p. 2499. Assessments and Assignments in Law
- Imogen MooreImogen MooreProfessor of Law and Director of Education in the Law School, University of Exeter
- and Craig Newbery-JonesCraig Newbery-JonesAssociate Professor in Legal Education, University of Leeds
This chapter looks at some of the many different forms of assessment a law student may come across, depending on where they are studying and the subjects they choose. These include coursework, exams, multiple-choice tests, advocacy or other oral presentations, posters, and reflective reports. The chapter also considers dissertations and other research projects, and group work for assessment. The chapter gives advice on how to approach different types of assessment to enhance their chances of success. Specific guidance is also provided on responding to problem questions and essays, whether in coursework or exams including consideration of the IRAC and CEEO methods.