Humanizing the Law School Experience

Learning Theory

  • Bryan Adamson, Can the Professor Come Out and Play?  Scholarship, Teaching, and Theories of Play, 58 J. Legal Educ. 481 (2009) [SSRN]
  • Susan Bryant, The Five Habits: Building Cross-Cultural Competence in Lawyers, 8 Clinical L. Rev. 33 (2001)
  • Justine A. Dunlap, I'd Just as Soon Flunk You as Look at You? The Evolution to Humanizing in a Large Classroom, 47 Washburn L.J. 389 (2008) [SSRN]
  • Timothy W. Floyd, The Lawyer Meets the Therapist, the Minister, and the Psychiatrist: Law School Cross-Professional Collaborations, 63 Mercer L. Rev. 959 (2012)
  • Steven L. Friedland, How We Teach: A Survey of Teaching Techniques in American Law Schools, 20 Seattle U. L. Rev. 1 (1996)
  • Steven L. Friedland, Gerald F. Hess, eds., Techniques for Teaching Law (1999)
  • Barbara Glesner Fines, Teaching Empathy Through Simulation Exercises , Soc. Sci. Res. Network (Nov. 19, 2008) [SSRN]
  • Barbara Glesner Fines, The Impact of Expectations on Teaching and Learning, 38 Gonz. L. Rev. 89 (2002) [SSRN]
  • Barbara Glesner Fines, Fundamental Principles and Challenges of Humanizing Legal Education, 47 Washburn L.J. 313 (2008) [SSRN]
  • Gerald F. Hess, Improving Teaching and Learning in Law School: Faculty Development Research, Principles, and Programs, 12 Widener L. Rev. 443 (2006)
  • Gerald F. Hess, Monographs on Teaching and Learning for Legal Educators, Special Edition, 35 Gonz. L. Rev. 63 (2000)
  • Gerald F. Hess, Listening to Our Students: Obstructing and Enhancing Learning in Law School, 31 U.S.F. L. Rev. 941 (1997)
  • Gerald F. Hess, Student Involvement in Improving Law Teaching and Learning, UMKC L. Rev. 343 (1998)
  • Gerald F. Hess, Collaborative Course Design: Not My Course, Not Their Course, But Our Course, 47 Washburn L.J. 367 (2008) [SSRN]
  • Gerald F. Hess, Earl Martin, Developing a Skills and Professionalism Curriculum: Process and Product, 41 U. Tol. L. Rev. 327 (2010) [SSRN]
  • Gerald F. Hess, Michael Schwartz, Sophie M. Sparrow, Teaching Law By Design: Engaging Students from the Syllabus to the Final Exam (2009)
  • Gerald F. Hess, Michael Schwartz, Sophie M. Sparrow, Teaching Law by Design for Adjuncts (2010)
  • Gerald F. Hess, The Legal Educator's Guide to Periodicals on Teaching and Learning, 67 UMKC L. Rev. 367 (1998)
  • Gerald F. Hess, Principle 3: Good Practice Encourages Active Learning, 49 J. Legal Educ. 401 (1999)
  • Michael Hunter Schwartz, Teaching Law Students to Be Self-Regulated Learners, 2003 Mich. St. DCL L. Rev. 447 (2003) [SSRN]
  • Michael Hunter Schwartz, Expert Learning for Law Students (2008)
  • Michael Hunter Schwartz, Work Smart: Excel in Law School by Becoming an Expert Learner, 13.1 Cleo Edge Mag. 39 (2008)
  • Michael Hunter Schwartz, Teaching Law By Design: How Learning Theory and Instructional Design Can Inform and Reform Law Teaching, 38 San Diego L. Rev. 347 (2001) [SSRN]
  • Michael Hunter Schwartz, Humanizing Legal Education: An Introduction to a Symposium Whose Time Came, 47 Washburn L.J. 235 (2008)
  • Shin Imai, A Counter-Pedagogy for Social Justice: Core Skills for Community-Based Lawyering, 9 Clinical L. Rev. 195 (2002) [SSRN]
  • Christina L. Kunz, Deborah A. Schmedemann, A Decade of Developments in Performance-Based Education, 21 Wm. Mitchell L. Rev. 1435 (1996) [SSRN]
  • Paula Lustbader, Teach in Context: Responding to Diverse Student Voices Helps All Students Learn, 48 J. Legal Educ. 402 (1998) [SSRN]
  • Paula Lustbader, Walk the Talk: Creating Learning Communities to Promote a Pedagogy of Justice, 4 Seattle J. Soc. Just. 613 (2006) [SSRN]
  • Paula Lustbader, From Dreams to Reality: The Emerging Role of Law School Academic Support Programs, 31 U.S.F. L. Rev. 839 (1997) [SSRN]
