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Skills Diagnostic: Improving Assessments & Outcomes
by Adam Maze, Esq., Senior Academics Director | May 15, 2021
Formative assessments generally offer legal educators and law students a means of gathering pedagogically useful information. Our new Skills Diagnostic provides especially useful information as it is designed to better disentangle the intermingled effects of knowledge and skill upon performance.
Using Visuals for Learning
by Lisa Young, Esq., Senior Director of Academics | August 28, 2020
As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words… Students spend so much time staring at words on a screen or page, too much time perhaps. And, while they may sometimes be engaged―or even captivated―it is also quite likely that at times they read with only passive attention or that their thoughts meander elsewhere.
Meet the Kaplan Experts: Elizabeth Horowitz, Esq., Director of Content and Curriculum
by Elizabeth Horowitz, Esq., Director of Content and Curriculum | June 25, 2020
I had always been drawn to the law, but my time on the policy debate team during college cemented my interest in attending law school. It turns out that I like to argue – and what better profession for that than an attorney?