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Giampetro-Meyer, Andrea – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2012
In Academic Year 2010-11, the author's 25th year in the undergraduate classroom at Loyola University Maryland, a confluence of circumstances renewed her interest in motivation, "the level of enthusiasm and the degree to which students invest attention and effort in learning." She became interested in motivation because, that year, she…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Undergraduate Students, College Instruction, Business Administration Education
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Dhooge, Lucien J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2012
Tobacco has been an agricultural staple from the time of the first recorded European encounter with the plant in the fifteenth century. The pervasive nature of its cultivation and consumption has made tobacco one of the most profitable crops in world agricultural history. This case study examines the role of tobacco in the global marketplace with…
Descriptors: Ethics, Smoking, Business Administration Education, Law Related Education
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Miller, Carol J.; Crain, Susan J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
The purpose of this article is to provide a content analysis and statistics on the law-related core course requirements in colleges of business to assist professors and administrators in making curriculum decisions. It examines the name of "undergraduate" law-based course requirements in the business core in 404 universities accredited by the…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Law Related Education, Courses, Core Curriculum
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Steslow, Donna M.; Gardner, Carolyn – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
Storytelling has been used in diverse educational settings. It is employed at all educational levels, from elementary schools to graduate schools. Approximately twenty years ago, law school professors began writing about the application of storytelling to various law school subjects as an alternative to the traditional case method. Legal scholars…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Teaching Methods, College Instruction, Business Administration Education
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Benson, Sandra S.; Chumney, Wade M. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
The news is rife with Ponzi schemes--named after Charles Ponzi, who enticed investors with promissory notes paying an above-market return. Ponzi schemes present a unique opportunity to bring to life a federal Bankruptcy Code by illustrating the requirements for commencing a voluntary or involuntary bankruptcy case, the broad avoidance powers of…
Descriptors: Ethics, Deception, Financial Problems, Investment
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Cowart, Tammy W.; Chumney, Wade M. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
In today's Internet-based and global business environment, the legal issues companies face will often involve issues of intellectual property. Virtually every product people purchase is protected by a trademark, a patent, and/or copyrights. Thus, basic concepts of intellectual property are a natural component in any business law or legal…
Descriptors: Intellectual Property, Ethics, Laws, International Law
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Dhooge, Lucien J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
The College of Management at the Georgia Institute of Technology has placed more emphasis on the topic of business ethics in the past few years. Business ethics has always been a required component of the legal environment of business course whether taught at the undergraduate or graduate levels. More recently, the college has introduced an…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Business Administration Education, Undergraduate Study, Graduate Study
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Pagnattaro, Marisa Anne – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
The discovery of lead paint on nearly one million toys prompted the world's largest toy company, Mattel, Inc. ("Mattel") to initiate a massive recall in August 2007. The recalled toys fell into two categories: those with impermissible levels of lead paint and those with risks associated with small high-powered magnets. Mattel's…
Descriptors: Toys, Contracts, International Trade, Manufacturing Industry
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Oswald, Lynda J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
In this article, the author reflects on her continual journal in regard to improving her teaching skills. She opines that this journey is a story that could resonate with other colleagues to whom teaching is also critically important but to whom it does not come naturally. She describes lessons she learned in her early years of teaching, and she…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Law Related Education, Business Administration Education
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Cain, Rita Marie – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
Students are familiar with some or all depictions of branded products in popular television shows. But they probably have no idea the number of legal and public policy issues these product appearances are generating. This article explains how embedded advertising in television shows can be the attention-grabbing vehicle for teaching numerous…
Descriptors: Advertising, Marketing, Television, Assignments
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Levin, Murray S. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
There are varied approaches to incorporating the subject of ethics in the business school curriculum. The evolving process has included a debate over fundamental matters such as whether all students should be required to take a discrete course in ethics, who should be teaching ethics, and whether ethics can even be taught. The ethics subject…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Law Related Education, Ethics, Textbooks
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McClendon, Bill; Burke, Debra D.; Willey, Lorrie – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
Negotiation skills are vital for concluding international treaties on subjects ranging from arms agreements, and rights in outer space to trade agreements. Yet the importance of being able to negotiate effectively is not limited to international treaties or crises situations. Using negotiation exercises represents a student-centered approach to…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Reflection, Data Collection, Perspective Taking
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Willey, Susan; Sherman, Peggy – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
Many MBA classes, such as those in accounting and finance, require students to examine securities filings to perform financial analyses of companies. Often, however, students are unaware of the vast amount of additional information that can be obtained from a company's securities filings and other public information. Much of this information…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Masters Programs, Instructional Materials, Graduate Students
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Nees, Anne Tucker; Willey, Susan; Mansfield, Nancy R. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
A critical element of an introductory course in business law includes an understanding of the court process and dispute resolution. At Georgia State University (GSU), the authors have required undergraduate business students to make a "court visit" to witness this process in action and to broaden students' basic understanding of the role…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Introductory Courses, Student Evaluation, Courts
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Robson, Regina M. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2009
America is a nation of entrepreneurs. Whether engaged in a start-up operation, managing a family business, or as part of an entrepreneurial venture within a larger entity, American entrepreneurs have provided the vision and energy that have powered the U.S. economy for the last century. Educating entrepreneurs presents special challenges,…
Descriptors: Business, Laws, Business Administration Education, Entrepreneurship
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