Ninety Law Professors Gather on Campus for Teaching Conference

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Date: 03/19/2012

 

Albany Law's Center for Excellence in Law Teaching (CELT) hosted its inaugural conference, "Setting and Assessing Learning Objectives from Day One," for law school faculty and administrators from around the country on March 30, 2012.

The conference, focused on setting and assessing foundational objectives for law students, as well as on what some law schools have already done to better structure curriculum and prepare students to meet proposed new American Bar Association standards.

Among the speakers at the conference were:

  • Judith Wegner, Burton Craige Professor of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law, delivering the opening keynote "Moving Beyond Carnegie"
  • Michael Hunter Schwartz, Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Development, Washburn University School of Law
  • Antoinette Sedillo-Lopez, Professor of Law, University of Mexico School of Law
  • David Thompson, Lawyering Process Professor and Director, Denver University Sturm College of Law
  • Barbara Glesner-Fines, Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Ruby M. Hulen Professor of Law, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law

Click here for conference details.