Fall 2019 Workshops

Mary Lynch
Christian Sundquist

Fall Welcome Back: Share What we Thought, Wrote and Re-Imagined Over the Summer

Wednesday, August 28
Facilitators: Prof. Mary Lynch and Prof. Christian Sundquist
Room: U343


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Assessment for Inclusion (not Disillusion)

Wednesday, September 18,    Room U343

Professor Kris Franklin, New York Law School

Research Interests: Legal Pedagogy, Experiential Learning, Family Law


Professional Identity and the Hidden Curriculum?

Wednesday, December 4
Facilitators: Prof. Ava Ayers, Dean Mary Walsh Fitzpatrick, Prof. Nancy Maurer, Dean Rosemary Queenan and Dean Troy Riddle
Room: Boardroom

Ava Ayers
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Nancy Maurer
Rosemary Queenan
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Fall 2018 Workshops

Classes and Concentrations and Pathways: Oh My!

Ray Brescia
Connie Mayer
Ava Ayers

October 3, 2018, noon - Boardroom
Prof. Ray Brescia
Dean Connie Mayer
Prof. Ava Ayers, Director GLC

Tweak Your Syllabus to Reflect All You Already Do re: 
Connie Mayer

Student Learning Outcomes and Formative Assessment

September 26, 2018, noon - Boardroom
Dean Connie Mayer


Westlaw Updates: What You Need to Know as Law Professors

September 5, 2018, noon - Boardroom
Stacy Donnelly, Westlaw Account Manager
Prof. David Walker,  Interim Library Director

Spring 2018 Workshops

Growth Mindset, Writing Feedback, the Bar Exam and Legal Education 
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April 11, 2018 - noon, Boardroom               
A Conversation with Dean Michael Hunter Schwartz
McGeorge School of Law, University  of the Pacific


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Growth Mindset, Peak Performance and Bar Passage 

       April 4, 2018 - noon, Boardroom
       A Conversation with Dr. Estela M. Rivero, University at Albany,  SUNY


Course Mapping and Learning Outcomes 

February 28, 2018 - noon, Boardroom                                    
A Presentation by Melissa Breger, Christine Chung, 
Robert Heverly and Patty Baia, PhD. 
Melissa Breger
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Robert Heverly
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Fall 2017 Workshops

Peer Support and Teaching

Connie Mayer
Mary Lynch

 October 25, 2017 - noon, Boardroom  
 A Presentation by Connie Mayer and Mary Lynch


Flipping Your Classroom: A Show and Tell

September 13, 2017 - noon, Boardroom
A Presentation by Pam Armstrong, Ray Brescia  and Patty Baia, PhD.,
Pamela Armstrong
Ray Brescia
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Spring 2017 Workshops

Making Your Multiple Choice Questions More Like MBE Questions

April 5, 2017
A Presentation by Joe Buffington


Assessment Committee – Written Communication: Competency, Feedback, Evaluation and Facilitating Better Writing 

Mary Lynch
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March 22, 2017
A presentation by Joe Buffington, Adrienne Foederer and Mary Lynch


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Creating a Welcoming Environment for LGBTQ+ Students, Staff, and Faculty

February 15, 2017  - 
A presentation by Courtney D'Allaird, University at Albany 


Faculty Watchlist! Teaching in Interesting Times

January 25, 2017
A presentation by Mary Lynch, Christian Sundquist, 
and Timothy Taylor, adjunct professor at UAlbany. 
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Christian Sundquist
Mary Lynch


Fall 2016 Workshops

Making the Most of Our New Online and Instructional Technology Support

September 21, 2016

A presentation by Dr. Patricia Baia

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New Resources for Learning and Teaching

September 14, 2016

A presentation by Professors Mary Lynch & Nancy Maurer

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Brainstorming: Innovative Courses at Albany Law

A presentation by Christine Chung, Shahrokh (Seve) Falati, and Robert Heverly




Spring 2016 Workshops

Assessing Our Students Learning, Part 2

April 27, 2016

A presentation by Professor Andrea Susnir Funk, Whittier Law School


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  Using Panopto in the Classroom  

   February 17, 2016

A presentation by Professors Pamela Armstrong and Ray Brescia

Ray Brescia






Assessing Our Students Learning, Part 1

February 3, 2016

A presentation by Professors Rosemary Queenan, Nancy Maurer and Dean Connie Mayer


Connie Mayer
Nancy Maurer
Rosemary Queenan






Fall 2015 Workshops

How the Library can Support Research Activities

 September 30, 2015

A presentation by Colleen Smith, Director, Albany Law School Library     



Spring 2015 Workshops


Integrating the Teaching of Doctrine and Skills

April 8, 2015

A presentation by Evelyn Tenenbaum and Sarah Ricks, Clinical Professor- Rutgers Law

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Evelyn Tenenbaum

For more information about the book referenced in this presentation, please go here.

The companion website to the book is:

Integrating Clinical Pedagogy Across the Curriculum: Making it Work

March 18, 2015
A presentation by Sarah Rogerson,
Connie Mayer
Sarah Rogerson
Ray Brescia
Connie Mayer, and Ray Brescia




Identifying Learning Outcomes for All Students
Rosemary Queenan
Nancy Maurer


Fall 2014 Workshops

Report from Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Consortium and Conference: Assessment and New ABA Rules
Rosemary Queenan

November 12, 2014

Presentation by Professor Rosemary Queenan and Professor Mary Lynch

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What the Best Law Teachers Do: Educators in Action
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Presentation by Dean Penny Andrews


Fall 2013 Workshops

October 25

Spring 2013 Workshops

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Ted Talk's, Kahn Academy and Legal Education: Law School teaching in the New Economy

April 17

Speaker: Michele Pistone, Professor of Law, Villanova University School of Law

View Prof. Pistone's TedX Lecture

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Challenges of Raising Diversity Issues in the Classroom Including Dealing with “Backlash.”

February 13

Speaker: Deborah Post, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Faculty Development and Professor of Law, Touro Law School

Fall 2012 Workshops

Faculty Workshop: “Curriculum Mapping, Outcomes and Unlearning” 

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November 9

Speaker: Prof. Barbara Glesner Fines, Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Ruby M. Hulen Professor of Law, University of Missouri School of Law

Rosemary Queenan
Capping the Law School Experience: Creating Courses that Require Students to integrate Theory, Skills and Values

October 24

Speakers: Profs. Bridgit Burke, Nancy Maurer and Rosemary Queenan, Albany Law School

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CELT/DIVERSITY COMMITTEE JOINT WORKSHOP: "Teaching in a Multicultural World"

October 3

Incorporating Culture Competence, Privilege and Multicultural Lawyering into Law School Courses: How is it currently done at Albany Law School?