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Assessing the capstone experience : conceptualising a capstone experience for law students

McNamara, Judith, Brown, Catherine, Kift, Sally M., Butler, Desmond A., & Field, Rachael M. (2010) Assessing the capstone experience : conceptualising a capstone experience for law students. In Australian Learning and Teaching Council Assessment Forum 2010, 17 November 2010, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, NSW. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Assessment Principle -- -- The capstone experience should include assessment that: 1: Enables students to apply their knowledge skills and capabilities in an authentic context ; 2: Tests whether or not students are able to apply knowledge skills and capabilities in unfamiliar contexts ; 3: Incorporates feedback from a multitude of sources including peers and self‐reflection to enable students to become self‐reliant and to exercise their own professional judgment ; 4: Recognises the culminating nature of the capstone experience.

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ID Code: 40304
Item Type: Conference Item (Poster)
Keywords: Capstone, Legal Education, Assessment, Final year, ALTC, HERN, LJHERN
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Education Assessment and Evaluation (130303)
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 > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 The Authors
Deposited On: 25 Feb 2011 10:09
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2013 08:45

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