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Professors are from Mars, students are from Snickers : how to write and deliver humor in the classroom and in professional presentations

Author: Ronald A Berk
Publisher: Sterling, Va. : Stylus, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes and illustrates a wide variety of techniques that can be integrated systematically into instruction and professional presentations.
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Genre/Form: Humour
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald A Berk
ISBN: 1579220703 9781579220709
OCLC Number: 51553266
Description: xii, 185 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Why Use Humor? --
Ch. 2. Anatomy of Humor --
Ch. 3. Types and Forms of Humor --
Ch. 4. Sources of Humorous Material --
Ch. 5. Delivering Humor Effectively --
Ch. 6. Using Humor in the Classroom --
Ch. 7. Using Humor in Professional Presentations --
Ch. 8. Using Humor in Publications and Communications.
Responsibility: Ronald A. Berk.

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Berk provides a fairly comprehensive approach to humor, exploring its sources and the reasons for using it. Humor is not just for finding laughs, he writes, but for having fun and adding stimulation Read more...

 
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