chapter  1
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Why Use a Computer in Teaching and Learning Law?

WithRobert E. Keeton

Learning is a personal, individual experience. The total learning of the class is the sum of what each person in that class has learned individually. The number of different teaching and learning techniques available for use in professional educational programs and the variety of potential combinations are uncounted. As a statement of tendency for many kinds of learning, it probably correlates well with human experience. The range and nature of potential techniques of teaching and learning in law are extensive and varied. Focusing attention on the production of learning as the objective of teaching suggests a second proposition that may be expressed as follows: The efficacy and value of a teaching technique are properly measured by its usefulness to learners. The limit of available time for each learner is an unavoidable factor in the size of the learner “bottleneck” or “gateway.”