Teaching dry subjects without tears
Clarke, Sandra (2011) Teaching dry subjects without tears. Compass: The Journal of Learning and Teaching at the University of Greenwich, 3. pp. 3-6. ISSN 2044-0081Full text not available from this repository.
Every discipline has some subjects which are not readily accessible to students, or which seem at first glance to have limited relevance to their lives. Unfortunately, these subjects are often essential to a true understanding of the discipline, so must be tackled. How can we make dry, technical subjects interesting? Can anyone teach dry subjects without tears?
The authors have been teaching Land Law, a notoriously difficult and technical subject, to second year law students for a number of years. Over that time, we have adopted a number of techniques that have made the subject more approachable and that have improved student success on the course. We believe that these techniques may be transferrable to other subjects.
|Additional Information:|| Produced by the Educational Development Unit at the University of Greenwich|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||learning and teaching, land law, legal education|
|Subjects:||L Education > L Education (General)|
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
|School / Department / Research Groups:||School of Humanities & Social Sciences|
School of Humanities & Social Sciences > Department of Law & Criminology
|Last Modified:||11 Jan 2013 13:57|
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