Journal article

Using the web to facilitate active learning: A trans-Pacific seminar on globalization and the law

R Buchanan, S Pahuja

JOURNAL OF LEGAL EDUCATION | J LEGAL EDUCATION | Published : 2003

Abstract

This afternoon, a student came to visit me in my office .... "What I wanted to talk about," he says, settling into the chair opposite me, "is the paper that's due next Thursday, I am not exactly sure what you're looking for." ... Throughout his schooling, he has learned that the "right answer" is the one the teacher is "looking for." It has been a precious insight, almost infallible. In the system of higher education I used to believe in, my perverse task would have been to detach Patrick from this reliable strategy and orient him toward another goal: finding out what he himself thinks. I would have spent the hour's conference ... trying to help him discover that he already has ideas of his ..

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