A Hungarian E-Learning Initiative and Its Implications

2 International Journal of Online Dispute Resolution 2015(2) p. 198-205

8 Pages Posted: 20 Jan 2016

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Péter Mezei

Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory

Benjamin Davis

University of Toledo College of Law

Date Written: December 1, 2015

Abstract

The present article aims to introduce an innovative educational reform launched by the University of Szeged Faculty of Law. The e-learning initiative of the Szeged Law School offers a chance for both students and lecturers to set aside the traditional Prussian method of education used by the Hungarian professors. Such initiative might, however, have broader implications as well. As such, it can clearly help internationalizing legal education in Hungary and in its neighboring countries, as well as serve as a great example for other international projects, like online dispute resolution programs.

Keywords: e-learning, pedagogical skills, educational reforms, Hungary, online dispute resolution

JEL Classification: I2, K00, K10

Suggested Citation

Mezei, Péter and Davis, Benjamin, A Hungarian E-Learning Initiative and Its Implications (December 1, 2015). 2 International Journal of Online Dispute Resolution 2015(2) p. 198-205. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2718830 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2718830

Péter Mezei (Contact Author)

Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory ( email )

Bocskai u. 10-12.
Szeged, H-6721
Hungary
+36-62-546-735 (Phone)

Benjamin Davis

University of Toledo College of Law ( email )

2801 W. Bancroft Street
Toledo, OH 43606
United States

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