Molly Monet-Viera, a Master Lecturer of Spanish, has been teaching all levels of Spanish language and culture at Boston University since 2011. During this time, she has learned and tried different ungrading methods at BU, and shares the pros and cons of three different ungrading methods that she has tried over the past few years. […]

In this Lightning Talk, Muhammad Zaman, a professor of Biomedical Engineering at BU, shares strategies to rethink these practices for a more equitable learning environment.

In this Lightning Talk, Christopher Schmitt, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Biology at BU, shares self-assessment strategies and how freed from grading panic, students actually learn and build long-term proficiency.

In this Lighting Talk, Marie McDonough, a lecturer in the BU College of Arts and Sciences Writing Program, shares critiques of traditional grading through a DEI lens and shares strategies to promote not only better learning, but inclusion and justice.

Faculty Voice

Rethinking Grading Using DEI Frameworks

Marie McDonough Lecturer, BU College of Arts and Sciences Writing Program

In this Lightning Talk, Debbie Borkovitz, Boston University Clinical Professor of Mathematics and Education shares some thoughts about changing the grading paradigm at BU.

Fall 2021: As we continue to grapple with how to create diverse, inclusive, and equitable classrooms, this series of Lightning Talks by faculty will provide examples of how a social justice lens can transform our teaching practices.

Faculty Voice

Justice Oriented Solidarity

Davena Jackson  Assistant Professor, Teaching Learning School BU Wheelock College of Education & Human Development

Fall 2021: As we continue to grapple with how to create diverse, inclusive, and equitable classrooms, this series of Lightning Talks by faculty will provide examples of how a social justice lens can transform our teaching practices.

Faculty Voice

Land Acknowledgements: Why and How

Ty Furman Managing Director BU Arts Initiative

Fall 2021: As we continue to grapple with how to create diverse, inclusive, and equitable classrooms, this series of Lightning Talks by faculty will provide examples of how a social justice lens can transform our teaching practices.

Faculty Voice

Prioritizing Community Partnerships Can Naturally Create A Social Justice Lens

Kaytlin Eldred Lecturer, Department of Health Services BU College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College