  • Paula Lustbader, Construction Sites, Building Types, and Bridging Gaps: A Cognitive Theory of the Learning Progression of Law Students, 33 Willamette L. Rev. 315 (1997) [SSRN]
  • Paula Lustbader, You Are Not in Kansas Anymore: Orientation Programs Can Help Students Fly Over the Rainbow, 47 Washburn L.J. 327 (2008) [SSRN]
  • Tracy McGaugh, Generation X in Law School: The Dying of the Light or the Dawn of a New Day?, 9 Legal Writing J. Legal Writing Inst. 119 (2003)
  • Ruth Ann McKinney, Depression and Anxiety in Law Students: Are We Part of the Problem and Can We Be Part of the Solution?, 8 Legal Writing J. Legal Writing Inst. 229 (2002)
  • John Mixon, Robert Schuwerk, The Personal Dimension of Professional Responsibility, 58 Law & Contemp. Probs. 87 (1995)
  • Laurie A. Morin, Reflections on Teaching Law as Right Livelihood: Cultivating Ethics, Professionalism, and Commitment to Public Service from the Inside Out, 35 Tulsa L.J. 227 (2000)
  • Gregory S. Munro, How Do We Know If We Are Achieving Our Goals? Strategies for Assessing the Outcome of Curricular Innovation, 1 J. Ass'n Legal Writing Directors 229 (2002) [SSRN]
  • Gregory S. Munro, Integrating Theory and Practice in a Competency-based Curriculum: Academic Planning at the University of Montana School of Law, 52 Mont. L. Rev. 345 (1991)
  • Gregory S. Munro, Outcomes Assessment for Law Schools (2000)
  • Calvin Pang, The Carnegie Report , 60 Meijo L. Rev. 143 (2010)
  • Joshua E. Perry, Therapeutic Pedagogy: Thoughts on Integral Professional Formation, 78 Rev. Jur. U.P.R. 167 (2009) [SSRN]
  • Don Peters, Martha M. Peters, Juris Types: Learning Law through Self-Understanding (2007)
  • Don Peters, Martha M. Peters, Maybe That's Why I Do That: Psychological Type Theory, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, and Learning Legal Interviewing, 35 N.Y.L. Sch. L. Rev. 169 (1990)
  • Denise Riebe, with Michael Hunter Schwartz, Pass the Bar! (2006)
  • Corie Rosen, Creating the Optimistic Classroom: What Law Schools Can Learn From Attribution Style Effects, 42 McGeorge L. Rev. 319 (2011) [SSRN]
  • Joshua D. Rosenberg, Teaching Empathy in Law School, 36 U.S.F. L. Rev. 621 (2002) [SSRN]
  • Robert P. Schuwerk, The Law Professor as Fiduciary: What Duties Do We Owe To Our Students?, 45 S. Tex. L. Rev. 753 (2004)
  • Marjorie A. Silver, Commitment and Responsibility: Modeling and Teaching Professionalism Pervasively, 14 Widener L.J. 329 (2005) [SSRN]
  • Marjorie A. Silver, A Problem-based Curriculum that Stresses Alternatives to Litigation: Using the First Year Procedure Course to Develop Creative Problem-solvers, Complete Law. (2008)
  • Marjorie A. Silver, Emotional Competence, Multicultural Lawyering and Race, 3 Fla. Coastal L.J. 219 (2002) [SSRN]
  • Sophie M. Sparrow, Uncovering the Student Perspective  Six Questions to Ask Before Class, 1 Amer. Just. L. Rev. 901 (2008) [SSRN]
  • Sophie M. Sparrow, Describing the Ball: Improve Teaching by Using Rubrics  Explicit Grading Criteria, 2004 Mich. St. L. Rev. 1 (2004) [SSRN]
  • Roy T. Stuckey, Best Practices for Legal Education: A Vision and a Roadmap (2007)
  • Roy T. Stuckey, "Best Practices" or Not, it is Time to Re-Think Legal Education, 16 Clinical L. Rev. 307 (2009) [SSRN]
  • Carol L. Wallinger, Autonomy Support 101: How Using Proven Autonomy Support Techniques Can Increase Law Student Autonomy, Engender Hope, and Improve Outcomes, 48 Duq. L. Rev. 385 (2010)
  • Carol L. Wallinger, Moving From First to Final Draft: Offering Autonomy-Supportive Choices to Motivate Students to Internalize the Writing Process, 54 Loy. L. Rev. 820 (2008) [SSRN]
  • Emily Zimmerman, An Interdisciplinary Framework for Understanding and Cultivating Law Student Enthusiasm, 58 DePaul L. Rev. 851 (2009) [SSRN]