September, 02, 2014 18:12 Age: 3 yrs
UPDATED: School of Law research and teaching seminars to be held
UPDATE: The proceedings of these seminars are being collected at this page.
Beginning Wednesday, September 3, in the Emalus campus conference room, the USP School of Law will hold biweekly meetings on matters of interest to researchers, both instructors and students. The meetings are open to School of Law staff and Masters and PhD students.
The inaugural meeting will start with opening remarks by the Head of School. Dr Jessie Chella will then unveil an outline of the programme for the rest of the semester, followed by some practical hints about empirical research from Prof Don Paterson. Dr Chella will add some comments about theoretical research and methodology. Lenore Hamilton, director of the Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute (PacLII), will close with a discussion of subject libraries available on PacLII.
The tentative schedule for the rest of Semester II is as follows.
Prof Eric Colvin
Introduction to the Lunchtime seminar series
Prof Don Paterson
Some Practical Hints for Empirical Research
PacLII – Subject Libraries
Research Methodology: The European Approach + Discussion on PhD research
Prof Eric Colvin
Introduction to the Lunchtime Show & Tell series
Using Q&A discussion forums
Library Research Skills
PacLII research skills
Prof Don Paterson & Pita Tuisawau
Integrating Scenario-based online tests and tutorials
Mobile learning: Using the SMS
Ghislain Otis (Canada Research Chair on Native Peoples and Legal Diversity)
The Management of Legal Pluralism
24 October (Friday)
Comparative and International Aspects of Indigenous Rights
Chris Gallivan & James Rapley
Discussion on Clinical Legal Education
The remaining seminars will be held in the Staff Meeting Room.
Online mooting: Virtual Law firms and Court registries
Indigenous Research Methodologies + Legal Requirements for Research in the Pacific Islands
Aspects of Online and F2F Teaching
Regional Trade Negotiations and the Construction of Policy Choice in the Pacific Islands Forum
For more information, contact Don Paterson, Chair SOL Research Committee, or Jessie Chella, Acting Chair, SOL Post-Graduate Committee.