Laughing and Learning: An Alternative to Shut Up and Listen

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Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2010 - Education - 139 pages
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In Laughing and Learning, leadership consultant and university professor Peter M. Jonas explores the ways in which humor can enhance the learning environment. Drawing upon empirical research and brain-based concepts, Jonas presents a theoretical model of humor, along with practical examples for use in schools and classrooms. Jonas demonstrates that humor is a natural and fundamental activity that teachers and administrators need to utilize properly to maximize their effectiveness.

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Peter M. Jonas is chair of the Doctoral Leadership Studies Department and professor at Cardinal Stritch University, teaching graduate level courses in research, history, and leadership. He has served as a college professor, educational consultant, speaker, and author for more than thirty years, becoming well known for his sense of humor and lectures on humor.

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