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Ciocchetti, Corey A. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
This essay encapsulates the author's perspective on how average professors can become highly effective professors. The author asserts that the secret rests in the ability to genuinely connect with students. Connecting really matters--even if it takes some personality adaptation and thrusts academics out of their comfort zones. Many professors fail…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Student Relationship, Teacher Characteristics
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Willey, Lorrie; Burke, Debra D. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
Business ethics may be defined as "the principles, values and standards that guide behavior in the world of business." The importance of ethical awareness in business transactions and education is widely recognized, and evidence shows that ethics education can influence decision making in the workplace. As a result, colleges of business often…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Undergraduate Students, Decision Making, Ethics
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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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Epstein, Adam – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
One of the most enjoyable and interesting subjects for students taking a business law or legal environment course is the study of torts. Whether a course only allows this discussion for a week or longer, seasoned professors realize that they can capture the attention of students by covering torts topics such as slip-and-fall litigation, defective…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Torts, Court Litigation, Athletics
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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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Pagnattaro, Marisa Anne – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
The discovery of lead paint on nearly one million toys prompted the world's largest toy company, Mattel, Inc. ("Mattel") to initiate a massive recall in August 2007. The recalled toys fell into two categories: those with impermissible levels of lead paint and those with risks associated with small high-powered magnets. Mattel's…
Descriptors: Toys, Contracts, International Trade, Manufacturing Industry
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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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Oswald, Lynda J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
In this article, the author reflects on her continual journal in regard to improving her teaching skills. She opines that this journey is a story that could resonate with other colleagues to whom teaching is also critically important but to whom it does not come naturally. She describes lessons she learned in her early years of teaching, and she…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Law Related Education, Business Administration Education
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Cain, Rita Marie – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
Students are familiar with some or all depictions of branded products in popular television shows. But they probably have no idea the number of legal and public policy issues these product appearances are generating. This article explains how embedded advertising in television shows can be the attention-grabbing vehicle for teaching numerous…
Descriptors: Advertising, Marketing, Television, Assignments
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Levin, Murray S. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
There are varied approaches to incorporating the subject of ethics in the business school curriculum. The evolving process has included a debate over fundamental matters such as whether all students should be required to take a discrete course in ethics, who should be teaching ethics, and whether ethics can even be taught. The ethics subject…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Law Related Education, Ethics, Textbooks
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McClendon, Bill; Burke, Debra D.; Willey, Lorrie – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
Negotiation skills are vital for concluding international treaties on subjects ranging from arms agreements, and rights in outer space to trade agreements. Yet the importance of being able to negotiate effectively is not limited to international treaties or crises situations. Using negotiation exercises represents a student-centered approach to…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Reflection, Data Collection, Perspective Taking
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Willey, Susan; Sherman, Peggy – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
Many MBA classes, such as those in accounting and finance, require students to examine securities filings to perform financial analyses of companies. Often, however, students are unaware of the vast amount of additional information that can be obtained from a company's securities filings and other public information. Much of this information…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Masters Programs, Instructional Materials, Graduate Students
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Dhooge, Lucien J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
In this article, the author reflects on his career as he turned fifty years old. He looks back on the most significant influences upon his professional life. This includes identifying the people who had the greatest influence on his teaching. This perspective not only serves as a reflection on the people and ideas that have influenced his teaching…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Teaching Experience, Influences, Social Support Groups
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Mitchell, Jennifer M.; Yordy, Eric D. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
This article describes a model that aims to create a greater ability to recognize the negative aspects of making unethical decisions. To this end, the authors developed an ethical decision-making model to aid students through the process of analyzing these situations--a model that is easy to remember and apply. Through this model, the COVER model,…
Descriptors: Ethics, Decision Making, Decision Making Skills, Business Skills
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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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