Category Archives: Legal education

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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