Using humor to engage students online

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Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Register Here:

Starts at 1:00 PM · Ends at 1:30 PM, EST (America/New_York)

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Title: [Higher Ed BITS] Using Humor to Engage Students Online

Date: Thursday, November 09, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

Duration: 30 minutes

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Want to learn how to effectively incorporate appropriate humor into online courses to enhance the learning journey?

Then this webinar is for you!

Presented by one of our Blackboard Exemplary Course Program winners, with "Humor" being one of her exemplary practices, you will learn the following strategies:

  • Add subject-related cartoons, graphics, and/or animation
  • Pepper in subject-related jokes
  • Include subject-related humorous videos
  • Present Virtual Awards

And a few more tips and strategies.

Feedback from students has been overwhelmingly positive - and Lisa can't wait to share these fun ideas with you!


Lisa Panagopoulos

Assistant Director of Faculty Development for Online Learning and

Senior Adjunct Faculty

University of Massachusetts Lowell

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