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- Letting 1Ls Leave the Nest March 23, 2017
- Alternative Group Work Activities March 21, 2017
- The Bluebook and the Purpose of Citations March 15, 2017
- Learning Theories and Law: Behaviorism, Cognitivism, Constructivism March 14, 2017
- Of Boardgames, Grading Rubrics, and Instructional Style March 9, 2017
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by Tig Wartluft Nearly two years ago I started a new position. My very first day I attended the law school’s faculty meeting; during that meeting it was announced that there was going to be a change to the required … Continue reading
by Margaret Jane Ambrose The New York Times has recently published two articles that offer two very different takes on the lecture and its future in the classroom. The first article, Are College Lectures Unfair? by Annie Murphy Paul, starts with the observation that … Continue reading
by Christina Glon I always reserve the last class of the semester for student presentations. Both of my courses are broad, survey-type courses (Health Law Research and Technology in Legal Practice). While I teach the fundamentals, I assign a final short paper … Continue reading
Yesterday, I got my teaching evaluations from last semester. This post is not about how to better evaluate teaching or about learning to love the evaluation process despite its shortcomings. My evaluations made me think about redesigning my assessments. Specifically, … Continue reading
This semester’s postings started with a great discussion on reference services. We all get interesting questions from a variety of patrons, and I am sure that every one of us has our favorite reference questions to share. But what happens … Continue reading
Help Take Legal Research Instruction to the Next Level Do you have a great lesson plan or assignment that you’d be willing to share? How about handouts or PowerPoint slides? If so, then we need your help! The RIPS Teach-In … Continue reading