Miscellany

    • Group Work? More on Sexism and ASP

      ASP conferences and presentations frequently extol the virtues of group work. Books and articles suggest that group work would enhance legal education, make students better prepared for law practice, and make law school less isolating. Business schools rely on group projects. Despite the evidence, law schools hew to the familiar, and few 1L courses include group work, altho ...

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    • Sexism in ASP

      This semester has been eye-opening for me. I haven't spent a lot of time thinking about sexism in ASP. Although I am a dyed-in-the-wool, true-blue feminist, I've been lucky that I haven't faced much individual sexism (as opposed to institutional or systemic sexism, which are think are endemic to the academy).

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  • Welcome Back!

    … (Alex Ruskell) http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/2015/01/welcome-back.html Miscellany | Permalink TrackBack URL for this entry:$MTTrans> http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341bfae553ef01b8d0b8e8c2970c Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Welcome Back!: Comments Post a comment…

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  • Time to Relax and Re-energize

    … day with a few minutes of reflection of what you’ve accomplished (not what you haven’t done). Last, focus on what makes you happy: Express gratitude: identifying things you are grateful for promotes happiness and increases self-worth. Clean your desk/room: doing this might not make you happy but the end result will. A clean space allows you…

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  • Waiting for Grades

    … success professional to implement a plan for that improvement. (Amy Jarmon) http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/2014/12/waiting-for-grades.html Encouragement & Inspiration, Exams - Studying, Miscellany, Stress & Anxiety, Study Tips - General | Permalink TrackBack URL for this entry:$MTTrans> http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341bfae553ef01a511b8f4f9970c Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Waiting for Grades: Comments Post a comment…

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  • What Students Talk About When They Talk About Us

    … can't really say whether I learned anything, but I do remember how often he threw me out of class, his sartorial choices, and his claims that certain STDs could be cured with hefty wallops from a rubber hammer. That kind of stuff is what made him my favorite. It also led my wife to believe I had made the guy up until she met someone else that had…

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  • One Marshmallow or Two?

    …://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/2014/12/one-marshmallow-or-two.html Bar Exam Preparation, Exams - Studying, Miscellany, Science, Study Tips - General | Permalink TrackBack URL for this entry:$MTTrans> http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341bfae553ef01b7c7187f68970b Listed below are links to weblogs that reference One Marshmallow or Two?: Comments Post a comment…

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  • "Lawyer" or "Attorney"?

    … Which do you prefer? According to Garner's "Dictionary of Modern American Usage," the two "are not generally distinguished even by members of the legal profession." Once upon a time, a lawyer was defined as a person who practices law, while an attorney was a lawyer with a client. So that in 1965, the author of "The Careful Writer" noted…

  • The Many Hats of ASP

    … schooled by our students. (LBY) http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/2014/10/the-many-hats-of-asp.html Miscellany, Professionalism | Permalink TrackBack URL for this entry:$MTTrans> http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341bfae553ef01bb079088fd970d Listed below are links to weblogs that reference The Many Hats of ASP: Comments Post a comment…

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  • Prof Looking to Assemble Panel for SEALS conference

    …://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/2014/10/prof-looking-to-assemble-panel-for-seals-conference.html Miscellany | Permalink TrackBack URL for this entry:$MTTrans> http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341bfae553ef01bb07a1c682970d Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Prof Looking to Assemble Panel for SEALS conference: Comments Post a comment…

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  • Law School Action Comics #7

    … (Alex Ruskell) http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/2014/10/law-school-action-comics-7.html Miscellany | Permalink TrackBack URL for this entry:$MTTrans> http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341bfae553ef01bb079a8227970d Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Law School Action Comics #7: Comments Post a comment…

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  • Working with Each Individual Student's Choices

    … I really enjoy my students. It is a privilege to help them reach their academic potential. With new strategies, encouragement, and regular support many of the students who were struggling can make a major turn-around. When they stop by or email me to tell me about the high grade on a midterm, a positive critique on a paper, their first B grades…

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  • Quick Web and App Tips from Students

    … The following web sites and applications have been suggested by law students to help other law students: Flashcard Machine: website and app that allow the making of flashcards, random sort, and temporary removal from the deck (flashcardmachine.com) Quizlet: website and apps for flashcards, fill-in-the-blank, and essay questions; can share…

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  • Reminder: October 1st Deadline for Nominations for the AALS Academic Support Section Award

    …. Law schools, institutions, or organizations cannot receive an award. Prior year or current year Section officers are excluded from being selected as an award winner. Joyce Savio Herleth Director of Academic Support Saint Louis University School of Law 100 North Tucker Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63101-1930 (314) 977-7247 herlethj@slu.edu http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/2014/09/reminder-october-1st-deadline-for-nominations-for-the-aals-academic-support-section-award.html Miscellany | Permalink Comments Post a comment …

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  • Ahh - a Three-Day Weekend

    … respite. Be ready to hit the ground running on Tuesday. (Amy Jarmon) http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/2014/08/ahh-a-three-day-weekend.html Miscellany, Study Tips - General | Permalink TrackBack URL for this entry:$MTTrans> http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341bfae553ef01b8d05ed67e970c Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Ahh - a Three-Day Weekend: Comments Post a comment…

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