Teaching Research Using an Information Literacy Paradigm
22 Perspectives: Teaching Legal Res. & Writing 1 (2014)
13 Pages Posted: 18 Jul 2014 Last revised: 29 Aug 2014
Date Written: August 28, 2014
Legal research technology has changed dramatically in the last fifteen years, and traditional legal research instruction needs to be modified for the modern age. This article introduces the concept of information literacy as the ideal framework for a new paradigm for legal research pedagogy, and offers advice (including five basic foundational principles) about teaching legal research using an information literacy paradigm.
Keywords: legal education, legal research, legal writing, law school, library, legal research and writing, information literacy, technology
JEL Classification: K00
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