We live in a cross-generational society . Therefore, we must implement innovative programming to enhance the development of our law school community. Consequently, we have a responsibility to effectively service our community with innovative programming through the delivery of modern technologies and non-traditional collaborations. This session will discuss how Thurgood Marshall School of law (TMSL) has hosted and implemented a wide-variety of programming to enhance our law school community and promote technology and collaboration. Participants will also be encouraged to discuss what innovations are transpiring at their institutions as well as discuss the future ramifications of a innovative paradigm shift.
Dean of Faculty Development, Asmara Tekle will present from an administrative and faculty perspective. She will discuss what innovative faculty development programs she has implemented at the Thurgood Marshall School of Law. She will discuss web-based and interactive faculty talks and highlights, as well as collaborations. She will also discuss the paradigm shift which took place while implementing such programs. This portion of the presentation will also ask other members to give their comments and thoughts.
Electronic Librarian, Shante Clark-Davis will discuss how through being asked to research and initiate a new online faculty research paper series forged a new collaborative relationship with faculty. She will also discuss how the library plans to implement a new faculty program which will ensure constant communication with faculty members and hopefully encourage more technology use.
Computer Technology Specialist, Stephen Zaptaka will discuss how his role in IT helps support the visions and ideas of innovative programming with the use of WebEx, Skype, videoconferencing, and a wide-variety of technologies. He will also share pros and cons of using various technologies.