Search Our Site

people We have 2,756,507 registered online learners star 488 new learners so far today

Online learning 'revamps law degrees'

schedule 6 years, 6 months, 2 weeks, 2 days by Virtual College in Virtual College

Law students stand to benefit from a bespoke e-learning experience intended to modernise the way the subject is taught.

Combining forces with Toolwire, the University of East London created software which, using photorealistic graphics, provides virtual environments for students to engage with.

It was launched after a Training Framework Review by the Law Society of England and Wales found current teaching methods to be stagnant.

"The traditional law degree has become somewhat ossified. The lecture/seminar format is still an underwhelming student experience for learning," the document stated.

As a remedy to the situation, the new online learning technology utilises characters to guide pupils through a programme that delivers information at the same time as assessing progress.

The course encourages learners to apply concepts to real-life situations.

Toolwire specialises in services and products for experiential learning, but acknowledges that there are some skills which can only be perfected via hands-on work.
 

Virtual College logo

Author: Virtual College

The latest training news brought to you by Virtual College.

CPD
Investors
ISO 9001:2015
Microsoft

Click to chat

Login

We are currently transitioning to a new system. To help us direct you to the correct login please choose an option below.

LMS