Learn within a meaningful context

I am reading a book on a certain technology. The author of the book explains why it is useful to learn the technology: the technology contains many topics that are generally useful. The author lists the topics. Then the author says this, which I found to be profound:

Although each of these [topics] can be studied in isolation, it is educationally more valuable and satisfying to do so in a meaningful context.

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