Compatibility of Legal Education to Open and Distance Learning in Nigeria in the 21st Century

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2022-09
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Ishaya, Martins
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Commonwealth of Learning (COL)
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PCF10 Sub-theme: Inspiring Innovations // Legal education, like any other discipline in higher Institution, necessitates the use of various teaching and learning pedagogies in order to provide a sustainable teaching and learning environment. Many aspects of legal education are driven by new market dynamics of demand and supply. Open and Distance Learning has created room for the emergence of virtual education. Not only are students found everywhere undertaking studies but geographical boundaries between States no longer appear to have much relevance today. This article aims at examine ode of delivery of legal education in Open and Distance Learning Institutions, especially National Open University of Nigeria. The article is divided into sections: The first section is introduction, the second discusses the concept, origin, types and goals of legal education; third describes the history of legal education in Nigeria; four presents historical development of ODL; section five present methods of delivery in ODL; six discuss regulatory bodies of legal education in Nigeria and conflicts of interest. Seven examine the challenges of online learnin, The article concludes with recommendations that Legal Education in ODL Institutions can be effectively delivered" // Paper ID 6435
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Legal Education, Technology, Open and Distance learners
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Nigeria
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Africa
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