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Omer Asadullah10,415 Points
CSS Deep Dive is too long!
Hello Guys! I feel that CSS Deep Dive is too long. It gets boring and confusing which is against the aims and objectives of teamtreehouse (i.e. to make learning fun and interactive). I believe that the staff should divide CSS deep dive into three sections and after each section there should be a mini project to put the learned content into practice.
Henry Walden4,195 Points
I agree a project like the building your website with Nick, really helped.
I agree with everything you've said, Amber, particularly how you allude to the project files being a bit fiddly. In many of the videos, they have it set up so you can just click on 'launch workspace' and it's all ready to go, but it's a shame (and a mystery as to why) that this isn't the case with all the videos!
For me it's ok. I'm near the end of it and I've been making comprehensive notes as I've been watching (because I'm aware of the fact that it's long, so I would forget everything if I didn't make notes). Afterwards, I should be able to approach a build with some confidence.
HOWEVER, I do agree with your last point - that there should be a few mini projects thrown-in.
Amber Cookman12,662 Points
I don't find the course necessarily too long, as it is a deep dive. The information is all so useful, I don't know where they could cut back without hindering the value of the class as a whole. Personally, I'm about half way through, and finding it all incredibly practical. In order to take full advantage of the course, like Andrew Stelmach mentioned before, I take very detailed notes. Though I'm also sure to bookmark any other resources mentioned in the Teacher's Notes for each video as the languages update often and I know the resource guide I'm building will become outdated as the web marches forward.
However, I completely agree that the including projects that span the course as a whole (or even 2-3 smaller projects, tying together multiple stages within the course) would be a wonderful way to unify the class. Personally, I think that would be a better way to incorporate following the videos, and actually practicing put the code together for yourself, without having to download SO many project files!
Paul Kooi3,766 Points
Where can I find the CSS deep dive? I completed it or nearly completed it a while back. Now I can't seem to find it???
Thanks in advance.