Investigating the perception of distance examinations methods : Evaluation of distance examination methods and an analysis of the financial perspectives based on quantitative data

University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS); KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS); KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

Author: Anna Pilz Sonnby; Sara Samie; Pauline Knutsson; [2020]

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Abstract: The purpose of this study is to investigate how the recent distance examinations at KTH were perceived by its users. The prevailing circumstances in the world as a result of COVID-19 have urgently created a need for both teaching and examination at a distance. By conducting qualitative interviews with both teachers and students from different academic backgrounds combined with data collection via surveys, previous studies and statistics the aim has been to investigate how distance examinations are perceived by all involved parties. The study shows both students and teachers have experienced stress due to the change that distance examinations entailed. Clarity, communication and preparation are keywords for conducting distance examinations of a successful nature. In addition to the methods of conducting distance examination, the financial impact of the examination type has been investigated. Findings reveal that distance examination is the primary option from a financial perspective, but also from an overall point of view if conducted in safe and fair manners.

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