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Comment author: JGWeissman 11 August 2011 05:55:32PM 3 points [-]

An alternative to having students of a field incrementally memorize its information for regurgitation on tests only to forget most of it after the test, would be to store the information in a well organized database and teach students how to search the database for information relevant to the current problem they face.

I don't know how a student in the field could achieve this change.

However, there are fields, such as software engineering, where you can work that way if you want, and make lots of money without getting licenses or degrees from established institutions.

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