Utilizing Digital Reading Material to Enhance Legal Document Composition for Arabic Law Students
Keywords:digital reading, legal document composition, law students
Purpose: This study aims to investigate the effectiveness of utilizing interactive e-books in improving the legal document composition skills of Arabic-speaking law students. Proficiency in legal document composition is a vital skill for aspiring legal professionals, yet it often presents a formidable challenge for students.
Methodology/design/approach: Employing a quasi-experimental approach, this research assesses the impact of interactive e-books as a tool for enhancing writing skills, with a specific focus on Arabic-speaking students from the Faculty of Law at Mansoura University, Egypt during the academic year 2021-2022. The participants were divided into two groups: a control group consisting of 20 students and an experimental group comprising 20 students.
Results and Discussion: The study's findings indicate that the group exposed to the experimental treatment, which involved the use of interactive e-books, outperformed the control group in enhancing their legal document composition skills. The interactive features embedded within the e-books, including immediate feedback and progress monitoring, proved highly effective in bolstering the participants' legal document composition abilities. Statistical analysis revealed a noteworthy difference between the two groups, with the experimental group demonstrating superior performance at a significance level of 0.05.
Implications: These results have significant implications for both law students aiming to improve their legal document composition skills and curriculum designers seeking to enhance the educational experience in legal document composition.
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