Employability Skills for Law Students

Author: Emily Finch,Stefan Fafinski

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199663238

Category: Law

Page: 351

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Employability Skills for Law Students is designed to help you: * identify the academic, practical and transferable skills that can be developed whilst studying for a law degree; * recognise the value of those skills to employers (within both law and non-law professions); * identify any gaps in your skills portfolio; * maximise opportunities to develop new skills through participation in a range of activities; * effectively demonstrate your skills to potential employers; * improve your employability prospects on graduation from university. Whether you are in your first year or your last, this book will ensure you make the most of your time at university, developing skills inside and outside the lecture theatre, so that you are in the best possible position to pursue your chosen career on graduation - as a solicitor, barrister, or a completely different profession. An interactive Online Resource Centre provides a range practical activities designed to give you opportunities to practise and receive feedback upon the skills you are developing.
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Legal Systems & Skills

Author: Judith Embley,J. Scott Slorach,Peter Goodchild,Catherine Shephard

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198727453

Category: Practice of law

Page: 544

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Legal Systems & Skills provides students with a practical guide to all the essential knowledge and skills they will need for their law degree and beyond. Divided into three core areas, it forms a foundation for legal studies and for graduate employment. Essential Legal Systems: Part I delivers a focused and practical guide to the purpose and application of law. Contemporary and holistic in approach, it covers all the essential topics in legal systems, considering social, moral, ethical, and jurisprudential perspectives. Taking learning further, it helps students to critically evaluate legal systems and their implications for individuals, businesses, and commerce. Essential Legal Skills: Part II demonstrates step-by-step approaches to acquiring and honing the skills needed for the academic study of law and professional practice. Numerous visual aids and learning features help students to become adept researchers, nimble problem-solvers, dexterous writers, and competent communicators. They will acquire the tools they need to analyse, evaluate, and apply the law, and to thrive in their future careers. Essential Employability and Commercial Awareness: Part III helps students to see how their knowledge and skills can be practically applied, in the legal world or outside of it. Students are encouraged to reflect on and actively improve their commercial awareness through case studies, practice interview questions, and activities, giving them the skills to thrive in the world of work. Targeted coverage of employability, CV development, and transferrable skills helps students to approach their future careers with confidence and communicate their own competencies effectively. This book is the essential contemporary toolkit for savvy law students, enabling them to: Learn how law works; Develop the essential skills; and Apply them to succeed. Online Resource Centre This text is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre offering a range of stimulating resources, including: Self-test questions The authors' guidance on the thought-provoking questions in the book A library of web links for students Regular updates in the law
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Legal Systems and Skills

Author: Judith Embley,Peter Goodchild,Catherine Shephard

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198785909

Category:

Page: 568

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Legal Systems & Skills provides students with a practical guide to all the essential knowledge and skills they will need for their law degree and beyond. Divided into three core areas, it forms a foundation for legal studies and for graduate employment. Essential Legal Systems: Part I delivers a focused and practical guide to the purpose and application of law. Contemporary and holistic in approach, it covers all the essential topics in legal systems, considering social, moral, ethical, and jurisprudential perspectives. Taking learning further, it helps students to critically evaluate legal systems and their implications for individuals, businesses, and commerce. Essential Legal Skills: Part II demonstrates step-by-step approaches to acquiring and honing the skills needed for the academic study of law and professional practice. Numerous visual aids and learning features help students to become adept researchers, nimble problem-solvers, dexterous writers, and competent communicators. They will acquire the tools they need to analyse, evaluate, and apply the law, and to thrive in their future careers. Essential Employability and Commercial Awareness: Part III helps students to see how their knowledge and skills can be practically applied, in the legal world or outside of it. Students are encouraged to reflect on and actively improve their commercial awareness through case studies, and activities, aimed at helping them to develop the skills they will need to thrive in the world of work. Targeted coverage of employability, CV development, and transferrable skills helps students to approach their future careers with confidence and communicate their own competencies effectively. This book is the essential contemporary toolkit for savvy law students, enabling them to: Learn how law works; Develop the essential skills; and Apply them to succeed. This text is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre offering students the following stimulating resources: - Self-test questions - A library of web links that direct students to useful websites and relevant media - The authors' guidance to answering the thought-provoking questions in the book - Additional content providing guidance on effective teamwork, meetings and presentations - Regular updates in the law - Sample interview questions to help students identify which areas of commercial awareness they need to focus on
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Professional Skills and Practice

Author: Custom publication

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780198732778

Category: Practice of law

Page: 400

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This textbook is designed for students on the Professional Skills and Practice module at Birmingham City University.
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Imperatives for Legal Education Research

