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Conference Notes from SEAALL 2019 in Hot Springs, VA

by Cassie DuBay Are you feeling conference fatigue from going to the same local conference year, after year? Maybe it’s been awhile since you’ve gotten to attend any conference at all. Or perhaps you’re tasked with planning a conference in … Continue reading

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I taught a condensed weekend course. Here’s what I learned…

by Cassie DuBay This semester, I tried something new and taught a condensed ALR course over a few weekends. Specifically, I taught a 1-credit course in one weekend: Friday 2:00pm-6:00pm; Saturday 9:00am-1:00pm; and Sunday 9:00am-1:00pm. I had the following weekend … Continue reading

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting the ABA

Has it been a while since your school’s last ABA visit? Or maybe you’re like me and you have never been a part of a visit at all. In either scenario, you may be wondering what to expect in this … Continue reading

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Implementing Opportunities for Self-Evaluation: My Final Suggestion (Part 3 of 3)

It’s now mid-semester and students are finally getting the swing of things (we hope, at least). “Things” in your legal research class might be specific research tools or the process of locating both mandatory and persuasive authority. In my class, … Continue reading

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Implementing Opportunities for Self-Evaluation: Part 2 of 3

By now, most of us are at least a few weeks into another Fall semester. We’ve likely gotten past the initial course introductions and are about to dive head first into the real guts of our courses (did someone say … Continue reading

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Implementing Opportunities for Self-Evaluation: Part 1 of 3

Oh my, folks, it’s August. Where did the summer go? Send help. Photo by Alex Iby on Unsplash If you’re suddenly concerned about your preparation (or lack thereof) for the fall semester, fear not. Allow me to introduce the first of many tips … Continue reading

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