Widener Law Commonwealth (Harrisburg, PA)

Theme: What the Best Legal Writing Professors do in the Classroom

Presentations might address the following:

  • Meeting students where they are 
  • "Tried and true" or "out with the old and in with the new":  do we need to change our pedagogy?
  • Teaching to different learners
  • Teaching with technology
  • Teaching with games
  • Bringing the local bar and bench into the classroom
  • Peer teaching and review
  • Panel discussion on best practices in using teams
  • Applying cognitive science in the classroom
  • Should students have a writing course every semester?
  • Integrating legal writing and academic success 
  • Expanding the classroom - teaching legal writing online
  • Hot topics in teaching legal writing
  • Please feel free to describe a different topic if you believe it would fit within the theme

Date: December 4, 2015

Site Chair: Anna Hemingway

Email: aphemingway@widener.edu