Paul L. Caron

Friday, October 5, 2018

A New Growth Vision For Legal Education, Part II: The Groundwork: Building A Customer Satisfying Innovation Ecosystem

Following up on Hilary G. Escajeda (Denver), Legal Education: A New Growth Vision Part I – The Issue: Sustainable Growth or Dead Cat Bounce? A Strategic Inflection Point Analysis, 97 Neb. L. Rev. ___ (2019):

Hilary G. Escajeda (Denver), Legal Education: A New Growth Vision Part II – The Groundwork: Building a Customer Satisfying Innovation Ecosystem, 97 Neb. L. Rev. ___ (2019):

Financial sustainability awaits agile, future-focused legal education programs that deliver law students with market-valued, cost-effective, and omni-channel knowledge and skills development solutions.

Shifting from an atom-based, traditional law school mindset to a platform-based, human-artificial intelligence (AI) integrated education system requires vision, planning, and drive. Bold and determined leaders will invent the future of legal education. To do this, they will (1) edit the law school’s DNA to focus on delivering customer satisfactions (2) build vibrant multidisciplinary ecosystems focused on cultivating modern education services, (3) embrace emerging digital technologies, and (4) seize new marketplace opportunities to diversify revenue streams—thereby enhancing program solvency and relevance.

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Ugh. I hate every bit of the pseudo-scientific marketing speak that fills those two paragraphs. When we realize that education is not a commodity that is "market valued" so we can produce "omni-channel knowledge" and "solutions".

Posted by: Ugh | Oct 5, 2018 3:43:22 AM

I'm with Ugh. What is it with all the garbage words. What in the name of God is "Omni-channel knowledge"? What is "platform based human AI integrated education system? Whenever I see this kind of jargon, I suspect that the author is hiding either an incredibly simple idea or an incredibly stupid idea behind a veil of junk words.

Posted by: MAL | Oct 5, 2018 9:59:31 AM

Call me a fascist, er, old-timer, but I think the purpose of law schools is to train good lawyers and not make students happy.

Posted by: Mike Livingston | Oct 6, 2018 11:07:12 AM