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University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law

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The Culturally Proficient Law Professor: Beginning The Journey, Anastasia M. Boles Jan 2018

The Culturally Proficient Law Professor: Beginning The Journey, Anastasia M. Boles

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Seeking Inclusion From The Inside Out: Towards A Paradigm Of Culturally Proficient Legal Education, Anastasia M. Boles Jan 2017

Seeking Inclusion From The Inside Out: Towards A Paradigm Of Culturally Proficient Legal Education, Anastasia M. Boles

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Embedding Assessment Principles In Externships, Kelly S. Terry Jan 2014

Embedding Assessment Principles In Externships, Kelly S. Terry

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Externships have become an increasingly important component of legal education, as law schools seek to increase experiential learning opportunities for students to gain practice skills prior to entering the profession. As externship courses grow and become an integral part of the law school curriculum, externship teachers should implement best practices for assessing their students' learning, including setting learning outcomes for their courses, selecting assessment tools, gathering and analyzing assessment data, and using assessment data to make course adjustments that will improve student learning. This Article provides a primer on the process of course-level assessment and then explains how to apply ...


A Case For Grade Inflation In Legal Education, Joshua M. Silverstein Jan 2013

A Case For Grade Inflation In Legal Education, Joshua M. Silverstein

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This Article contends that every American law school ought to substantially eliminate C grades by setting its good academic standing grade point average at the B- level. Grading systems that require or encourage law professors to award a significant number of C marks are flawed for two reasons. First, low grades damage students' placement prospects. Employers frequently consider a job candidate's absolute GPA in making hiring decisions. If a school systematically assigns inferior grades, its students are at an unfair disadvantage when competing for employment with students from institutions that award mostly A's and B's. Second, marks ...


Improving Legal Education By Improving Casebooks: Fourteen Things Casebooks Can Do To Produce Better And More Learning, Michael Hunter Schwartz Apr 2011

Improving Legal Education By Improving Casebooks: Fourteen Things Casebooks Can Do To Produce Better And More Learning, Michael Hunter Schwartz

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Teaching Contracts From A Transactional Perspective, Michael Hunter Schwartz Jan 2011

Teaching Contracts From A Transactional Perspective, Michael Hunter Schwartz

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Externships: A Signature Pedagogy For The Apprenticeship Of Professional Identity And Purpose, Kelly S. Terry Jan 2009

Externships: A Signature Pedagogy For The Apprenticeship Of Professional Identity And Purpose, Kelly S. Terry

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Humanizing Legal Education: An Introduction To A Symposium Whose Time Came, Michael Hunter Schwartz Jan 2008

Humanizing Legal Education: An Introduction To A Symposium Whose Time Came, Michael Hunter Schwartz

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Teaching Law Students To Be Self-Regulated Learners, Michael Hunter Schwartz Jul 2003

Teaching Law Students To Be Self-Regulated Learners, Michael Hunter Schwartz

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Teaching Law By Design: How Learning Theory And Instructional Design Can Inform And Reform Law Teaching, Michael Hunter Schwartz Apr 2001

Teaching Law By Design: How Learning Theory And Instructional Design Can Inform And Reform Law Teaching, Michael Hunter Schwartz

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Teaching Appellate Advocacy In An Appellate Clinical Law Program, J Thomas Sullivan Jan 1992

Teaching Appellate Advocacy In An Appellate Clinical Law Program, J Thomas Sullivan

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The Role Of The Law School In Continuing Legal Education, Robert R. Wright Jan 1966

The Role Of The Law School In Continuing Legal Education, Robert R. Wright

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