[This article was first published at Learnitive.com/blog.]
Don’t just watch videos
You don’t get better at swimming by watching others. It is not necessary to watch videos or lessons in order to learn something. We are going to start this article with this sentence and try to persuade you throughout by giving you examples and making you think.
You’ve probably had the experience of wanting to learn something and finding it in lessons or videos. And now we ask you, why should you learn it from a video? People prefer videos because they are more comfortable; they prefer to hear something and do it quickly.
What is the proper method?
All forms of reading and seeking knowledge by yourself are better than relying on other people in videos and lessons, are the best ways to learn something if you already have the basic knowledge.
Scanning and skimming will save you time because they filter all the information you need, making you more accurate in what you’re looking for.
You have two choices: read or watch videos. Videos will holding you back. The average video tutorial is spoken at 150 words per minute, while you can read at 250. That‘s why the Learnitive.com courses are text-based.
You’ll find the answer in the hours-long video, or in the documentation you read in your spare time?
Perhaps the video can focus on content that you already know, so you don’t waste time hearing someone tell you about something that you already whereas an interactive article allows you to skip that section and know where to continue, or skip it and search for another.
In written form, more information can be transmitted in the same amount of time. That’s where the Learnitive.com shines!
What is Learnitive?
The Learnitive.com (Learn + interactive) is an advanced e-learning platform that not only gives you the opportunity to watch lessons with video, but also allows you to execute codes and commands inside your browser!
Our interactive, text-based courses are built from the ground up to teach you the skills employers are looking for. To help you practise while you learn, we offer resources like in-browser coding environments and interview-focused tests.
For example, the Learnitive terminal can teach OS commands interactively!
The knowledgeable authors at Learnitive can help you achieve your goals, whether you want to learn how to develop software, improve your abilities, or get ready for an interview. There are classes available on a wide range of topics, including security, machine learning, cloud computing, and coding languages (such as Python, Java, etc.).
The Learnitive course forums are community Q&A platforms where you may ask questions and discuss various topics related to a course. You’ll have the opportunity to participate in course discussions and ask/answer any topic. It is a great way to learn and increase your visibility within the community.
Why wait? Join Learnitive.com