Date Chartered: 1/1/1973


The Section on Teaching Methods promotes the communication of ideas, interests and activities among members of the section and makes recommendations on matters concerning techniques, strategies and methods of teaching, testing and grading law students.

Leadership     Listserv & Member-Only Content



Teaching Methods Fall 2017 Newsletter
Teaching Methods Summer 2017 Newsletter
Teaching Methods Spring 2017 Newsletter
Teaching Methods 2015 Newsletter

Conference Call Recordings

November 2017
Ideas, Problems, and Resources Call

George Siedel (Michigan) – Value Creation in the Law School Curriculum
Scott Dodson (Hastings) – Group Final Examinations

September 2017
Ideas, Problems, and Resources Call

Alex Pearl (Texas Tech) – Seminars Using Real-World Problems Presented by Non-Law-Professor Guests
Karen Sneddon (Mercer) – Fast and Fun Formative Assessment in Big Classes
Rhonda Wasserman (Pitt) – Flipped Classrooms

July 2017
Ideas, Problems, and Resources Call

Antonette Barilla (Elon) – Improving For-Credit Bar Preparation Courses
Diane Klein (La Verne) – Distance Education: Techniques, Ideas, and Pitfalls
Patrick Gould (Appalachian) – Improving Legal Writing Speed

April 2017
Ideas, Problems, and Resources Call

Christina Bennett (Oklahoma) – Access to Government Lawyers in the New Administration
Mel Weresh (Drake) – Team-Based Learning
Amy Stein (Hofstra) – Practical Tips to Flip
David Gibbs (Chapman) – Implementing Peer Review

Annual Meeting Programs


Main Program
Balance in Legal Education (Co-sponsored by Teaching Methods)
International Legal Exchange (Co-sponsored by Teaching Methods)
New Law Professors (Co-sponsored by Teaching Methods)