Humor, Analogy, and Metaphor: H.A.M. it up in Teaching
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This article describes how humor can provide benefits in the college classroom. Humor is appreciated by both students and faculty and has been shown to reduce anxiety and enhance learning. The author suggest that humor, analogy and metaphor can improve understanding and increase retention.
Material Type: Reference Material
Date Added to MERLOT: July 28, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 06, 2010
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Send email to rgarner@shsu.edu
Submitter: Cathy Swift

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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School
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Language: English
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