Humor as an Instructional Defibrillator: Evidence-based Techniques in Teaching and Assessment
By: Ronald A. Berk (author)Paperback
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Humor can be used as a systematic teaching or assessment tool in your classroom and course Web site. It can shock students to attention and bring deadly, boring course content to life. Since some students have the attention span of goat cheese, we need to find creative online and offline techniques to hook them, engage their emotions, and focus their minds and eyeballs on learning. This book offers the ideas and techniques for success.
Ronald A. Berk Ph.D., is Professor of Biostatistics and Measurement at the School of Nursing, The Johns Hopkins University. He served as Assistant Dean for Teaching from 1997-2003. He received the University's Alumni Association Excellence in Teaching Award in 1993 and Caroline Pennington Award for Teaching Excellence in 1997 and was inducted as a Fellow in the Oxford Society of Scholars in 1998.
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