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  • Survey on digital education

    Published Jun 15, 2021

    The Platform for the digitalisation of education (the Education Platform) is now conducting surveys of KTH's students' and teachers' views on the digital transformation during the spring semester. Wit...

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  • How the study and learning environment is linked to student well-being

    Published Jun 10, 2021

    How are our students? With the pandemic, the study and learning environment has changed, and most of the teaching has become entirely digital and at a distance. How are the students affected, and what...

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  • Zoom presence – a better way to conduct Zoom exams

    Published Jun 07, 2021

    Are you planning to examine through Zoom? Then this Lunch 'n' Learn webinar is for you! A pedagogical developer from the E-learning team introduces the theoretical framework for Zoom presence, and a t...

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  • Getting the most out of Outcomes in Canvas for goal-related grading criteria

    Published Jun 02, 2021

    The function Outcomes gives you as a teacher the possibility to use intended learning outcomes (ILO) with goal-related grading criteria in Canvas. You can connect your goals to different student activ...

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  • Hybrid workshop - test and discuss hybrid teaching

    Published Jun 01, 2021

    Now you can try what it is like to teach with students both in the lecture hall and connected via Zoom. You will get to try to set up a lecture hall with the technology you need and there is also a ch...

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  • Streamline your online education – Reach out to the viewers through small means

    Published May 31, 2021

    At this Lunch 'n' Learn webinar, media technicians at KTH share tips for creating video and also highlight students' perspectives. Here is the documentation (video, in Swedish) from the webinar and th...

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  • Have you read the letter from the Vice-President for Education 19 May?

    Published May 21, 2021

    Leif Kari, Vice President for Education, sent a letter on 19 May about current information about conditions and support for education at KTH. The main news was the scenarios for KTH's education.

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  • Design of video for teaching and video technology for online teaching (SWE)

    Published May 19, 2021

    As a KTH teacher, how can I design my teaching video to improve the learning experience in digital teaching situations, synchronously and asynchronously? This Lunch 'n' Learn webinar focused on exchan...

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  • Teacher stories: "How Mentimeter can support your teaching and students learning"

    Published May 18, 2021

    KTH now has a campus license for Mentimeter and teachers can use the tool to create interaction with the students in, for example, in a lecture. Here is video documentation (in Swedish) from the Lunch...

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  • Time for course evaluation and course analysis

    Published May 12, 2021

    This spring semester is soon coming to an end. For some courses, that is a period to do course evaluations and course analyses. With this, we would like to send a reminder to make completed course ana...

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  • Digital meetings and active student engagement

    Published May 10, 2021

    How do you succeed with Zoom meetings and active learning? In this webinar, Stefan Stenbom (Digital Learning Unit) presented principles and guidelines on creating and maintaining digital meetings that...

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  • KTH's course room template to be introduced in Canvas HT2021

    Published May 03, 2021

    As of Autumn 2020, approximately 30 percent of the course rooms will contain KTH's new course room template, distributed across the various schools. With KTH's course room template, the courses get a ...

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  • Canvas updates in New Quizzes and Assignments

    Published Apr 28, 2021

    Canvas has announced an update regarding a new type of assignment with student annotation and a new button in New Quizzes.

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  • The Transcript Widget function is now activated in KTH Play

    Published Apr 28, 2021

    On 14/4, 2021, the Transcript Widget function was activated in KTH Play. The widget automatically generates a searchable text version of uploaded, captioned videos in a text box below the video. You c...

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  • Course rooms will be in a read-only state, starting 60 days after the course end date

    Published Apr 27, 2021

    To make it easier for teachers and students to find active Canvas rooms, a new routine to manage old course rooms in Canvas will be introduced before the autumn term starts in 2021. The course rooms w...

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  • About exam period P4 and re-exams in June and August 2021

    Published Apr 20, 2021

    The implementation of examinations in period P4 and re-examinations in June and August will occur per the First and Second Cycle Education Committee's action plan regarding spring 2021. Here you will ...

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  • Create consistent and easy-to-navigate Zoom links in your course

    Published Apr 13, 2021

    As a teacher, you want your students to easily find Zoom, for example for lectures, without having to look for the link or by contacting you. The students also want uniformity between courses. Here, E...

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  • Recommended ways to communicate in Canvas

    Published Apr 13, 2021

    To facilitate the spreading of information to students, E-learning recommends using the Canvas tools "Announcements" and "Inbox", especially for one-way communication. 

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  • Drop-in sessions at E-learning every Friday spring 2021 

    Published Apr 13, 2021

    The first drop-in trial sessions for support from the E-learning team has now turned into regular drop-in sessions. Every Friday at 11-13 o'clock for the rest of the spring semester 2021, you as a tea...

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  • Examination rooms will get an end date and be in a read-only state

    Published Mar 29, 2021

    To make it easier for teachers and students to find active Canvas rooms, a new routine to manage old examination rooms in Canvas will be introduced during spring 2021. The examination rooms will get a...

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