The 30% Rule
The Law Teacher, Fall 2011
2 Pages Posted: 20 Jul 2014
Date Written: 2011
This article explains a teaching technique to manage classroom discussion that balances student participation with course coverage goals through student self-regulation. Before they ask a question in class students are required to consider whether 30% or more of their classmates would be interested in the answer. If not, they should ask the question outside of class.
Keywords: law teaching, student participation, class discussion, class management
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