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IJSTR >> Volume 7 - Issue 11, November 2018 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

Website: http://www.ijstr.org

ISSN 2277-8616



Innovation In Legal Education: SALeW As A Non-Law Studentsí Tool For Legal Writing

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AUTHOR(S)

Zeti Zuryani Mohd Zakuan, Rizauddin Saian, Rahmah Ismail

 

KEYWORDS

legal writing, non-law students, pedagogy, SALeW, smartphone assisted, smartphone

 

ABSTRACT

In Malaysian Universities, certain courses, require students to take up law subjects as one of the requirements to complete the course. In law classes for non-law students, legal writing starts when students are required to answer law questions. Legal writing is a huge problem to non-law students as they do not know where to start and what to write. To improve the writing process of answering law questions students are required to know the format of answering the questions. A study is carried out to find a new way to help non-law students who undertake law subjects to answer law questions properly. The study developed a smartphone application that can guide the students throughout the writing process. The application is called Smartphone Assisted Legal Writing (SALeW).

 

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