Joomla Tutorial Videos
Sometimes it is faster to learn by watching. Here are some videos online that provide some Joomla tutorials.
Lynda.com has some free sample videos excerpts of their paid subscription course on Joomla! 1.6 Essential Training Once you get comfortable working with Joomla you can try creating custom templates with Joomla! 1.6 Creating and Editing Custom Templates
They also have Joomla! 1.5 video courses too (with free samples).
MyJoomlaCast.com has free videos on Joomla! The intermediate videos requires a free registration. They speaker goes at a good speed.
You will also find Joomla! 1.5 and Joomla! 1.6 videos on JoomlaTutorials.com. Some of the videos do not have audio narration, but has captions. Others videos (such as in the blog) does have some audio narration.
Videos on Joomla Module Development
On YouTube, there is part1, part2, and part3 by user JoomSites on module development. You can pause the video in order to see the code in details. It will show you how to create a simple module with parameter.