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Learning Outcomes and Assessment

Assessment and Learning Outcomes

Mary A. Lynch, An Evaluation of Ten Concerns about Using Outcomes in Legal Education, 38 Wm. Mitchell L. Rev. 976 (2012). 

Mary Crossley and Lu-in Wang, Learning by Doing: An Experience with Outcomes Assessment, 41 U. Tol. L. Rev. 269 (2010). 

Ruth Jones, Assessment and Legal Education: What is Assessment and What the *# Does it Have to Do with the Challenges Facing Legal Education, 45 McGeorge L. Rev. 85 (2013-2014).

Janet Fisher, Putting Students at the Center of Legal Education: How an Emphasis on Outcome Measures in the Standard for Approval of Law Schools Might Transform the Educational Experience of Law Students, 35 S. Ill. U. L.J. 225 (2011).

Susan Duncan, Mind the Gap: How Curriculum Mapping Plays a Role in the Outcome Measures Regime (July 5, 2010). Available at SSRN:

Melissa H. Weresh, Stargate: Malleability as a Threshold Concept in Legal Education, 63(4) J. Legal Ed. 689 (May 2014).

Sarah Valentine, Flourish or Founder: The New Regulatory Regime in Legal Education (July 1, 2015). Available at SSRN:

Teaching/Learning in Law School

Kris Franklin, Do We Need Subject Matter-Specific Pedagogies, 65 J. Legal Educ. 839 (2016). 

Robin A. Boyle, Employing Active-Learning Techniques and Metacognition in Law School: Shifting Energy from Professor to Student, 81 U. Det. Mercy L. Rev. 1 (2003-2004). 

Gerald F. Hess, Collaborative Course Design: Not My Course, Not Their Course, but Our Course, 47 Washburn L.J. 367 (2007-2008). 

Michael Hunter Schwartz, Teaching Law By Design: How Learning Theory and Instructional Design Can Inform and Reform Law Teaching, 38 San Diego L. Rev. 347 (2001). 

Emily A. Benfer and Colleen F. Shanahan, Educating the Invincibles: Strategies for Teaching the Millenial Generation in Law School, 20 Clinical L. Rev. 1 (2013-2014). 

Shirley Lung, The Problem Method: No Simple Solution, 45 Willamette L. Rev. 723 (2008-2009).