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Legal Writing Conference 2013 Schedule

Technology and the Teaching of Legal Research and Writing

Sat., March 16, 2013

 

7:30-8:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast
Student Lounge




ROOM 204
ROOM 203
ROOM 310
8:00-8:50 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions
Duquesne Univ. School of Law
Jan M. Levine, Julia Glencer,
Erin Karsman, and Tara Willke



9:00-9:50 a.m.

Brent Sullivan
Wolters Kluwer

 

"Custom Publishing"

Jodi Cunningham
LexisNexis

"Educate Students on Law Firm Research Rates & Cost Recovery"

Dionne E. Anthon
Anna Hemingway
Amanda L. Smith
Widener Univ. School of Law

"Keepin' It Fresh: Using Technology in the Legal Writing Classroom to Reach Today's Students"

10:00-10:50 a.m.

Coffee and Snacks
Student Lounge




10:00-10:20 a.m.

Amanda L. Smith,
Widener University School of Law


"Everything Old is New Again: Student Journaling as Blogging"

 

Anna Hemingway
Widener University School of Law


"Using Technology to Promote Legal Writing Scholarship"

 

Julia M. Glencer,
Duquesne Univ. School of Law


"Talking, Not Typing: A Basic Introduction to Dragon Dictation Software" (Windows)

 





10:30-10:50 a.m.

Sarah J. Morath,
Univ. of Akron School of Law


"Color Coding Comments to Facilitate Revisions, Using Adobe Reader" (Mac & Windows)

 

Konnie Kustron,
Eastern Michigan University


"Improving Student Feedback Efficiency in Writing Assignments Using TypeItIn and Shortkeys" (Windows)

Jodi Wilson,
Univ. of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law

"Encouraging Class Engagement with Poll Everywhere"

 

 

11:00-11:50 a.m.

Jan M. Levine,
Duquesne Univ. School of Law


"Getting Your Points Across: Effective, Efficient, and Entertaining Critiques of Student Papers" (Mac & Windows)

 

Dionne Anthon
Widener University School of Law


"So Happy Together: Using Both Excel and Word to Make Grading Easier and Faster"


Noon-1:30 p.m.

Lunch
Student Lounge

Roundtable Discussions:
Duquesne Univ. School of Law Moot Court Board
"Sony Bloggie Camera Demo"


Jan M. Levine, Duquesne Univ. School of Law
"Switching to the Mac"


Vendor Tables

 



1:30-2:20 p.m.

Tara Willke,
Duquesne Univ. School of Law


"Are You Really There, and Do I Care? Distance Learning and Legal Writing"

Jodi Wood Jewell,
Univ. of LaVerne College of Law


"Using SoftChalk to Create Online Lessons"

Sheila Miller,
Univ. of Dayton School of Law


"Designing Online Content for a Blended or Hybrid Legal Research and Writing Class"

 

2:30-3:20 p.m.

Brett Sullivan
Wolters Kluwer

"Focus Group"

 

Jodi Cunningham
LexisNexis

"Educate Students on Law Firm Research Rates & Cost Recovery"(repeat presentation)



3:30-5:30 p.m.

Closing Reception

The Bridget and Alfred Peláez Writing Center, Room 133



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