Exchanges that proceed from student to student without professor serving as mediator can be extremely valuable. As students hash out points of disagreement, the class hears multiple perspectives more constructively than they would during the traditional, professor-driven lecture. In this video, Todd Rakoff pivots between two student comments to encourage students to more actively respond to each other.
Todd Rakoff, Byrne Professor of Administrative Law
Harvard Law School
Legislation & Regulation
Fall 2016, 80 students, first-year requisite