Orientation for new job today. Presentation from the chair of the university (my translation): "We want our internet lessons to be revolutionary." (Oh please!) "Not just paperless." (Hmm.) "And we have support staff actively researching ways of innovating and supporting online teaching. Please feel free to consult them." (Actually astounded!)

@marcjones so excited to hear this! I always think about how Gutenberg had hundreds of types to reproduce all the little flourishes that monks used when handwriting books—new tech invariably is used to solve old problems at first till people realize they can go in a whole new dimension.

I thought we were years (decades? 😭) away from that in education but this gives me hope!

(Background: parent of homeschooled kids, and person whom university was inflicted on :)

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