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Public Interest Research, Collaboration, and the Promise of Wikis


Thomas D. Cobb


University of Washington School of Law


Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing, Vol. 16, pp 1-11, Fall 2007

Abstract:     
This article discusses the use of wiki technology to encourage active learning and collaborative problem solving in legal education. The article discusses a legal research and writing class in which students used a wiki site to collaboratively gather information related to a thorny disability and housing law issue and then to produce several projects from that research. One of the projects was published in the Clearinghouse Review, a poverty law journal. Other projects were distributed to relevant legal aid organizations for their use.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 11

Keywords: legal writing, public interest, research, collaboration, technology, clinics, teaching methods

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Date posted: March 10, 2008 ; Last revised: December 10, 2012

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Cobb, Thomas D., Public Interest Research, Collaboration, and the Promise of Wikis. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1104322

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University of Washington School of Law ( email )
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206-543-6136 (Phone)
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