Thursday, January 14, 2010

Report From AALS-ASP Section

It was another successful year at AALS. Here are some of the highlights of our section and the section program:

1) The section program featured:

    Barbara McFarland (NKU), Sophie Sparrow (Franklin Pierce), and on team-based learning   

    Susan Keller (Western State) and Hillary Burgess (Hofstra) on peer feedback

    Pavel Wonsowicz (UCLA) on engaging students in class*

    Tanya Washington (Georgia State) on using bar questions in doctrinal classes

    *Please see the Chronicle of Higher Education piece on Pavel's presentation

2) New Section Board:

    Chair: Robin Boyle (St. Johns)

    Chair Elect: Michael Hunter Schwartz (Washburn)

    Secretary: Paula Manning (Whittier)

    Treasurer: Rebecca Flanagan (UConn)

    Executive Board: Jeff Minetti (Stetson), LaRasz Moody (Villanova), Emily Randon (UC-Davis)

        Herb Ramy (Suffolk)

3) New Section Committees:

    The section added these new committees:

    Exploratory Committee on a Mid-Year AALS Meeting for ASP

    Poster Committee

4) Hillary Burgess and Corie Rosen (editors) distributed copies of the newest edition of The Learning Curve, the AALS ASP section newsletter. Please look in your inboxes for electronic distribution of the newsletter in the near future.


    

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