[OT] Education Theory (was Re: Database Design Theory?)

Justin Findlay jfindlay at gmail.com
Wed Nov 9 13:47:30 MST 2005


On 11/9/05, Shane Hathaway <shane at hathawaymix.org> wrote:
> I've always wondered if I'm odd in the way I learn things, but I've
> always had far more success if I start with practical applications
> before moving into theory.  When I start with theory, I don't know why I
> need to learn it, so my rebellious nature ignores it.  However, when I
> start with applications, the importance is obvious and most of the
> theory is intuitive.  Later, I fill in the gaps in my theoretical
> understanding by talking to people or reading books.

You're not odd. But there are people out there who learn best by your
method backwards.


Justin

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