Book of the Week
Being a Law Teacher
Preface of this book speaks "Teaching profession; a passion or tool of creativity cherished by human beings on whom the future of civilization rests; demands special skills. A teacher is never born but is a creation of human efforts. Teaching becomes easy when teaching skills are imbibed from others irrespective of their age, work, culture, ethnicity, expertise, or language. When one thinks of becoming a good teacher, he needs to obtain multi-skills and exhibit them in the classroom where students are the key players whose career and success is the goal and passion of a teacher. In this book, the author attempts to pen down his experiences as a lawyer, research scholar and teacher with a hope to ignite learning of multi-skills of teaching among the next generation of teachers."
This book is spread over four chapters, 217p.
Ch. 1 Being a law teacher- developing a course syllabus, teaching plan and procedure, course material preparation, pre-requisites of a teacher, first day of the class, encouraging students retention, classroom management, involve students quickly, identify the value, importance and employability of the subject, set expectations, establish reveal something about yourself, establish your own credibility, establish conducive teaching and learning atmosphere, provide administrative information, entertaining interaction with students, Expectations of students from a teacher, soft skills of a teacher, gender neutral approach, setting of question paper, course evaluation, professional ethics, Interpersonal relations of teachers, role of teacher in extra-curricular activities of students, academic stress, research skills, Academic leadership.
Ch. 2 Dynamics of teaching family law- a view of family law course, teaching of family law and family law advocacy, course curriculum of family law, teaching of family law with interdiscilinary approach, family law teaching and other territorial disputes, learning outcomes of the course ADR.
Ch. 3 Practical aspects- Family disputes litigating lawyer, Best practices of family disputes litigating lawyer, Annulment of marriage, restitution of conjugal rights, Judicial separation, Divorce. Stage one filing,k counselling, and interims orders. Stage two, stage three, stage four, stage five, Suite for partition.
Ch. 4 Course outline- Family law. Modules.
Appendix-1: Code of professional ethics, Appendix-II- UGC Anti-plagiarism regulation 2018.