Virtual mooting : using technology to enhance the mooting experience

Yule, Jennifer M., McNamara, Judith, & Thomas, Mark N. (2009) Virtual mooting : using technology to enhance the mooting experience. Journal of the Australasian Law Teachers Association, 2(1 & 2), pp. 231-243.

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While a range of benefits to students participating in mooting have been identified by the legal education literature, there are impediments to students participating in mooting that have been revealed by recent surveys of law students at QUT. These impediments include time, geographical location and a failure to perceive the benefits of mooting. This paper will explore the benefits of using technology to overcome these impediments, evaluate technological options to facilitate distance mooting, such as the use of Second Life, Elluminate and video conferencing, and will recommend a trial of these options.

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ID Code: 30305
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: The contents of this journal can be freely accessed via the journal's website [please see the Official URL]
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Keywords: HERN, Technology, Law, Education, Virtual, Mooting
ISSN: 1836-5620
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Law not elsewhere classified (180199)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Research Centres > Law and Justice Research Centre
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 Australasian Law Teachers Association
Deposited On: 09 Feb 2010 22:13
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2014 01:29

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