Author Archives: Elmer Masters

About Elmer Masters

Elmer R. Masters is the Director of Technology at the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (www.cali.org) where he works on interesting projects involving technology and legal education like eLangdell, Classcaster, Lawbooks, QuizWright, and the CALI website. He has nearly 25 years of experience building tech tools for legal education and systems for accessing law and legal materials on the Internet. He is the admin of the Teknoids mailing list (www.teknoids.net) and has been blogging about legal education, law, and technology for over 15 years (www.symphora.com). He has a JD from Syracuse University College of Law and was employed by Syracuse, Cornell Law School, and Emory University School of Law before joining CALI in 2003. Elmer has presented at the CALI Conference for Law School Computing (where he organizes the program), the AALL and AALS Annual Meetings, Law Via The Internet, and other conferences, symposia, and workshops on topics ranging from IT management in law schools to building open access court reporting systems to information architecture design and implementation in law.

CHANGELOG 2/27/2018

Updates to www.cali.org added Views exports to enhance reporting move AutoPublish functionality toward a full API to allow for broader self-publishing of resources better email for QuizWright creation auto login to QuizWright when following menu link from CALI Dashboard fixed … Continue reading

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Zero to Quiz in 5 Minutes: Getting Started With CALI QuizWright in 5 Quick Steps

CALI QuizWright™ is a web app that lets law faculty write individual Multiple Choice, True/False, and Yes/No questions, saves the questions in a personal question bank, builds quizzes with the questions from the bank, uses CALI AutoPublish to instantly and … Continue reading

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CALIcon18 Call For Presenters

Conference website at http://2018.calicon.org/ The theme for this year’s conference is… Engaging Law Students With Tech Kids born in 2000 are now entering college. Who are these people coming to law schools in 2018? How do we engage them? Time … Continue reading

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CHANGELOG 8/23/2017

Note: CHANGELOG is an occasional feature letting you know about changes to various CALI websites. It is mostly technical in nature but may include initial listing of new features and resources. Updates to www.cali.org added database tracking of downloads to CALI … Continue reading

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CHANGELOG 8/8/2017

Note: CHANGELOG is an occasional feature letting you know about changes to various CALI websites. It is mostly technical in nature but may include initial listing of new features. Updates to www.cali.org Drupal updated to 7.56 References module updated to … Continue reading

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CHANGELOG 7/19/2017

Note: This is something new. CHANGELOG will be an occasional feature letting you know about changes to various CALI websites. It will be mostly technical in nature but will include initial listings of new features. Updates to www.cali.org In preparation … Continue reading

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Vote for the sessions you’d like to see at CALIcon17

First, thanks to everyone from the legal education community who submitted sessions for CALIcon17, the 27th Annual CALI Conference for Law School Computing. After a flurry of submissions late last week we have 58 proposed sessions featuring 79 speakers. It’s going … Continue reading

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CALIcon17 Call for Speakers

CALL FOR SPEAKERS CALIcon17 Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Arizona State University Phoenix, AZ Thursday – Friday June 15 – 16, 2017 Conference website at http://2017.calicon.org/ The theme for this year’s conference is… The Changing Rhythm of Legal Education … Continue reading

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CALI Fall 2015 – Getting Registered

Most of the good stuff on www.cali.org requires you to have a CALI account. Accounts are available for everyone at CALI member schools, all you need to do is register. Registration is very easy and should take about 2 minutes. … Continue reading

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Build a personalized schedule for CALIcon15

The 25th annual CALI Conference for Law School Computing, June 18 – 20, 2015 at University of Denver Sturm College of Law is right around the corner. We’ve put together an interesting and diverse schedule that will show off some … Continue reading

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