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Paragogy, Open Education, Ungrading

A talk for the University of Edinburgh Learning Technology Community, Monday 25th March 2024 14:00-15:00
Decision Gateway of ungrading within Contemporary Art & Open Learning course. Download here











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Mulholland, N. and faculty of MA CAT (2020-)
Mulholland, N. and students of MA CAT (2023-)
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(Neil Mulholland)


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