An Empirical Analysis on Standards for Selecting News About Current Events for Case-Based Teaching of International Laws

  • Xuelu Qiu
  • Zhe LiEmail author
  • Juan Li
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11937)


How to select current events is decisive for teaching effects of international laws. The author proposes based on years of practical teaching experiences in international laws that selected current events shall be pertinent, timely, appropriate and extensible. This paper intends to empirically analyse if these four standards for case selection are favourable for improving teaching of international laws. The research findings of this paper are as follows: (1) Observe if the four standards for selecting cases about international laws are easy to practise in routine teaching of international laws; (2) arrange tests for students to confirm if these standards for case selection are helpful for teaching international laws.


International laws Current events Selection standards Case evaluation Empirical analysis 



Foundation items: The authors would like to acknowledge the support of Quality Engineering Project of Guangdong Province of China in 2015: Project of Comprehensive Reform on Specialty of Law in Guangdong University of Petrochemical Technology.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Guangdong University of Petrochemical TechnologyMaomingChina
  2. 2.Osaka UniversitySuitaJapan
  3. 3.Huaqiao UniversityXiamenChina

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