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General Discussion

Fedor Andreev
Fedor Andreev
11,203 Points

I just finished Git Basics in 6 hours. Isn't this a bad idea?

Wouldn't it be wiser to finish 1 section, practice with it and move on to the next section and practice again. Which would probably result in your finishing the course in 2-5 days. My friend urged me to finish this in 1 day but I don't agree with him and think this is a terrible way of learning it.

What do you think?

2 Answers

Jon Schenck
Jon Schenck
2,028 Points

Learning new material quick generally causes the material to be forgotten quick. Learning takes time and repetitiveness. Take your time and Practice! Practice! Practice! Just my opinion.

Everyone learns differently, but I tend to agree with the method you propose I find it's better to take a break between sections to let things sink in. On the other hand you can always review the sections of the class that you feel weak in. The important thing, especially in a self-guided learning experience like Treehouse, is what method works for you.