Category Archives: School of Law

Adopting a flipped classroom approach to meet the challenges of large group lectures

Amanda Millmore, School of Law                                                         a.millmore@reading.ac.uk Overview Faced with double-teaching a cohort of … Continue reading

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Redesigning postgraduate curricula on commercial law through student engaging, research-informed and multidisciplinary pathway programmes

Professor Stavroula Karapapa, School of Law                          s.karapapa@reading.ac.uk Overview In 2015/2016, we substantially redeveloped our postgraduate provision in commercial law through the introduction of a pioneering, student-engaging, research-informed and … Continue reading

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Engaging students as partners in the redesign of an existing course curriculum

Dr Despoina Mantzari, School of Law d.mantzari@reading.ac.uk Overview In June 2016 I was awarded a small University of Reading Teaching and Learning grant with the objective to involve a group of ten postgraduate taught students from the School of Law … Continue reading

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LW2RPP – Research Placement Project

Dr. Stavroula Karapapa, Law s.karapapa@reading.ac.uk Overview Research Placement Project (LW2RPP) is a module developed within the School of Law that aims to provide Part Two students with a hands-on experience of the academic research process, from the design of a … Continue reading

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Take-home exam

Stuart Lakin, Law s.j.lakin@reading.ac.uk Overview In a Part Two Law module, Public Law (LW2PL2), we have moved away from the conventional exam to a take-home exam. We publish the exam paper on Blackboard at an arranged date and time. We … Continue reading

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Legal Seagulls : Experience Plan for overseas students

Shweta Band, Law s.band@reading.ac.uk Year of activity: 2015-16 Overview The name ‘Legal Seagulls’ represents all overseas students in the School of Law. I initiated the Legal Seagulls Experience Plan in 2015-16 as a three-step support initiative to enhance the academic … Continue reading

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International Law Mooting

Professor James Green, Law j.a.green@reading.ac.uk Year of activity: 2007-08 Overview Since 2007, the Law School has run a Part Three module entitled ‘International Law Mooting’. This is a highly innovative module, where a team of four students participate in the … Continue reading

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Using an enquiry-based learning assessed work activity to enhance assessment and feedback

Professor Paul Almond, School of Law p.j.almond@reading.ac.uk Overview A project to encourage students enrolled on a Part Three module within the School of Law, Criminology (LW3CRY), to develop a more sophisticated understanding of the links between criminological theory and policy, … Continue reading

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