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Simulation learning helps create more rounded lawyers

Virtual learning environments such as the fictional Scottish town of Ardcalloch equip future lawyers with the legal knowledge and professional skills they need in the real world, so let’s embrace the concept more widely, says Paul Maharg

2 November 2012

Virtual learning environments such as the fictional Scottish town of Ardcalloch equip future lawyers with the legal knowledge and professional skills they need in the real world, so let’s embrace the concept more widely, says Paul Maharg

For a town that doesn’t exist, Ardcalloch seems to be attracting a faire measure of attention. Ardcalloch is a virtual town, created as the context to a decade of experiments in transactional learning in Scotland’s equivalent of the LPC, the Diploma in Legal Practice, at the now-defunct Glasgow Graduate School of Law. What wer...

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