Curricular Changes in Legal Research Instruction: An Empirical Study
Legal Reference Services Quarterly
24 Pages Posted: 29 Jun 2018 Last revised: 9 Nov 2018
Date Written: June 22, 2018
This article examines components of curricular design of a legal research class as impacting student performance. Expertise of instructor and use of the inverted, or flipped, classroom are specifically explored. Eight years of exam performance on an oral legal research midterm is used to measure student performance and success of various components of curricular design.
Keywords: inverted classroom, flipped classroom, legal research curriculum, teaching assistant, dual-degree librarian, oral exam, Socratic method, PowerPoint, lecture, passive learning, active learning, curricular design, e-learning module, video module, podcast
JEL Classification: K10, I20, I21, I23
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