Samantha has taught at Flinders Law since 2012, in various topics. She currently teaches Essential Legal Skills and Torts in the LLB program, and The Australian Legal System and Legal Analysis and Problem Solving in the Juris Doctor Program.
Samantha was heavily involved in the New in Law Orientation and Peer Mentoring Programs from 2007-2020, taking sole responsibility for these programs in 2016-2020.
Samantha has experience teaching in topics including: Legal Research and Writing, Criminal Law, Tort Law, Property Equity and Trusts, Dispute Management, and Family Law. Samantha has additionally taught in the School of Nursing and Midwifery in Law and Ethics Applied to Nursing.
Samantha has recently completed her PhD on legal negotiation and legal education, entitled 'The Forgotten Component of Legal Negotiation: A Proposal to Improve Education on Legal Negotiation Preparation in Australian Law Schools'.
Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Hons) (Flinders)
Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) (Flinders)
PhD (Flinders): 'The Forgotten Component of Legal Negotiation: A Proposal to Improve Education on Legal Negotiation Preparation in Australian Law Schools.'
College of Business, Government and Law Vice-President and Executive Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching (2021): Embedding essential legal skills in first year law using research-led and innovative curricula and resources that connect academic knowledge and legal skills.
College of Business, Government and Law Vice-President and Executive Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching (2018): For sustained improvement of the New in Law to enhance mentor wellbeing and mentee connectedness; and to inspire students to develop practical legal skills.
Course Coordinator (Law/Legal Practice; Diploma in Laws)
Student Success Lead (Law) on the College of Business, Government and Law Student Life Project Steering Committee
Member of the College of Business, Government and Law Learning and Teaching Academy Steering Committee
Student Success Lead (BGL) on the university-wide Student Success Working Group
Program Coordinator: Enrichment and Wellbeing Program for the College of Business, Government and Law
Project Lead: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Workshops and Fellowships in the College of Business, Government and Law, combined with the College of Education, Psychology and Social Work
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