Outcomes-based grading criteria
The KTH president has decided that outcomes-based grading criteria shall be implemented on all KTH courses with a graded grading system. Well written and implemented grading criteria are essential. It will make the course clearer and more motivating for the students, making the examination process more fair. The grading criteria will also make the examination process more structured for the teacher. The quality of the examination will be higher, and the teacher will save time by using it.
LH216V Develop the Learning by Using Grading Criteria - a shorter course for KTH teachers
KTH has developed a shorter course to make it easier for teachers to implement grading criteria in their courses. All teachers interested in learning about implementing outcomes-based grading criteria and assessment are welcome to attend the course.
The course consists of three three-hour lessons and is fiven each semester. In the course, you will develop grading criteria for your course and discuss these with other students and teachers of the class. The course is in the field of Higher Education and accounts for 1.5 higher education credits. The course has been held since 2012, and is free to attend.
Please look at the LH216V course information page for more information, includeing course dates, learning outcomes, content and prerequisites.
The course teacher and examinator is Viggo Kann, professor of Computer Science at the EECS school. He has several years of experience in using grading criteria. Other contributors to the course are Veine Haglund, master student at the CL-program, Hans Havtun, teacher at KTH and pedagogical developer, and Emma Lundkvist, expert at grading criteria from the University of Uppsala.