Tag Archives: Outcomes

Respecting Time and Space May Lead to Better Management and Better Outcomes

An interesting new article appears in the Chronicle of Higher Education: What Happened When the Dean’s Office Stopped Sending Emails After-Hours, by Andrew D. Martin, dean of the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan… … Continue reading

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Survey: Incomplete Legal Research Impacts Case Outcomes

Incomplete legal research by lawyers impacts case outcomes. Who would have thunk it? A research study worthy of circulating to your outside counsel: Most judges in a survey say that they see lawyers miss relevant precedent in their legal research … Continue reading

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Assessment of Program Learning Outcomes: Law Schools Move into the Twenty-First Century

In a relatively brief period, law school pedagogy has changed a great deal.  Christopher Columbus Langdell’s nineteenth century approach of case-based analysis featuring Socratic dialogue in class still forms the basis for many law professor’s approach.  The MacCrate Report in … Continue reading

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BEUC report on the EU-UK relationship after Brexit: Securing positive outcomes for consumers

On 9 May 2018, the European Consumer Organisation, BEUC, published a report on Brexit and securing positive outcomes for consumers. The report outlines recommendations to place consumers at the heart of the Brexit negotiations. Among other things the report argues … Continue reading

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Re-assessing the “drive” to measure learning outcomes

A recent NY Times editorial, “The Misguided Drive to Measure ‘Learning Outcomes” by Molly Worthen, prompted revisiting the purpose-driven nature of what are labeled “educational” trends and this trend in particular – especially as it relates to legal education. Although … Continue reading

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