Snappy Talks from the Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference

Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers (ETL) held its fifth annual conference and started with a series of snappy six-minute presentations about various topics in legal education including:

● alumni focus groups and pathway competencies
● Thurgood Marshall Law School’s resource site
● assessing professional identity formation
● building a community of legal professionals
● whether law schools are teaching and assessing the right things
● tracking achievements and competencies
● structured simulations for large classes
● a course designed to promote professional / ethical formation
● professional portfolios in externships
● using feedback to fix problems you didn’t know you had
● equipping law students with policy skills
● preliminary results of a study about experiential learning
● integrating career development across the curriculum
● lawyer professionalism and law professorism

Click here to watch videos of these presentations.

ETL is a project of the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System, housed at the University of Denver.

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