Taking up the discourse : theory or praxis

Hutchinson, Terry (1995) Taking up the discourse : theory or praxis. QUT Law Journal, 11, pp. 33-48.

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This article responds to the invitation extended by Carney to engage in a dialogue on the topic of graduate legal research units. In his paper, Carney stated the approach of the Sydney course as being to teach theory rather than skills, to "pursue academic goals over skill competencies... ". The Faculty of Law at Queensland University of Technology introduced a postgraduate legal research unit in 1993 with different perspectives and purposes to the Sydney course, and given this experience, the opportunity for a discussion on aspects of such units including the theoretical versus practical approach to teaching cannot be ignored.

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ID Code: 78704
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 2201-7275
Subjects: 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 > Research Centres > Children & Youth Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1995 The author and QUT
Copyright Statement: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License
Deposited On: 17 Nov 2014 00:05
Last Modified: 17 Nov 2014 00:05

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