Teaching Law Students Through Individual Learning Styles

Boyle, Robin A.; Dunn, Rita
September 1998
Albany Law Review;1998, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p213
Academic Journal
Discusses the teaching methodology for law students called learning-preferences. Measurement on the effectiveness of teaching methodology; Details on the criticism against traditional law school teaching methods; Examination on some instructional strategies; Information on the teaching methods used at St. John's University Center of the Study of Learning and Teaching Styles in New York, New York.


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