Drexel Blog: From MOOT to MOOC: Taking Legal Education to a Whole New Level

Susan Aldridge Appointed Senior Vice President of Drexel University for Online Learning

Most of us would chuckle at the thought of cardiac surgeons perfecting complicated heart procedures by simply reading a textbook or listening to a lecture. In truth, they learn by practicing their skills over and over as an integral part of their medical education, under the expert eye of seasoned surgeons, who provide plenty of professional feedback along the way. The same goes for trial lawyers, who have long mastered the art of litigation by taking part in moot courts and mock trials in the course of their legal training.

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