Flipped classroom for legal education: Experience about a large-scale implementation

Updated: 3:28pm, 5 Sep, 2022
24 February 2017 (Fri)
Room 101, 1/F., Runme Shaw Bldg., HKU
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Chair: Dr. Allan Yuen, Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong

In this sharing session, Prof. Glofcheski will introduce his flipped classroom concept that he uses in his compulsory tort law course at the University of Hong Kong. Tort Law is a fundamental and required course in the law curriculum. After teaching tort law for many years to a large cohort (200+) of students, Prof. Glofcheski identified the possibility to make change from the conventional law teaching. He designed and introduced a series of measures oriented toward a more learner-centered, more authentic and more sustainable learning in which students play a more active role in the construction of their learning. Prof. Glofcheski will share his experiences, starting from the inception of the idea, consultation with students, the implementation, the physical setting, the interface with Moodle-based resources, student feedback and problems encountered along the way.

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Prof. Rick Glofcheski is currently a professor in the Faculty of Law. His primary areas of teaching and research are in tort law, labour and employment law, and teaching and learning in higher education. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Hong Kong Law Journal. He is the author of Tort Law in Hong Kong (Hong Kong: Sweet and Maxwell Asia, 3rd edn, 2012, 920 pp), author and co-editor of Employment Law and Practice in Hong Kong (Sweet & Maxwell Asia, October 2010, 900 pp), for which he was awarded (jointly with Farzana Aslam) the University Research Output Prize 2011. Rick was selected for the University Outstanding Teaching Award (2009), the University Distinguished Teaching Award (2010, 2015), and the Hong Kong-wide University Grants Committee Teaching Excellence Award (2011).

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