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Theory and practice of using humor in education

N.N. Gubanov, Л.О. Рокотянская, N.I. Gubanov
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N.N. Gubanov is Dr.Sci. (Philosophy), prof. е-mail:; L.O. Rokotyanskaya is post-graduate student е-mail:

at Bauman Moscow State Technical University; and N.I. Gubanov is Dr.Sci. (Philosophy), prof., head of sub-faculty e-mail:

at Tyumen State Medical University


Research is the theme of using of humor in educational process. Examined is group of questions, that could arise before interested in using of pedagogue, i.e. general problems, connected with influence of laughter and humor on discipline, what competent using of humor differs from non-competent one, students’ attitude towards their teacher’s jokes, what forms of humor is being perceived as appropriated and in-appropriated while using in class auditorium. Special attention is paid to analysis of phenomena of “class clown”.

Key words: humor, laughter, pedagogical technique, class clown.



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