ILTL Law Teaching for Adjunct Faculty and New Professors

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​April 27-28, 2018
Texas A&M School of Law
Fort Worth, Texas

Law Teaching for Adjunct Faculty and New Professors is a one-day conference for new and experienced adjunct faculty, new full-time professors, and others who are interested in developing and supporting those colleagues. The conference is co-sponsored by the Institute for Law Teaching and Learning and Texas A&M University School of Law.

Sessions will address topics such as

  • Course design and learning outcomes creation
  • Assessment methods
  • Active learning approaches
  • Team-based learning
  • Technology and teaching

Additionally, master teacher Gerry Hess will be on hand for one-on-one mentoring sessions throughout the day for a limited number of participants.

By the end of the conference, all participants will have concrete ideas to bring back to their students, colleagues, and institutions.  And each participant will receive a copy of Teaching Law by Design for Adjuncts or Teaching Law by Design.

Hotel Information

SheratonWe have negotiated a special group rate at the Sheraton Fort Worth Hotel, directly across the street from the law school. This group rate of $15​​9 per night plus tax is available until ​April 6. Reservations ​should be made by ​April 6 on the Sheraton's website ​via the room block link or by calling the Sheraton Fort Worth Hotel at 817-335-7000, being sure to mention you are attending the “​Texas A&M ​​- ​ILTL Conference” to receive the group rate. If necessary, cancellations must be made 24 hours prior to the scheduled day of arrival to avoid a one-night cancellation charge.

Other downtown Fort Worth hotel options include the Omni, Hilton, Hampton Inn & Suites, Courtyard by Marriott, Fairfield Inn, and the Ashton Hotel. Most are within walking distance of the law school.

Texas A&M School of LawDirections & Map

Driving directions to our campus located at 1515 Commerce Street can be found using the map below. The main entrance to the law school is on Commerce Street, across from the Fort Worth Water Gardens.


Airports:  Texas A&M University School of Law is located in downtown Fort Worth, Texas, just 30 minutes from the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). The second largest airport in the ​United States, DFW has direct flights to over 200 locations around the world and is a hub for American Airlines (AA). The Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL), about 40 minutes from the Law School, is a hub for Southwest Airlines (SWA).

To and From the Airport:  The ​​​hotel does not offer a shuttle from the airport, but ground transportation options, such as taxi, SuperShuttle, shared ride (Uber, Lyft, etc.) and rental cars, are available.

Rental Cars:  All downtown hotels are within walking distance ​of the Law School. So, there is no need for a rental car or other transportation between the Law School and the hotel.

Parking:  Free parking for conference attendees is available in the Law School parking lots.

Navigating Downtown Fort Worth

Molly the TrolleyTrolley:  "Molly the Trolley" offers trolley routes throughout downtown Fort Worth to Sundance Square and picks up directly in front of the Sheraton hotel, as well as most other downtown hotels.

Enjoy the walk!:  Download a walking map of Downtown Fort Worth highlighting attractions and eateries.

Fort Worth Bike Share:

Shared Ride:  Uber and Lyft service this area.

Explore Fort Worth

Sundance SquareDiscover "Where the West begins" in the city of cowboys and culture. Experience world-class museums, restaurants, entertainment, outdoor activities and sports (Go Rangers!). Explore true western heritage in the Historic Stockyards, complete with a cattle drive and rodeo. Discover one of the best downtowns in America, complete with a visit to Sundance Square or venture to the vibrant West 7th area or Near Southside Magnolia District. ​Find your zen in the Water Gardens directly across the street from the law school or explore your wild side at the Fort Worth Zoo, one of the top 5 zoos in the nation.