Learning from Practice:A Professional Development Text for Legal Externs / Edition 2by J. P. Ogilvy, Lisa G. Lerman, Leah Wortham
Pub. Date: 10/28/2007
Publisher: West Academic
The new edition of this popular textbook for externship seminars has been revised and updated. It now includes several additional chapters written by contributing authors new to this edition, including a chapter on judicial externships, expanded material on ethical issues in externships, a chapter on creative problem solving, and a chapter on learning practical judgment. Chapters are designed for convenient use in a single class session, and the book offers a menu of topics among which teachers can choose to match the objectives for their particular externship course.
Table of ContentsTHE NATURE OF CHANGE.
The Meanings of Change.
The Culture of Resistance.
DIMENSIONS OF CHANGE.
Implementation: Tasks of Transition.
Substance: New Agendas, Old Problems.
Staff: Understanding Reluctant Faculty.
Setting: Assessing Organizational Capacity.
Leadership: Old Paradoxes, New Promise.
The Authentic Leader.
Clarity and Focus: The Power of Concentration.
Participation -- Without Paralysis.
Recognition: Reversing the Golden Rule.
Confrontation: Avoiding Avoidance.
Reach and Realism, Experience and Hope.
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