Cyber Business Law and Project-Based Learning

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Jason Powell
Carmella Parker
Margaret Kilcoyne


This article describes a project-based learning pedagogical approach to learning legal concepts that transforms these concepts into managerial propositions for students, especially for computer information systems and business administration majors.  This pedagogy provides opportunities and experiences for students to become sensitive enough to real-world topics that they can posit a question to a legal professional regarding cyber business laws.  The hands-on project-based learning method is an engaging and interactive way to learn the information in a group environment, and then it requires the student to demonstrate knowledge at the individual level.  The data collected for this study suggests that the project-based learning style is effective for learning legal concepts.


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Powell, J., Parker, C., & Kilcoyne, M. (2017). Cyber Business Law and Project-Based Learning. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, 5(11), 62-73. Retrieved from


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