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This lesson is designed to help you self-assess your semester performance. It is best suited for completion after you finish a full law school semester. It begins with a brief overview of self-regulated learning and metacognition. Then, the lesson provides a step-by-step process for assessing your law school semester.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the lesson, the student will be able to:
1. Explain the importance of self-regulated learning and metacognition.
2. Self-assess and reflect on your learning.
3. Create a plan for continued academic success.

Lesson Completion Time
15 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

The Open Legal Education Project is a CALI initiative to bring resource to public legal education.