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Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Law Professor Requires Student Blogging

Mitchell Rubenstein (Adjunct Prof Blog) brings our
attention to the buzz surrounding Barry Law School
Professor Marc John Randazza's requirement that
students participate in course blogs.

According to Rubenstein, Randazza's syllabus states:

"Overall Participation will be 10 points (out of 100) for
class participation and 10 points for blog participation.
Exceptional participation in either department can make
up for some a deficiency in the other. So, if you are a “quiet
person,” you may want to hit the blog pretty effectively."

Comments following Rubenstein's post and comments
on other blogs (compiled by Joe Hodnincki at Law X.O)
offer stimulating discussion on the value of student
participation in Internet tools such as blogs and wikis.