1. Contextualize experiential learning in the larger scheme of the development of legal education and different methods in teaching law;

2. Understand the concept of experiential education ;

3. Differentiate experiential education with other forms of learning and teaching methodologies; and

4. Learn and adopt new techniques and teaching methodologies following the tenets of experiential education; and

5. Explore the benefits of clinical legal education and experiential learning.

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About the Speaker

Former Dean Joan Largo
University of San Carlos
Member, Supreme Court Oversight Committee on the Implementation of Rule 138-A

Dean Joan Largo is currently the Dean of the University of San Carlos School of Law and Governance where she also served as professor of Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure, Appellate Law Practice, Trial Technique, Constitutional Law, and Torts and Damages. Aside from her role as law dean, she was recently appointed as the Assistant Vice President of the University. She is also a partner at the Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & Delos Angeles Law Office. She handles a wide range of legal work, from litigation to advising on corporate matters and education laws. Her litigation experience includes the active handling of civil, criminal, administrative, medical malpractice, election, public interest, and appellate cases.

Dean Largo is a graduate of Bachelor of Arts Major in Political Science under full State scholarship and as Class Valedictorian and Magna Cum Laude of Batch 1995 from University of San Carlos, Asia’s oldest educational institution in the heart of Central Philippines. After college, she took up her law studies in the same university under full scholarship from R. H. Goipeng Foundation. While a law student, she worked full time as legal researcher of Florido & Associates Law Offices. She graduated Cum Laude and Valedictorian of her Law Class in 1999.

Dean Largo is also a member of the Supreme Court Oversight Committee in the Implementation of the Rule 138-A.