Teaching & Training

Think about:  Instructional Design/Planning  Facilitate Learning  Presentation & Delivery  Assessment & Metrics

Teaching & Training

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.

Submitted by (@alisonrosenbergnsulaw)

Voting

31 votes
33 up votes
2 down votes
Active

Teaching & Training

Revisiting Copyright and Fair Use in a Technological Era

Much as authors and publishers have taken advantage of technology to decrease costs, reach new audiences, and develop new delivery mechanisms, libraries and users should keep abreast of technology and explore how it might be deployed to expand or enhance fair uses. This program would discuss possible new paths for libraries (e.g., digitize and lend) to meet the needs of their users while maintaining the balance of interests ...more »

Submitted by (@mmwu84)

Voting

38 votes
39 up votes
1 down votes
Active

Teaching & Training

Become a Copyright First Responder

Many librarians receive copyright questions, and some universities have programs for training librarians and information professionals to handle these questions. I'd like a deep dive or workshop to train to be a copyright first responder.

Submitted by (@bkeele)

Voting

29 votes
30 up votes
1 down votes
Active

Teaching & Training

You Can Use Fair Use!

At first glance, the fair use exception in copyright can seem too vague to rely upon, and detailed guidelines have been articulated through caselaw. However, there are many common and valuable uses that have consistently been found to fall under fair use, and organizations have developed suggested practices for making strong cases for fair use. This session will demystify fair use and give you concrete guidance for tailoring ...more »

Submitted by (@bkeele)

Voting

52 votes
53 up votes
1 down votes
Active

Teaching & Training

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 »

Submitted by (@gvzook)

Voting

33 votes
35 up votes
2 down votes
Active

Teaching & Training

Open Educational Resources in Legal Education

Interested in learning about ways to support and implement Open Educational Resources (OER) in legal education? As the University of Missouri moves forward with its own system-wide OER initiative, librarians at Mizzou Law are finding it useful to learn about how faculty at other universities have made progress in Open Education initiatives. How do open educational resources benefit law schools? What are the costs? What ...more »

Submitted by (@bassettcw)

Voting

30 votes
32 up votes
2 down votes
Active

Teaching & Training

Access to Justice, Public Libraries - the Law Library Connection

Law libraries have much to offer in access to justice. This program would explore the current state of access to justice and public libraries, with Maryland’s experience as an example, and discuss the role of the law librarian in content development. Maryland’s Access to Justice Commission is working with law librarians to create a coordinated approach to access to justice and public libraries by bringing together legal ...more »

Submitted by (@joan.bellistri)

Voting

30 votes
30 up votes
0 down votes
Active

Teaching & Training

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 »

Submitted by (@ashleyahlbrand)

Voting

26 votes
29 up votes
3 down votes
Active

Teaching & Training

Preventing plagiarism

Plagiarism is a fine line in law schools. We tell students not to plagiarize while also showing them forms and templates and ignoring real world reuse of materials. How do we 1) Teach students about plagiarism in an effective way, and 2) explain the difference between academia and real world practices?

Submitted by

Voting

15 votes
18 up votes
3 down votes
Active

Teaching & Training

Serving Law Journals

Librarians often support student-edited or faculty-edited law journals. This session would look at how libraries can support and advise editors from submissions to publication.

Submitted by (@bkeele)

Voting

51 votes
53 up votes
2 down votes
Active

Teaching & Training

Finding Empirical Teaching Methods in FCIL

This session will introduce how to find the most effective teaching methods and skills based on empirical evidence from international law and foreign law research classes in a different time and place . It will introduce which research methods (between qualitative and quantitative research methods) are more appropriate in order to find out effective teaching methods and skills in the context of international and foreign ...more »

Submitted by (@joo.lee)

Voting

19 votes
21 up votes
2 down votes
Active

Teaching & Training

Managing Unconscious Bias to Strengthen Your Corporate Culture

Have you ever examined the sources of unconscious bias and how it can influence interactions with others? Have you ever understood how cultural values impact our own biases and interactions? Understanding unconscious biases and cultural awareness are critical first steps towards improving our performance, however we cannot stop there. Awareness alone does not guarantee success, but the ultimate question is how to take ...more »

Submitted by (@michele.villagran)

Voting

15 votes
17 up votes
2 down votes
Active