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Five Simple Exercises for Teaching Persuasion
(The Second Draft, 2001)
Professor Soonpaa explains five exercises that aid students in better grasping the art of writing persuasively.
Whom Are We Teaching? Independent Students Who Defy Categorization
A short essay discussing legal writing student responses to the question of who are they. The author encourages other law professors to also ask their students about who the students are and discusses how many students ...
Cultivating a Professional Attitude
A short essay suggesting that law school professors can have an impact on their law students’ perceptions of the practice of law. Professors should model the professionalism they want to instill in their law students, ...
Teaching to Different Learning Styles: The Kinesthetic Learner
This short essay offers a variety of strategies law professors may use to teach to a law student’s kinesthetic learning style.
Teaching Through Technology: Technologies and Resources to Enhance the Legal Writing Classroom
This short essay discusses the use of technology in the legal classroom. The author offers tips for effectively teaching with PowerPoint presentations and suggests presenting students with a variety of internet resources ...
A Retrospective on Three Teaching Experiences
A discussion of the author’s observations from teaching three different types of legal writing programs.
Art of Legal Analysis in the Legal Writing Classroom
(The Second Draft, 2000)
Professor Soonpaa details how she teaches law students to write office memoranda through examples, sample questions, paradigms, and exercises.
What Are We Teaching? Competence and Confidence
Texas Tech University School of Law’s Legal Practice program is designed to develop law students’ competence and confidence in researching legal issues, drafting objective memoranda of law, drafting persuasive briefs, ...