Teacher, Coach, Cheerleader, and Judge: Promoting Learining Through Learner-Centered Assessment

Law Library Journal, 2002

30 Pages Posted: 13 Mar 2007  

Kristin Gerdy

J. Reuben Clark Law School, BYU

Abstract

The author explores the importance of learner-centered assessment and feedback in legal research instruction, and encourages legal research teachers to assist their students' quest to acquire practical legal research abilities by transitioning into the roles of coach, cheerleader, and judge.

Keywords: legal education, legal research, learning theory, learning styles, assessment

Suggested Citation

Gerdy, Kristin, Teacher, Coach, Cheerleader, and Judge: Promoting Learining Through Learner-Centered Assessment. Law Library Journal, 2002. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=969407

Kristin Gerdy (Contact Author)

J. Reuben Clark Law School, BYU ( email )

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Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602
United States
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