Research Assistant

Mr Edgar Laurens

Arts,Design & Architecture
Social Policy Research Centre
  • Book Chapters | 2013
    2013, ''The Authentic Lens’: Employing authentic assessment activities to engage law students in deep learning: A comparison of using ‘narratives’ in first year core and final year elective law courses.', in Flood A; Coleman K (ed.), Disciplines: The Lenses of Learning, Common Ground Publishing, Champaign, Illinois
  • Journal articles | 2021
    2021, 'Reviewing Honours and Distinction in 21st Century Australian Law Schools: Is the Diversity of Approaches Corroding it’s Market Relevance?', Journal of the Australasian Law Teachers Association, 13/14, pp. 29 - 45,
    Journal articles | 2019
    2019, 'Use of E-exams in High Stakes Law School Examinations: Student and Staff Reactions', Legal Education Review, 29, pp. 1 - 36,
    Journal articles | 2018
    2018, '(Re)introducing a Closed Book Exam in Law', Legal Education Review, 28, pp. 1 - 27,
    Journal articles | 2016
    2016, 'The protection of cultural identity in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children exiting from statutory out of home care via permanent care orders: : Further observations on the risk of cultural disconnection to inform a policy and legislative reform framework', Australian Indigenous Law Review, 19, pp. 70 - 87,
    Journal articles | 2015
    Cripps KA; Laurens J, 2015, 'Protecting Indigenous Children's Familial and Cultural Connections: Reflections on Recent Amendments to the Care and Protection Act 2007 (NT)', Indigenous Law Bulletin, 8, pp. 12 - 15,
    Journal articles | 2014
    Steel AD; Huggins A; Laurens EJ, 2014, 'Valuable Learning, Unwelcome Assessment: What LLB and JD Students Really Think about Group Work', The Sydney Law Review, 36, pp. 291 - 321,
    Journal articles | 2013
    Laurens EJ; Steel A; Huggins A, 2013, 'Works Well With Others’: Examining The Different Types Of Small Group Learning Approaches And Their Implications For Law Student Learning Outcomes', Journal of the Australasian Law Teachers Association, 6, pp. 1 - 12,
    Journal articles | 2013
    Steel AD; Laurens EJ; Huggins A, 2013, 'Class participation as a learning amd assessment strategy in law: faciliating student's engagement, skills development and deep learning', University of New South Wales Law Journal, 36, pp. 30 - 55,
  • Reports | 2022
    2022, Growing Up Making Decisions, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney,
    Conference Presentations | 2021
    2021, 'LEADing Collegial Culture in Australian Law Schools: Well-being and Motivation through Peer Collaboration', presented at International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference, Perth, Western Australia, 26 October 2021 - 29 October 2021
    Conference Presentations | 2021
    2021, 'Student Evaluations of Teaching during the Covid-19 pandemic: Law academics advocating for alternate measures of teaching quality', presented at Asian Law Schools Association Symposium, Hong Kong, 27 April 2021 - 28 April 2021
    Conference Presentations | 2021
    2021, 'Student academic achievement and the contemporary Job Market: What role does honours have in effectively differentiating graduates of 21st Century Australian Law Schools?', presented at Australasian Law Academics Association Conference, Sydney, Australia, 04 June 2021 - 06 June 2021
    Reports | 2021
    2021, Good Practice in Supported Decision Making for People with Disability: Desktop review of the evidence for best practice principles for supported decision-making
    Reports | 2021
    2021, Good Practice in Supported Decision Making for People with Disability: Principles and Guide,
    Reports | 2021
    2021, Good Practice in Supported Decision-making for People with Disability: Final Report, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney,
    Conference Presentations | 2020
    2020, 'Harmonising Student Evaluations of Teaching in the Neo-Liberal University: Empowering Law Academics to Advocate for other Measures of Teaching Quality', presented at Professional Legal Education Conference, Bond University Faculty of Law, Queensland, Australia, 01 October 2020 - 03 October 2020
    Reports | 2018
    Davy L; Laurens EJ; Kayess R; Bates S, 2018, Special Disability Trusts, SPRC, UNSW Sydney, Sydney,,
    Conference Presentations | 2017
    2017, 'E-Exams: Students, laptops and Wi-Fi: Can we make law exams better? Empirical insights into pedagogical practice from the UNSW Law E-Exams trial', presented at Research in Legal Education Conference, UNSW Faculty of Law, Sydney, Australia, 04 December 2017
    Reports | 2016
    2016, Evidence for best practice programs and service delivery models aimed at preventing and reducing violence in Aboriginal families in NSW, Office of Kids and Families, NSW Health, Sydney
    Conference Presentations | 2015
    2015, 'What does teaching, learning and assessment practice look like in law? Information sharing and benchmarking in corporations’ law', presented at Australasian Law Teachers Association Annual Conference, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, 18 July 2015
    Reports | 2015
    2015, Aboriginal family violence: Exploring its dimensions to inform effective responses in NSW, Aboriginal Affairs NSW, Sydney
    Conference Presentations | 2013
    2013, 'Clarifying Assessment: Developing typologies for forms of assessment in law', presented at Australasian Law Teachers Association Annual Conference, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 01 October 2013
    Conference Presentations | 2013
    2013, 'Plays Well with Others: Examining the different types of small group learning and their implications for law student learning outcomes', presented at Australasian Law Teachers Association Annual Conference, 01 October 2013