Each year thousands of Indian students pursue law as a career option in different universities across the country but inexperienced faculty and outdated curricula mean that these aspiring graduates and legal professionals are ill prepared for the evolving demands of a new legal profession. Legal education is the problem and the solution.[Read more…] about What is the Crisis in Indian Legal Education?
How To Design Great Educational Video for Higher Education
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
How to Teach Legal Skills at Scale
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
Why Mediation Competitions Are On The Rise
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
Online Dispute Resolution in Practical Terms
The technology is widely available to transform the world of dispute resolution but what does this look like and how could this change justice systems around the globe? Listen to Colin Rule, co-founder of Modria – the world’s first big ODR platform.[Read more…] about Online Dispute Resolution in Practical Terms