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Making Smart Decisions for the Classroom

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dc.contributor.author Jarmon, Amy L.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-09-23T16:43:08Z
dc.date.available 2010-09-23T16:43:08Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.citation 39(1) Student Law. 8 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10601/1100
dc.description.abstract Law classes require different strategies than undergraduate classes because of format, content, and pace differences. Law professors rarely lecture because they expect students to understand basic concepts during class preparation. They may use the Socratic Method of questioning to reveal legal analysis and nuances. Professors also tend to cover more material quickly. As a result of this analysis, a student will immediately have a better idea of the class format that will be followed, the expectations for student preparation, the likely questions to be asked, supplemental formats used by the professor, and the keywords signifying important points. Most professors follow a pattern in their class format and their expectations for student participation. Each professor will have a personal style of teaching reflected in these patterns. Savvy class observation and analysis can help students use these patterns to their advantage. en_US
dc.publisher Student Lawyer
dc.relation.uri http://heinonline.org/HOL/Page?handle=hein.journals/studlyr39&collection=abajournals&index=journals/studlyr10&id=10
dc.subject Law classes en_US
dc.subject Study of law en_US
dc.subject Legal education en_US
dc.subject Law student en_US
dc.title Making Smart Decisions for the Classroom en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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