Thanks to the coronavirus (COVID-19), what EdSurge has termed the world’s biggest experiment in online learning is underway as schools and universities in many different countries resort to online teaching to ensure continuity during closures. A rushed move online comes with many challenges and some risks but this article will offer 4 practical tips to get you started and some video resources that you can use in your LMS right now to keep your students engaged.[Read more…] about The Biggest Experiment in Online Learning is Underway
Designing engaging educational video takes a little bit of science and a little bit of Hollywood.
Video is king. 80% of all 18-49 year olds watch YouTube, with more than 1 billion hours of video watched on the platform every single day. Notably, over half of users say they use the site to “figure out how to do things they haven’t done before” arguably making it one of the world’s largest online education platforms.(1)
What this also means is that the current generation of students no longer have the patience and motivation to sit through hour-long recordings of traditional lectures.Continue Reading
The lawyers of the future don’t just need legal knowledge, they need skills. In law and many related disciplines such as dispute resolution, teaching skills in a face-to-face classroom setting is not only the norm, but often a requirement. In this article, we are going to show that there is another, more efficient and, if done right, more effective way of teaching skills, even to large numbers of students.Continue Reading
For law students who want to boost their employability and fill a gap in their curriculum, and for professionals and academics who want to share their knowledge and do some serious networking, mediation competitions are the place to be. Not only do they provide valuable professional opportunities for those involved, but they also signal a change in certain legal defaults that have existed for centuries.Continue Reading
To really change the courts you can’t just ‘graft technology’ onto an old fashioned system you have to start with a blank sheet of paper.[Read more…] about Reinventing Justice