Implementing Effective Education in Specific Contexts

Building on Best Practices: Transforming Legal Education in a Changing World (Deborah Maranville, Lisa Radtke Bliss, Carolyn Wilkes Kaas & Antoinette Sedillo Lopez eds., 2015), chapter 5

152 Pages Posted: 4 Aug 2015 Last revised: 25 May 2017

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Elizabeth G. Porter

University of Washington School of Law

Ruth Anne Robbins

Rutgers Law School

Amy E. Sloan

University of Baltimore - School of Law

Kristen Konrad Tiscione

Georgetown University Law Center

Michele R. Pistone

Villanova University School of Law

Warren Binford

Willamette University College of Law

Jonathan A. Franklin

University of Washington - Gallagher Law Library; University of Washington - School of Law

Kimberly D. Ambrose

University of Washington - School of Law

William Fernholz

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

Catherine F. Klein

Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law

Dana Raigrodski

University of Washington - School of Law

Stephen A. Rosenbaum

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

Leah Wortham

Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law

Deborah A. Maranville

University of Washington School of Law

Cynthia Batt

Stetson University College of Law

Lisa Bliss

Georgia State University - College of Law

Carolyn Wilkes Kaas

Quinnipiac University

Don Peters

University of Florida - Levin College of Law

Dena Bauman

University of the District of Columbia - David A. Clarke School of Law

Daniel Schaffzin

University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law

Date Written: June 1, 2015

Abstract

This chapter of Building on Best Practices: Transforming Legal Education in a Changing World includes contributions from many authors:

  • Section A, The Socratic Method, is by Elizabeth G. Porter
  • Section B, Analysis, Research, and Communication in Skills-Focused Courses, is by Ruth Anne Robbins, Amy Sloan & Kristen K. Tiscione
  • Section C, Use of Technology in Teaching, is by Michele Pistone and Warren Binford
  • Section D, Law Libraries and Legal Education, is by Jonathan Franklin
  • Section E, Cross-Border Teaching and Collaboration, is by Kimberly D. Ambrose, William H. D. Fernholz, Catherine F. Klein, Dana Raigrodski, Stephen A. Rosenbaum & Leah Wortham
  • Section F, Experiential Education, includes:
    • Incorporating Experiential Education Throughout the Curriculum, by Deborah Maranville with Cynthia Batt, Lisa Radtke Bliss & Corolyn Wilkes Kaas
    • Delivering Effective Education in In-House Clinics, by Lisa Radtke Bliss & Donald C. Peters
    • Delivering Effective Education in Externship Programs, by Carolyn Wilkes Kaas with Cynthia Batt, Dena Bauman & Daniel Schaffzin, and
    • Ensuring Effective Education in Alternative Clinical Models, by Deborah Maranville
Chapter 1 is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2637100

Chapter 2 is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2637068

Chapter 3 is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2637102

Chapter 4 is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2637490

Chapter 6 is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2637499

Chapter 7 is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2637541

Chapter 8 is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2637544

The content of this SSRN posting is material that was published in the book Building on Best Practices: Transforming Legal Education in a Changing World, Maranville, et al., Lexis Nexis 2015. The content has been posted on SSRN with the express permission of Lexis Nexis and of Carolina Academic Press, publisher of the book as of January 1, 2016.

Keywords: law schools, legal education, law students, experiential learning, experiential education, law clinics, clinical education, Socratic method, skills training, educational technology, law libraries, foreign students, international students, international programs, externships, fieldwork, simulations

Suggested Citation

Porter, Elizabeth G. and Robbins, Ruth Anne and Sloan, Amy E. and Tiscione, Kristen Konrad and Pistone, Michele and Binford, W. Warren Hill and Franklin, Jonathan A. and Ambrose, Kimberly D. and Fernholz, William and Klein, Catherine F. and Raigrodski, Dana and Rosenbaum, Stephen A. and Wortham, Leah and Maranville, Deborah A. and Batt, Cynthia and Bliss, Lisa and Kaas, Carolyn Wilkes and Peters, Don and Bauman, Dena and Schaffzin, Daniel, Implementing Effective Education in Specific Contexts (June 1, 2015). Building on Best Practices: Transforming Legal Education in a Changing World (Deborah Maranville, Lisa Radtke Bliss, Carolyn Wilkes Kaas & Antoinette Sedillo Lopez eds., 2015), chapter 5. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2637495

Elizabeth G. Porter

University of Washington School of Law ( email )

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Ruth Anne Robbins

Rutgers Law School ( email )

217 N. 5th Street
Camden, NJ NJ 08102
United States
8568893993 (Phone)

Amy E. Sloan

University of Baltimore - School of Law ( email )

1420 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
United States
410-837-6529 (Phone)

Kristen Konrad Tiscione

Georgetown University Law Center ( email )

600 New Jersey Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
United States

Michele Pistone

Villanova University School of Law ( email )

299 N. Spring Mill Road
Villanova, PA 19085
United States
619-519-5286 (Phone)
619-519-5672 (Fax)

W. Warren Hill Binford

Willamette University College of Law ( email )

245 Winter St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
United States
503-370-6758 (Phone)
503-375-5433 (Fax)

HOME PAGE: http://www.willamette.edu/wucl/faculty/profiles/binford/

Jonathan A. Franklin

University of Washington - Gallagher Law Library

1100 N.E. Campus Parkway, Condon Hall
Seattle, WA 98105
United States

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University of Washington - School of Law ( email )

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Box 353020
Seattle, WA 98105-3020
United States

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Kimberly D. Ambrose

University of Washington - School of Law ( email )

William H. Gates Hall
Box 353020
Seattle, WA 98105-3020
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.law.washington.edu/directory/profile.aspx?ID=114

William Fernholz

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law ( email )

215 Boalt Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-7200
United States
510-643-4447 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: https://www.law.berkeley.edu/php-programs/faculty/facultyProfile.php?facID=938

Catherine F. Klein

Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law ( email )

3600 John McCormack Rd., NE
Washington, DC 20064
United States

Dana Raigrodski

University of Washington - School of Law ( email )

Seattle, WA 98195
United States
206-616-5321 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://www.law.washington.edu/Directory/Profile.aspx?ID=26

Stephen A. Rosenbaum

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law ( email )

Berkeley, CA 94720-7200
United States

Leah Wortham

Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law ( email )

3600 John McCormack Rd., NE
Washington, DC 20064
United States
202-319-5008 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://www.law.edu/fac-staff/worthaml/

Deborah A. Maranville (Contact Author)

University of Washington School of Law ( email )

William H. Gates Hall
Box 353020
Seattle, WA 98105-3020
United States
206.685.6803 (Phone)
206.685.2388 (Fax)

HOME PAGE: https://www.law.washington.edu/directory/profile.aspx?ID=143

Cynthia Batt

Stetson University College of Law ( email )

1401 61st Street South
Gulfport, FL 33707
United States

Lisa Bliss

Georgia State University - College of Law ( email )

P.O. Box 4037
Atlanta, GA 30302-4037
United States

Carolyn Wilkes Kaas

Quinnipiac University ( email )

275 Mt. Carmel Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518
United States

Don Peters

University of Florida - Levin College of Law ( email )

P.O. Box 117625
Gainesville, FL 32611-7625
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.law.ufl.edu/faculty/don-peters

Dena Bauman

University of the District of Columbia - David A. Clarke School of Law ( email )

4200 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20003
United States

Daniel Schaffzin

University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law ( email )

One North Front Street
Memphis, TN 38103-2189
United States

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