Currently, the Faculty of Law at the University of Copenhagen is reforming its Bachelor’s and Master’s Programmes. The Law Bachelor programme is the largest Bachelor programme in Denmark with more than 800 new students as of September 2012. A key element of the study reform is for students to actively work with materials – before, during and after scheduled lectures. This article presents and discusses some preliminary findings with respect to student behaviour and learning outcome. Empirical studies imply that students are better prepared following the reformed study programme and take part more actively in the lectures. With the more traditional auditory lectures students had a more coherent overview, they were more focused on details, and memorized a lot of knowledge. Today, however, the students are more articulate and produce better arguments. They also seem to gain a better and deeper understanding of what they have learned and how to apply their knowledge.
|Journal||Dansk Universitetspædagogisk Tidsskrift|
|Publication status||Published - 2013|