Oral exams – Improved Learning and Cost-Effectiveness

The E-CORE/CIEL Project is excited to bring you this event on oral exams in collaboration with Kristina Edström and Jakob Kuttenkeuler of KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.

online - link will be distributed in registration confirmation email
Mon, March 22, 2021 @ 10:00am - 11:30am CDT



Oral exams have a bad reputation regarding the time it takes for teachers to use the assessment method. Based on several years of experience, we will challenge this assumption and suggest ways to implement oral exams effectively. In particular, we consider the student learning perspective and cost-effectiveness from a teaching perspective. There will be an opportunity for discussion with the facilitators and your colleagues in the latter portion of the session as well. 

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Jakob Kuttenkeuler

Jakob Kuttenkeuler ([email protected]) is Professor in Naval Architecture. His main research interests are in high-speed craft design, fluid-structure interaction and lightweight solutions. He has developed the KTH Master program in Naval Architecture and been responsible for the doctoral program in Vehicle and Maritime Engineering. He has participated in the development of the CDIO model since the start in 2000. Jakob teaches a range of topics ranging from propellers, hydromechanics, maneuvering, and ship design to sailing mechanics. Jakob Kuttenkeuler has received the KTH Prize for Outstanding Achievements in Education.

Kristina Edström

Kristina Edström ([email protected]) is Associate Professor in Engineering Education Development at KTH Royal Institute of Technology. She holds a M.Sc. in Engineering, and a PhD in Technology and Learning. Since 1997 she engages in educational development activities at KTH, in Sweden and internationally. She is a co-author of Crawley et al. (2014) Rethinking Engineering Education: The CDIO Approach, Springer. Kristina was awarded the KTH Prize for Outstanding Achievements in Education and is a lifetime honorary member of the KTH Student Union. Kristina is the Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Engineering Education.


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