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Value Of Humor In Teaching Workshop

Last updated on Thursday, June 28, 2012

(ORLEANS) - Burton Kimble Farms, in conjunction with the Center for Lifelong Learning at Ivy Tech Community College, will offer a workshop on July 9 called “The Value of Humor in Teaching.

The workshop, presented by Dr. Holly Burton Hoffman of Central Michigan University, will look at the role humor can play in the classroom to better engage students and enhance the learning experience.

The workshop will provide techniques a teacher can use to incorporate humor, basic modifications for existing lessons, how to become a more approachable person, and more importantly, to laugh. The event will serve as a "how-to" for teachers on engaging students in appropriate humor.

The workshop will provide 5.5 contact hours, which can be used by teachers for license renewal.

The cost of the workshop is $79, and will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for more information visit www.ivytech.edu/orangecounty and choose "Short-term Training" or call (812) 330-6044.

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