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The Failure of Fast Education

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Over the last decade, as a rejection to a tired model of traditional higher education, new educational programs and structures have emerged.

Many of these are in the fields of design, digital product development and programming. The new models of education take many forms. Some are day-long or week-long workshops. Some are meetups and brownbags. Some are online, some offline, and some hybrid. What connects many of these models is their immediate vocational emphasis. The majority intend to train practitioners, not academics. The focus is on preparing people to get jobs……