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Docia Rudley & Cassandra Hill: Developing Meaningful Program Assessment

At our 4th Annual Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference, Building on the Foundations for Practice, Docia Rudley and Cassandra Hill of Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law presented on developing meaningful program assessment through collaboration. Rudley and Hill spoke about...

Christine Cerniglia Brown: Learning Outcomes and Implementing New ABA Standards

At our 4th Annual Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference, Building on the Foundations for Practice, Christine Cerniglia Brown of Loyola University New Orleans College of Law presented on implementing the new ABA standards at law schools. Brown spoke about learning outcomes and what Loyola New...

Andrew Crouse: Mitchell's Hybrid JD Program

At our 4th Annual Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference, Building on the Foundations for Practice, Andrew Crouse of William Mitchell College of Law presented on the school's hybrid JD program. Crouse spoke about why the school developed the hybrid online/in-person program, what the program...

Rodger Citron: The Portals to Practice – Experiential Education at Touro

At our 4th Annual Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference, Building on the Foundations for Practice, Rodger Citron of Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center presented on the school's experiential education program. Citron spoke about the Portals to Practice program designed to provide students...

Jerry Slater: Preliminary Outcomes of an Innovation Curriculum

At our 4th Annual Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference, Building on the Foundations for Practice, Jerry Slater of Suffolk University Law School presented on the school's expanded instruction in a broader set of competencies than what is usually available in the traditional law school. Slater...

Mary Bowman: Collaborating for Transfer

At our 4th Annual Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference, Building on the Foundations for Practice, Mary Bowman of Seattle University School of Law presented on the school's efforts to collaborate across the curriculum to increase transference. Bowman spoke about Seattle University's commitment to...

Fernando Colon-Navarro: Technology and Assessment in the Legal Classroom

At our 4th Annual Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference, Building on the Foundations for Practice, Fernando Colon-Navarro of Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law presented on formative assessment methods to determine student outcomes. Colon-Navarro spoke about how professors...

Ann Southworth: Teaching Ethics and Professional Identity in the First Year

At our 4th Annual Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference, Building on the Foundations for Practice, Ann Southworth of the University of California Irvine School of Law presented on the school's legal profession course. Southworth spoke about the unique first-year program that situates ethical...

JoNel Newman: Students' Self Assessments of Competency

At our 4th Annual Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference, Building on the Foundations for Practice, JoNel Newman of the University of Miami School of Law presented on students' self assessments pre- and post-clinic. Newman walked attendees through the 16 learning goals, representing lawyer core...

Randy Wagner: Assessing Learning Outcomes Piece by Piece

At our 4th Annual Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference, Building on the Foundations for Practice, Randy Wagner of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law presented on increased expectations regarding assessment. Wagner spoke about DU's plan for ongoing, comprehensive assessment projects,...

Natt Gantt: Leadership Development for Law Students

At our 4th Annual Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference, Building on the Foundations for Practice, Natt Gantt of Regent University School of Law presented on how to develop leadership in law students. Gantt suggests that leadership is encapsulated in “other professional skills needed for...

Erika Pagano: Building the Future of Law Today

At our 4th Annual Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference, Building on the Foundations for Practice, Erika Pagano of the University of Miami School of Law and LawWithoutWalls presented on the projects and goals of LawWithoutWalls, a part-virtual collaborator focused on building 21st century...

Jay Finkelstein: Going International to Enhance Learning

At our 4th Annual Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference, Building on the Foundations for Practice, Jay Finkelstein of DLA Piper presented on immersing students in an international business negotiations simulation. Finkelstein takes his extended simulation course, a two-school model with video-...

Sample Professional Identity Assignments - Property

These assignments from Professor Burgess’s Property course at the Charlotte School of Law address the concept of developing students’ professional identity. In developing their professional identities, students are asked to 1) write a professional identity letter to themselves about their core...

Sample Practice Ready Exercises - Property

These exercises from Professor Burgess’s Property course at the Charlotte School of Law help students to put the theory of law into practice by putting them in scenarios similar to what they will encounter in practice—negotiating and drafting easements. Students are put into the role of an attorney...

Sample Fundamental Skills Exercises - Property

This assignment from Professor Burgess’s Property course at the Charlotte School of Law helps students build their understanding of both the doctrine and written analytical skills, as well as how to study and learn the law. These Fundamental Skills assignments are designed to work students through...

Sample Exams, Feedback, and Student Work - Property

These exams serve as an assessment tool for Professor Burgess’s Property course at the Charlotte School of Law. The exams consist of multiple-choice questions and one long essay question. In addition to the exams, Professor Burgess has provided annotated model answers, sample student answers, and...