Category Archives: Teaching (general)

“Other Duties as Assigned”

Just because students and attorneys can conduct all of their legal research online, it does not mean that they have to. There is other stuff out there that is actually helpful (and can help them make money in the practice of law). Continue reading

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A Day at the Louisiana Library Association Annual Conference

by Brandon Wright Adler This past Friday, I spent my day in Baton Rouge, LA at the Louisiana Library Association’s (LLA) annual conference. I chose to only spend one day at the three-day conference for a couple of reasons, the … 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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Submit to the RIPS-SIS Legal Research Teach-In Kit!

Dear Fellow Law Librarians & Information Professionals, The future of the legal profession is in your hands! Even if you do not teach, you can join other librarians toward the common goal of better library instruction.  How?  By submitting to … Continue reading

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Every Teacher, A Student

As part of the University of Richmond Law School’s commitment to excellent teaching, the school recently brought in two expert teaching consultants, Sophie Sparrow and Gerry Hess. The research instruction team had the opportunity to spend nearly an entire day … 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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