The UALR William H. Bowen School of Law, a sponsor of the Institute for Law Teaching and Learning, will play host for “Assessment Across the Curriculum,” a one-day conference for new and experienced law teachers who are interested in designing and implementing effective techniques for assessing student learning.
The conference will take place Saturday, April 5, 2014, at the Bowen School of Law in Little Rock, Ark.
Conference sessions will address topics such as:
- Formative Assessment in Large Classes
- Classroom Assessment Techniques
- Using Rubrics for Formative and Summative Assessment
- Assessing the Ineffable: Professionalism, Judgment, and Teamwork
- Assessment Techniques for a Legislation or Statutory Interpretation Course
By the end of the conference, participants will have concrete ideas and assessment practices to take back to their students, colleagues, and institutions.
The event opens with an optional informal gathering April 4.Â The conference will officially start with an opening session April 5, followed by a series of workshops.Â Breaks are scheduled with adequate time to provide participants with opportunities to discuss ideas from the conference.Â Workshops will be taught by experienced faculty, including Michael Hunter Schwartz (UALR Bowen), Rory Bahadur (Washburn), Sandra Simpson (Gonzaga), Sophie Sparrow (University of New Hampshire), and Lyn Entrikin (UALR Bowen).