Tuesday, May 1, 2012

The Spring Issue of “The Law Teacher” is Out!

Thanks to the Institute for Law Teaching for this issue—all 43 pages of it, full of great practical articles. Here’s the table of contents:

 Reducing Student Anxiety Through Assessment Transparency .............................2

Four Simple Lessons About the Needs of First-Year Law Students..................................4

Use High-Profile Cases to Illustrate the Federal Rules of Evidence .............................6

Clarity......................................................................7

Opening Students' Eyes to New Approaches to Seemingly Familiar Problems: Challenging Their Existing Assumptions in Legal Writing Courses................................9

Book Review: Techniques for Teaching Law 2 Blends Best of Old and New........................10

Using Formative Writing Assignments toAssess Student Learning Outcomes Across the Curriculum..................................11

Civilizing Discussion in the Law School Classroom........................................................13

Crossword Puzzle: The Bind That Ties..........14

Keynote Address: LW1 One-Day Workshop for New Law Teachers, Wake ForestLaw School, Dec. 3, 2010...............................16

The First Thing You Need to Tell Students in Clinics...........................................................18

Using Visuals to Enhance Student Learning...........................................................20

Introducing Law Students to Bloom's Taxonomy.........................................................21

Why Skills Ain't Easy: The Deceptive Demeanor and the Truth of Taxonomies..22

Crossword Puzzle Solution..............................23

The Mirror Mirror Exercise: A Quick and Easy Method to Begin Discussing Race, Gender, Ethnicity, Age and Other Differences with Your Students..................................................24

Sales Pass Activity...............................................26

Engaging Millennials: Using Twitter in the Classroom........................................................28

Book Review: A Teacher's Reflection Book by Jean Koh Peters and Mark Weisberg....29

Five Practical Steps to Ensure Your Students Listen-You Can Catch More Flies with Honey!.................................30

Destination Application: Using Hands-On Writing Workshops to Supplement the Legal Research and Writing Course...........32

Teaching Students How to Use Form Contracts...............................................34

Making IRAC Visible.........................................36

ILTL Summer Conference Information and Registration......................................................38

(ljs)

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/2012/05/the-spring-issue-of-the-law-teacher-is-out.html

| Permalink

Comments

Post a comment