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Reimagining Law: Catherine Marienau, Professor Emerita at DePaul University

In this episode of Reimagining Law, we talk to Catherine Marienau, Professor Emerita at DePaul University. Catherine discusses what experiential learning is, how it can be applied to CLE, and how you can effectively adapt it to online learning.

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  • 0:39 – What is experiential learning?
  • 2:04 – How can this method be applied to CLE?
  • 5:57 – This all sounds fabulous, but how do I do it?
  • 7:01 – How does experiential learning adapt to the online environment, and what are some things to watch out for?

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Catherine Marienau

Catherine has served as a full-time faculty member in the School for New Learning for over three decades. She is an educational entrepreneur who has founded and directed innovative undergraduate and graduate programs and created cross-sector forums for community engagement. She presents, teaches, writes, and consults in the areas of competency-based learning, prior learning assessment, women and aging, and neuroscience and adult learning.  She serves on the Board of Minimum Continuing Legal Education of the Illinois Supreme Court.

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About Reimagining Law

The Reimagining Law video series explores how legal and judicial professionals are adapting the delivery of services to meet the unique needs of today’s consumers. The first episodes will focus on the ways that attorneys and judges are continuing to deliver justice amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Reimagining Law is produced by the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism. This episode was recorded on June 23, 2020.

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