Opening Students’ Eyes: Visual Learning Theory in the Socratic Classroom
Law and Psychology Review, Vol. 15, pp. 1-18, 1991
18 Pages Posted: 26 Jul 2009
Date Written: July 23, 1991
This article surveys the literature on visual learning theory as it relates to law school teaching and provides a series of visual learning student exercises that help elucidate and enliven the first-year torts class. The specific visual devices include a geometric organizer for teaching defamation, a board game involving applications of negligent infliction of emotional distress, and visual templates for review of student examinations.
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