CELT to Host National Conference on Setting, Assessing Learning Objectives

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Date: 07/14/2011

Albany Law School’s Center for Excellence in Law Teaching (CELT) will host a national conference on “ Setting and Assessing Learning Objectives from Day One” for law school faculty and administrators on March 30, 2012.

The conference, to be held at Albany Law School, will focus on setting and assessing foundational objectives for law students, as well as what some law schools have already done to better structure curriculum and prepare students to meet proposed new American Bar Association standards.

Participants to date include:

• Keynote speaker: Judith Wegner, Burton Craige Professor of Law at University of North Carolina School of Law and co-author of Educating Lawyers: Preparation for the Profession of Law
•  Barbara Glesner Fines, Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Ruby M. Hulen Professor of Law at University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law
•  Michael Hunter Schwartz, Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Development at Washburn University School of Law and co-director of the Institute for Law Teaching and Learning
•  Antoinette Sedillo Lopez, Clinical Director at the University of New Mexico School of Law
•  David Thomson, Director of the Lawyering Process Program at Sturm College of Law and author of Law School 2.0: Legal Education for a Digital Age

Requests for proposed presentations will be forthcoming. For more information, contact krama@albanylaw.edu.