Knowledge Management (Online)
This course is an introduction to
data and knowledge management in the context of law firms,
corporate legal departments, and court administration. It
mixes a theoretical basis with the practical application of how
the theory is currently being used in legal administration.
It is offered as part of the Masters of Science in Legal
Administration (MSLA) program at DU Law School, and will be conducted
As you prepare to take this course, please download the syllabus
link. Please also review the Course Policies
link, which contains much more information about this course,
including its structure, purpose, and grading. For the
first class, in addition to the reading assignment described in
the syllabus, please send a resume and picture to Professor
Thomson - so he can get to know you better.
Most of our work together in this course will take place
within the DU Blackboard online learning environment. You
must enroll in the Blackboard site for our class, which you can
do through the MyWeb system (access the Courses tab), or at
this link. You will need your DU Student ID and your
password to access the system.
As we begin the course, note that some of the classes will
take place "real-time" in the Wimba Live Classroom software on
the Blackboard site. You will need a microphone on your PC
or Mac to participate in these classes, and some software
installed on your computer. There is more information
about this under the Communication link, Wimba Live Classroom
link on the Blackboard site.
Click here if you would like to
read evaluations I have received from students over the last
several summers when I have taught in the MSLA program.