https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RuiRela

"Strengthen Skills" Should start with the weakest module of all first

As the title suggests, it should start with the weaker module first, and then go around through the other modules that need to be strengthened, right now it goes through the first one from the top that is not gold, which does not make sense because this way it is always starting from the top and it never reaches the other (very) weak modules.

August 6, 2016

10 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lgreb

I usually just go to the specific module and strengthen it rather than just the general "strengthen skills" button.

August 7, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RuiRela

But ideally it should go over the modules with are weaker

August 8, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Zyberg

I am not entirely sure, but for me it seems to review words that are least golden. I think that it should stay like that.

August 7, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Procellis

Yes, weakest word first should be the approach for the general function. As many others have pointed out you can always go to the specific skill if that is what you want. I have the impression though, that the general practice button does focus on the earlier things in the tree, instead of strictly reviewing the weakest.

August 7, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ginkkou

As for me, I'm certain it picks the first not golden skill.

August 8, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RuiRela

Yes, it picks the first one from the top that is not golden, so it's always going from the top, which is not very helpful. I have to look for the weaker modules by myself all the time!

August 8, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Zyberg

But it's right system. Top is always weaker because you did top earlier than you did bottom.

August 9, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RuiRela

actually it's not the case for everyone, which I think it's the majority, especially when you finish the tree, you don't repeat the tree linearly anymore, also, some modules weaken faster than others, which makes the "top down" strategy bad.

August 9, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RuiRela

There could also be a feature that would warn you when you have X modules one the lowest level.

August 8, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Larkspire

Good idea, as long as the functionality where one strengthen session can re-gild multiple skills is kept. For me it doesn't go through from the top (I always end up having to strengthen "basics 1" manually if it decays), but it certainly doesn't do the most decayed first.

August 7, 2016
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