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AALL Spectrum / March/April 2016 / Volume 20, Number 4

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UP FRONT TEACHING + TECH TRENDING Curious what new technologies law librarians are using to teach? AALL member Deborah Ginsberg shares highlights of her upcoming 2016 AALL Annual Meeting & Conference program, "Innovations in Teaching with Technology." MARCH/APRIL 2016 | AALL SPECTRUM 7 1 FLIPPED CLASSROOMS/ ONLINE VIDEO LEARNING Flipped classrooms are gaining popularity, and videos are also instrumental to online and blended learning. 2 ONLINE IDENTITY This includes what users post online to social media and other websites, as well as the digital trail created when surfing the web that can have significant privacy and security implications. 3 WEARABLES Smartwatches are a relatively new technology, but their implications for teaching and training are becoming apparent. For instance, they can be used as alterna- tives to class response systems. 4 MEASURING LEARNING Increasingly, faculty and instruct- ors are finding that formulating learning outcomes and assessing learning throughout the process improves retention. 5 DIGITAL LITERACY Competency in assessing, training, and adopting technology is an ever-evolving challenge that faces both teachers and learners alike. Read the EDUCAUSE 2015 Horizon Report at bit.ly/MA16EDUCAUSE15. EVOLVING EDUCATION 5 TOP EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY TRENDS AALL 2016 ALERT Don't miss "Innovations in Teaching with Technology," Tuesday, July 19 from 11:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m., where Deborah Ginsberg will analyze the top five trends in educational technology. Learn more at bit.ly/AALL16Ginsberg. DISSEMINATING EDUCATION Embracing the Learning Management System (LMS) 32% of law firms reported using an LMS for training. 56 % of faculty use an LMS to share materials and communicate with students. % 85 of students use an LMS for all or most courses. Learn more at bit.ly/MA16LMS. IN LAW SCHOOLS IN LAW FIRMS EVALUATING EDUCATION Colleges and Universities Using Learning Outcomes Content contributed by Deborah Ginsberg; Educational Technology Librarian; IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law; Chicago, IL 700+ attorneys 150+ attorneys 150 attorneys or less >75 >50 <20 % % % 2009 2013 10 84 % % SOURCE: ILTA 2015 TECHNOLOGY SURVEY

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