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Tune in for new episodes of the pedagogy podcast to gain practical tools, resources, and strategies for success in higher education.

Pedagogo

[ped·a·go·go]

educationalist, educationist [noun] an expert in methods of educating

Podcast [noun] ExamSoft’s podcast for educators and assessment professionals

Pedagogo is a Spanish word derived from the Latin meaning “educator.” We, at ExamSoft, chose Pedagogo as the name of our podcast series in honor of educators who are life-long learners just as much as they are teachers. Every higher education professional—be it a staff member, an administrator, a faculty member, or an Ed Tech professional—is committed to improving educational practice to serve students better and enable their learning and success. Our Pedagogo podcast is designed to be your companion on the go—to help you keep up with conversations, ideas, and trends in higher education in a way that is insightful, engaging, practical, and timely.

Pedagogo is for anyone and everyone in higher ed. It is your resource for exploring novel approaches to education processes, policies, and activities. You will find exciting ideas, opinions, thoughts, and experiences shared here to enhance and/or transform your thinking and practice. Pedagogo will arm you will the strategies, tools, and templates needed to catalyze student learning, equity, and success by exploring new ways you can positively impact curricula, teaching and learning, and assessment.

Join us and listen in as thought leaders in the education field keep you current and “edutained” in a way that is easy, practical, and relevant to you. We will bring you expert perspectives and explanations of core concepts that you can adopt, adapt, and implement in your own programs, courses, and institutional contexts. Everything covered in our podcast comes from subject matter experts, innovators, scholars, and professionals making a difference every day in the real world and they draw on literature, evidence-based research, and praxis. We hope you will join us and listen in!

Pedagogo Season 3: Big Ideas & Trends in Education

Join us for an all-new season of Pedagogo, featuring a new host. This season we’ll speak with a variety of education and assessment leaders on topics such as change management, democratic education, and the future of assessment.

Divya Bheda

Meet the Host of Season 3

Divya Bheda, Ph.D.

ExamSoft Director of Education and Assessment

Dr. Divya Bheda (she/her) has over a decade of experience in leading program evaluations, assessments, and social justice training. She has experience championing curricular innovation and learning outcomes assessment that enables authentic engagement and deep learning. Her curricular-assessment-evaluation work has spanned general education, higher education administrative units, academic programs and certificates, and student support services. She has experience in both online and brick and mortar educational contexts, and her expertise spans building organizational responsiveness, catalyzing andragogical/pedagogical excellence, advocating for equity and social justice issues, and enhancing student success. She approaches data, strategic-planning, and decision-making using a formative, utilization-focused, equity-building lens. She is committed to advancing collaborative, transformative, and restorative learning in a safe space for professional accountability and growth for all higher education professionals.

Dr. Bheda holds a PhD in Critical and Socio-Cultural Studies in Education from the University of Oregon, an M.S. Educational Leadership from the University of Oregon, an M.A. in Mass Communication / Media Studies from the University of Madras, and an undergraduate degree in Psychology, English Literature, and Communication from Mount Carmel College, Bangalore.

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Dr. James Earl Orr Jr.

Dr. James Earl Orr Jr. of the International Center for Academic Integrity joins Dr. Divya Bheda for an insightful discussion on restorative approaches to academic misconduct.

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Allison Case

Meet the Host of Season 1 & 2

Allison Case, Ph.D.

ExamSoft Director of Education and Assessment (Former)

During her time at ExamSoft, Allison Case combed the literature, attended the education conferences, and brought insights from the front lines. Her experience includes time as a faculty member and Director of Curriculum and Assessment in the bioengineering department at the University of Texas at Dallas. She received her B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and her Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from UT Southwestern Medical School. She now works as a researcher.

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