Challenges in the design of legal ethics learning systems: an educational perspective

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Robertson, Michael. 2005. "Challenges in the design of legal ethics learning systems: an educational perspective ." Legal Ethics. 8 (2), pp. 222-239.
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Challenges in the design of legal ethics learning systems: an educational perspective

ERA Journal ID33573
Article CategoryArticle
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AuthorRobertson, Michael
Journal TitleLegal Ethics
Journal Citation8 (2), pp. 222-239
Number of Pages18
Year2005
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Place of PublicationOxford, United Kingdom
ISSN1460-728X
Abstract

This article, in assuming that learning in legal ethics is a necessary part of law school education, relies largely on aspects of the work of John Biggs to show how educational theory can assist in highlighting and clarifying potential difficulties in the design and implementation of ethics learning systems in the legal curriculum. More specifically, Biggs's approach illustrates the importance of formulating ethics learning objectives with particular care and of ensuring that learning activities, including assessment tasks, are aligned with the chosen learning objectives.

Keywordslegal ethics; legal education; curriculum
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020390199. Curriculum and pedagogy not elsewhere classified
480505. Legal practice, lawyering and the legal profession
500105. Legal ethics
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Byline AffiliationsGriffith University
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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