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Techniques for Teaching Law 2

Designed for law teachers who want to improve their teaching and students' learning, this book offers general teaching principles and dozens of concrete ideas. The first two chapters present foundational principles of learning and instruction as well as insights from students. The next 12 chapters...

From Cooperative Learning to Collaborative Writing in the Legal Writing Classroom

This article traces the theory and practice behind the use of collaborative work at Northwestern. Section I summarizes the academic theory underlying the use of collaborative work, including the pedagogical and other benefits for students and faculty. Section II addresses the use of graded and...

Practical Advice on Using Cooperative Learning in Law Schools

In her article, Vernellia Randall discusses the philosophical and educational difference between traditional legal pedagogy and Cooperative Learning. She defines Cooperative Learning and makes the case for its application in law schools. Further, based on her experience with this method of teaching...

Introduction to Cooperative Learning

The Cooperative Learning Institute is an innovative nonprofit Institute established in 1987 to advance the understanding and practice of cooperation and constructive conflict resolution. The Institute has two missions: the first is to advance the theory and research on social interdependence and...