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'Where to Now? The 2002 Australian Research Skills Training Survey'

Hutchinson, Terry C. (2004) 'Where to Now? The 2002 Australian Research Skills Training Survey'. Legal Education Review, 14(2), pp. 63-91.

Abstract

Detailed surveys of legal research practice and training in Australia had not been undertaken previously and the reports provided grounds for further research. This paper firstly reviews the developments taking place within higher education as reflected in the various government reports. It then outlines the relevant literature on literacy competency within information sciences. Also pertinent is the law schools' response to doctrinal research skills training. Previous surveys of legal research teaching in Australia are summarised. The paper then examines the outcomes of the 2002 survey and makes some conclusions and recommendations based on the analysis of results taking into account the challenges identified for the tertiary education sector in Australia.

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ID Code: 13756
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: The contents of this journal can be freely accessed online via the journal's web page (see hypertext link).
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Keywords: Legal Education, Legal Research skills training, surveys
ISSN: 1033-2839
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Law and Society (180119)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Research Centres > Law and Justice Research Centre
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2004 Terry C. Hutchinson and the Legal Education Review
Deposited On: 12 Jun 2008
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:07

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