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What We're Learning About Learning is a podcast about teaching and learning in higher education. With this podcast, we hope to expand and share more broadly the conversations we’re having with Georgetown students, faculty, and staff, and throw light on some of the most important issues and developments in higher education today. 

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Latest Episode

Ungrading: What, Why, and How

Following the publication of Susam Blum’s book Ungrading: Why Rating Students Undermines Learning (2020), many faculty across higher ed have reflected on their grading policies and their inherent tie to learning. Grading practices and techniques range from strict policies, to contract-based grading, to assigning no grades at all. Wherever they find themselves on the continuum, in this episode, we hear Georgetown faculty wrestle with the nuances and complexities of assigning grades, and thoughts about their impact.

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What are you learning about learning? What are you wondering about learning? We’d love to hear your thoughts, questions, stories, and ideas for future episodes. You can reach us at cndls@georgetown.edu.

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