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The capstone experience in law

McNamara, Judith, Brown, Catherine, Kift, Sally M., Butler, Desmond A., & Field, Rachael M. (2011) The capstone experience in law. 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 (Unpublished)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

An effective capstone experience provides closure through:

Supporting students to synthesise their learning in the program by building upon the knowledge, skills and capability development that has taken place over the entirety of the curriculum;

Providing enhanced opportunities for students to reflect on their personal and professional development over the course of their legal education experience and how that prepares them for their future professional and personal lives;

Assisting students to attain an understanding of what it means to be a graduate of the discipline and begin to develop a professional identity.

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ID Code: 48454
Item Type: Conference Item (Poster)
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 not elsewhere classified (130299)
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 08:20
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2013 08:46

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