Professor Abigail Perdue discusses teaching innovations at legal writing conference
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October 8, 2015
Professor Abigail Perdue co-presented, ”Maximizing Student Potential by Cultivating a Spirit of Service,” on Sept. 18 at the New England Consortium of Legal Writing Professors Conference at Suffolk University School of Law in Boston.
Perdue’s presentation focused on a service-oriented pedagogical innovation that she incorporated into her legal writing class in spring 2015.
She presented in a faculty workshop along with Professors Amy Vorenberg and Jessica Durkis-Stokes of University of New Hampshire School of Law and Nancy Soonpaa of Texas Tech University and Hilary Bell of Qatar University.
The conference, which focused on innovative ways to maximize student and faculty potential, was co-chaired by Consortium Co-Founder Kathleen Vinson and Suffolk Professor Rosa Kim.
Professor Perdue said several attendees indicated an interest in implementing her project in their classes next year.
“The conference was an amazing experience,” she said. “It provided an intellectually engaging atmosphere that sparked wonderful conversations about teaching and scholarship. Those insightful conversations produced some exciting new ideas that I can’t wait to put into practice.”