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Burning out after 20 min of studying code

Oct 3rd 2016, 20:46

W0SJF

Joined: May 25th 2016, 22:40
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I'm using several Windows and iPhone apps to learn code and it's coming along. However, after about 20 minutes my eyes glaze over and I'm kinda burned out. Is this normal for a newbie? I was hoping to spend about an hour each day but that ain't gonna happen. Any suggestions?

Mostly using two programs: The Ham Whisperer Morse Code Course on my computer and Dah Dit on my iPhone.

Thanks
Oct 4th 2016, 01:52

W1VT

Joined: Apr 4th 1998, 00:00
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Yes, I think an hour is too long in one session. You may want to try a few 15 minute sessions each day.
Oct 13th 2016, 00:43

W0SJF

Joined: May 25th 2016, 22:40
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Thanks for the response. I'll try a few shorter sessions each day.
Jan 17th 2017, 17:32

KE0KCG

Joined: Aug 25th 2016, 00:00
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Generally speaking, multiple short sessions are better than single long sessions for learning anything. In addition short daily sessions are also better than a weekly long session. One reason for this is that you rely less on short term memory with shorter sessions.

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