McGeorge School of Law

Curriculum Mapping — Question 3

 

Legal Research: Demonstrate the ability to strategize, develop, and conduct efficient legal research in U.S. law

 

Course 3(a). How you think the following Program Learning Outcome is addressed in your course.  3(b): Describe the assessment methods used to evaluate this Program Learning Outcome in your course (rubric, paper, exam, multiple choice, presentation, portfolio, capstone project, etc.)
Business Associations Not Applicable  
Business Associations Developed Intense simulations along a course-long narrative arc, four open-book exam essays.
Civil Procedure Not Applicable  
Clinics Mastered Case work and presentation
Constitutional Law Not Applicable  
Contracts Not Applicable  
Contracts Developed Intense simulations and continuous assessment of class participation, and open-book monthly written problem simulations and a traditional final exam.
Criminal Law Not Applicable  
Criminal Law Not Applicable  
Criminal Procedure Not Applicable  
GLS I Developed Again, I think research skills are both Introduced and Developed in GLS I. We evaluate research skills through research assignments, and also through seeing how research is used in the larger written assignments.
GLS II Mastered Open universe legal research assignments require the students to demonstrate mastery of domestic legal research skills. 
Legal Profession Not Applicable n/a
PASS I Not Applicable  
PASS II Not Applicable  
Professional Responsibility Introduced Through the use of student preparation for class, class lecture, class discussion, regular quizzes, and the final essay exam, students are introduced to the ability to strategize, develop and conduct efficient legal research. 
Property Not Applicable  
Property Not Applicable  
Remedies Not Applicable  
Remedies Not Applicable  
Statutes & Regulations Not Applicable  
Torts Not Applicable  
Torts Not Applicable  
Wills & Trusts Not Applicable  
Wills & Trusts Not Applicable