Here is a question I enjoy posing to teachers and students participating in a course on animals and the law: what exactly do you do during the 12 (or so) weeks of your seminar? If it resembles a traditional law course, the answer will undoubtedly refer to assigned readings that explore the relationship between animals and the law, some lectures – perhaps followed by questions from the professor to the students – and a healthy dollop of classroom discussion about policy issues. More traditional teachers might also include some Socratic questioning, while more adventurous lecturers will throw in video footage of animal treatment and a few guest speakers.
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"Learning by Doing: The Benefits of Experiential Learning in Animals and the Law,"
Legal Education Review: Vol. 27
, Article 6.
Available at: http://epublications.bond.edu.au/ler/vol27/iss1/6