Holloran Center

for Ethical Leadership in the Professions

Teaching & Learning

Selected Recommended Resources for Law Professors

Neil W. Hamilton & Verna E. Monson, Ethical Professional (Trans)Formation: Themes From Interviews About Professionalism with Exemplary Lawyers, 52 Santa Clara L. Rev. (2012).

Carnegie Foundation Report on Legal Education -- an online summary of recommendations

Educating Tomorrow's Lawyers (ETL) -- This summer the Holloran Center and ETL will sponsor a three-day intensive workshop for 28 faculty from around the nation on the topic of Helping Each Student Internalize the Core Values and Ideals of the Profession." ETL Director William Sullivan, formerly of the Carnegie Foundation, will facilitate discussions with faculty. 

National Institute on Teaching Professionalism & Ethics -- The Holloran Center continues to be an active member school of the NIFTEP consortium of schools. NIFTEP is a consortium of nationally-recognized centers on ethics and professionalism including Stanford, Fordham, South Carolina, Mercer, Georgia State, Indiana, and the University of St. Thomas. Professor Jerry Organ is the Holloran Center’s designate for the NIFTEP Advisory Board. 

Institute for Law Teaching and Learning  -- a collaboration between Gonzaga University and Washburn University School of Law

Best Practices in Legal Education Blog -- Albany Law School, Center for Excellence in Law Teaching


Recommended Articles 

Promoting Ethical Development and Professionalism: Insights from Educational Research in the Professions
Muriel J. Bebeau Ph.D., Professor, University of Minnesota, 2008 Law Journal Symposium | University of St. Thomas Law Journal 2008

Generational Changes and Their Impact in the Classroom: Teaching Generation Me

Jean Twenge, Ph.D., Medical Education 2009: 43: 398–405

Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher
Stephen Brookfield, Ph.D., University of St Thomas, College of Education

Cooperation-competition and Constructive Controversy in Developing Professional Ethics in Law School Classes
David W. Johnson, Ed.D., Professor Emeritus, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Minnesota; Roger T. Johnson, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Minnesota; & Verna E. Monson, Ph.D., Holloran Center;  2013 Law Journal Symposium, University of St. Thomas Law School Journal

What Makes Self-Directed Learning Effective?  Science News, Oct. 4, 2012, summarizing the article T. M. Gureckis, D. B. Markant. Self-Directed Learning: A Cognitive and Computational Perspective. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 2012; 7 (5): 464 DOI:10.1177/1745691612454304


Selected Websites from Education Sciences and Human Development

The Reflective Judgment Model (King & Kitchener)

Self-Directed Learning (Lucy M. Guglielmino, Ed.D.)

Cooperative Learning Institute (David W. Johnson, Ph.D. & Roger T. Johnson, Ph.D.)