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Saturday, February 15, 2014

Law Professor Conference Assessment Across the Curriculum

Assessment Across The Curriculum

Institute for Law Teaching and Learning

Spring Conference 2014

Saturday, April 5, 2014

 

“Assessment Across the Curriculum” is a one-day conference for new and experienced law teachers who are interested in designing and implementing effective techniques for assessing student learning.  The conference will take place on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law in Little Rock, Arkansas.

 

Conference Content:  Sessions will address topics such as

  • ·         Formative Assessment in Large Classes
  • ·         Classroom Assessment Techniques
  • ·         Using Rubrics for Formative and Summative Assessment
  • ·         Assessing the Ineffable: Professionalism, Judgment, and Teamwork
  • ·         Assessment Techniques for Statutory or Transactional Courses

 

By the end of the conference, participants will have concrete ideas and assessment practices to take back to their students, colleagues, and institutions.

 

Who Should Attend:  This conference is for all law faculty (full-time and adjunct) who want to learn about best practices for course-level assessment of student learning.

 

Conference Structure:  The conference opens with an optional informal gathering on Friday evening, April 4.  The conference will officially start with an opening session on Saturday, April 5, followed by a series of workshops.  Breaks are scheduled with adequate time to provide participants with opportunities to discuss ideas from the conference.  The conference ends at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday.  Details about the conference are available on the websites of the Institute for Law Teaching and Learning (www.lawteaching.org) and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law (ualr.edu/law). 

 

Conference Faculty:  Conference workshops will be taught by experienced faculty, including Michael Hunter Schwartz (UALR Bowen), Rory Bahadur (Washburn), Sandra Simpson (Gonzaga), Sophie Sparrow (University of New Hampshire), Lyn Entrikin (UALR Bowen), and Richard Neumann (Hofstra).

Accommodations:  A block of hotel rooms for conference participants has been reserved at The DoubleTree Little Rock, 424 West Markham Street, Little Rock, AR 72201.  Reservations may be made by calling the hotel directly at501-372-4371, calling the DoubleTree Central Reservations System at 800-222-TREE, or booking online atwww.doubletreelr.com.  The group code to use when making reservations for the conference is “LAW.” 

 Hat Tip: 

Kelly S. Terry | Associate Professor of Law

Co-Director, Institute for Law Teaching and Learning

Director, Externship Programs & Pro Bono Opportunities

UALR William H. Bowen School of Law

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