“If you don’t get it, pause, rewind and listen again.”
"Mastery is easy to achieve using a computer, because a computer doesn't get tired of showing you the same video five times."
Whether we are talking Khan Academy or Massive Open Online Courses, proponents nearly always get around to the power these resources offer the people watching their videos. The power is that viewers are given the chance to replay the video. So watching the lecture over-and-over again is the answer to learning with understanding?
If I am reading John Hattie correctly, the answer is no.
A strong message from the findings in Visible Learning is that, more often than not, when students do not learn, they do not need 'more'; rather, they need 'different'. p. 83
it will not be enough merely to repeat the same method again and again. pp 84-6
But maybe I need to reread it to truly "get it".