Professor Eloisa Rodriguez-Dod was invited to speak at the 2015 SE/SW People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference held at North Carolina Central University School of Law in Durham, North Carolina. Her presentation took place on March 21, 2015.
The conference theme was “The Pipeline: Preparing Prospective Students for Law School, Law Students for Law Practice, and the Next Generation of Law Professors,” with three tracks: Pedagogy and Teaching, Professional Identity Formation, and Law Practice –Training and Mentorship.
Professor Rodriguez-Dod served as a panelist on the Pedagogy and Teaching track. Her panel presentation, in collaboration with Professor Elena Maria Marty-Nelson, Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, was titled “21st Century Curriculum: The Role of Assessments,” was part of the panel session titled “Developing a Curriculum for 21st Century Law Practice and Beyond” and described as follows:”Law Schools have found themselves ill equipped to change their curricula in response to the new demands of the legal marketplace. Faculty leaders have emerged to help them do so. This panel will discuss innovations in law school curriculum (i.e. Carnegie integrated classes, formative assessment measures, curriculum mapping etc.) that institutions around the country have designed and implemented.”
Further information on the conference is available at http://www.seswpocc.org/