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Laurel and Hardy and crosswords: Teaching as fun

Scott, B. and Lantzke, R. (1997) Laurel and Hardy and crosswords: Teaching as fun. In: Teaching and Learning Forum 1997: Learning through teaching, February 1997, Murdoch University, Murdoch, W.A

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Abstract

Scripts are presented for slapstick scenes that can allow greater student anticipation, pleasant repetition and teaching enjoyment. This may seem a 'waste' of time but they allow objective, friendly and critical reflection. It is not for every personality and requires a 'tough hide'.

This is to present a few teaching scenarios that receive good responses from students, add flavour and have impact on both students and staff. We found this 'happening' in 1995 and 1996, mostly in the first year course, Introduction to Environmental Sciences.

Publication Type: Conference Paper
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Environmental Science
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/27819
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