The course will employ a variety of instructional methods to accomplish its objectives, including some of the following:
Evaluation will be based on the course objectives and carried out in accordance with Douglas College policy. The instructor will provide a written course outline with specific evaluation criteria at the beginning of the course. Evaluation will be based on the following:
An example of one possible evaluation scheme would be:
|Research writing assignment I||25%|
|Research writing assignment II||30%|
At the conclusion of the course the successful student will be able to:
Textbooks and Materials to be Purchased by Students:
Tjaden, Ted. (2016). Legal Research and Writing. Toronto: Irwin Law.
Additionally, throughout the course students will work with the following materials:
- legislation (federal and provincial)
- case law
- online secondary legal resources such as Lexis Advance Quicklaw, BC Laws, LegisInfo, LawSource, CanLii, and a variety of court and legislative websites.
No prerequisite courses.
No corequisite courses.
No equivalent courses.
This course is not required for any other course.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Capilano University (CAPU)||CAPU LAW 210 (3)||2003/05/01 to -|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG GNST 1XXX (3)||2007/09/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU CRIM 1XX (3)||2007/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU SOCI 1XX (3)||2007/09/01 to 2010/08/31|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU SOCI 1XXX (3)||2010/09/01 to -|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU GENS 1XX (3)||2007/09/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||No credit||2007/09/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||No credit||2007/09/01 to -|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC HUMN 1XX (3)||2007/09/01 to -|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV CRIM 1XX (3)||2007/09/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC SOCI 1XX (1.5)||2007/09/01 to -|
|Vancouver Island University (VIU)||VIU CRIM 1st (3)||2007/09/01 to -|