Legal Hack: How can we promote digital skills amongst law students (PH)

This is our final session (pout). Nigel Hudson and Paul Maharg are acting as facilitators. It's a short session just to get dialogue going around a Chaucer Street Manifesto for digital literacy, which we hope people will continue after the conference, with a view to future collaborations. Paul is briefly thwarted by Acrobat Reader (dratted …

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Nigel Hudson: PropertyMon Go!: Gotta catch ’em all! (PH)

Our own Nigel Hudson is here to tell us about how he is using augmented reality and gamification to enhance the teaching of land law in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes - PropertyMon Go! This was shortlisted for the ALT Teaching Law with Technology prize. Eek, he's gone all Blue Peter on us and he's going …

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Emily Allbon and Morris Pamplon: Lagton Legal – creating a transmedia storyworld for the LLB Legal Practice (PH)

Emily is a senior lecturer and director of Mooting at City Law School, having previously been an award-winning law librarian. She was named an HEA National Teaching Fellow in 2013. Morris is a senior educational technologist at City University of London. He is a fellow of the HEA and a member of the Association for …

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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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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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Keynote 2: Technology makes you a better lawyer, not a techie

Second keynote, this time from Ludwig Bull, a student from Cambridge (when did you last attend a legal ed conference, or indeed any conference, where a student presents...?).  Avid readers of my blog will remember that I've already posted on his achievements.  He started his keynote with a 3-D model of citations of Donoghue vs …

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Clare Weaver & colleagues: Teaching with Technology – Attitudes, Challenges and Expectations (PH)

Welcome to the final session of the day - a workshop hosted by Oxford University Press, in collaboration with London South Bank University and the University of York. Their premise is that the opportunity to use learning technologies in law school is greater now than ever before. How should technology be deployed? Is it for …

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Linden Thomas: Developing a law school clinic case management system: an opportunity for collaboration (PH)

Linden is a supervising solicitor at the University of Birmingham Law School. She is responsible for co-ordinating the school's pro bono programme, which includes the Birmingham Free Legal Advice Group, the Birmingham Environmental Law Foundation Clinic, an active Streetlaw programme and many other projects as part of the Centre for Professional Legal Education and Research. …

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