Friday, June 3, 2005
You'll likely find your time well spent to review the attached newsletter for the AALS Section on Academic Support.
- Thoughtful tips on teaching effective reading strategies by Professor Ruth Ann McKinney of the University of North Carolina School of Law.
- A discussion of the status, or lack thereof, of Academic Support Professionals within law schools and suggestions for gaining greater acceptance and job security by Professor Michael Hunter Schwartz, Western State University College of Law.
- A call to adopt a problem-based, student-driven model for legal education by Academic Success Program Director Vinita Bali, Santa Clara University School of Law.
- Suggestions for how to incorporate the use of visual aids in individual conferences with law students by Academic Support Program Director Paul Bateman of Southwestern University School of Law. (els)