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Mary A. Lynch
Rosemary Queenan
On October 1, we came from Albany Law School to present on “How an Inclusive Strategic Planning Process Leads to Faculty Adoption of Institutional Student Learning Outcomes” at the 4th Annual Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference in Denver, Colorado. Albany Law’s process of developing learning outcomes began years...
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Randy Wagner
At Denver Law, we are following the wisdom that counsels conducting assessment in small and discrete pieces. We will, each year, focus on parts of our JD program and assess learning in each using direct (student work product) and/or indirect (student self-reports) data. An example of the latter is our “Externship...
Alli Gerkman
We kicked off the 4th Annual Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference on October 1 with 16 (yes, sixteen!) Ignite-style presentations, given by ETL Fellows and faculty from across the ETL Consortium. We heard about strategic planning, hybrid programs, new curricula, leadership and skills development, and—importantly—...
Alli Gerkman
We kicked off the 4th Annual Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference with a story about math—or, more specifically, with a story about how long it took one mathematician to solve one not-so-simple problem. It’s a great story (and one you can hear more about here on This American Life) and I shared it with the group...
Zachary Willis
Hunter Metcalf
It’s that time again! We’re incredibly excited to share the first results of our Foundations for Practice project and help build on what we’ve learned at this year’s Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference. Our 4th Annual Conference will be held this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday (Oct 1-3) in Denver, Colorado. Check...
Robert P. Thompson
Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Director Alli Gerkman was invited to speak on “The Changing Legal Landscape” at the opening plenary session for the National Conference of Bar Presidents in July. In a prepared presentation (below), she said that meaningful change is possible, but everyone has to be at the table. The...
Caitlin Anderson
On the occasion of his retirement, John Lande , now Professor Emeritus at the University of Missouri School of Law and ETL Fellow , collected his advice to law students and lawyers in an essay entitled “ My Last Lecture: More Unsolicited Advice for Future and Current Lawyers .” Professor Lande modeled the paper after...
Hunter Metcalf
In a recent Bloomberg BNA article , law schools are encouraged to better prepare future lawyers for the growing electronic legal landscape. From solos to large firms, the increase of ediscovery as well as online legal services offerings has changed the practice of law and continues to mount new challenges. Ninety...

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