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Is Permitting Student Use Of Laptops In Class A Good Idea? 'It Depends' - A Variety Of Approaches Is Best, Lynn Mclain Feb 2009

Is Permitting Student Use Of Laptops In Class A Good Idea? 'It Depends' - A Variety Of Approaches Is Best, Lynn Mclain

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An annotated bibliography compiling articles about students' use of technology in law school classes, with a second section discussing Professor McLain's personal experience with classroom technology use.


Students Schooling Students: Gaining Professional Benefits While Helping Urban High School Students Achieve Success, Susan P. Leviton, Justin A. Browne Jan 2009

Students Schooling Students: Gaining Professional Benefits While Helping Urban High School Students Achieve Success, Susan P. Leviton, Justin A. Browne

Faculty Scholarship

This article looks at the educational plight of urban low income children and explores the opportunities for success that small urban high schools provide. It then distills commonalities among successful small schools to demonstrate three central points: 1) that small is essential but not sufficient; 2) that small schools offer an opportunity for urban school districts to help improve educational opportunities for disadvantaged students by providing a fertile environment where individualized instruction, more class time, better-trained teachers, and a curriculum that prepares students psychologically and emotionally, as well as intellectually can help them overcome the adverse effects of poverty; and ...


Bitter Knowledge: Socrates And Teaching By Disillusionment Appendix B - The Meno, Thomas D. Eisele Jan 2009

Bitter Knowledge: Socrates And Teaching By Disillusionment Appendix B - The Meno, Thomas D. Eisele

Faculty Articles and Other Publications

It was been suggested (and here I am thinking in particular of comments made by Professor William Prior) that my book, Bitter Knowledge, would benefit from a more comprehensive attention to the argumentative details of the dialogues studied there. Professor Prior specifically suggests that, if we were to be given more of their argumentation, we might better appreciate the motivation or the disposition of the speakers in the dialogues under study.

The book as designed, as submitted in typescript, and as accepted for publication, included three appendices. These appendices comprised detailed outlines of the speakers and events portrayed in, respectively ...


Bitter Knowledge: Socrates And Teaching By Disillusionment Appendix C - The Theaetetus, Thomas D. Eisele Jan 2009

Bitter Knowledge: Socrates And Teaching By Disillusionment Appendix C - The Theaetetus, Thomas D. Eisele

Faculty Articles and Other Publications

It was been suggested (and here I am thinking in particular of comments made by Professor William Prior) that my book, Bitter Knowledge, would benefit from a more comprehensive attention to the argumentative details of the dialogues studied there. Professor Prior specifically suggests that, if we were to be given more of their argumentation, we might better appreciate the motivation or the disposition of the speakers in the dialogues under study.

The book as designed, as submitted in typescript, and as accepted for publication, included three appendices. These appendices comprised detailed outlines of the speakers and events portrayed in, respectively ...


Teaching Sicko, Elizabeth Weeks Jan 2009

Teaching Sicko, Elizabeth Weeks

Scholarly Works

This article provides insights in how to make up cancelled law classes to ensure compliance with American Bar Association accreditation instructional hours requirements. How to cover the missed course content. How to find mutually agreeable make-up class times and locations with a group of busy, upper-level law students. Faced with the prospect of having to make up two hours each of my Health Care Financing and Regulation course and my Public Health Law seminar, I turned to the teacher's little helper: the DVD player