Title of Presentation : Social justice and curriculum development – the case for problem-based learning
Names of all Presenters : Richard Grimes and Ben Fitzpatrick
Short Abstract : This presentation will look at how the methodology of problem-based learning (PBL) can affect the nature and extent of student learning in the broader context of access ot justice. In a highly interactive session delegates will be invited to take part in ‘student law firm’ discussions centred on a case handled by the York Law School Clinic. The session will aim to demonstrate how students can use PBL to develop their own understanding of rules, skills and values whilst at the same time providing a custmised, professionally appropriate and free public legal service.
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YLS Clinic Handbook final version 2010.doc