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JavaScript Introduction to jQuery Hello, jQuery! Accessing and Modifying Attributes

The teacher should definitely be typing not copy and paste, not typing totally makes learning really unpleasant

Not typing

4 Answers

I couldn't agree more Abdulsalam. Obviously Jason and Steven are more advanced in Javascript, but if you are just learning its hard to follow along when you are trying to comprehend what she is saying and then have the whole block of code posted 2 seconds later instead of walking us through it.

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,230 Points

Funny you should say that, because I've always enjoyed it when the code appears on the screen quickly as I'm usually eager to see what comes next. I guess everyone has has their own preference.

And, teachers have their own style also. You'll be happy to know that in some courses you'll see quite a lot of typing.

Tianni Myers
Tianni Myers
10,453 Points

What does her not typing have to do with you're learning? What should matter more is YOU typing it because she already knows this stuff YOU’RE the one thats learning it.

.....My point exactly. The student IS typing, so its harder for said student to follow along without constantly pausing the video to type the 4 functions she just posted within 10 seconds while simultaneously understanding why you're using the code you are. No one said you couldn't learn because she wasn't typing, simply stating it makes for a less pleasant experience. I suppose this is why the majority of other instructors I've watched don't post blocks of code and tend to type it out.....

Jason Anders
Jason Anders
Treehouse Moderator 145,858 Points

I have to agree with Steven.

I much prefer the copy/paste aspect of the videos here, as well. If I choose to type it all myself, I simply pause the video. But most times when they copy/paste, there is a code snippet in the teacher's notes for you to copy/paste, which I usually do. Why type when you don't have to. Plus, I feel if the teachers typed out everything, a 5-minute video could turn into a 20-minute video, and I don't want to watch someone type for 20 minutes. And, I find that important and new concepts are usually covered in detail and typed out.

But agreeing also with Steven that everyone will have their own preference and opinion.

Keep Coding! :) :dizzy: