Perspectives: Teaching Legal Res. & Writing, Vol. 15, No. 3, p. 194, Spring 2007
15 Pages Posted: 12 Jul 2007
Law schools have been grappling with the topic of technology in the classroom for more than ten years. In this article, Professor Kristen Murray reports the results of a project she calls her "e-semester," during which she increased and intensified her use of technology in and in support of her courses. She focused on six technology-based enhancements: using a course website to eliminate paper from class distributions; designing Powerpoint-based lectures with student note-taking in mind; encouraging class discussion through a threaded discussion forum; grading electronically; integrating audio and video technology in class lectures; and implementing advanced in-class writing exercises.
Keywords: technology, legal research, legal writing, teaching
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Murray, Kristen E., My E-Semester: New Uses for Technology in the Legal Research and Writing Classroom. Perspectives: Teaching Legal Res. & Writing, Vol. 15, No. 3, p. 194, Spring 2007; GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 355. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=999814