Evidence on the World Wide Web

TitleEvidence on the World Wide Web
Faculty/College/UnitAllard School of Law
Duration1 Year
Project Summary


  • To explore the ways computer technology and particularly computer conferencing can facilitate problem-based learning and access by diverse groups to legal education.
  • To offer a course on Evidence on the WWW which incorporates our past experience, draws on new technology and knowledge about learning and design and which will be a prototype for the delivery of other law courses both at UBC and across the country in this format.
  • To investigate the utilization of electronic versions of judicial decisions, transcripts, journal and newspaper articles and information on the WWW in the instruction of law.
  • To investigate the ways in which computer technology facilitates dialogue and information sharing between law students, the legal profession and decision-makers.
Funding Details
Year 1: Project YearYear 1
Year 1: Funding Year1999/2000
Year 1: Project TypeSmall TLEF
Year 1: Principal InvestigatorChristine Boyle
Year 1: Funded Amount20,000
Year 1: Team Members

Christine Boyle, Professor, Faculty of Law
Marilyn MacCrimmon, Professor, Faculty of Law