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Video Editing for Law Librarians

Basics of video editing to be used for patron instruction, outreach, in-house and association training. Program would include overview of commonly-completed tasks, tips on video capture, and intro to common free, low-cost, and high-cost/professional software/hardware options. The program could be expanded to a workshop or deep dive depending on interest.

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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 »

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Teaching law practice technology/management classes

More and more librarians are being called upon to teach law practice management and/or law practice technology courses. It is so rampant that a caucus has been created on this topic. It would be great for a session or sessions to focus on: curriculum design, helpful vendors, what has worked/not worked at other schools, and what the firms want new associates to know with regards to technology.

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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?

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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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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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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 »

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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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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 »

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Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stick: Classroom Management

This program will explore the nuances of and identify techniques for how librarians who serve in a teaching capacity (professor, lecturer, instructor) can better manage a classroom. Classroom management is the process by which teachers and schools create and maintain appropriate behavior of students in classroom settings. The purpose of implementing classroom management strategies is to enhance pro-social behavior and ...more »

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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 »

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