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Yilmaz, Betül; Tuncer, Nuran – Online Submission, 2021
The study aimed to reveal if there is a relationship between teachers' and preservice teachers' sense of humour and death attitude. The researchers used correlational research design which is one of the quantitative research designs. Data were collected by using two scales that are "Multidimensional Sense of Humour Scale" and the…
Descriptors: Correlation, Humor, Teacher Attitudes, Preservice Teachers
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Chaudry, Izram – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2021
This paper focuses on the ways in which Islamophobia operates within a university environment and how it is impacting the everyday experiences for a sample of British Muslim students. Qualitative methods were adopted to interview a select of participants attending a Russell Group institution located in Northern England. The findings revealed that…
Descriptors: Islam, Fear, Educational Experience, College Students
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McDermott, Mairi; Lenters, Kim – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2021
Humour, when engaged in the classroom, tends to be used as a means to hook youth into the 'real' material of school, when officially sanctioned at all. Humour can be dangerous, not-the-least in its potential to produce chaos, presenting difficulties in the rigid climate of accountability and standardisation. As we animate, humour can trouble…
Descriptors: Humor, Play, Critical Literacy, Psychological Patterns
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Demi?r, Serkan; Koni?k, Ayça – Shanlax International Journal of Education, 2021
This research aimed to establish the relationship between the social exclusion perceived by gifted and talented students and their sense of humor. Besides, the goal was to evaluate the relationship between the variables of the use of humor, the process of coping through a sense of humor, and the appreciating humor in cases of ignoring and avoiding…
Descriptors: Correlation, Humor, Social Isolation, Rejection (Psychology)
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Asilioglu, Bayram – International Education Studies, 2021
A teacher should have adaptive humor styles as well as knowledge, skills and attitudes about their profession. Humor styles affect many behaviors; from the relationships that teachers establish with their students to their characteristics. For this reason, this research was carried out to determine the humor styles of teacher candidates. 491…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Characteristics, Humor, Teaching Styles
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Hsu, Jeremy L.; Goldsmith, Gregory R. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2021
While student stress and anxiety are frequently cited as having negative effects on students' academic performance, the role that instructors can play in mitigating these challenges is often underappreciated. We provide summaries of different evidence-based strategies, ranging from changes in instructional strategies to specific classroom…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Stress Variables, Stress Management, Anxiety
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Hassouneh, Isra'; Zibin, Aseel – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2021
This study aims to investigate the complaining strategies used by Facebook users on Zain Facebook page (Zain Jordan). It also aims to identify the most and least frequent strategies used by Facebook users and to examine the similarities and differences between complaining strategies found on Zain Jordan and those found in other studies in terms of…
Descriptors: Pragmatics, Computer Mediated Communication, Speech Acts, Taxonomy
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Basman-Mor, Nurit – Higher Education Studies, 2021
In the divided society of Israel, educators committed to the future and the well-being of young people should incorporate peace education in all the dimensions of doing and learning in the educational system. While the formal educational system does not have a peace education policy, throughout the country, many schools undertake diverse practices…
Descriptors: Peace, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Intercultural Communication
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Mika, Carl – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2021
Where has all the hilarity gone -- and, with it, the ethics of the dark? In this article, I engage with our metaphysical entities of darkness (in Maori, Te Po) and nothingness (Te Kore). Undermining and re-declaring (only to un-declare once again) are more than just pleasurable exercise for my own indigenous group -- Maori; they are ethical…
Descriptors: Pacific Islanders, Ethnic Groups, Metacognition, Ethics
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Duruel Erkiliç, Senem; Budak, Goncagül – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2021
The act of laughing, which is thought to be related with the body rather than the mind and identified with rudeness, has been attributed to outcast segments of society, such as women, children, slaves, or the common-people, while humor requiring supremacy of the mind is believed to be associated with the ruling elite class of society, and mostly…
Descriptors: Females, Humor, Gender Differences, Power Structure
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Farnia, Maryam; Mohammadi, Shiva – Eurasian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2021
The present paper deals with the perception of Iranian EFL teachers and learners in using humor in language classrooms. To this end, 10 English classes with a population of 70 female and male students and 5 male and female teachers in English language institutes in Esfahan were observed during spring and summer 2019. Using an ethnographic…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
Erdogdu, Fatih; Çakiroglu, Ünal – Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning, 2021
The primary goal of the study is to investigate the effect of the usage of humor on behavioral, emotional, and cognitive engagement in online learning. Humorous elements were integrated into the online learning components. The mixed-method study was conducted over 14 weeks with the participation of 74 university students in an online university…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Humor, Assignments, Online Courses
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Wang, Zhenlin; Wang, Lamei – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2021
To successfully pull a practical joke on someone, children need to understand that their victims do not know what they themselves know, be able to intentionally manipulate others' beliefs, and maintain a straight face to safeguard the integrity of the joke. This study examined the relationship between children's developing theory of mind (ToM),…
Descriptors: Inhibition, Self Control, Victims, Humor
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Gonçalves de Abreu, Walber; Ferreira, Marília de Nazaré de Oliveira – Sign Language Studies, 2021
This study contributes to research in the field of phonology of sign languages, focusing on the occurrence of assimilation of signs. The objective of the study is to analyze assimilation cases present in the text genre "joke" in Brazilian Sign Language (Libras), as well as influences of the immediate context on their occurrence. We…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Sign Language, Humor
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Goico, Sara A. – International Journal of Multilingualism, 2021
In this paper, I address the question of how interactions with deaf youth and their hearing interlocutors are able to unfold in economical and fluid ways despite the existence of sensory and communicative asymmetries. Bringing together ethnographic insights from two years of fieldwork in Iquitos, Peru with the microanalysis of moments of situated…
Descriptors: Deafness, Youth, Hearing (Physiology), Ethnography
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