Review: The Impact of Expectations on Teaching and Learning Law

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By Gerry Hess from Gonzaga University School of Law

Barbara Glesner Fines, The Impact of Expectations on Teaching and Learning Law, 38Gonzaga Law Review 89 (2002/03) [Read fulltext (1.7 MB PDF)]

This article by Barb Glesner Fines builds on the decades of research establishing the effect of teachers’ expectations on students – high expectations lead to high student performance, low expectations lead to low student performance. Professor Glesner Fines then translates that research into practice, addressing barriers to high expectations and offering helpful ideas for law teachers to avoid excessive demands while maintaining rigor.

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