From Simon Cowell to Tim Gunn: What Reality Television Can Teach Us About How to Critique Our Students' Work Effectively
Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing, Vol. 15, p. 169, 2007
6 Pages Posted: 5 Apr 2007 Last revised: 9 Dec 2012
Date Written: Feb. 11, 2008
In an effort to illustrate and inform what makes for more effective critique of students' legal writing, this essay analogizes the various critiquing techniques currently taking place on the popular reality programs American Idol and Project Runway to the critiquing techniques used by legal writing professors.
Keywords: legal writing, legal education, student assessment, pedagogy, popular culture
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