Neetu Chetty: Teaching law to a digital generation: considering alternative pedagogy (PH)

I've been eagerly awaiting Neetu's presentation, as I think she and I are going to prove to be on the same wavelength when it comes to active pedagogies. Neetu is the program manager of law at the Independent Institute of Education-Varsity College Westville. She is currently exploring the value of open networked learning on the …

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Matthew Homewood: Extending learning spaces using social media (PH)

Matthew is Acting Head of Postgraduate Courses, as well as Learning & Teaching Co-ordinator here at NLS. He is a passionate advocate for technology enhanced learning approaches and has a growing reputation for his work in this area. Matthew has received national and international recognition for his contribution to learning and teaching, including an HEA …

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CLE conference, day 2, session 2

Third plenary, Craig Newbery-Jones, Plymouth University Law School, on 'The courage to walk into the darkness, strength to return to the light.  Technological experimentation within legal education and legal practice'.  I've published Craig's work in the past - he has a highly sophisticated view of digital technologies and their uses in legal education, well worth …

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Pamela Henderson: Implementing SCALE UP in undergraduate Law

It's my turn! I'm not actually liveblogging myself. In fact, I've just finished and am now telling you what I said. I started by moaning about lectures. They may be our signature pedagogy, but they remind me of medieval monks, droning through lunch. In other words, they may be an efficient way of communicating a …

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CLE conference, day 2, session 1

First up today, Lisa Davies, on 'Law PORT: an online training initiative to improve the legal information literacy skills of PhD researchers across the UK.'  Lisa is a law librarian from IALS.  She introduced what IALS Library does, including the roadshows.  To expand reach, their latest initiative is Law PORT - postgrad online research training. …

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Open University: Exploring virtual reality in legal education (PH)

We are joined by Emma Jones, Francine Ryan, David Vince, Jamie Daniels, Gwyn Hopkins and Lidia Dancu, representing the Open University. They're here to deliver an interactive session exploring the potential benefits and instructional design challenges of incorporating virtual reality applications into legal education, As they acknowledge, virtual reality is perhaps most closely associated with …

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Poster Presentation: Legal Education in Egypt (PH)

We were delighted to welcome Taher Abouleid and Dr Hossam Hassan from Egypt to our conference. Taher is a practising judge and holds an LLM in International Criminal Justice. Hossam set up a law clinic at his university in Egypt, where students have the opportunity to experience real world legal problems, including trafficking. Taher had …

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