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Old 09-09-2004, 03:47 PM
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Photoshop book question

I'm working on a project, and could use some opinions.

If you're reading a Photoshop book and you find at the end of each chapter is a quiz to help you determine how much you absorbed from the chapter, do you take the quiz? Or do you skip it and move on to the next chapter?

Thanks in advance for any help.
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Old 09-09-2004, 04:10 PM
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Skip it, probably. If it had nice pictures I'd be likely to skim-read it and maybe think about the questions, but I wouldn't carefully work through it.
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Old 09-09-2004, 04:29 PM
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I skip quizes but sometimes I do projects if they are suggested. I rarely read technical books start to finish. I look for techniques I need at the time or try new techniques that seem interesting.
Katrin Eismann's book was an exception, I read most of it straight through.

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Old 09-09-2004, 05:52 PM
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If it was examples that I thought would help my understanding, I'd have a go at it. If it's just questions and answers, then like the others I'd probably skip it.
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Old 09-09-2004, 06:12 PM
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always skipping on the first reading, give it a bit of a thought on second reading, and if i don't loose/burn/eat/shred the book, play w/ the questions later on...
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Old 09-09-2004, 07:31 PM
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I wouldn't necessarily take the quiz, but I'd probably skim through it to see where I need to spend a little more time.

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Old 09-09-2004, 07:37 PM
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Skip it...probably would not even bother glancing at it!
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Old 09-10-2004, 04:20 AM
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If I was presenting a course I'd probably skim thru them for ideas, otherwise I'd skip.
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Old 09-10-2004, 07:32 AM
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I think it would depend on the format of the book. If it were more of a reference book I would probably jump around to each topic as needed. If each subsequent chapter built on the ones prior, I would definately take the quiz. I might even give myself a gold star if I did well! But then I always was kind of a teacher's pet! LOL!
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