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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 Susan Azyndar Editor’s Note: Many thanks to Susan Azyndar for this excellent guest post. Susan is currently a reference librarian at Ohio State University’s Moritz College of Law and co-author of the 2015 article A New Era: Integrating Today’s “Next … Continue reading
by Christina Glon Another semester’s over, and I’m another semester wiser. This academic year, Emory Law tried something radically different in our JM program. Lucky for me, I had the opportunity to represent the library in this new endeavor. Allow me … Continue reading
Near the end of our Advanced Legal Research course, we like to bring in a small panel of legal practitioners, ideally representing different types of legal jobs and at different stages of their legal careers, to discuss their legal research … 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
A few weeks ago, I received an email from a law librarian colleague who is developing a new class. It is similar in scope to a class I have taught several times, and I was glad to forward my lectures, … Continue reading
Law schools generally require two or three research & writing courses before graduation. Some law students will actively seek electives that provide additional training with a research component, but many students shy away from these courses. With the limited curriculum … Continue reading
Calling all RIPS-SIS members! Please join us for the following events: Breakfast Business Meeting, Monday, July 14th at 7:15 am, Marriott Rivercenter Salon I. All-Committee Meeting, Monday, July 14th from 5:30 to 6:30 pm, Marriott Rivercenter Salon J. 3 great … Continue reading