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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.

Designing open-book exams: Guidance on the pedagogy (PDF 169KB)

Designing MCQs and SAQs for real-time online exams: Pedagogic Considerations (PDF 131KB) /Designing MCQs and SAQs for real-time online exams: Pedagogic Considerations (Word Doc 29KB)