2012 • $25.00 • 210 pp • paper
This book is designed for teachers of legal research and writing courses. Both new and seasoned legal-writing teachers will benefit from the book, whether they are full-time professors, adjuncts, fellows, program directors, or teaching assistants. A Guide to Teaching Lawyering Skills explores the essential components of the teaching process, including setting course goals; creating a curriculum, syllabus, and assignments; developing teaching methods; providing feedback to students both orally and in writing; evaluating and grading student work; working with teaching assistants; and enhancing professional development. The focus of the book is practical, and its suggestions are specific and concrete. The book also provides lists of additional resources for teachers.