Tag Archives: Teaching

LibGuides for Legal Research Course Websites

For many years, I used a free pbworks.com wiki for my administrative law research course website. It has worked perfectly fine over the years, but the site format hasn’t really changed in forever. It looked a bit dated, or maybe … Continue reading

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Secondary Sources: Should they really be first?

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

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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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Using Cloud-Based Law Practice Management Software in the Classroom

by Maggie Ambrose Usually, I try to stay away from plugging a particular product, but I have to mention that incorporating Clio, a cloud-based law practice management software tool, into the classroom has been well worth the effort. This is … 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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Teaching Connections In Legal Research

by Jamie Baker Caroline Osborne recently posted an article to SSRN titled The State of Legal Research Education: A Survey of First Year Legal Research Programs or ‘Why Johnny and Jane Cannot Research’. Osborne makes many valid points regarding the … Continue reading

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Teaching, Technology, and Tools: A Look at the RIPS Teach-In Kit Multiverse

by Ashley Ahlbrand By now, you’ve likely seen several messages calling for contributions to the 2016 Teach-In Kit. We (the Teach-In Kit Committee) hope you’ll consider submitting materials of your own, but maybe you’re not sure what types of resources are … Continue reading

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