Beyond the 'Socratic' Dialogue: Enhancing Communication Methodologies in the 21st Century American Law School Classroom

2 Pages Posted: 26 Mar 2009  

Steven Friedland

Elon University School of Law

Bonnie McAlister

Independent

Date Written: March 26, 2009

Abstract

This essay posits that questioning and communication skills have become increasingly important in the legal education classroom. New methodologies are available and can be used to create stronger protocols for communication, with the consequence of improved learning in the classroom and better lawyering overall.

Suggested Citation

Friedland, Steven and McAlister, Bonnie, Beyond the 'Socratic' Dialogue: Enhancing Communication Methodologies in the 21st Century American Law School Classroom (March 26, 2009). Elon University Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-02. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1368744 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1368744

Steven Friedland (Contact Author)

Elon University School of Law ( email )

201 N. Greene Street
Greensboro, NC 27401
United States

Bonnie McAlister

Independent

No Address Available

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