Academic Skills Online Workshop Syllabus

Our online self-paced workshop provides on-demand access to core 1L course video lectures plus helpful study tools to reinforce learning.

Case Briefing & Case Law Analysis - (88 mins)

lessonAbout BARBRI
2 min
lessonWelcome to Law Preview Online
2 min
lessonOverview
2 min
lessonSources of Law
14 min
lessonOur Judicial System
6 min
lessonParts of an Appellate Opinion
23 min
lessonThe Casebook Analyzed
5 min
lessonThe Casebrief
6 min
lessonCasebriefing Tips
7 min
lessonVincent v. Lake Erie
20 min
lessonKey Takeaways
1 min

12 Steps to Academic Success - (80 mins)

lessonIntroduction
3 min
lessonKnow Your Objectives
7 min
lessonClear The Decks Before You Start
4 min
lessonHave The Right Mindset
12 min
lessonTime Management
16 min
lessonAlways Attend Class
1 min
lessonBe Prepared for Every Class
4 min
lessonTake Accurate Notes
13 min
lessonReview Your Work
2 min
lessonCreating Your Own Outlines
3 min
lessonStudy For Exams Early & Actively
5 min
lessonPractice Using “DRAC”
8 min
lessonMaintain A Healthy Body & Mind
1 min
lessonKey Takeaways
1 min

Outlining & Exam Prep - (20 min)

lessonOverview of Module 3
30 sec
lessonFirst Semester Timeline
3 min
lessonOutlining & Exam Prep
3 min
lessonSynthesis
2 min
lessonCumulative Review
2 min
lessonCreating a Course Outline
3 min
lessonCreating a Course Outline
3 min
lessonWorking With Proven Outlines
3 min
lessonStudying
3 min
lessonConclusion
30 sec

Exam Taking Strategies - (167 min)

lessonIntroduction
40 min
lessonExam Success Steps
82 min
lessonSample Exam Questions & Answers
45 min

Legal Research - (50 min)

lessonLegal Research with LexisNexis
3 min
lessonWhat is Legal Research
2 min
lessonKey Source of Legal Research
1 min
lessonBe Prepared for Class
1 min
lessonWhat is Lexis Advance?
3 min
lessonHow to Use Lexis Advance
2 min
lessonSupplement to Your Case Books
1 min
lessonCase Summaries and Headnotes
5 min
lessonFirst Legal Research Assignment
2 min
lessonSample Research Assignment
1 min
lessonResearch Steps
1 min
lessonOrganizing and Search
8 min
lessonStatutes and Case Law
5 min
lessonHighlight Key Language
3 min
lessonBe Confident in Your Research
4 min
lessonShepardize a Case
5 min
lessonConclusion
1 min