April 2016: Responding to the New ABA Standards: Best Practices in Outcomes Assessment

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April 2, 2016

Boston University School of Law


This one-day conference is for law teachers and administrators who want to learn how to design, implement, and evaluate effective institutional outcomes for their schools. The conference will be an interactive workshop during which attendees will learn and apply the steps of an outcomes-assessment process from start to finish. Workshop sessions will take place on Saturday, April 2, 2016, at the Boston University School of Law. The conference will open with a reception at the law school on the evening of Friday, April 1.

Sessions will address the following topics:
Identifying and Creating Institutional Outcomes
Translating Outcomes Into Competencies and Rubrics
Curriculum Mapping
Evaluating Attainment of Outcomes and Creating an Assessment Plan

By the end of the conference, attendees will have concrete and practical knowledge about outcomes assessment to take back to their colleagues and institutions.

Who Should Attend
This conference is for all law faculty and administrators. It likely will be of particular interest to Associate Deans and faculty who serve on assessment, curriculum, self-study, or outcomes committees.

Conference Schedule

Register and pay online

$225 - First registrant from each law school.
$200 - Each subsequent registrant from the same school, so that schools may be able to send multiple attendees, such as the members of their assessment or curriculum committees

Registration fee includes:
all materials, and
breakfast, lunch, and snacks.
Conference activities will be held at Boston University School of Law, 765 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02215 (Directions | Map).

Participants are responsible for their own travel arrangements to the conference.

A block of hotel rooms for conference attendees has been reserved at the Hotel Commonwealth, 500 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02215. Reservations, at the conference rate, may be made online or by calling the hotel at 866-784-4000 and referencing the ILTL Room Block through Wednesday, March 2, 2016 (Directions).
Register and pay online
(through Boston Universty website)

Spring Conference Handouts 2016

Institute for Law Teaching and Learning