Wednesday, May 21, 2008
U.S. law schools continue to admit an ever-increasing number of students from other countries, including students whose first language is not English. Here is a short article that describes curricular choices that writing directors at U.S. law schools must make to meet the needs of international students. The article considers five essential points when designing writing and research programs for international students: (1) assess the needs of your international students; (2) set reasonable goals; (3) find appropriate course materials; (4) evaluate the course and have students evaluate it as well; and (5) document the need to support additional resources for international students. Click here to read the full article.