At the beginning of the term, some students are terrified of performing, but it is remarkable to see how students evolve during this one week by gaining confidence and finding their voice. It leaves them with a certainty to pursue a career in law.
Lisa Silver, LLM'01, Faculty of Law, on Block Week course LAW 602: Advocacy
Benefits to educators
- Improves learning outcomes
- Provides a space where students can safely fail and learn
- Develops relationships between university and community
Benefits to student learning
- Heightens student engagement
- Prepares students for complex, changing world of work
- Develops transferable skills
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Law professor uses personal career experience to inform student learning.
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Two English professors bring together their shared passion to improve community engagement among the arts and humanities at the University of Calgary.
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