The first session (10.00 AM to 11.30 AM) of third day was started by Dr. Paromita Chattoraj on the topic “Shifting Paradigms in the Pedagogy of Law Teaching: Adoption to New Innovation”. During this session, Dr. Chattoraj highlighted the most difficult task of the teachers how to deal with the Millennial students who thinks teacher as a service provider and very much aware about their rights and entitlements. In today world teaching to the millennial students is a challenging task as students are constantly wired to social media and internet of things and they also aware about the availability of all information at their fingertips.
Dr. Chattoraj discussed many issues and challenges in the pedagogy of law teaching starting from what would be the pedagogy for classroom teaching, court room exercise, role play for management courses. She also vividly discussed various tools and techniques of pedagogy, how to set the teaching learning goals (in terms of whole course, modules, each class and each assessment activities). In addition to this she also narrated the role of a teacher in classroom teaching and how to overcome if there are challenges. In her detailed presentation she had focused on various issues of teaching i.e how to create the classroom atmosphere which would be conducive to learning, what are the bottom lines for teaching legal analysis, various methods of teaching and new innovations and modulations.
While discussing the new innovations of teaching she also also discussed various innovative techniques i.e. Tabula Rasa, The Goodyear Blimp technique that were adopted for an effective teaching and learning. She concluded her session with some insightful information on how to handle class questions, various case studies of teaching and methods, teaching mannerisms and teaching aid and how to perform court room exercise. She concluded her presentation by emphasizing how the teacher should rule in the classroom while keeping the genuine interest of students to learn which is more valuable for both teacher and students.