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Designing a capstone experience for Australian legal education

Kift, Sally M., Butler, Desmond A., McNamara, Judith, Field, Rachael M., & Brown, Catherine (2011) Designing a capstone experience for Australian legal education. In ALTA 2011 – My Lawyer Rules : Assuring Legal and Education Standards, 3 - 6 July 2011, Stamford Plaza, Brisbane, QLD. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Literature suggests that universities, and law schools in particular, are not engaging final year students in a genuine capstone experience which supports the development of their professional identity and their transition out of university.

Students in their final year also face significant transition issues which are just as challenging as those facing first year students entering the tertiary environment (Jervis & Hartley, 2005, 314)...

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ID Code: 48453
Item Type: Conference Item (Presentation)
Keywords: Legal Education, Capstone, Final year, HERN, LJHERN
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development (130202)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > OTHER LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (189900) > Law and Legal Studies not elsewhere classified (189999)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 The Authors
Deposited On: 06 Feb 2012 08:24
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2013 08:46

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