What is edutainment? - Definition from WhatIs.com
Part of the Internet acronyms and lingo glossary:

Edutainment is a neologism (new term coinage), similar to infotainment , that expresses the marriage of education and entertainment in a work or presentation such as a television program or a Web site. The most educationally effective children's programs on television (Sesame Street, The Electric Company, Mr. Rogers) could be classed as edutainment. Outstanding Web sites that "edutain" include Learn2.com and HowStuffWorks.com.

This was last updated in September 2005
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