Capstones as transitional experiences

Judith McNamara, Rachael Field, Sandra Coe, Des Butler, Catherine Brown, Sally Kift

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Abstract

The article focuses on Curriculum Renewal in Legal Education project developed by Australian legal education sector to assist final year law students to enter the professional field. Topics discussed include role of capstone courses in facilitating their transition from college to professional life, design of a curriculum renewal in legal education toolkit to improve capstone programs, and preparation of students to deal with the uncertainties of future.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7-28
Number of pages22
JournalLegal Education Review
Volume25
Issue number1/2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015
Externally publishedYes

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McNamara, J., Field, R., Coe, S., Butler, D., Brown, C., & Kift, S. (2015). Capstones as transitional experiences. Legal Education Review, 25(1/2), 7-28.
McNamara, Judith ; Field, Rachael ; Coe, Sandra ; Butler, Des ; Brown, Catherine ; Kift, Sally. / Capstones as transitional experiences. In: Legal Education Review. 2015 ; Vol. 25, No. 1/2. pp. 7-28.
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