Designing for Reflective Practice in Legal Education

McNamara, Judith & Field, Rachael (2007) Designing for Reflective Practice in Legal Education. Journal of Learning Design, 2(1), pp. 66-76.


Including reflective practice in tertiary learning design is one way of working towards making effective learning possible for students. This article considers how elements of reflective practice in teaching delivery and assessment have been successful in satisfying principles of effective teaching in the context of the study of law at first year level. The article also critically considers, however, how some of the theoretical perspectives on reflective practice do not always resonate with the real learning experience of students, and makes suggestions in terms of addressing these issues, particularly in relation to assessment.

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ID Code: 7903
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: HERN, Reflection, Reflective Writing, Reflective Practice, Learning design, Legal education
ISSN: 1832-8342
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Law and Society (180119)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 the authors.
Deposited On: 30 May 2007 00:00
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2014 01:14

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