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Benjamin Madison, a professor at Regent University School of Law, uses various pedagogical strategies to reach his students in his state civil procedure course. In this video, aformer student, Melissa Yatsko, discusses the effectiveness of his teaching methods and praises his candid and honest...
David Thomson is a law professor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. This video shows students of his Discovery Practicum course engaged in mock depositions, using the case problems assigned at the beginning of the semester.
David Thomson is a law professor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. This video shows students engaged in settlement negotiations as part of his Discovery Practicum course.
David Thomson is a law professor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. Here, he gives an overview of his Discovery Practicum course, which is a semester-long simulation.
Benjamin Madison is a law professor at Regent University School of Law. This video shows actual classroom footage of his Carnegie-integrated classroom.
Benjamin Madison is a law professor at Regent University School of Law. Here, he discusses the importance of law schools integrating the Carnegie Recommendations into their classrooms.
Benjamin Madison is a law professor at Regent University School of Law. Here, he discusses the importance of making his teaching goals clear and transparent to the students.
Benjamin Madison is a law professor at Regent University School of Law. Here, he encourages professors to integrate the Carnegie method into their classrooms.
Benjamin Madison is a law professor at Regent University School of Law. Here, he discusses how he encourages students to form their professional identities in law school.
Benjamin Madison is a law professor at Regent University School of Law. Here, he speaks about developing a master problem that will follow the entire course, which allows students to take the role of a new associate.
Students evaluated the Discovery Practicum taught by Professor David Thomson at the University of Denver at the end of the spring semester of 2012. Students generally praise the practical and applicable nature of the course, as well as the varied teaching techniques employed throughout the semester.
As a former student of Professor Thomson’s Discovery Practicum at the University of Denver, Beth Tomerlin discusses how the knowledge and experience she gained from the course led directly to her success in her first year out of law school. In reference to the course, Tomerlin writes, “I believe...
Professor David Thomson authored Law School 2.0 , a book about how technology can play an important role in facilitating change in legal education. The book describes how this storm of a generational change both should and will transform the face of legal education as we know it today. It covers...
This blog, written by legal professors, reviews the quality of Professor David Thomson’s textbook Skills & Values: Discovery Practice . The review of the Skills & Values textbook series praises Professor Thomson’s ability to fill a gap in traditional law school education by focusing on the...
Professor Thomson authored the required textbook for his Discovery Practicum at the University of Denver and also serves as an editor for the textbook series. The Skills & Values textbook series focuses on problem-based methods of teaching practice-oriented material. The video features...
Professor Thomson authored the required textbook for his Discovery Practicum at the University of Denver. The textbook, Skills & Values: Discovery Practice , focuses on problem-based methods of teaching practice-oriented material. This video features Professor Thomson discussing the educational...
Professor Thomson authored the required textbook for his Discovery Practicum at the University of Denver. The textbook, Skills & Values: Discovery Practice , provides students excellent teaching materials for this pre-trial course. The textbook is problem-based, providing a rich learning...
Students evaluated the Discovery Practicum taught by Professor David Thomson at the University of Denver at the end of the fall semester of 2012. Students generally praise the practical and applicable nature of the course, as well as the varied teaching techniques employed throughout the semester.
Students evaluated the Discovery Practicum taught by Professor David Thomson at the University of Denver at the end of the spring semester of 2014. Students generally praise the practical and applicable nature of the course, as well as the varied teaching techniques employed throughout the semester.
As part of the Discovery Practicum taught by Professor David Thomson at the University of Denver, students must draft a series of discovery documents throughout the semester. This student-drafted Defendant’s Request for Production of Documents is based upon a hypothetical the students use...

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