Some thoughts about humor in education and literature

Denkova, Jovanka (2017) Some thoughts about humor in education and literature. Knowledge - International Journal, Scientific and Applicative Papers, 17 (4). pp. 1533-1538. ISSN 1857-92

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Abstract

Laughter is an instinctive activity which besides facilitating social communication, can ennoble and pedagogical system. Since children are by nature oriented to visual perception, humor and comics are suitable methodological tools for the adoption of new educational content. Laughter is an instinctive activity and specific alternative to reality. Humor is indifferent to all social and cultural environments in all times. The various types of humor and his divergence as a communication technique and unavoidable phenomenon in the conceptualization of human experiences. Compared to the previous decade, modern education is realized in all circumstances and volatile communication in different social environment, which is reflected in the sensibility of the young generation. In such conditions, the traditional model of learning is difficult to meet the challenges of today, thus being the current socio-pedagogical problem. Leading European methodologists indicate the need for harmonization of teaching practice with contemporary challenges. Education continually strives to meet the fundamental values of human life, but it often seems daunting and no joy. The ratio of joy and health is a major factor in the development of a young person, because humor is a refreshing in the teaching process. An impression is that the laughter didactic opportunities are fully exploited in the Macedonian educational system. The traditional notion of frivolity in the game and laughter in the serious school setting, compromise situation as a human characteristic wit gradually neglected and suppressed in teaching practice.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Humanities > Languages and literature
Divisions: Faculty of Philology
Depositing User: Jovanka Denkova
Date Deposited: 11 Sep 2017 06:40
Last Modified: 11 Sep 2017 06:41
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/18152

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