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Teaching Law: Sources Available Through BLS Library
Subject classification for sources about law school teaching:
Law-Study and teaching-United States
Becoming a Law Professor: A Candidate's Guide (2010) by
Call Number: KF272 .D46 2010
Contents: What do law professors do all day? -- Where do law professors come from? -- Pleased to meat you, hope you guess my name: preparing for (and surviving) the AALS hiring conference -- The on-campus interview -- Which one of these is not like the others? advice for nontraditional faculty candidates -- Offer and acceptance: handling job offers -- Now what? things to do before you teach your first class -- Converting an unsuccessful job search into future opportunities -- A primer on law review submissions -- From resume to CV.
Techniques for Teaching Law II (2011) by
Call Number: KF272 .H47 2011
Contents: Learning theory, student perspectives, and teaching principles -- Materials -- Teaching with technology -- Classroom dynamics and learning culture -- Questioning and discussion techniques -- Collaborative, cooperative, group and team learning techniques -- Experiential and service education: relating law school to practice -- Writing across the curriculum -- Professional skills across the legal education curriculum -- Professional values and identity -- Formative assessment: feedback to students during the course -- Summative assessment: evaluating and grading students -- Teacher development and inspiration.
Learning Outside the Box: A Handbook for Law Students Who Learn Differently (2011) by
Call Number: KF283 .C48 2011
Contents: The new world of law school: what makes law school so different? -- You are not alone: the increasing number of law students with learning disabilities -- Succeeding in law school by knowing how you learn best: what is your individual learning style? -- Legal reading: the key to law school success -- Legal reading for law students with ADD: did they read any differently? -- Going beyond the traditional case brief -- How to prepare for class: what does your professor really want from you? -- Obtaining accommodations for your learning disability -- Advice from law students who learn differently -- Writing in law school: legal structure, IRAC (no, not the country ...) and TREAC -- Tips for organizing your legal research -- Outlining: it's so much more than simply creating a really long document on your computer -- The law school essay exam -- Taking the multiple-choice law school exam.
What The Best Law Teachers Do (2013) by
Call Number: K100 .S39 2013
Contents: What is exceptional learning in law school? -- What personal qualities do the best law teachers possess? -- How do the best law teachers relate to their students? -- What do the best law teachers expect from their students? -- How do the best law teachers prepare to teach? -- How do the best law teachers engage students in and out of the classroom? -- How do the best law teachers provide feedback and assess students? -- What lasting lessons do students take away? --
Teaching Law by Design for Adjuncts (2010) by
Call Number: K100 .S68 2010
Contents: What it means to be a teacher -- Student perspectives on teaching and learning -- Designing the course -- Designing each class session -- Student motivation, attitudes, and self-regulation -- Teaching the class -- Assessing student learning -- Developing as a teacher.
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