TITLE

You're havin' a laugh with me, aren't you?

AUTHOR(S)
Labrow, Peter
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
IT Training;Jun2003, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
It is well recognized that making learning enjoyable makes it far more effective. Yet many electronic learning, instructor-led or self-paced information technology (IT) training courses totally lack humor. Using humor to enforce teaching points, build rapport and keep learners motivated is a recognized instructor skill that enhances the learning experience. With self-paced and electronic learning courses, information flows one way, so there is no chance of humor. Humor is difficult to write. It is far easier to be dry and factual. Some recent research from IT Skills Research finds that far more organizations would use electronic learning if it was more enjoyable.
ACCESSION #
10022341

 

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