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What does a good examination look like? How can you make sure that you are letting your students show their achievement of the expected learning outcomes of your course? During this workshop we will look at examination from different perspectives as well as share and discuss problems and solutions of various kinds of examination, both on campus and online.

Welcome to a workshop on teaching and learning with Centre for the Advancement of University Teaching (CeUL).

This workshop is given within the CIVIS alliance, a European Civic University formed by the alliance of eight leading research higher education institutions across Europe. CIVIS stands for a transnational collaboration of civic universities. We welcome participants from all eight CIVIS Universities. Learn more about CIVIS

This workshop is aimed for

Teachers, course leaders and staff at Stockholm University involved in examination of students

About the workshop

During the workshop, we consider examination from the perspectives of:

  1. Regulations
  2. Validity
  3. Reliability
  4. Integrity
  5. Security
  6. Constructive alignment in course design
  7. Cheating

During the workshop we will:

  • Consider advantages and disadvantages of various kinds of examination: formal proctored exams, open-book examination, continuous assessment, oral examination.
  • Identify differences and similarities, between campus and online examination.
  • Discuss the need for change in how courses are examined.
  • Consider available tools for digital examination (Athena, Exia/Inspera, other).
  • Share and discuss problems and solutions.



13 September 2021 at 9—12
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E-meeting in Zoom

To participate in the workshop you will need a computer with the Zoom e-meeting service installed (see guide on how to install and log into Zoom)  and a headset with microphone.

Workshop leader

Una Cunningham, Professor of English language education, Department of Language Education

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CeUL offers workshops for all teachers at Stockholm University on a variety of teaching and learning topics. They are designed to meet the needs of both seasoned professionals and newcomers. Each session offers the opportunity to discuss shared experiences and knowledge with colleagues.


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Space is limited, so please be sure to register for any workshops you wish to attend. Participation is free of charge.

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