In early November, two of CALI’s staff members – Elmer Masters and me (Sarah Glassmeyer) – traveled to Park City, Utah to attend the Open Educations Conference. We presented on our eLangdell Press open casebook publishing project and were also featured in a showcase of
Even though it’s only the end of October, it’s not too early to start planning for final exam time. Here at CALI, our usage statistics go through the roof starting around Thanksgiving every year. Accompanying this are lots of questions from students with registration issues, questions about authorization code contacts and lost passwords.
The week of October 21-27, 2013 is Open Access Week. This week is an opportunity for those of us involved in the creation and use of scholarly works to learn about the benefits of Open Access. CALI is a long time supporter of Open Access and
Please mark your calendars for the following webinars on CALI and legal education related topics. Webinars will be on Tuesdays at 11 am Central, with a live encore performance at 2pm Central on Fridays. They are all free to attend and will be 15-30 minutes in length, depending on topics. These will be live and you’ll have the opportunity to ask
As you (hopefully) know, CALI lessons are written and peer reviewed by law professors and librarians. But did you know that you can still write your own lesson and publish them to our website? We don’t intentionally keep this a secret, but for some reason people are always surprised to learn this!
The CALI Excellence for the Future Award®, often shortened to “The CALI Award” or referred to as “I CALI’d a Class”, is given to the student who receives the highest award in a law school course. Awards are given at the discretion of the faculty and in rare cases two awards can be given for the same course.
There are many opportunities for change in legal education. An area ripe for innovation is the law school casebook. Technological advances have made epublishing feasible for just about anyone, the content is primarily public domain legal information and skyrocketing prices mean that students’ finances are impacted immediately upon purchase.