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FAQ for remote examination
General and common questions and answers for teachers about remote examination.
Recommendations regarding management of support during the remote examination
Below is a list of how Funka recommends that compensatory support can be used in remote examinations. The regular routine for approval of support also applies to remote examinations.
Remotely monitored exams
It is only permitted to use monitored exams in Zoom at impact level high and after an exemption procedure according to the scenario planning. Remotely supervised written examinations may be used in exceptional cases, and must be justified for both pedagogical reasons and practical considerations. Below you find KTH's central recommendation for exams that are remotely monitored.
- Forms of examination and designs of examination
A FAQ about what to do if there are technical difficulties during the exam.
- Other questions
Examiner's role at monitored exams via Zoom
There are different roles and areas of responsibility before, during, and after a Zoom monitored examination. On this page, the examiner’s role and responsibility is described.
Recordings from previous webinars
On this page you will find recordings from previous Lunch 'n' Learn webinars relevant for remote examination. The webinars were held in the spring of 2020 and further on.
Examination room in Canvas
All types of activities in Ladok generate examination rooms in Canvas where the examination can be prepared according to the examiner's wishes. The examination rooms are created with a common template and with a special section for students with compensatory, for easier handling of, for example, extra writing time.
Zoom responsible person at monitored exams via Zoom
There are different roles and areas of responsibility before, during, and after a Zoom monitored examination. On this page, the Zoom responsible person’s role and responsibility is described.
Partial exams (KS)
Partial exams are a form of mini exams that are often called KS (kontrollskrivning in Swedish). Partial exams can be conducted on campus as written exams or in computer rooms for those who want to use automatically assessed quizzes. It is also possible to conduct partial exams through Canvas examination rooms or in the Canvas room of the course.
Choosing and designing examination
Examination is a central part of the course and is one of the factors that most strongly affects how the students approach the learning in the course. The examination can, correctly designed, affect both what and how the students learn. The following advice, reflection questions and recommendations are developed to support you as an examiner in the process of thinking about examinations.
Information to communicate to students
As an examiner, you are responsible for ensuring that students receive information about the examination form and how the examination will be conducted well before the exam. Below you will find information about what to inform about before an examination.