Laugh and Learn: 95 Ways to Use Humor for More Effective Teaching and Training

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AMACOM, 2003 - Business & Economics - 256 pages
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We may not all be born comedians, but most people are naturally humorous, says Doni Tamblyn, a comic-turned-trainer whose humorous techniques bring serious results at clients such as Chevron, Wells Fargo, and other Fortune 500 companies, universities, and government entities.

While Laugh and Learn offers plenty to keep smiles on the faces of trainers and their students, it's not a collection of one-liners and knock-knock jokes. It's an enlightening and practical look at how teachers and training professionals can inject elements of entertainment, creativity, humor, and emotion into their existing methods, even when dealing with serious or technical topics. Filled with fun, challenging, and thought-provoking exercises to help readers feel more comfortable being funny, the book also provides dozens of workshop activities and techniques to introduce humor into the learning environment.

Combining the latest brain studies and humor research with the author's own 23 years of experience in comedy and corporate training, Laugh and Learn is a fascinating look at what makes learners perk up, pay attention -- and remember!

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this book is prefect for student who dont want to study for exams .It can also help people learn how to focus at a specipic task

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About the author (2003)

Doni Tamblyn, is President of the San Francisco based training company, Humor Rules. Over the past 10 years she has delivered hundreds of seminars and presentations to organizations around the world.

Sharyn Weiss, is a performance consultant and trainer with 15 years of experience working with non-profit and corporate groups. she has an MA in Training and Development. This is her second book on experiential training.

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