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Educational Technology 101

The session will delineate concepts, definitions, and modern trends of educational technology and learning theories. The program will also introduce a wide variety of educational technology useful to law school classrooms either physical or virtual.

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Security- don't just talk, act!

We've heard a lot about data breaches and how organizations have suffered, prevented, responded, and reacted to online security threats. In this session, let's focus on the practical: What we as librarians should be doing, and what we need to teach our users. We'll cover VPNs, security beyond the password, metadata, phishing, and other on-the-ground issues.

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Program on International Decade for People of African Descent

The United Nations General Assembly on December 23, 2013 proclaimed the International Decade for People of African Descent commencing on 1 January 2015 and ending on 31 December 2024. Several activities have been held and planned by member states around the theme - "People of African descent: recognition, justice and development". This program will offer an international perspective of human rights and the role of the ...more »

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Teaching Technology and Information Ethics

Questions about what constitutes ethical technology and information use are among the most pressing challenges facing the legal profession, yet existing standards for professional conduct often fail to adequately address lawyers’ need for guidance in the contemporary information landscape. This program will address how librarians' expertise in information seeking behavior, research tools and methods, and applied technology ...more »

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Law Librarians as Access to Justice Heroes

The "Access to Justice Gap" is massive. 50% of people eligible for legal aid cannot get it because there are not enough legal aid lawyers. In some courts, 90% of the plaintiffs are self-represented. One of the most common places that people find legal information is at their local public, court or county library. Librarians have traditionally provided guidance, forms, packets and other assistance. There are brand ...more »

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ABA proposed overhaul law school Accreditation

What does the ABA the o Overhaul Law School Accreditation Process With Major Reorganization proposed at the July 2018 meeting mean for law librarians and law schools and the law firm and other librarians who have to deal with the new graduates of a different type of law school HOW CAN AALL BE AT THE TABLE FOR THE NEW ACCREDITATION PROCESS.- THIIS CAN BE EITHE A PROGRAM OR A HOT TOPIC BUT MUST BE ADDRESSED https://www.law.com/nationallawjournal/2018/07/31/aba-to-overhaul-law-school-accreditation-process-with-major-reorganization/?kw=ABA%20to%20Overhaul%20Law%20School%20Accreditation%20Process%20With%20Major%20Reorganization&et=editorial&bu=National%20Law%20Journal&cn=20180731&src=EMC-Email&pt=Breaking%20News ...more »

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Cultural Competency Training in FCIL Research Courses & Beyond

FCIL research courses/trainings are a great way to help teach cultural competency to students. Students learn about other legal systems and values and engage in exercises that make them consider their own biases; program could give examples of exercises/assignments that students can engage in to grapple with these issues. A program on cultural competency could also expand to working with patrons/clients/attorneys from ...more »

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Support our students

OH the SUMMERS, every year we get students who are unfamiliar and nervous about everything from firm culture, research and the dreaded 50 state survey. I spend all summer trying to get them up and running. I make my office the safe space. I am even honored to be called Ma by most of them. I suspect my experience is very much the same as all of yours. I'd like to start a partnership with matching private law librarians ...more »

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Law Librarianship Behind the Wall

Access to the courts is a constitutional right retained by inmates. What are state's best practices in providing legal information to their incarcerated populations? The Minnesota State Law Library has partnered with the Minnesota Department of Corrections for over 30 years to provide legal research to their prisoners not paid for by tax payer funds.

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Teaching Office Basics: Tech-savvy tips for Word, Excel, & more

Tips for pitching the basics of Word, bibliographic management systems, Excel, and other software that law students see in practice and at school. The myth of the digital native allows us to overlook how much law students struggle with technology, and how much they appreciate learning how to be more efficient and fluent with the tools they use daily. From citation-management to document design to pivot tables, I'm looking ...more »

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Change Your Syllabus, Change Your Life

Professor Elizabeth Sherowski will discuss making the move from a rule-focused syllabus to a learner-focused syllabus, providing examples from the evolution of her own syllabi, and giving attendees the opportunity to workshop their own. By the end of the session, attendees will understand how and why the learner-focused syllabus is better for both students and their professors.

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Mindfulness for law students

How are law school librarians using mindfulness practice to help their students navigate the stress of law school? More institutions have an increased awareness of health and wellness issues, and mindfulness is a great addition to these offerings.

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