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College Teaching

2006 Volume 54, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 4

  1. Humor in Pedagogy: How Ha-Ha Can Lead to Aha!

    R L. Garner

    Several studies have examined the pedagogical implications and cautions concerning the use of humor in teaching. Humor has been associated with a host of positive physiological and psychological... More

    pp. 177-180

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  2. Preparing Our Teachers for Distance Education

    Christina De Simone

    Much of the focus in the distance education (DE) literature centers around the learner and learning, almost to the exclusion of the teacher and teaching. Consequently, instructors of DE courses... More

    pp. 183-184

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  3. The Learning Styles, Expectations, and Needs of Online Students

    Davison M. Mupinga, Robert T. Nora & Dorothy Carole Yaw

    Each student comes to class with certain learning experiences, expectations, and needs that have to be addressed, and to which instructors need to be sensitive, to maximize the students' learning... More

    pp. 185-189

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  4. Strategies for Enhancing Student Interactivity in an Online Environment

    Vance A. Durrington, Amy Berryhill & Jeanne Swafford

    The number of online courses being offered by postsecondary institutions has increased dramatically and consequently an increasing number of faculty are faced with teaching online courses. Students... More

    pp. 190-193

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