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Lee, Konrad S.; Thue, Matthew I. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2017
This article begins with a description of a role-play exercise for teaching the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) to an introductory Legal and Ethical Environment of Business Law (Business Law) undergraduate class. It goes on to provide the context for consumer debt in the United States. Next, the problems of debt collection are…
Descriptors: Role Playing, Experiential Learning, Learning Activities, Debt (Financial)
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Marcum, Tanya M.; Perry, Sandra J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2015
In this article, the authors describe how they tried a new approach to the traditional undergraduate law course that can change the daily classroom experience into one that both students and professor anticipate and enjoy and can move the students from passive to active learning: flipping the class for the Legal Environment of Business course. The…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, Law Related Education, Undergraduate Students, Teaching Methods
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Pattison, Patricia; Hale, Janet Riola; Gowens, Paul – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
Excellent professors do not teach subjects or classes; they teach students. Although innovative exercises and teaching techniques are critical to, and enhance, student learning, they are not substitutes for "caring and seeing with the heart" as described by Flavia. Excellent teaching can be found "in the attitudes of the teachers, in their faith…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Interaction, Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness
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Marcum, Tanya M.; Perry, Sandra J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
In the Legal Environment of Business course in a traditional undergraduate business curriculum, students are expected to acquire knowledge about many areas of the law and the application of law to business, society, and the international marketplace. Current concepts in undergraduate business education, such as ethics and sustainability, must also…
Descriptors: Legal Problems, Court Litigation, Business Education, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
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Nees, Anne Tucker; Willey, Susan; Mansfield, Nancy R. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
A critical element of an introductory course in business law includes an understanding of the court process and dispute resolution. At Georgia State University (GSU), the authors have required undergraduate business students to make a "court visit" to witness this process in action and to broaden students' basic understanding of the role…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Introductory Courses, Student Evaluation, Courts
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Stenzel, Paulette L. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2009
This article focuses on "The Role of Law and Lawyers in Society (Law and Lawyers)", a special capstone course for prelaw majors in business programs, and provides ideas and materials for teaching methods and goals, as well as materials on substantive law and ethics that can be incorporated into a variety of legal studies courses. The author begins…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Ethics, Lawyers, Teaching Methods
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Johns, Roger J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2009
With respect to teaching methods, there is evidence to support the effectiveness of methods that engage students in educational experiences that are focused, interactive, and provide timely corrective feedback. But there is also the recognized concern that, because of time constraints, the inclusion of skill-development methodologies might come at…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness, Logical Thinking, Critical Thinking
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Charters, Darren; Gunz, Sally; Schoner, Vivian – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2009
For students, the early years at universities can be discouraging as they may face large classes, limited interaction with instructors, and a disconnection between the scholarly experience they might have expected to encounter and that which they in fact endure. In this article the authors describe a case study project (CSP) designed specifically…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Introductory Courses, Legal Education (Professions)
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Ciocchetti, Corey A. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2008
Employment law is a "must-cover" subject in business environment courses. Comparing the plethora of topics requiring coverage with the limited time devoted to employment law during a typical academic term, other important employment subjects--such as negotiation and collective bargaining--commonly receive short shrift. This article offers a…
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, Labor, Negotiation Agreements, Employment Practices
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Dhooge, Lucien J.; Eakin, Cynthia F. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2007
There are few topics more controversial in higher education than the evaluation of teaching effectiveness. The continuing relevancy of issues relating to what constitutes an effective teacher and methods by which to measure such effectiveness is evidenced by the more than 2,000 articles devoted to this topic by researchers in a wide variety of…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Grades (Scholastic), Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Program Effectiveness
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Samuels, Linda B.; Coffinberger, Richard L. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2005
Teaching and assessment of student learning are not unrelated activities. Rather, assessment is an integral part of the learning process. Teaching is how instructors help students to discover knowledge and new ideas and ways of organizing and perceiving what they have learned. Assessment of learning incorporates the broad array of techniques that…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Role, Knowledge Level, Instructional Effectiveness
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Boggs, Glenn – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2004
Those who have taught commercial paper, sometimes referred to as negotiable instruments, to undergraduate business students know all too well that complexity abounds: "Holders in due course!" "Liability of the parties!" Those who have taught in this area also know the fear students experience as these topics are introduced and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Undergraduate Study, Business Administration Education, Team Sports