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13 September 2021, 09.00-12.00 CET

Host: Stockholm University Open to: Teachers, course leaders and staff involved in the examination of students.
Language(s): English Number of participants: 25


The workshop participants consider examination from the perspectives of:

  1. Regulations

  2. Validity

  3. Reliability

  4. Integrity

  5. Security and cheating

  6. Constructive alignment in course design

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;

  • Share and discuss problems and solutions.

Focus on innovative pedagogies

Technology-based pedagogical innovation; assessment literacy.

Available resources

Deeley, S. J., & Bovill, C. (2017). Staff student partnership in assessment: enhancing assessment literacy through democratic practices. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 42(3), 463-477.

Hailkari, T., Virtanen, V., Vesalainen, M., & Postareff, L. (2021). Student perspectives on how different elements of constructive alignment support active learning. Active Learning in Higher Education.

Logan, C. (2021). Against online proctoring library


Please register using the online form.


Una Cunningham
Professor of English language education