disrupt themselves - it takes outsiders to make it happen.
"too many legacy systems" obstruct reforms
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For a school to thrive it needs good exam results. For its students to survive, a school needs to teach them skills and prepare them for reality.
Technology used well in schools can offer a tangible link to the outside world – it can be a bridge in many different ways to what is happening outside of the classroom
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