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Creating Study Aids is part of the Academic Support series of CALI Lessons. This lesson introduces you to law school study aids. It begins with a brief overview of self-regulated learning and Bloom's learning taxonomy. Then, the lesson introduces law school study aids by pairing them with learning objectives at each level of the taxonomy. Finally, the lesson concludes with an activity designed to help you reflect on your learning. It can be used as an introduction, supplement, or as review.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the lesson, the student will be able to:
1. Understand the relationship between self-regulated learning, metacognition, and Bloom's taxonomy and your learning.
2. Create study aids to help you remember, understand, apply, analyze, evaluate and create important law school concepts.
3. Reflect on your learning.

Lesson Completion Time
25 minutes


  • Renee Nicole Allen

    Renee Nicole Allen currently teaches legal writing. Prior to teaching legal writing, she taught academic support and bar preparation courses. Her published scholarship concerns the status of women in legal education, implicit bias, and educational psychology. 

    Assistant Professor of Legal Writing
    St. John's University School of Law
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