What’s Wrong With Our Educational System?


Yesterday one of the people who rents a room in the house I also rent in and I had a conversation. He is on his way out, moving back with his parents in order to study something, computer generated art, that he hopes he can make money with. You see, he’s an art major. He doesn’t need to study things like color theory, or composition. He knows that stuff. What he needs is the knowledge of how to make it work digitally. What he’s going to do is sit down with Adobe Creative Suite and Lynda.com and learn how to do things until he’s proficient enough at it to make a living.

Anyway, while we were talking something he said really hit me. He said that he wished that somebody at his school, the University of Colorado at Denver, had taken enough of an interest in him to tell him…

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