Learning leadership is in your hands : toward a scholarship of teaching in practical legal training

Greaves, Kristoffer 2012, Learning leadership is in your hands : toward a scholarship of teaching in practical legal training, Journal of the Australasian law teachers association, vol. 5, no. 1-2, pp. 1-11.

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Title Learning leadership is in your hands : toward a scholarship of teaching in practical legal training
Author(s) Greaves, Kristoffer
Journal name Journal of the Australasian law teachers association
Volume number 5
Issue number 1-2
Start page 1
End page 11
Total pages 11
Publisher ALTA
Place of publication Sydney, N. S. W.
Publication date 2012
ISSN 1836-5620
Keyword(s) legal education
practical legal training
scholarship of teaching
Summary This article seeks to promote discussion about scholarship of teaching in Australian postgraduate pre-admission practical legal training (PLT). This is germane to perceptions of the quality of accreditation of young Australian lawyers practicing in a globalised profession. The article gives a definition and outlines the prerequisites for scholarship of teaching. The present position of teacher engagement with scholarship of teaching in Australian PLT is considered, together with the historical and organisational epistemological approaches to professional practical training. Problems of validity, measurement, performativity, and engagement in teaching scholarship are discussed. Possible methodological approaches, including Schön’s conception of action research, together with other methodologies, technologies, and practical considerations, are considered. These discussion points are directed toward future exploration of PLT teachers’ engagement with, and leadership in, the scholarship of teaching in PLT.
Language eng
Field of Research 130205 Humanities and Social Sciences Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl Economics, Business and Management)
130299 Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 930202 Teacher and Instructor Development
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
HERDC collection year 2012
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30050729

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Education
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