Humor as a Didactic Tool in Adult Education. The appropriate use of humor is a powerful tool that can help adult educators positively affect changes in people's knowledge, attitudes, skills, and aspirations and the didactic process. (JOW)Cited by: 7. Mar 31, · Neuroscience research reveals that humor systematically activates the brain's dopamine reward system, and cognitive studies show that dopamine is important for both goal-oriented motivation and long-term memory, while educational research indicates that correctly-used humor can be an effective intervention to improve retention in students from Estimated Reading Time: 6 mins.
In his review of forty years of humor research, Banas () sums it up well, “The clearest findings regarding humor and education concern the use of humor to create learning environment. The use of positive, non-aggressive humor has been associated with a more interesting and relaxed learning environment, higher instructor evaluations Estimated Reading Time: 6 mins. Sep 15, · Enjoy these beautiful, really funny educational jokes! Don’t forget to check out those really funny ones in the comments too:D Physics Teacher: “Isaac Newton was sitting under a tree when an apple fell on his head and he discovered gravity. Isn’t that wonderful?” Student: “Yes sir, if he had been sitting in class lookEstimated Reading Time: 3 mins.
Apr 24, - Explore Vickie Bottger-Avery's board "Funny education quotes" on Pinterest. See more ideas about teacher humor, teaching humor, teacher memes pins. © Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education Eagle Lake Road • Bar Harbor, ME • • [email protected]: humour.