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Top 5 Tips To Effectively Use Humor in eLearning – eLearning Industry

How Can eLearning Profeesionals Effectively Use Humor in eLearning? Check the Top 5 Tips To Effectively Use Humor in eLearning!


Humor is harder to write that one would think. I remember someone referring to me as a tech comm humorist at one time. I welcomed the title, but it’s not something that I intentionally set out to be. Part of what is explained in this article is storytelling, and I try to do that in my own way, with my own sense of humor showing now and then. You have to be careful with humor, but if employed well in any writing, it can make a big impact. Read this article for a few guidelines that will help not only in e-learning, but also with any tech comm writing. 


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Danielle M. Villegas is a technical communicator who currently employed at Cox Automotive, Inc., and freelances as her own technical communications consultancy, Dair Communications. She has worked at the International Refugee Committee, MetLife, Novo Nordisk, BASF North America, Merck, and Deloitte, with a background in content strategy, web content management, social media, project management, e-learning, and client services. Danielle is best known in the technical communications world for her blog,, which has continued to flourish since it was launched during her graduate studies at NJIT in 2012. She has presented webinars and seminars for Adobe, the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the IEEE ProComm, TCUK (ISTC) and at Drexel University’s eLearning Conference. She has written articles for the STC Intercom, STC Notebook, the Content Rules blog, and The Content Wrangler as well. She is very active in the STC, as a former chapter president for the STC-Philadelphia Metro Chapter, and is currently serving on three STC Board committees. You can learn more about Danielle on LinkedIn at, on Twitter @techcommgeekmom, or through her blog. All content is the owner's opinions, and does not reflect those of her employers past or present.

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