Helping Students Become 21st-Century “Crap Detectors” (via Touro College Learning and Teaching Exchange)

I came across this helpful article on 'Helping Students Become 21st-Century “Crap Detectors” ' over on the Touro College Learning and Teaching Exchange blog written by Dennis Urban. The immediacy and prevalence of online sources in modern classrooms mean that many of our law students are more inclined to use Google as a research tool than …

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Want to Make Learning Stick? Make it Harder

Want to Make Learning Stick? Make it Harder

Spacing and interleaving might sound like unusual pedagogical practices, but they might just be worth employing with your law students. In Want to Make Learning Stick? Make it Harder over on Age of Awareness at Medium, Nick Soderstrom argues for the adoption of some different techniques to improve learning outcomes. Spaced out... Cramming and long periods …

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The Hayne Royal Commission provides teachable moments for law students, good, bad and ugly.

Teachable moments from the Hayne Royal Commission

The role of lawyers hasn’t attracted much attention in the hearings or the final report of the Royal Commission into the Financial Services Industry here in Australia.  But there are some things that flow from the Commissioner’s recommendations which obviously have a direct impact on lawyers working in the industry but are also potentially teachable moments for law students—good, bad and ugly.