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Teaching Lawyers' Skills

ISBN13: 9780406052162
ISBN: 0406052166
Published: May 1996
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

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Here is a law teacher's resource book that comprises a collection of articles on key aspects of teaching legal skills, each written by a noted expert in their field.

Legal Skills and Method
Part I: The Learning Process.
How students learn.
Teaching, learning and the socialisation of lawyers.
Why theory matters: challenging the dominant espistemology of legal education.
Part II: Approaches to Legal Skills Teaching.
Experiential learning in law.
A problem-based learning approach to skills education.
Integrating legal skills into the undergraduate curriculum.
Development an undergraduate clinical programme - a case study.
Skills teaching on the LPC.
Learning the art of lawyering: developing a reflective practicum in undergraduate legal education.
Developing the reflective practicum in vocational education.
Part III: Competency, Assessment & Evaluation.
Defining standards of legal competence.
Developing a general theory of competence.
Creating inference rules for assessing competence.
Peer and self-assessment techniques.
The use of learning diaries in clinical simulation.
Student evaluation of skills courses: The bar's experience.