Integrating Professional Identity Formation in Doctrinal Courses
B. V. Madison, WORKSHOP ON TEACHING TECHNIQUES: IMPLEMENTING CARNEGIE AND BEST PRACTICES: CHALLENGING STUDENTS TO DEVELOP PRACTICAL SKILLS AND PROFESSIONAL IDENTITY, Carolina Academic Press, 2011
17 Pages Posted: 4 Dec 2011
Date Written: July 25, 2011
Presentation Materials illustrating how law professor has, following the recommendations of Carnegie Foundations Educating Lawyers Report (2007, and Best Practices for Legal Education (2007), integrated exercises, questions, and hypotheticals into doctrinal course (civil procedure) to challenge students to consider "what kind of lawyer they want to be," what are their values, how they will handle temptations to compromise value, and the importance of preparing to know one's sense of a professional set of guidelines one will follow, to ensure one's own satisfaction as a lawyer -- and to develop professional reputation worthy of respect.
Keywords: professionalism, professional identity, pedagogy, ethics, law, teaching, civil procedure, character, values
JEL Classification: I00, K00, K10, K19, K20, K21, K22, K23, K29, K30, K31, K39, K4, K40, K41, K49, Z00
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