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Teaching

I began teaching on undergraduate law modules in 2004 whilst undertaking my LLM at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia. I was appointed as a Sessional lecturer at Griffith in 2005 before taking up my current teaching fellowship at Warwick in 2006.

Below you will find information on the modules I have taught and my responsibilites for each module.

Details of the teaching tools I have developed throughout my teaching practice can be found under my Professional Development page.

Current Teaching Responsibilities

 

Undergraduate Module

  • Tort Law

Example of Topics Covered:

Historical development of tort; theories and aims of tort; the criteria for action in negligence - duty of care, breach of duty, causation, remoteness of damage; defences to negligence; liability for psychiatric injury; the unborn child; omissions; public bodies; trespass to the person; economic loss; special liability - employers, product, statutory duty, occupiers; nuisance; defamation; vicarious liability; damages; alternatives to tort.

My Responsibilities: Seminar Teaching, Preparation of Seminar notes, Observe and evaluate students' work to determine progress, provide feedback and make suggestions for improvement, Grading Assessment (both summative and formative), Assisting with collation of grades (as required by Convenor).

 

    Previous Teaching Responsibilities

     

    Undergraduate Modules

    • Basic Techniques of the Common Law (Contract and Tort) (Warwick University)
    • Jurisprudence (Griffith University)
    • Equity (Griffith University)
    • Property Law (Griffith University)
    • Administrative Law (Griffith University)
    • Introduction to Legal Theory (Griffith University)

    My Responsibilities: Seminar Teaching, Grading Assessment, Observe and evaluate students' work to determine progress, provide feedback and make suggestions for improvement, Assisting with collation of grades (as required by Convenor).

    • Contract and Civil Obligations 1 & 2 (Griffith University) - Lecturer, Seminar Teacher, Convenor of Offices (Workshop) Program

    My Responsibilities: Conducting Lectures, Seminar Teaching, Convening Offices (workshop) Program at Gold Coast (2005) including provision of materials and work folders for student groups, Producing Lecture notes, seminar answers (for teachers) and seminar questions, Grading Assessment, Observe and evaluate students' work to determine progress, provide feedback and make suggestions for improvement.

    • Introduction to Public Law (Griffith University)

    My Responsibilities: Seminar Teaching, Assisting with Collation of materials for Module Readings Dossier, Grading Assessment, Observe and evaluate students' work to determine progress, provide feedback and make suggestions for improvement, Assisting with collation of grades (as required by Convenor).

     Postgraduate Modules

    • Introduction to Legal Systems (Griffith University) - Module Convenor (Online Delivery)

    My Responsibilities: Development of module materials and transfer of these onto module website; Conducting weekly 'live' interactive forums; Grading Assessment, Observe and evaluate students' work to determine progress, provide feedback and make suggestions for improvement; Collation of Grades into marking spreadsheet; Presenting module grading and sample assessment to School's Assessment Board for approval.