University of New Mexico Law adjunct professor Rebecca Kitson to present virtual course on immigration law

30 June 2020

UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO SCHOOL OF LAW  — “Immigration 101,” a virtual Continuing Legal Education (CLE) presentation by Rebecca Kitson, Esq. will be taking place on Friday, June 26 from noon to 1 p.m. on Zoom.

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Pepperdine Law summer program helps students and graduates enhance legal skills

30 June 2020

PEPPERDINE CARUSO SCHOOL OF LAW — In response to the challenges posed by COVID-19 on summer employment opportunities, Pepperdine Caruso Law has recently implemented several programs to assist current students and recent graduates in enhancing their legal skills and launching their careers.

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UCLA to hold most classes online this fall

24 June 2020

INSIDE HIGHER ED — The University of California, Los Angeles, will hold most of its fall classes remotely, the university announced Monday.  

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MIT to limit number of undergraduate students on campus for fall semester

24 June 2020

MIT NEWS — To the members of the MIT community, In April, I asked Team 2020 to assess options for undergraduate education for the fall semester. Today, based on the team’s in-depth analysis and extensive community consultation, I write to share a first round of decisions about the undergraduate experience this fall – and to sketch….

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CALI releases course on online teaching

24 June 2020

CALI — Welcome to what might be the first or last mile of your journey towards online teaching. This mini-course will run live in June 2020. Live session will require about 9 hours with additional time spent reading articles, online discussion, and we hope, reflection on your own or with your colleagues. This mini-course will provide….

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CALI conference explores online teaching during the pandemic

24 June 2020

CALICON — We are in the midst of the largest distance learning experiment in legal education history. Everyone – faculty, students, Teknoids, law librarians, edtech folks – everyone – has experienced it differently and had to make adjustments or witnessed a rapid change. We want you to talk about that. How’d it go? Does this mean….

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University of North Carolina builds virtual campus connectiveness initiative

24 June 2020

THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION — It’s an attempt to provide something important that was hard to achieve during this spring’s remote instruction: social connection. The ties students form with classmates aren’t just enjoyable — they’re important for learning. As Josh Eyler lays out in his recent book How Humans Learn: The Science and Stories Behind Effective College Teaching,….

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University of Miami Law co-hosts virtual symposium on COVID-19 and legal education

24 June 2020

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI SCHOOL OF LAW — The University of Miami School of Law, in partnership with the AALS Journal of Legal Education, is delighted to host a virtual symposium to discuss the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed legal education in the U.S.

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Using the summer to improve online teaching skills

24 June 2020

THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION — If there’s one big takeaway from the Covid-19 crisis for higher education, it’s that teaching well online is increasingly, and vitally, important. Maybe you’re thinking: Well, once this global health threat recedes — with testing, tracing, and vaccines — online learning will diminish in prevalence and I can go back….

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Accommodating student needs during the pandemic through course design

24 June 2020

THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION — The pandemic has intensified differences in students’ circumstances. One way professors can respond: Create courses that give students options.

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