Epistemology and Teaching Styles:
Different Forms, Same Message
In this chapter, I discuss how the shared message identified in Chapter 4 was conveyed across variations in the teaching styles used by the law professors we observed, focusing now on the diversity of discursive formats found in these classrooms. The chapter concludes with a programmatic outline of the peculiarly legal approach to texts and human conflict conveyed to all of the law students in the study, across these divergences.
and Classroom Conversations
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Prof.: "…" Why is this far more than () ad and actually an offer, Daniel?
Daniel: Due to the specific language that the ad was in, uh, for example, the
promise is very definite, a hundred pounds reward will be paid by the
Carbolic Smoke Ball Company--
Prof.: --And we're even depositing that money
in a certain account right now.
Daniel: I was just getting to that.
Prof.: I'm sorry? Oh, I'm sorry.2