This module is comprised primarily of a video of Ralph Losey making his final remarks and closing statement for this e-discovery law course. He shares what it takes to make it as an e-discovery professional in the 21st Century. Professor Losey, shown here in his law office, also talks about course testing. Unfortunately, the testing service option is no longer offered now that this school is free.

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SUPPLEMENTAL READING: Go back and look at the lists of all of the 84 Modules and consider which ones you might want to skim-read again to be sure your understanding is clear.

EXERCISE: Consider how this online class compares to all of the other courses you have taken in school or continuing education programs you have participated in after graduation. Consider the asynchronous online nature of the course and how it compared with scheduled, brick-and-mortar classes and CLEs. Write Ralph (ralph.losey@gmail.com) and tell him your thoughts, including, but please not limited to, responses to the following specific questions.

Do you think this course was effective in teaching you this subject?

How did you like the reading and exercise assignments at the end of each module? What suggestions do you have to improve them?

Would you like to see more online course likes this on subjects others than e-discovery?

What was you favorite things about this course? Your least favorite?

Discretionary Bonus Exercise: Provide us with some specific suggestions on how to improve this course.

SPECIAL MESSAGE FROM RALPH LOSEY: It has been a pleasure and honor to teach you in this online e-discovery course. May you continue in your pioneering ways. May you help others to swim and prosper in the flood of electronic information and help keep truth and justice afloat.

Students are invited to leave a public comment below. Insights that might help other students are especially welcome. Let’s collaborate!

 

Copyright Ralph Losey 2015

 

Ralph Losey is a practicing attorney who specializes in electronic discovery law. He is a principal in a U.S. law firm with over 50 offices & 800 lawyers where he supervises electronic discovery work and litigation support. Ralph has written over two million words on law and technology, including six books on electronic discovery. His latest books are "E-Discovery for Everyone" (ABA 2017) and "Perspectives on Predictive Coding" (ABA 2017) (ed. & contributor). His blog is widely read in the industry: "e-DiscoveryTeam.com." Ralph is the founder and principal author of "Electronic Discovery Best Practices" and "e-Discovery Team Training," a free online course covering all aspects of e-discovery. Ralph's sub-speciality is the search and review of electronic evidence using multimodal methods, including artificial intelligence. He also has a free online training program to teach these advanced methods - the "TAR Course." Ralph has devoted a month of his time each year since 2013 to research and test various AI-enhanced document review methods. In 2015 and 2016 Ralph and his Team participated in the TREC Total Recall Track experiments sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Ralph has been involved with computers and the law since 1978. His full biography is found at RalphLosey.com. Ralph is the proud father of two children, Eva M. Losey and Adam Colby Losey, a high-tech lawyer married to another e-discovery lawyer, Cat Jackson Losey, and, best of all, Ralph has been married since 1973 to Molly Friedman Losey, a mental health counselor and life-long friend.

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