From: John Woodgate
Subject: Re: HELP: didactic information
Date: Tue, 24 Dec 2002 21:24:39 +0000
Organization: JMWA Electronics Consultancy
Reply-To: John Woodgate
NNTP-Posting-Date: Tue, 24 Dec 2002 22:04:13 +0000 (UTC)
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I read in sci.electronics.design that Frank Bemelman
wrote (in <firstname.lastname@example.org
uronet.nl>) about 'HELP: didactic information', on Tue, 24 Dec 2002:
>"John Woodgate" schreef in bericht
>> Web sites are not good for learning basics. Books are much better, but I
>> don't know what books are available in Italy. If your English is good
>What about courses? IMO better than books alone. You feel that
>funny sort of obligation to do your homework ;)
I agree, but courses are very costly.
>Some courses have their material on websites, sometimes Google finds
>the contents, but then I'm not allowed to read the material. I wonder
>how well that works, these website driven courses.
Like everything on the web, how do you know that what you are being
taught is true?
>And what about those '101 electronic experiments' kits ? Sometimes I'm
>tempted to buy such a kit myself, so full of lamps, buzzers and beepers as
>they are ;)
They mostly don't explain anything other than at a very superficial
level. But a few of the experiments do occasionally work.
Regards, John Woodgate, OOO - Own Opinions Only. http://www.jmwa.demon.co.uk
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