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Fricke, Michael R. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2019
When it comes to the legal issues surrounding alternative dispute resolution (ADR)--specifically mediation and arbitration--the confidential nature of many ADR agreements leaves teachers lacking good examples to illustrate how mediation and arbitration proceedings function. This dearth of examples may contribute to ADR being given short shrift in…
Descriptors: Arbitration, Program Effectiveness, Court Litigation, Teaching Methods
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O'Brien, Christine Neylon; Powers, Richard E.; Wesner, Thomas L. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2018
This article provides information about the value of a core course in business law and why it remains essential to business education. It goes on to identify highly ranked undergraduate business programs that require one or more business law courses. Using "Business Week" and "US News and World Report" to identify top…
Descriptors: Core Curriculum, Business Administration Education, Law Related Education, Benchmarking
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Jennings, Marianne M. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2012
Beginning in the late 1980s and early 1990s, higher education was swept up in the theoretical phenomena of mastery learning, cooperative learning, and small-group learning. Professors, instructors, and teachers at the K-12 level became facilitators, guides, supervisors, counselors, and advocates for all things team and group. The thought of a…
Descriptors: Lecture Method, Teaching Methods, Cognitive Style, College Instruction
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Dhooge, Lucien J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2012
Tobacco has been an agricultural staple from the time of the first recorded European encounter with the plant in the fifteenth century. The pervasive nature of its cultivation and consumption has made tobacco one of the most profitable crops in world agricultural history. This case study examines the role of tobacco in the global marketplace with…
Descriptors: Ethics, Smoking, Business Administration Education, Law Related Education
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Miller, Carol J.; Crain, Susan J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
The purpose of this article is to provide a content analysis and statistics on the law-related core course requirements in colleges of business to assist professors and administrators in making curriculum decisions. It examines the name of "undergraduate" law-based course requirements in the business core in 404 universities accredited by the…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Law Related Education, Courses, Core Curriculum
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Dhooge, Lucien J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
The College of Management at the Georgia Institute of Technology has placed more emphasis on the topic of business ethics in the past few years. Business ethics has always been a required component of the legal environment of business course whether taught at the undergraduate or graduate levels. More recently, the college has introduced an…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Business Administration Education, Undergraduate Study, Graduate Study
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Jones, Ida M. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
In the online environment, students and instructors are virtually, but not physically, present in the same environment. In the online environment, technology mediates learning: it mediates communications and information transfer between the student and the instructor, between the student and the content, and among the students. Critics fear that…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Online Courses, College Faculty, Graduate Study
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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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Steslow, Donna M. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) is normally included as part of an introductory business law/legal environment course. While some business schools offer stand-alone ADR courses, the majority do not. As a result, a business student's only exposure to ADR processes may be through a Legal Studies in Business course. Several scholars have created…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Arbitration, Undergraduate Study, Law Related Education
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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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Murphy, Tonia Hap – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2008
This article describes the author's experience of incorporating Michael Novak's "Business as a Calling: Work and the Examined Life" into a Business Law course. The author views it as a positive addition to the course, one that may be of interest to her colleagues at other institutions. Accordingly, after an overview of Novak's analysis in…
Descriptors: Ethics, Business Education, Law Related Education, Undergraduate Study
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Yordy, Eric D. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2008
In September 2006, the Secretary of Education's Commission on the Future of Higher Education released its final report entitled "A Test of Leadership: Charting the Future of U.S. Higher Education" postulating that graduates today are lacking important skills such as reading, writing, problem solving, and critical thinking. In the field of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Undergraduate Study, Law Related Education, Business Administration Education
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Dana, Susan W. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2007
Instructors have been using small group learning for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. Appearing under a variety of names, including, most prominently, collaborative learning and cooperative learning, it is, in essence, "the instructional use of small groups so that students work together to maximize their own and each other's…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Teaching Methods, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation
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Cohen, Ronnie – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2006
In 2003, the American Association of Colleges and Universities issued its National Panel Report: Greater Expectations, A New Vision for Learning as a Nation Goes to College. The report states: "Students will continue to pursue different specializations in college. But across all fields, the panel calls for higher education to help college students…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Undergraduate Study, Business Administration Education
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Denbo, Susan M. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2005
Many business law educators have recognized the importance of teaching students not only the rules of contract law, but the process of implementing these rules in the "real world" of business. This article discusses a contract negotiation exercise that enables students to apply the black letter law of contracts while at the same time honing their…
Descriptors: Legal Education (Professions), Contracts, Undergraduate Study, Business Administration Education
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