Tag Archives: advanced legal research

Undergoing Maintenance: The Challenges (and Rewards!) of Converting a Course to an Online Format

by Ashley Ahlbrand Online learning is an increasing trend in legal education.  Although there are schools that hopped on this wave years ago, there are many, like mine, that are still treading in the more traditional waters.  However, our administration has … Continue reading

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It’s been a quiet week…

by Susan deMaine To paraphrase Garrison Keillor, it’s been a quiet week at the RIPS Law Librarian Blog. The regular contributors scheduled for this week have been under the weather, so here it is Friday afternoon and we haven’t had a … Continue reading

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Millennials in the Workplace…And the Classroom?

by Christina Glon “They are entitled.” “They are coddled by overbearing parents.” “They do not want to work hard.” “They are not loyal to their employers.” So starts the book You Raised Us – Now Work With Us: Millennials, Career Success, … Continue reading

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Multimedia Learning, Part II: I think I can, I think I can

by Amy Taylor I previously blogged about Richard Mayer’s Multimedia Learning, and I’m back in the new year to continue. Mayer continues his introductory materials in chapters 2 and 3, focusing on instruction and learning theories. What is instruction? What … Continue reading

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Setting the Thanksgiving Table on the First Day of Class

by Christina Glon Last summer, I was fortunate enough to attend the 2015 Teaching Professor Conference, a national conference specifically designed for college professors that includes Atlanta as a favorite venue.  One of the sessions I attended was entitled Setting the Learning … Continue reading

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Multimedia Learning, Part I

by Amy Taylor The limited amount of time I have with my students creates a constant tension with the voluminous amount of material I want to teach them. So much has been made lately of active learning and flipping the classroom … Continue reading

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Disruptive Technologies & Library Automation

by Jamie Baker In 2013, McKinsey released a report on the 12 disruptive technologies that have the greatest potential to drive substantial economic impact and disruption by 2025. Quite a few of the forecasted disruptive technologies will have a large impact on … Continue reading

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