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Expert Learning for Law Students 3rd Edition by Michael Hunter Schwartz, ISBN-13: 978-1611639650



  • Format: PDF
  • Publisher: ‎ Carolina Academic Pr; 3rd edition (September 10, 2018)
  • Language: ‎ English
  • 291 pages
  • ISBN-10: ‎ 1611639654
  • ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1611639650

The third edition of Expert Learning for Law Students is a reorganization and rethinking of this highly regarded law school success text. It retains the core insights and lessons from prior editions while updating the materials to reflect recent insights such as mindset theory, attribution theory, chunking for use, and interleaving learning. The text includes exercises and step-by-step guides to engage readers in the process of becoming expert learners-including specific strategies for succeeding in law school.

About the Author

Michael Hunter Schwartz is a Professor of Law and Dean of the McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, and has been teaching law since 1991. He is the author of Contracts: A Context and Practice Casebook (Carolina Academic Press, 2009), Expert Learning for Law Students (2d ed., Carolina Academic Press, 2008), Pass the Bar! (Carolina Academic Press, 2006), Teaching Law by Design: Engaging Students from the Syllabus to the Final Exam (Carolina Academic Press, 2009), and What the Best Law Teachers Do (Harvard University Press, 2011). He also is a named contributing author to Best Practices for Legal Education (CLEA 2007), and he has authored three law review pieces and several shorter works addressing various law teaching and learning topics. Professor Schwartz has delivered more than two dozen conference presentations on a wide variety of teaching and learning topics and has served as a consultant and/or invited speaker at more than two dozen law schools throughout the country. Paula Manning is a Professor of Law and Director of STELLAR at Western State College of Law.


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