Continuing Education

In addition to our bank of materials from Annual Meeting Programs, Teaching FCIL documents and materials, namely the Syllabi and Course Materials Database, here FCIL-SIS members may explore variety of educational events that our newly created FCIL-SIS Continuing Education Committee, in consultation with the Education Committee, organizes throughout the year.

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Past Events

CROSS-BORDER CULTURAL COMPETENCY: TEACHING FOREIGN LAW STUDENTS AND TRAINING INTERNATIONAL LAWYERS

On December 5, 2019, the FCIL-SIS and the ALL-SIS Continuing Education Committees held a webinar focusing on providing insight into teaching foreign LL.M.s, S.J.D.s, and exchange students. As libraries and librarians are increasingly called upon to provide legal research training to foreign LL.M.s, S.J.D.s, and exchange students. This webinar addressed cross-border cultural competency, helping foreign law students understand the skills needed for U.S. law practice, and understanding the impact cultural differences have on learning and teaching. Jessica Pierucci, Research Law Librarian for Foreign, Comparative, and International Law at UC Irvine School of Law, moderated the discussion of four panelists: Jodi Collova, Director of LL.M. Legal Research and Writing at Berkeley Law; Karina Condra, Foreign, Comparative & International Law Librarian at University of Denver Sturm College of Law; Heidi Frostestad Kuehl, Director of the Law Library at Northern Illinois University College of Law; and Mike McArthur, Head, Foreign Comparative & International Law and Collection Development at Duke Law.

What’s New with UN Resources at Fordham Law School on June 27, 2019

On June 27, 2019 the FCIL-SIS Continuing Education Committee in partnership with LLAGNY (Law Library Association of Greater New York) held a free lecture on What’s New with UN Resources at Fordham Law School, New York. Please see the available materials:

Working with Non-English Materials for the English Speaker Webinar on June 6, 2019

On June 6, 2019 the FCIL-SIS Continuing Education Committee held its inaugural webinar on Working with Non-English Materials for the English Speaker. Please see the available materials: