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During the coming decades, the digital revolution that has transformed so much of our world will transform legal education as well. The digital production and distribution of course materials will powerfully affect both the content and the way materials are used in the classroom and library. This collection of essays by leading legal scholars in various fields explores three aspects of this coming transformation. The first set of essays discusses the way digital materials will be created and how they will change concepts of authorship as well as methods of production and distribution. The second set explores the impact of digital materials on law school classrooms and law libraries and the third set considers the potential transformation of the curriculum that the materials are likely to produce. Taken together, these essays provide a guide to momentous changes that every legal teacher and scholar needs to understand.
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pt. I. Creating digital course materials The digital path of the law / Ronald K.L. Collins and David M. Skover Open source and the reinvention of legal education / Matthew T. Bodie Copyright and innovation in legal course materials / R. Anthony Reese pt. II. Teaching with digital course materials Digital evolution in law school course books : trade-offs, opportunities and vigilance / Lawrence A. Cunningham Smarter law school casebooks / John Palfrey Law games : the importance of virtual worlds and serious video games for the future of legal education / Gregory Silverman Law students and the new law library : an old paradigm / Penny A. Hazelton pt. III. Reforming the curriculum through digital course materials Law school 2.0 : course books in the digital age / David C. Vladeck The new course book and the new law school curriculum / Edward Rubin Casebooks, learning theory and the need to manage uncertainty / Peggy Cooper Davis.