E-TOT Course, Third Session

Third Session: Collaborative Reflection

Prof. Lisa Bliss (GSU)

In the following sentences the participants in this session expressed what they have learned in this lesson:

We do not learn from our experience; we learn from reflecting on experience.

Learning different ways of interactive education.

Get acquainted with the Brainstorming method.

New learning methods which are based on trying to interact with students and give them the opportunity to experience, create the ground for deeper and more sustainable education.

In brainstorming method, the students’ mind, questions, feelings, and interactions help them in teamwork and self-knowledge in the classroom.

The need for up-to-date, interactive, and experiential legal education.

The need to bravely try new methods in legal education.

In this session, I learned how to activate the mind of the students by Brainstorming.

Emphasis on reflecting on experiences in the education process.

Teaching solutions and methods using experiences and interaction with the audience and using their ideas and sharing them.

Get acquainted with some useful educational methods and their effects.

Learning in the context of interaction by using different methods of Networking and Brainstorming.

Get acquainted with the method of Brainstorm and thoughtful Open-ended questions.

Experiential teaching methods including Brainstorming method and using Open-ended questions which are based on the situation and review their positive or negative aspects.

Apparently, Brainstorming is the best method in experiential education because everyone sharing their minds and thus the best result would be achieved.

In different situations, different teaching methods shall be used.

The possibility of communicating and exchanging ideas between a new member of a group (e.g. classmates’ group) and the other members.

Paying attention to Brainstorming in education can bring interesting experiences and familiarity with new ideas. I’ve already experienced this method in activism and I found it very interesting to use.

Critical analysis and the use of interactive methods like Brainstorming and discussing a topic in a group could help us learn teaching ways in a legal clinic.

The necessity of communicating with people in society and learning more.


The importance of everyone’s opinion
Instructor/ Trainer’s responsibility
Interaction-based training
Experience-based training
Pathology of Instructor/ Trainer’s behavior
Quick tutorial on a subject
Open stimulus
Updated teaching methods
Clinical communication