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Legal education

Western New England University School of Law

2003

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The Document Package Exam As A Teaching Tool, Eric J. Gouvin Jan 2003

The Document Package Exam As A Teaching Tool, Eric J. Gouvin

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This Article discusses an exam technique that uses realistic hypothetical corporations to test on course material. These fact scenarios are more enjoyable for the students to complete than traditional exams. In addition, the technique helps the Author achieve important pedagogical goals. Students are given a document package composed of corporate articles of incorporation, bylaws, SEC filings, a Standard & Poors Company report, financial statements, and a trust indenture, for example. They have a few weeks before the end of the term to digest the material. They understand that in order to answer the take-home exam questions completely they will have to ...