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Python Python Basics Functions and Looping Raising Exceptions

Why cram so much information in one video?

This single video contain so many new stuff I dont understand the pace of this course first it goes nice and slow then eventually you start throwing in many many concepts that are insanely hard to digest for the student and its really really terrible to put that eventually in a single video. I tried to watch this 4 times and even the all the previous functions and looping parts and I am still confused, unclear, stuck and frustrated when I came to this video.

I am not sure if these courses are really meant for people without programming background or what but if so they really need to change there pace.

7 Answers

I would reckon same, there is no point of investing 200+ hours if I am going to have to be disappointed and spend more time reading and watching other videos elsewhere online. Please design a course with better problems and slower pace.

Josh Keenan
Josh Keenan
19,652 Points

I'd recommend slowing down and spending time practicing and reinforcing the skills from previous lessons. Some topics will be easy to get but when you find yourself getting mentally bogged down, taking a minute to go over the previous content with a clear head can really help reinforce it. Hope this helps

Yeah this guy is really not beginner friendly.. doesn't really explain anything just goes trough his code... the microsoft guy on EDX was much better for me

I agree with the original poster, this video was way too fast and the concepts introduced were not explained at all, just ran through as if beginners are supposed to already know these concepts. Hopefully, it gets better or I will be ending my training here.

I thought I was the only one who thought the video had too much information without proper explanation. I got frustrated too.

Yeah, I had the same feeling about this video. I do understand it mostly, but it's a weird leap in the amount of info in one video. Personally I think in general this teacher is very good with previous lesson video's. Some things are just thrown in there without proper explanation, for example with the "introduction" of the as and raise keywords.

Robin Levinson
Robin Levinson
1,547 Points

I agree with the other commenters. This video does not explain the new concepts as thoroughly as is usually done. This is the first video in the series where I really got lost.