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No joke: Using humor in class is harder when learning is remote

By Scott Henderson, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Education, Furman University
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Most discussions about the drawbacks of online education focus on the negative effects it has on learning. Less obvious – but also quite important – is how remote instruction can affect the teacher’s use of humor.

Scholars have formulated various explanations for why people use humor. As someone who…


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