Student reflections on the inclusion of ADR in the law curriculum

Collins, Pauline (2012) Student reflections on the inclusion of ADR in the law curriculum. In: 2012 ADR in Legal Education and Promoting Student Wellbeing Forum, 20-21 Feb 2012, Melbourne, Australia.

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Abstract

This paper reflects on the concerns with mental wellbeing of Australian law students. The paper discusses the role that legal education plays in this and whether the teaching of ADR can offer any positive assistance in overcoming some of the issues. Reflections and experience of law students who have participated in an ADR course as part of the core of the LLB curriculum are reported. These reflections indicate possibilities for changing the outlook for law students through inclusion of ADR as a core course.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Copyright 2012 The Author
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business and Law - School of Law
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2013 04:45
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2017 05:08
Uncontrolled Keywords: ADR; wellbeing; law curriculum; dispute resolution; alternate
Fields of Research : 17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170103 Educational Psychology
18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180123 Litigation, Adjudication and Dispute Resolution
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130202 Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9303 Curriculum > 930302 Syllabus and Curriculum Development
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/21853

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