Consensus on Pre-Writing Rules for Open Book Exams

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Kage3212
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Consensus on Pre-Writing Rules for Open Book Exams

Postby Kage3212 » Sun Dec 02, 2012 1:59 am

Anyone have thoughts about doing this? I am in the process of drafting Rule lists for 2/4 of my exams which are open book. It seems that ensuring the rule is absolutely correct would be beneficial. Crafting about 1-2 sentences for each rule. Both professors have expressed a liking to having the rule stated prior to the analysis....not within the analysis itself as is suggested in getting to maybe. Have others found this helpful?

09042014
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Re: Consensus on Pre-Writing Rules for Open Book Exams

Postby 09042014 » Sun Dec 02, 2012 2:03 am

Kage3212 wrote:Anyone have thoughts about doing this? I am in the process of drafting Rule lists for 2/4 of my exams which are open book. It seems that ensuring the rule is absolutely correct would be beneficial. Crafting about 1-2 sentences for each rule. Both professors have expressed a liking to having the rule stated prior to the analysis....not within the analysis itself as is suggested in getting to maybe. Have others found this helpful?


If I went back to 1L, I'd do this.

SportsFan
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Re: Consensus on Pre-Writing Rules for Open Book Exams

Postby SportsFan » Sun Dec 02, 2012 2:05 am

I'm pre-writing for civ pro. Literally just copying parts of answers out of old sample answers and putting them in the relevant parts of my outline. Not gonna bother with my other open book exam (contracts) since the BLL isn't really important at all.




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