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Kulow, Marianne DelPo – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2012
Disability employment discrimination is often treated summarily in legal environment courses. This is actually a topic with significant practical application in the workplace since managers are often those who are confronted with accommodation requests. It is therefore desirable to include a class with hands-on exercises for students to begin to…
Descriptors: Law Related Education, Disability Discrimination, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Accessibility (for Disabled)
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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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Ciocchetti, Corey A. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
This essay encapsulates the author's perspective on how average professors can become highly effective professors. The author asserts that the secret rests in the ability to genuinely connect with students. Connecting really matters--even if it takes some personality adaptation and thrusts academics out of their comfort zones. Many professors fail…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Student Relationship, Teacher Characteristics
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Willey, Lorrie; Burke, Debra D. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
Business ethics may be defined as "the principles, values and standards that guide behavior in the world of business." The importance of ethical awareness in business transactions and education is widely recognized, and evidence shows that ethics education can influence decision making in the workplace. As a result, colleges of business often…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Undergraduate Students, Decision Making, Ethics
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Pattison, Patricia; Hale, Janet Riola; Gowens, Paul – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
Excellent professors do not teach subjects or classes; they teach students. Although innovative exercises and teaching techniques are critical to, and enhance, student learning, they are not substitutes for "caring and seeing with the heart" as described by Flavia. Excellent teaching can be found "in the attitudes of the teachers, in their faith…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Interaction, Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness
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Epstein, Adam – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
One of the most enjoyable and interesting subjects for students taking a business law or legal environment course is the study of torts. Whether a course only allows this discussion for a week or longer, seasoned professors realize that they can capture the attention of students by covering torts topics such as slip-and-fall litigation, defective…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Torts, Court Litigation, Athletics
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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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Jones, Ida M. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
In the online environment, students and instructors are virtually, but not physically, present in the same environment. In the online environment, technology mediates learning: it mediates communications and information transfer between the student and the instructor, between the student and the content, and among the students. Critics fear that…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Online Courses, College Faculty, Graduate Study
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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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