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ERIC Number: EJ866481
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Dec
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 10
ISSN: ISSN-0305-5698
You Can See the Funny Side, Can't You? Pupil Humour with the Teacher as Target
Meeus, Wil; Mahieu, Paul
Educational Studies, v35 n5 p553-560 Dec 2009
Pupils' humour aimed at teachers is all too often seen as baiting or misbehaviour. Suspecting that this was probably not the case, we took a sample. Looked at from the perspective of the intention behind the humour, it appears that pupils' humour directed at teachers makes a predominantly positive contribution to the relationship between pupil and teacher. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Belgium