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Home examination

On these pages, there are examples and recommendations for how different examinations can be designed and developed. Examinations which are intended to be carried out without supervision and in a place of the student's choice.

Home exams

A home exam is a form of examination where the student is given one or more assignments to complete. A home exam can last for several days or a shorter period of time (hours). The examination is carried out without supervision. The examination assignment should be designed based on the fact that the student has access to course literature, materials, communication with classmates, etc.

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Examination portfolio

An examination portfolio contains a collection of student achievements that the student completes to demonstrate a course intended learning outcomes. The content of the portfolio may vary in terms of content, work process and the students' influence in the selection. This page provides information on recommended content as well as examples regarding reporting of the examination portfolio.

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Automatically assessed assignments

Materials on automatically assessed tasks have been developed to support the teacher in the work of developing multiple-choice questions or other forms of automatically assessed assignments. You will find information about good design of questions both in writing and in the video "Quizzes as digital learning materials".

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Design written assignments

To create good assignments requires reflection. As students have free access to other sources of information, as in a home exam, extra thought is required for the examination to be conducted with high validity and reliability. On this page are recommendations to keep in mind when designing assignments for examination, with a focus on counteracting cheating

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Contact about remote examination

Do you have questions or wish to receive guidance about digital examination?

E-mail: e-learning@kth.se , mark your mail: examination guidance

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