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Re: [ljc] Introduction to Java Training Course

From: Russel W.
Sent on: Wednesday, May 16, 2012 6:35 AM
On Tue,[masked] at 18:00 -0400, John Stevenson wrote:
> A really good book is often as good as or better than many "introductory"
> courses.  For a tech-savvy BA I suggest they first read:

There are many different learning styles. Some people learn well from
lectures, some from reading. What is certainly true though is that
no-one actually learns programming without doing programming and getting
it wrong: people really do learn from their mistakes. Also people need
to be able compare good and bad so as to create a scale against which to
measure what they read. Most courses focus on what is good and never
introduce what is bad. This is bad. Last, for the moment, is that people
need independent feedback on what they have done to fit it into the

Thus, no matter what the best learning style a good course is always a
good thing, no matter you favourite perceived learning style.

Dr Russel Winder      t: [masked]   voip: sip:[address removed]
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