Creating Hybrid Spaces for Talk: Humor as a Resource Learners Bring to Informal Learning Contexts


by Doris Ash 2014

This chapter focuses on recognizing humor as a powerful resource for visitors from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds who are new to learning contexts, such as museums and aquariums. By using humor, visitors negotiate hybrid learning spaces, as well as gain authority in informal settings.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 113. No. 2.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 116 Number 14, 2014, p. 535-554
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 18305, Date Accessed: 10/20/2017 8:30:00 AM

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