Training Students vs. Lawyers

By |2020-03-05T13:02:19-05:00March 5th, 2020|2020, Lawyers, Students, Teaching, Tips, Training|

Being thrust into the world of articling student training in the first few months of your law librarianship career is perhaps the most effective way to understand the struggles of new students entering a large corporate firm. Although it sometimes felt like the “blind-leading-the-blind”, having little to no previous knowledge offered me insight into the [...]

Four tips for impactful video tutorials

By |2020-02-19T11:52:23-05:00February 19th, 2020|2020, Teaching, Tips, Training, Video Tutorials, Videos|

Video tutorials are a great way to demonstrate how to use a research tool or to explain a research concept. But what makes them effective? In this blog, Lauren Orav shares four best practices she developed while making video tutorials for Ontario’s Ministry of the Attorney General. Avoid vague language In your video’s narration, avoid [...]