School/Division:Law and Social Sciences / Law
Kim Silver is a Senior Lecturer in the Law Division, where she leads project modules for the LLB, Law with Criminology LLB and PGDip/CPE courses. She is an experienced teacher, who previously taught with the Open University on a variety of courses. She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and holds a PGCE in Online and Distance Education from the Open University, as well as a conventional PGCE in post-compulsory education. Her earlier career was as a legal publisher and law reporter. She acts as staff liaison and consultant editor for the student magazine “The Devil’s Advocate”.
Kim holds a first degree from Cambridge University and an LLM in European and International Law from Liverpool University.
At LSBU, Kim currently teaches on courses in EU law, tort law and the English legal system as well as running final year project modules. She has a particular interest in entertainment and media law and is joint module leader for Regulatory Principles of Entertainment and Media Law in the final year.
Kim is particularly interested in the pedagogy of legal education, including academic writing for law, and in the possibilities of e-learning within higher education. She is working across the University on how best to support students to greater independence on the final year project module.
- Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
- Member of the Association of Law Teachers