Tagged: exams

Online learning has changed the way students work — we need to change definitions of ‘cheating’ too - News

Guest Author Jun 29, 2021

Linda Rowan, Massey University and Fiona Murray, Massey University   As university students wait on their mid-year exam results, some will no doubt be thinking about more than just passing. Since COVID-19 pushed teaching and testing online last year, the issue of cheating has come into sharper focus. Recent reports of University of Auckland students allegedly cheating in online … Read More

Idiosyncratic exam questions – should they be allowed? - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Dec 08, 2010

When I get time, I like to visit other science orientated blogs, including Pharyngula, written by PZ Myers. Professor Myers has a rather direct and irreverent style and discusses a wide range of issues from a humanistic, atheistic and pro science perspective. In a recent post, Professor Myers described how he goes about writing and grading exams. ‘I … Read More

Otago news: Essay and exam workshops (attn: lecturers & undergrads) - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Jun 01, 2010

This post is mainly for those at the University of Otago (Dunedin, New Zealand). Non-locals are welcome to comment on the workshops, of course. (Source: University of Otago Higher Education Development Centre.) Not all students arrive at university with good essay-writing or exam skills. While at the Science library yesterday, a small flyer drew … Read More