Learning Designs and Teaching Strategies | Conference Paper
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Humour, whether considered cognitively or affectively, is complex and ubiquitous. Whilst it is understood to reduce anxiety and stress, it can build confidence, interest, improve productivity, overcome boredom and encourage divergent thinking. However, it is difficult to assess or quantify its value in helping student learning.