From Simon Cowell to Tim Gunn: What Reality Television Can Teach Us About How to Critique Our Students' Work Effectively
Michael J. Higdon
University of Tennessee College of Law
Feb. 11, 2008
Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing, Vol. 15, p. 169, 2007
UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-31
In an effort to illustrate and inform what makes for more effective critique of students' legal writing, this essay analogizes the various critiquing techniques currently taking place on the popular reality programs American Idol and Project Runway to the critiquing techniques used by legal writing professors.
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Keywords: legal writing, legal education, student assessment, pedagogy, popular cultureAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: April 5, 2007 ; Last revised: December 9, 2012
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