Revisiting the Characteristics of Effective Education

Building on Best Practices: Transforming Legal Education in a Changing World (Deborah Maranville, Lisa Radtke Bliss, Carolyn Wilkes Kaas & Antoinette Sedillo Lopez eds., 2015), chapter 4

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Michael Hunter Schwartz

McGeorge School of Law

Amy C. Bushaw

Lewis and Clark Law School

Steven K. Homer

University of New Mexico - School of Law

Deborah A. Maranville

University of Washington School of Law

Barbara Glesner Fines

University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law

Date Written: June 1, 2015

Abstract

This chapter of Building on Best Practices: Transforming Legal Education in a Changing World includes contributions from several authors:

  • Section A, A Review of Teaching and Learning Theory, is by Michael Hunter Schwartz.
  • Section B, An Effective and Welcoming Environment for Learning, includes
    • Humanizing the Delivery of Legal Education, by Amy C. Bushaw, and
    • Using Interculturally Aware Teaching Methods, by Steven K. Homer.
  • Section C, Transfer of Learning, is by Deborah Maranville.
  • Section D, Outcomes Assessment for Improving Student Learning, is by Barbara Glesner Fines.

Chapter 1 is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2637100

Chapter 2 is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2637068

Chapter 3 is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2637102

Chapter 5 is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2637495

Chapter 6 is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2637499

Chapter 7 is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2637541

Chapter 8 is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2637544

The content of this SSRN posting is material that was published in the book Building on Best Practices: Transforming Legal Education in a Changing World, Maranville, et al., Lexis Nexis 2015. The content has been posted on SSRN with the express permission of Lexis Nexis and of Carolina Academic Press, publisher of the book as of January 1, 2016.

Keywords: law schools, legal education, learning theory, teaching theory, cross-cultural competence, student well-being, diversity, learning outcomes

Suggested Citation

Schwartz, Michael Hunter and Bushaw, Amy C. and Homer, Steven K. and Maranville, Deborah A. and Glesner Fines, Barbara, Revisiting the Characteristics of Effective Education (June 1, 2015). Building on Best Practices: Transforming Legal Education in a Changing World (Deborah Maranville, Lisa Radtke Bliss, Carolyn Wilkes Kaas & Antoinette Sedillo Lopez eds., 2015), chapter 4. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2637490

Michael Hunter Schwartz

McGeorge School of Law ( email )

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Amy C. Bushaw

Lewis and Clark Law School ( email )

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Steven K. Homer

University of New Mexico - School of Law ( email )

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Deborah A. Maranville (Contact Author)

University of Washington School of Law ( email )

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United States
206.685.6803 (Phone)
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Barbara Glesner Fines

University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law ( email )

5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64110-2499
United States

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