Finding Common Knowledge Among Diverse Students

The Second Draft (bulletin of the Legal Writing Institute), Vol. 18, p. 14, December 2003

1 Pages Posted: 26 Aug 2008 Last revised: 11 Dec 2012

Linda S. Anderson

Stetson University College of Law

Date Written: December 1, 2003

Abstract

This short article describes the use of a carousel brainstorm activity to engage all students in the first day of a law school class. The activity demonstrates students' ability to contribute to the class discussion regardless of their background and allows them to immediately relate the law to their existing knowledge base.

Keywords: legal writing, teaching techniques

Suggested Citation

Anderson, Linda S., Finding Common Knowledge Among Diverse Students (December 1, 2003). The Second Draft (bulletin of the Legal Writing Institute), Vol. 18, p. 14, December 2003. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1259227 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1259227

Linda S. Anderson (Contact Author)

Stetson University College of Law ( email )

1401 61st Street South
Gulfport, FL 33707
United States

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