Category Archives: Legal education

Can you Kahoot! in the Law classroom?

Using Kahoot! is best in the classroom. Its benefits lie in the teacher quickly being able to see if the majority of students understand a concept and whether any further discussion is necessary. Continue reading

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Improving Visibility with Twitter

During my PhD research, I found that scholarly articles about legal education (particularly those in my area of interest – practice-based legal education) had few citations. For example, in studying the literature about Australian practical legal training published during 2006-2012 … Continue reading

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Experimenting with i-books

This was originally posted in Katgallow. A couple of weeks ago I self-published a free interactive i-book, Land Law & Sustainability. The book is available through itunes – though it can only be viewed by those with Apple devices, I’m … Continue reading

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Meme-alicious Law Teaching

While many frequent visitors to social media sites will be aware of (elaborate air quotes) memes, I suspect that their value as a teaching tool has not been recognised. This changed for me late in 2014, thanks to a student … Continue reading

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A little bit meta – meta events, peripheral participation and data

There’s an event going on – you really wanted to attend, but you couldn’t make it. This time you’re in luck – some thoughtful  people are live blogging and live tweeting the event. You can follow their reports – and … Continue reading

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‘Flipping’ a law classroom

How I learned to stop worrying and love the video: In 2014 my colleague Ross Hyams and I developed a series of 12 short videos for use in the Monash Law 1st year law program. We were fortunate enough to … Continue reading

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Social Media in a Multi-Dimensional SoTL of #legaled

My research interest is scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) in legal education and practical legal training. Here, I write about incorporating social media in a multi-dimensional model of SoTL,* for legal education. SoTL is a problematic and non-exhaustively defined … Continue reading

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Using Powtoon for short presentations

Kate Galloway, in her recent series of posts on legal education in a digital context, invited us all to take some step to try something, anything, to digitally enhance our legal teaching practice, whether we were at entry level, consolidation or … Continue reading

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Kate Galloway: Why I blog

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