Institute for Law Teaching and Learning Summer Conference
“Teaching Today’s Law Students”
June 3-5, 2019
Washburn University School of Law
The Institute for Law Teaching and Learning is proud to host a conference addressing the many ways that law professors and administrators are reaching today’s law students. With the ever-changing and heterogeneous nature of law students, this topic has taken on increased urgency for professors thinking about effective teaching strategies.
The conference theme is intentionally broad and is designed to encompass a wide variety of topics – neuroscientific approaches to effective teaching, generational research about current law students, effective use of technology in the classroom, teaching first-generation college students, classroom behavior in the current political climate, academic approaches to less prepared students, fostering qualities such as growth mindset, resilience, and emotional intelligence in students, or techniques for providing effective formative feedback to students.
In addition to presentations by law professors from around the world the Institute will provide several plenary sessions throughout the conference to further address relevant topics.
June 2018: Exploring the Use of Technology in the Law School Classroom
April 2018: Law Teaching for Adjunct Faculty and New Professors
July 2017: Teaching Cultural Competency and Other Professional Skills
March 2017: Formative Assessment in Large Classes
June 2016: Real-World Readiness
April 2016: Responding to the New ABA Standards: Best Practices in Outcomes Assessment
June 2015: Experiential Learning Across the Curriculum
February 2015: Engaging the Entire Class–Strategies for Enhancing Participation & Inclusion in Law School Classroom Learning
June 2014: What the Best Law Teachers Do
April 2014: Assessment Across the Curriculum
June 2013: Hybrid Law Teaching
April 2013: Law Teaching for Adjunct Faculty
June 2012: Value of Variety
March 2012: Technology In and Beyond the Classroom
June 2011: Engaging and Assessing Our Students
June 2010: Teaching Law Practice Across the Curriculum
June 2009: Implementing Best Practices and Educating Lawyers