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Fall 2013 Workshop

November 15, 2013 - 2:30pm to November 17, 2013 - 12:00pm

Are We Making a Difference?
Developing Outcome Measures to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Law School Efforts to Teach
Ethics and Develop Professionalism

Co-sponsored by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Professionalism


The Inn at Serenbe - Palmetto, Georgia 

Workshop Theme

Are We Making a Difference?
Developing Outcome Measures to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Law School Efforts to Teach Ethics and Develop Professionalism

The goal of this workshop was to prepare participants to implement one or more measurement methods that can be used either by individual teachers or at the law school level to evaluate the effects of individual curricular programs or the entire law school experience on the capacity for ethical decisionmaking and the formation of a responsible professional identity.


11/15/2013 2:30 PM Teaching Demonstration: Representing Bin Laden's Drive Video 1 | Video 2 Clark Cunningham, Benjamin Grimes
11/15/2013 3:15 PM Course Design and Learning Outcomes | Presentation | Video  Barbara Glesner-Fines
11/15/2013 4:20 PM Accreditation Based on Outcomes? | Materials | Video Hulett Askew, Paul Haskins, Dennis Honabach

9:00 AM

What Students Tell Us: Surveys | Video 1 | Video 2 | Video 3 | Video 4 | Video 5 Shamini Ragavan, JoNel Newman, Ben Kotzee

11:20 AM

What Students Tell Us: Journals and Portfolios | Video 1 | Video 2

Barbara Glesner-Fines, Donald Nicolson

4:15 PM

Professional Misconduct as Outcome  John Berry, Hulett Askew, Michael Virzi

9:00 AM

Leadership as an Outcome? | Video John Marshall, Benjamin Grimes
11/17/2013 12:05 PM Collaborating on Outcome Measurement Clark Cunningham


Workshop Participants


Nicola Boothe-Perry, Florida A&M University College of Law
Barbara Glesner Fines, University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Law
Benjamin Grimes, The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center & School
Wendy Muchman, ARDC
JoNel Newman, University of Miami School of Law
Donald Nicholson, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland
Shamini K. Ragavan, Newcastle Law School, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Margaret Reuter, Indiana University, Maurer School of Law

Speakers & Discussants

Ben Kotzee, University of Birmingham, School of Education, United Kingdom
John Berry, The Florida Bar
Clark Cunningham, Georgia State University College of Law
Paul Haskins, American Bar Association, Center for Professional Responsibility, Standing Committee on Professionalism
Dennis Honabach, NKU Chase College of Law
Patrick Longan, Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University
Jerry Organ, University of St. Thomas School of Law
Tiffany Roberts, Georgia State University College of Law
Michael Virzi, University of South Carolina School of Law

Participant Biographical Information: PDF iconNIFTEP Fall 2013 Bios