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Speed Databasing: Encourage database matchmaking!

Want to update your one shot session? Tired of the click and show demonstration when introducing another database? Try Speed Databasing, based on the principles of speed dating, this instruction session is designed encourages database matchmaking in a formal setting. In this training session you will learn how to build a profile of the database, give your audience the opportunity to introduce themselves to several ...more »

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Sometimes, Everything is all Online: Teaching an Online Course

Are you interested in teaching a legal research course online? What benefits do online courses have for your institution and your students? Learn and discuss best practices for teaching a legal research course online, how to keep the course engaging and hands-on for students, and discover technology that will excite and inspire your students to learn legal research skills.

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Teaching Regulatory Research

discussion about methods, materials, and challenges for teaching a course on regulatory research.

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Library Services for Communities Living in Fear

In 2015, Baltimore experienced massive protests against police brutality and in reaction to the death of 25-years old Freddie Gray. Some of these protests turned violent and the despair and frustration of our communities were evident all across the city. Despite the unrest and riots, Enoch Pratt Free Library and its then-CEO, Carla Hayden (our current Librarian of Congress) decided to keep the library open. Similar to ...more »

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Assessment Grab Bag: Venturing Beyond the Traditional

Treasure hunts and research memos are the norm for assessing students in legal research courses, and each have their merits: treasure hunt questions allow the instructor to test students on specific research techniques and resources, and research memos give students practice engaging in the entire legal research process, while also testing their writing skills, another shortcoming often cited in practitioner surveys. ...more »

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Inspire Me: Teaching Techniques that Make an Impact

This session would bring together law librarians who teach legal research to discuss ways in which they inspire their students by using particular teaching methods. Panelists will discuss creative ideas that teach lessons beyond the course learning objectives. Panelists will share how they implemented their techniques and how students responded to their methods. Participants will take away ideas to implement in their ...more »

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Reaching Adult Learners

Most of the individuals we provide education and training to are adults and have a different attitude and approach to learning. It would be nice to learn some of the techniques that are effective in keeping adult learners interested and focused.

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Neuroeducational Research & Teaching

There are serious questions regarding the role that a better understanding of neuroscience can play in how we educate students. This program will separate popular myth from promising research and tell us what from the field of brain science, if anything, we can apply in the classroom.

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Researching EU Legislation

This session will review the legislative process(es) at the EU, will show researchers how to find legislative materials at each stage of legislation as well as to find the materials related to already passed legislation. Will touch on national implementation. Will concentrate on freely accessible EUR-LEX databases.

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Teaching Decision Making Skills to 1Ls

Decision making models

Elements of good decisions

Psychological traps

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advanced statutory research: unorthodox lawmaking and laws

learn more about the process of codification (possibly from presenters from the OLRC), types of statutes (super, notes, appropriations, omnibus), and particular problems and challenges for new students and law librarians.

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Overview of various Knowledge Management or Time-Keeping Systems

Instructional librarians are increasing being called upon to produce practice-ready students, and similarly, to tailor their ALR classes to meet ABA simulation course standards. One method of achieving these goals is to incorporate knowledge management systems and/or time-keeping systems into the classroom. As academic librarians, we do not have access to these various systems (vendors have been reluctant to give demo ...more »

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