Effective use of humor in a secondary science classroom

Kellerby, Darren, K. (2011) Effective use of humor in a secondary science classroom. Masters thesis, Montana State University.


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Students and administrators have often commented positively about my ability to bring humor into the classroom, but I had never made a direct correlation between this humor and student achievement. The purpose of this study was to try and make that connection by using humorous warm-up activities, assignments, and lectures during two astronomy lessons. Initial results showed improvements in student participation and recall, but overtime the humor was less effective.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: Astronomy Education Research
Depositing User: Mr Saeed Salimpour
Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2017 18:30
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2018 09:11
URI: http://istardb.org/id/eprint/260

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