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In Praise of the Reflective Essay: The Mushy and the Meta

by Paul Gatz The reflective essay is well named. In the best of circumstances, it holds up a mirror to the student-writer’s own learning and thinking processes and, for the teacher-reader, can present an image of the entire semester from … Continue reading

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Practice Makes Perfect: Assessment to Improve Student Learning and Instruction

by Ashley Ahlbrand With the spring semester at an end and my summer online courses set to begin next week, I have assessment on the brain. As we know, law school is not traditionally an assessment-heavy institution, with the majority … Continue reading

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Rubrics: More Than Just A Teaching Tool

by Maggie Ambrose More and more, grading rubrics are being touted as indispensable when designing learning outcomes for a course and an invaluable teaching tool. Consider Margaret Butler’s article, Resource-Based Learning and Course Design, in which Butler identifies clarity of purpose … Continue reading

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Reflections from the Legal Research Instruction Roundtable

by Katie Hanschke Editor’s note: This post comes from Katie Hanschke at North Carolina Central University School of Law Library. We’re grateful for her interest in writing about the Legal Research Instruction Roundtable discussions at AALL 2015. Thanks also to Pam … Continue reading

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