Author Archives: Elmer Masters

About Elmer Masters

Elmer R. Masters is the Director of Technology at the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (www.cali.org) where he works on interesting projects involving technology and legal education like eLangdell, Classcaster, Lawbooks, QuizWright, and the CALI website. He has nearly 25 years of experience building tech tools for legal education and systems for accessing law and legal materials on the Internet. He is the admin of the Teknoids mailing list (www.teknoids.net) and has been blogging about legal education, law, and technology for over 15 years (www.symphora.com). He has a JD from Syracuse University College of Law and was employed by Syracuse, Cornell Law School, and Emory University School of Law before joining CALI in 2003. Elmer has presented at the CALI Conference for Law School Computing (where he organizes the program), the AALL and AALS Annual Meetings, Law Via The Internet, and other conferences, symposia, and workshops on topics ranging from IT management in law schools to building open access court reporting systems to information architecture design and implementation in law.

CALICon06 Highlights: 8/21/06

Here are this week’s highlighted sessions from the 2006 Conference for Law School Computing®: Creating and Teaching a Law Practice Management Course: Going Beyond The Norm – Andy Adkins Podcasting For Fun and Non-Profit – James Milles Search Engines – … Continue reading

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CALICon06 Highlights: 8/14/06

Here are this week’s highlighted sessions from the 2006 Conference for Law School Computing®: Concord Law School’s Learning Management System and Flash Classroom Chat – Stephen Burnett, Craig Gold IT Leadership Skills – Pablo Molina Lecture Capture as a Critical … Continue reading

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CALICon06 Highlights: 8/7/06

Here are this week’s highlighted sessions from the 2006 Conference for Law School Computing®: TWEN in Your Classroom? – Elizabeth G. Adelman Got Gamers? Law Students and Videogaming – Ronald Benton Brown, Joseph M. Grohman Legal Journals and Digital Publishing … Continue reading

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CALICon06 Highlights: 7/31/06

Here are this week’s highlighted sessions from the 2006 Conference for Law School Computing®: Legal Bibliography Management and Student Writing Programs – Don Zhou Dealing in Clusterfication – Dan Nagy Bull Session – Ken Hirsh

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CALICon06 Highlights: 7/24/06

Here are this week’s highlighted sessions from the 2006 Conference for Law School Computing®: Podcasting and Blogging for Legal Education – Elmer Masters Why does it pay to repair your student’s laptops for free (and how can you afford to … Continue reading

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CALICon06 Highlights: 7/17/06

Here are this week’s highlighted sessions from the 2006 Conference for Law School Computing®: Faculty Engagement /Technology Adoption: Round table discussion – Patricia L Baia Law Students Write About Law Libraries – Robert W. Hudson Automated Media – Tom Ryan

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CALICon06 Highlights: 7/10/06

Here are this week’s highlighted sessions from the 2006 Conference for Law School Computing®: Into the Future with Classroom Technology – Ray Andrade, Michael Harvey, June Liebert Legal Writing and Research Library Workshop Modules: Teaching Legal Bibliography Using Instructional Technology … Continue reading

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CALICon06 Highlights: 7/3/06

Here are this week’s highlighted sessions from the 2006 Conference for Law School Computing®: Creating Firefox Kiosks with GNU/Linux – Michael Hurley Personal Knowledge Management & Collaboration Strategies for Legal Researchers & IT Staff – Rich McCue Inside LSAC: Past, … Continue reading

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CALICon06 Highlights: 6/26/06

Welcome to CALICon06 highlights. Each week we’ll highlight three sessions from the the 2006 Conference for Law School Computing. If you subscribe to the podcast feed for this blog, you will get the MP3s for 3 sessions each week. The … Continue reading

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Teaching Lessons from CALI Lesson Authors

Audience: AllTechnical Level: Low Authoring a CALI lesson, whether as part of a CALI Fellowship or alone, requires faculty to approach, and to think about, the material that makes up their courses differently. The Family Law Fellowship started in January … Continue reading

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