Incorporating Adult Learning Theory into Law School Classrooms: Small Steps Leading to Large Results
Linda S. Anderson
Stetson University College of Law
Appalachian Law Journal, Vol. 5, p. 127, Spring 2006
This article explores aspects of adult learning theory that can be easily applied to law school teaching. It briefly addresses the landscape of legal education today: the traits of law students, pressures to change legal education, and the need to make legal education more effective. After describing several specific principles of adult education, the article offers concrete suggestions for incorporating these ideas by making small changes in the law school classroom that specifically address some of the current concerns about legal education.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 23
Keywords: learning theory, legal education, adult learning
JEL Classification: I20, I21
Date posted: March 25, 2008
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