My E-Semester: New Uses for Technology in the Legal Research and Writing Classroom
Kristen E. Murray
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Perspectives: Teaching Legal Res. & Writing, Vol. 15, No. 3, p. 194, Spring 2007
GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 355
Law schools have been grappling with the topic of technology in the classroom for more than ten years. In this article, Professor Kristen Murray reports the results of a project she calls her "e-semester," during which she increased and intensified her use of technology in and in support of her courses. She focused on six technology-based enhancements: using a course website to eliminate paper from class distributions; designing Powerpoint-based lectures with student note-taking in mind; encouraging class discussion through a threaded discussion forum; grading electronically; integrating audio and video technology in class lectures; and implementing advanced in-class writing exercises.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 15
Keywords: technology, legal research, legal writing, teaching
Date posted: July 12, 2007
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