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After his enlightening keynote session on using experiential learning in judicial education, Dr. David Kolb answered questions and exchanged ideas with conference participants in a break-out session.
NASJE’s Southeast Region held a regional meeting at the NASJE 2011 Conference.
NASJE’s Midwest Region held a regional meeting at the NASJE 2011 Conference.
Phil Knox, Court Administrator from Maricopa County Superior Court, presented a primer on caseflow management to about 14 NASJE members during the conference in Boston.
Assessing Needs: The Basics of Processes and Models was based on part five of the NASJE Curriculum Designs. The two-part session was taught by William Brunson of The National Judicial College and Lee Ann Barnhardt of North Dakota.
Please join us in welcoming the new NASJE members.
In the session “Good Things Come in Small Packages: Using Short Films to Teach Diversity, Access, and Fairness Issues,” a wide range of short films were shown to illustrate the educational power that can be packed into brief recordings. NASJE Read more
This Spring 1988 article, Ethics Issues in Judicial Education, by William A. Melone of the Rhode Island Supreme Court, discusses a number of ethics scenarios that could impact a judicial educator.
“Quick and Easy” and distance learning do not always go so well together, but Joseph Sawyer of the National Judicial College did shed some light on different approaches to electronic learning in the session How to Make Technology Work for Read more
The NJC has conducted three two-hour webcasts addressing a variety of mental competency issues.
A few words from the current president of NASJE.
A Spark of Inspiration for Improving Your Skills utilized photographs, comic strips, animals, and toys as an interactive way to activate the creative and spontaneous side of the participants.
An intrepid group of NASJE members journeyed across Boston by subway for this experiential learning opportunity.
This breakout session was an opportunity for faculty and participants to share lessons learned from teaching fairness to judicial officers and court staff. Faculty discussed overcoming resistance to fairness topics by acknowledging it, integrating the topic into substantive courses rather Read more
Educators from six states and the District of Columbia took part in the third forum for State Directors of Judicial Branch Education Offices at the NASJE Annual Conference in Boston, MA . The forum was facilitated by Jennifer Juhler of Read more
One of the American Inns of Court recently sponsored a program focused on what it called “threats to the judiciary.” These ranged from examples in rambunctious political debate to media effects on trials to the personal safety of judicial officers.