Designing Open-book Exams: Guidance on the pedagogy
Examination arrangements have been approved for the assessment of semester two undergraduate modules in Trinity College Dublin, 2020. Options available are as follows:
Option 1: Pro Rate Continuous Assessment
Option 2: Assignment
Option 3: Take Home Offline Exam
Option 4: Real Time Online Exams
Option 5: Real Time Online Invigilated Exam
These two guides focus on options 3 and 4 and outline some pedagogic considerations when designing take-home offline exams or real-time online exams, both effectively ‘open book’ exams.