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Gershuny, Pamela; Rainey, Carolyn – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2006
This article is intended as both a cautionary tale and an encouraging guide for instructors who are beginning to teach in accelerated programs designed to attract nontraditional students. This article is based, in part, on classroom action research conducted through surveys, observations, exams, and assessments, in an introductory business law…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, Grade Inflation, Action Research, Role Conflict
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Samuels, Linda B.; Bast, Carol M. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2006
Plagiarism is certainly not new to academics, but it may be on the rise with easy access to the vast quantities of information available on the Internet. Students researching on the Internet do not have to take handwritten or typewritten notes. They can simply print out or copy and save whatever they find. They are even spared the tedium of having…
Descriptors: Research Papers (Students), Plagiarism, Change Strategies, Writing Assignments
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Ponte, Lucille M. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2006
Pedagogical experts contend that students learn best when they are actively involved in and responsible for their own learning. In a student-centered learning environment, the instructor ideally serves primarily as a learning resource or facilitator. With the guidance of the instructor, students in active learning environments strive for…
Descriptors: Legal Education (Professions), Active Learning, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills
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Halgas, Jordan T. L. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2006
In a litigious society, it is of particular importance that students understand the law of sexual harassment and sexual harassment investigations. Sexual harassment litigation can create a heavy financial burden on employers. Sexual harassment investigations and litigation also cause a social impact on employers. In order to provide students with…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, Investigations, Labor Legislation, Court Litigation
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Dhooge, Lucien J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2006
In "The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century," Pulitzer Prize recipient and New York Times foreign affairs correspondent Thomas L. Friedman examines the evolution of globalization in the six years since the publication of his highly acclaimed introduction to the topic in "The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding…
Descriptors: International Law, International Trade, Global Approach, Business Administration Education
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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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Bird, Robert C. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2006
There is little doubt that topics related to beer would be of some interest to college students. Anheuser-Busch, well known for its Budweiser beer and humorous advertising, faces a global trademark challenge to its "Budweiser" name. This battle between a global American company and a small Czech brewery is an opportunity for interesting…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Drinking, Industry, Copyrights
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de la Torre, Cris; Allen, Garth – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2006
This article provides an alternative approach to the daunting task of teaching business undergraduates a fundamental appreciation of the flexibility of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) and the ability of the UCC to adapt to the needs of commerce by facilitating fair, efficient transactions. Paradoxically, we suggest using one of the most…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Standards, Business Education, Business Skills
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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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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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Olazabal, Ann Morales – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2005
Haiku--the short, often nature-oriented poetry form--is generally intended to engage the reader in a single aesthetic moment. Every word, every syllable, counts, resulting in the reader being drawn quickly and intensely into the poet's unique experience. While legal analysis surely differs from haiku, in both its form and its substance, students…
Descriptors: Legal Education (Professions), Business, Laws, Writing (Composition)
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Pagnattaro, Marisa Anne – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2005
Pfizer, Inc. (hereinafter Pfizer), a U.S.-based pharmaceutical company, states that it is committed to being an "exemplary corporate citizen" that is "dedicated to discovering and developing innovative medicines and making them available to people all around the world." Pfizer boasts about its philanthropic focus, yet, like any…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Study, Business Administration Education, Pharmacy
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Levin, Murray S. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2004
Business school law courses should promote understanding of legal processes affecting business, help students learn to recognize legal issues and manage legal risks, increase ethical sensitivity, and help students to develop critical thinking skills. To this end, business law and legal environment textbooks tend to focus on ethical and legal…
Descriptors: Legal Education (Professions), Legal Aid, Textbooks, Lawyers
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Bast, Carol; Harrell, Susan W. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2004
Legal citation, seemingly unchanged for years, has approached a crossroads. The year 2003 marked the publication of the second edition of the "ALWD Citation Manual: A Professional System of Citation." This new citation manual may soon be preferred over "The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation" as the primary reference in legal writing classes…
Descriptors: Law Libraries, Reference Materials, Citation Indexes, Citations (References)
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MacDonald, Diane B.; Ramaglia, Judith A. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2004
Integrating the liberal arts perspective in the study of international commerce allows students to examine the human side of doing business outside the U.S. and stimulates the imagination by exploring the contributions made to business practices by other cultures. This approach is one way to enrich the student learning experience and to make the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Business Administration Education, International Trade, Legal Education (Professions)
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