The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) provides a collection of over 950 interactive lessons and tutorials on over 30 law school subjects. CALI includes a variety of useful features:
Read more about these features and how to use them below.
You must create LessonLinks if you want to view student scores, completion rates, and usage of CALI lessons. Follow the steps below:
A page will display that lists the custom url for the class page you just created (see the 3rd paragraph). Scroll down to see the custom urls for each lesson. You can post the class or lesson url on TWEN or anywhere you wish. Students will be prompted to login to CALI when they click the link. Students must access lessons by using the LessonLink url you created. Otherwise, their usage will not be recorded.
To view student scores and usage:
Each lesson is listed with a "details" button and a "download CSV" button
CALI LessonLive is a feature that extends CALI LessonLink and AutoPublish to allow teachers to use CALI Lessons live in the classroom and instantly get results as students run the Lesson. Read more at the link below.
Faculty can use CALI Author to customize existing lessons or write new lessons for non-commericial purposes. You must download CALI Author to edit and create lessons (see link below for more information).
Lesson Mapper: a map that represents all the pages in a CALI lesson, choices students could make, and the paths the lesson might follow.
Download: enables faculty to download the lesson and all associated images in the CALI Author software format. You must download CALI Author in order to download CALI lessons.
CALI QuizWright is a tool for creating and publishing formative assessments for your class. QuizWright gives law teachers a web-based platform to create and manage personal question banks and quizzes for their students. Faculty can write their own questions, or use the Question Bank.
The Question Bank contains questions on Constitutional Law, Contracts, and Property. These are questions publicly shared by the QuizWright community and extracted from CALI Lessons.
CALI InstaPoll is an online virtual clicker that allows a professor to quickly poll the class. You don't need to be logged into CALI to create a poll or respond to a poll. To create a poll:
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