Title

Threshold concepts in legal education

Document Type

Article

Publication details

Ricketts, A 2006, 'Threshold concepts in legal education', Directions: Journal of Educational Studies, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 2-12.

The publisher's version of this article is available at http://www.directions.usp.ac.fj/

Peer Reviewed

Peer-Reviewed

Abstract

This paper examines the idea of threshold concepts. in relation to legal education. The notion of threshold concepts relates to major concepts that involve a transformation of a student.s worldview and that need to be acquired in order to succeed in studying in a particular discipline.