Resource Based Learning and Course Design

50 Pages Posted: 14 Oct 2011 Last revised: 31 Dec 2012

Margaret (Meg) Butler

Georgia State University - College of Law

Date Written: 2011

Abstract

Law librarians teaching legal research should follow resource based learning pedagogical strategies. This paper provides a background in constructivist educational theory and resource based learning before identifying useful instructional strategies regarding course design decisions related to goal-setting, assignments, rubrics, and assessment.

Keywords: legal research, teaching, pedagogy, constructivism, educational theory, resource based learning, legal education

JEL Classification: K00

Suggested Citation

Butler, Margaret (Meg), Resource Based Learning and Course Design (2011). Law Library Journal, 2012; Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-24. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1940668

Margaret (Meg) Butler (Contact Author)

Georgia State University - College of Law ( email )

P.O. Box 4037
Atlanta, GA 30302-4037
United States

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