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Teaching

14 January 2022

Scenario LOW is valid for study period 3, 2022

The prerequisites for study period 3 (P3) are that KTH applies KTH's scenario “LOW” for education, which means that the campus is open, but now with infection controlled-adapted hall furniture (i.e. the same restrictions on teaching as in the beginning of the academic period 1, HT21). The students who have not been able to participate in the on-campus examination during the exam period for P2 should be referred to the re-examination period in Easter.

KTH's action plan for education for study period 3, 2022

Description of the activity area

The activity area teaching covers all activities carried out where students participate to learn a course content, but are not part of a practical or laboratory nature. In teaching, activities where physical presence on campus are essential, are distinguished from activities where campus presence has no or little significance for students' learning and the ability to achieve the course's intended learning outcomes.

Clear need for physical interaction

Teaching activities with a clear need for physical interaction are learning activities that are not part of a practical or laboratory nature, but where students' learning and the ability to achieve the course's intended learning outcomes benefit from campus teaching. Examples of such activities are:

  • Scheduled teaching, with a high degree of cooperation, social presence, and interactivity between teachers and students, and between students, of such a nature that is difficult to develop via a digital meeting
  • Teaching where the design of the premises has a central role in the implementation of the activity
  • Teaching involves several people interacting with the same physical objects (such as a lab kit or a physical model). For the teaching of practical nature, see the field of activity Practical and laboratory education .

Without/little need for physical interaction

Teaching activities without or with little need for physical interaction are learning activities where students' learning and the ability to achieve the course's intended learning outcomes benefit from the teaching taking place digitally, or can be carried out equally well in both the physical and digital environments. Examples of such activities are:

  • Scheduled teaching where teachers have developed the ability to conduct teaching in the digital environment with a high degree of collaboration, social presence, and interactivity
  • Teaching that is more of an mediating character.

General guidelines

For all teaching, activities where teachers have developed the ability to conduct digital teaching with equivalent or higher quality as campus teaching, will continue to be carried out digitally.

Comprehensive guidelines due to COVID-19

LOW

Both teaching activities that have a clear need for physical interaction and those that do not need physical interaction may be carried out on campus.

In all teaching elements without a clear need for physical interaction, the student should be able to take part in the teaching afterwards through, e.g. recording or shared lecture notes.

MEDIUM

Teaching activities with clear needs for physical interaction may be carried out on campus. Teaching activities without the need for physical interaction are carried out digitally.

In all teaching activities without a clear need for physical presence, the student should be able to take part in the teaching through streaming or recording.

Courses with at least two parallel sessions (e.g. exercises, tutorial sessions, seminars) should also offer digital sessions.

HIGH

Teaching activities with apparent needs for physical interaction may be carried out on campus to a limited extent after special approval from the Director of First and Second Cycle Education (GA). Teaching activities without the need for physical interaction are carried out digitally.