Distance Learning Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic and the risks associated with its spread have made distance learning the only learning in legal education for the time being. To assist with this new reality, we have organized a list of Teaching Tips and Best Practices, Tips for Students, Videos and more on transitioning successfully to a fully remote classroom environment.


Teaching Tips and Best Practices

Distance Learning Questionnaire Findings
AccessLex Institute
July 1, 2020

Thoughts and Tips on Teaching with Zoom
The Volokh Conspiracy
Josh Blackman
March 12, 2020

Distance Learning in Legal Education: Design, Delivery and Recommended Practices

Tips for Teaching Law Classes Online in the Event of a COVID-19 Shutdown of Law Schools
Faculty Lounge
Bridget Crawford
March 7, 2020

How to Be a Better Online Teacher: Advice Guide
Chronicles of Higher Education
Flower Darby

Emergency Online Pedagogy
William Fisher
March 14, 2020

Remote Teaching: When and How to Use Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Methods
Top Hat
Eric Gardiner
March 19, 2020

Zoomnosis: Avoiding Mischief and Mayhem in the Great Leap to Zoom
Inside Higher Ed
Jody Greene
March 25, 2020

Online Learning Resources and Tips
Law School Academic Support Blog
Melissa Hale
March 18, 2020

JDinteractive: An Online Law Degree Program Designed to Expand Access to Justice
30 N.Y. State Bar Assoc. J. 30
Nina Kohn

Asynchronous Online Law School Teaching: A Few Observations
Agnieszka McPeak
March 19, 2020

Making Human Connections Between Teachers and Students
Rachel Pearsall
March 12, 2020

Thoughts for Law Professors Contemplating Moving to Virtual Classes
Activists Guide to Passing the Bar Exam
Allie Robbins
March 10, 2020

Law Schools Shift Classes Online Amid COVID-19, But Can They Do It Successfully?
Karen Sloan
March 10, 2020

Privacy and the Online Pivot
Inside Higher Ed
Madeline St. Amour
March 25, 2020

Here's Practical Advice for Teaching Online, From an Expert at IU Kelley School of Business
Kelley School of Business
George Vlahakis
March 18, 2020


Tips for Students

Coronavirus Survival Guide
National Jurist

Online Learning Tips
Law School Academic Support Blog
Steven Foster
March 13, 2020

A Student Guide to Best Practices for Online Classrooms
Law School Success
Susan Landrum
March 18, 2020


Assessment and Grading

Grading in the Time of Coronavirus
Volokh Conspiracy
Jonathan Adler
March 21, 2020

Assessment in Online Law Classes
TaxProf Blog
Emily Grant
March 25, 2020

Grading in a Time of Crisis
Faculty Lounge
Noah Zatz
March 21, 2020


The Future

The Difference Between Emergency Remote Teaching and Online Learning
Charles Hodges, et al.
March 27, 2020

Will Shift to Remote Teaching Be Boon or Bane for Online Learning?
Inside Higher Ed
Doug Lederman
March 18, 2020

Now Is Not the Time to Assess Online Learning
Chronicles of Higher Education 
Thomas Tobin
March 25, 2020

Coronavirus and the Great Online-Learning Experiment
Chronicles of Higher Education
Jonathan Zimmerman
March 10, 2020