Teaching Interactively and eLearning: Examples of Modern Law Teaching in the UK

  • Julian Lonbay (Chair)

Activity: Academic and Industrial eventsConference, workshop or symposium

Description

Today, the use of different forms of eLearning is commonplace in the delivery of legal education in the United Kingdom, in addition to traditional live learning experiences. In this seminar Dr Julian Lonbay, Senior Lecturer at Birmingham Law School will elaborate on the growing use of modern technology in legal studies in the UK, using practical examples and interactions including Virtual Learning Environments, online discussions and assessments, 'flipped' classes, lecture polling and the use of electronic 'walls'. Julian is an internationally leading expert on the law relating to legal education, lawyers and other professionals; and has published extensively. He is the UK representative on the Training Committee of the Council of the Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE), consultant to EU and Council of Europe advising on the initial training of lawyers in Georgia, and former president of the European Law Faculties Association (ELFA). The seminar will take in the Law Department's new facilities at Trädgårdsgatan 7E (top floor room 305) and registration should be made to carl.fredrik.bergstrom@jur.uu.se (seats are limited). After the seminar drinks will be served. Please take notice that all participants should come armed with a smart phone/tablet (or otherwise a laptop), and download the free 'ResponseWare' app(s) in advance: For Apple products (ITunes) https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/responseware/id300028504?mt=8 For Android products (GooglePlay) https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.turningTech.Responseware&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwyLDEsImNvbS50dXJuaW5nVGVjaC5SZXNwb25zZXdhcmUiXQ If you do not have a smart phone/tablet bring a laptop, and you will be able to log in via the internet http://www.rwpoll.com/
Period26 Apr 2016
Held atUniversity of Uppsala, Sweden
Degree of RecognitionInternational

Keywords

  • eLearning
  • legal education