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Professorial Style in Context

Elizabeth Mertz

in The Language of Law School: Learning to "Think Like a Lawyer"

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195183108
eISBN:
9780199870875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183108.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the context underlying the different teaching styles of professors in law schools. One of the most fascinating aspects of law school classroom discourse uncovered by this study ... More


Epistemology and Teaching Styles: Different Forms, Same Message

Elizabeth Mertz

in The Language of Law School: Learning to "Think Like a Lawyer"

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195183108
eISBN:
9780199870875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183108.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter deals with the divergent teaching styles found in law schools. It looks at the variety of ways that a similar message about legal language is conveyed in today's law school classroom, ... More


Barthes's Heretical Teaching

in Roland Barthes at the Collège de France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318436
eISBN:
9781846317866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318436.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the teaching techniques of Roland Barthes. It analyzes the impact on his dual status as an intellectual marginal to the university system, and as a professor at the most elite ... More


Teaching Styles

Ira W. Lit

in The Bus Kids: Children's Experiences with Voluntary Desegregation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300105797
eISBN:
9780300153279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300105797.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines the teaching styles of Arbor Town teachers. It describes a typical day in the classrooms of two teachers: Theresa, a modern traditionalist and Patricia, an old-fashioned ... More


Intersecting Styles: Teaching to Strength

Raymond Fox

in The Use of Self: The Essence of Professional Education

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190616144
eISBN:
9780197559680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190616144.003.0012
Subject:
Education, Adult Education and Continuous Learning

While there may be born teachers with superb potential, no one is born a teacher ready simply to walk into a classroom and shine. They are born as persons who become teachers shaped by life, which ... More


The Road Ahead

Ira W. Lit

in The Bus Kids: Children's Experiences with Voluntary Desegregation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300105797
eISBN:
9780300153279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300105797.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This concluding chapter emphasizes the importance of the examination of the experiences of students participating in the Cranford Program. It argues that friendships, social connections, cultural ... More


Teaching statistics to social scientists

Andrew Gelman and Deborah Nolan

in Teaching Statistics: A Bag of Tricks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198785699
eISBN:
9780191827518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785699.003.0014
Subject:
Mathematics, Educational Mathematics

This chapter provides advice on how to teach applied regression and multilevel models to students from a broad set of fields, especially the social sciences. These students typically want to fit and ... More


The Pedagogic Strategy of De Beneficiis

Miriam T. Griffin

in Seneca on Society: A Guide to De Beneficiis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199245482
eISBN:
9780191744969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245482.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Whether or not the structure of De beneficiis fitted into a pre-existing tradition of composition for ethical treatises, there can be no doubt of its relation to Seneca's own conception of ... More


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