Fall 2019 Workshops

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


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

Fall 2018 Workshops

Classes and Concentrations and Pathways: Oh My!

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: 

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 

April 11, 2018 - noon, Boardroom               
A Conversation with Dean Michael Hunter Schwartz
McGeorge School of Law, University  of the Pacific


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. 


Fall 2017 Workshops

Peer Support and Teaching


 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.,


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 

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


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. 


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


  Using Panopto in the Classroom  

   February 17, 2016

A presentation by Professors Pamela Armstrong and Ray Brescia






Assessing Our Students Learning, Part 1

February 3, 2016

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







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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Integrating Clinical Pedagogy Across the Curriculum: Making it Work

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




Identifying Learning Outcomes for All Students


Fall 2014 Workshops

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

November 12, 2014

Presentation by Professor Rosemary Queenan and Professor Mary Lynch

 and reference handouts (below)


What the Best Law Teachers Do: Educators in Action

Presentation by Dean Penny Andrews


Fall 2013 Workshops

October 25

Spring 2013 Workshops

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

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” 

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

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

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?