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Use of Humor in the Classroom


Use of Humor in the Classroom

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This chapter from a book is subtitled, "The Good, the Bad, and the Not-So-Funny Things That Teachers Say and Do". According to the author, "Humor is one instructional tool that teachers can use in the classroom to in-crease their effectiveness. This chapter provides a fairly detailed overview of research on humor in the classroom as well as practical suggestions for teachers who want to use humor more effectively. There are many benefits associated with use of humor in the classroom, however,... More
Material Type: Reference Material
Technical Format: PDF
Date Added to MERLOT: February 21, 2013
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 21, 2013
Submitter: Cathy Swift


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