A Guide to Teaching Lawyering Skills

by Joel Atlas, Lara Gelbwasser Freed, John Mollenkamp, Andrea J. Mooney, Ursula H. Weigold, Michelle A. Fongyee Whelan

Tags: Law School Teaching, Legal Writing

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210 pp  $25.00

ISBN 978-1-59460-879-7

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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.

This text is part of CAP's Law School Teaching list. Complimentary copies of these texts are not available, as they are intended for professional development and are not designed for student use. Please contact sarah@cap-press.com with any questions about our Law School Teaching titles.