A Higher Education Podcast for Everyone in Academia

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

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in methods of educating

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and assessment professionals


Welcome to the Pedagogo Podcast! Here, you’ll find a collection of all the episodes we’ve aired to help keep you informed about conversations, ideas, and trends in higher education. Everything covered in our podcast comes from subject matter experts, innovators, scholars, and professionals making a difference every day in the real world. Our guests draw on literature, evidence-based research, and praxis, and we hope it serves to enhance or even transform your thinking and practice. Pick a topic of interest and jump in!

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Assessment pedagogy and technology



Dr. Christina H. Paguyo

Director of Academic Assessment at the University of Denver



Dr. Natasha Jankowski

Executive Director of the National Institute for learning Outcomes Assessment



Dr. Gianina Baker

Acting Director at NILOA

Meet our guest speakers

Here’s a showcase of several guests
we’ve had the pleasure of interviewing


Dr. Craig Pepin

“If they know what’s going on and you share the overall picture with people, I think it makes a huge difference in their sense of belonging.”

Dr. Craig Pepin is a Professor and Assistant Dean for Assessment in the Core Division at Champlain College, and Lead Faculty in the Champlain’s new Degree Design Lab. He is also serving a second term as President of the New England Educational Assessment Network (NEean), and has a Ph.D. in European History from Duke University.

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Dr. Jane Irungu

“Community is one of those things that we always encourage and are focused on, because it’s a very important aspect of student success, of faculty thriving, staff being together, working together.”

Dr. Jane Irungu is currently the Associate Provost of Inclusive Excellence at the University of Oklahoma (OU) in Norman, Oklahoma. She provides strategic leadership on diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, and works collaboratively with campus partners to advance OU’s strategic goal of becoming a place of belonging for all.

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Dr. Charla Long

‘A learners progress is truly measured when they can demonstrate their competence through a system of rigorous assessment.”

Dr. Charla Long is the Executive Director for the Competency-Based Education Network (C-BEN), an international consortium of higher education institutions and statewide systems seeking to design, develop, and scale new models of student learning. Additionally, she leads C-BEN’s Consulting Services, which is dedicated to helping institutions with competency-based learning.

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Dr. James Earl Orr, Jr.

“When you have students who are involved in conversations about the expectations around honesty and integrity, it promotes culture and social norming that’s so important in the classroom.”

Dr. James Earl Orr Jr. is a senior higher education administrator with over 16 years of experience serving on the leadership teams in academic affairs, student affairs, and strategic enrollment management across multiple universities. Dr. Orr currently serves on the Board of Directors for the International Center for Academic Integrity.

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