About examination period 2 and re-examination period 1, autumn 2021
Information from GVS Education Support (EDO) and the IT Platform for Education
The implementation of exam period 2 in the autumn semester 2021 (TP2 HT21) in January 2022 (including re-examination period 1 in December 2021) will continue to be implemented according to scenario LOW, even with the government tightening restrictions from 8 December. Here you will find essential and practical information, for example, that digital assessment of scanned exams with KTH Import Exams in Canvas is now possible all over KTH.
Guidelines for summative assessment at KTH
As previously described in About exam period 1 autumn 2021 , the corresponding scenario LOW applies to an examination, even with the government's stricter recommendations as of 8 December. The clarification (approved by the President and the University Director) of the government's and the Public Health Agency's decisions are on the Corona pages on the intranet for employees :
"Teaching continues on Campus, but infection control measures should be applied. This could mean access to hand sanitizer and/or opportunities for handwashing, and that larger gathering of people are carried out in premises where distances can be maintained, also when entering and exiting. The Property Department at GVS provides hand sanitizer and carries out extended cleaning."
Digital assessment of scanned on-campus examination with "KTH Import Exams" in Canvas
Digital assessment of on-campus exams in Canvas with the function KTH Import Exams will be available for the whole of KTH for examination period 2. Several pilot tests with teachers during spring and autumn 2021 (around 35 courses and 5000 exams in total) have been carried out successfully.
Before examination period 2, E-learning will offer workshops with a presentation and question time on digital assessment in Canvas, where teachers can get acquainted with the function KTH Import Exams. Workshop sessions will be added continuously to the E-learning calendar . If you have questions, you can also contact E-learning directly on firstname.lastname@example.org .
More up-to-date information can be found on the intranet page about Scanned Exams to Canvas .
Inform students in Canvas
It is always important to inform the students well in advance of the examination about the conditions for the examination. It is essential to inform about pandemic-related conditions during pandemic times. Would you please link to the A safe study environment during COVID-19 on the Student web .
Before the examination, the examination administration on each campus is the entrance for handling students with compensatory support. See the info box above for contact information for each campus.
Here are some shortcuts to support resources on the intranet.
Current perspectives on (digital) assessment
Assessment for learning can be done in many different ways. See or read about the presentation where Ida Naimi-Akbar, PhD student and lecturer at Learning in STEM, problematises different perspectives on (digital) assessment for learning.