Time at university should include mentorship, a chance to practice career skills, and require students to develop interpersonal skills. The idea that education is simply fact-based, and therefore interchangeable with online lectures, would rob students of these valuable, but less tangible skills. Proponents of the integration of technology and academics suggest that students are being challenged to handle meaning in new ways and are better prepared for the digital marketplace in which they will work.
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