ERIC Number: EJ619990
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Does Humor in Course Tests Reduce Anxiety and Improve Performance?
Berk, Ronald A.
College Teaching, v48 n4 p151-58 Fall 2000
Summarizes research related to humor in testing and presents new evidence on the effectiveness of humor in constructed-response items. Findings from a survey at Johns Hopkins University's School of Nursing indicated that students feel that humor makes a difference in their test performance. Describes specific strategies for using humor in tests. (EV)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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