Then, Now and Tomorrow

Author: Ben Golder,Marina Nehme,Alex Steel,Prue Vines

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0429759878

Category: Law

Page: 300

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In the last few decades university teaching has been recognised as an activity which can be studied and improved through educational scholarship. In some disciplines this is now well established. It remains emergent in legal education. The field is rich with questions to be answered, issues to be raised. This book provides the first overall review of legal education scholarship. The chapters outline the history of legal education research and provide a detailed analysis of the trends in areas of publication. Beyond this, the book suggests a typology for further conceptualising the field and a series of suggested paths for future research. The book originated from the 2017 UNSW conference "Research in Legal Education: State of the Art?" It features internationally respected authors who bring their perspectives on how legal education – as a field of research – should be conceptualised. The collection is arranged into three themes. First, a historical view is taken of the emergence of legal education scholarship and its roots that predate modern educational theory. Secondly, the book provides overviews of the extant field of publications, highlighting areas of interest and neglect, and delineating the trends in current publication. Thirdly, the book provides a set of suggested typologies for describing legal education research and a series of essays for future directions which both critique current approaches and provide inspiration for future directions. The State of Legal Education Research represents an authoritative introduction to the field, a set of conceptual tools with which to describe it, and inspiration for researchers to expand and grow research into legal education.
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The Successful Law Student

An Insider's Guide to Studying Law

Author: Imogen (Senior Teaching Fellow in Law; Director of Education in the Law School Moore, University of Bristol),Imogen Moore,Craig (Associate Head of Law in the School of Law Newbery-Jones, University of Plymouth),Craig Newbery-Jones

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198757085

Category: Law

Page: 520

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The Successful Law Student: An Insider's Guide to Studying Law is the ultimate companion for all prospective and current law students. Packed full of insights, advice and perspectives from current and past law students it is the only student guide to offer you the inside track on how to makethe most of your law degree and your time at university.The Successful Law Student: An Insider's Guide to Studying Law is perfect for you whether you're taking a one-, two-, three- or four-year degree course or planning to take a year abroad, whether you're a full-time, part-time, or mature student, or whether you'll be balancing your studies with workor other commitments. The focus is on the things that will make a big difference to your student experience, including making a smooth transition to university level study, getting the most out of lectures and feedback from tutors, advice on how to approach law exams, and finding a rewarding career.Complemented by a variety of insider voices from students and alumni, which add valuable context and real-life insight, Imogen Moore and Craig Newbery-Jones use their extensive experience as law teachers to explore the learning process and look beyond it to consider the wider definition of success,and help you manage the pressures of legal study.
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Skills Development for Business and Management Students

Study and Employability

Author: Kevin Gallagher

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199644268

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 296

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Today's graduates are required to be well-equipped in professional skills, study skills and emotional competency. This textbook is specifically written for business & management students to help them identify and focus on the specific skills relevant to their area of study and future careers.
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Essential Skills for Health Career Success

Author: Jacquelyn R. Marshall,Kay Lynette Stevens

Publisher: Goodheart-Wilcox Publisher

ISBN: 9781619605893

Category: Education

Page: 376

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Essential Skills for Health Career Success provides a review of the basic academic skills, such as reading, writing, science, and math, required for a career in healthcare. Used for a stand-alone course or as a supplement, this text is ideal for students who need a basic skills boot camp or are enrolled in a bridge course. Extensive discussion of the healthcare industry introduces students to common jobs, educational requirements, workplace environments, as well as safety and infection control procedures. Soft skills needed for career success are also discussed, as students learn strategies for overcoming communication barriers as well as legal and ethical considerations pertaining to the healthcare field. Job search strategies, resume and cover letter guidelines, and interviewing tips are included. Student outcomes are strengthened basic skills, increased comprehension of health careers, and improved job search focus.
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Employability Skills: Brush Up Your Electronics

Author: Clive W. Humpris

Publisher: eptsoft

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: N.A

View: 1896

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An enhanced eBook published in full colour. Now including extensive interactive content enabling exploration by inserting any values that would occur in a real situation whereby the graphics are redrawn to reflect those changes. Calculations can be also tested against any standard subject textbook to compare the results. Interactive Technology when used in the classroom can motivate passive students by encouraging their active participation where STEM subjects are ideally suited to Mobile Interactive Technology. Students are more likely to be comfortable with technology they understand i.e. their phone and can interact with, often preferring 'Learning-by-Doing' over traditional pencil and paper methods. Full colour graphics that are redrawn for every input change will make the learning experience more enjoyable and effective as it encourages experimentation of real world situations as almost any practical values are accepted. Students who struggle to be fully engaged in normal classroom activity can often achieve the unexpected once sat in front of a digital screen where they can learn without the embarrassment of full class exposure. Mobile Interactive Technology can bring any STEM textbook to life by inserting printed values from the book into their mobile device and comparing the results. Colourful visual presentation assists the learning process as students will more likely remember, thereby increasing their personal confidence as they believe they are learning more as a result. Knowing the content is on their phone encourages them to dip-in in a spare moment more than open a traditional textbook. Conclusion: Students will spend more time engaged with the Mobile Interactive Technology than with a traditional textbook. For each topic group students can TEST THEIR UNDERSTANDING by considering an open question whereby their ease of answering will provide an indication of personal progress.
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