In this two-part episode, Sandra Nolte and Steven Young from the Accounting & Finance Department of the Lancaster University Management School talk through the steps that they took to shift exams designed for face-to-face delivery for delivery online while ensuring students’ access and welfare.
In the Part 2, to be aired at a later date, Sandra and Steven will talk about teaching materials for dissertations.
Resources mentioned and of interest
Draft rules for online exams
Sandra and Steven kindly shared a copy of the draft rules for online exam. You can find the draft rules here and amend them to your local context.
CFA Level 1 and 2 Syllabi
These relate to the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute’s professional qualifications. You can find out more information here: https://www.cfainstitute.org/en/programs/cfa/exam
LaTeX “is a high-quality typesetting system; it includes features designed for the production of technical and scientific documentation”. Basically, LaTeX is a type of mark up software used to create journal publication-style documents and also used for creating high quality documents that contain mathematical symbols and numerical notation used across a variety of subjects, such as mathematics, computer science, economics and other STEM subjects.
Personally, I think anyone might benefit from integrated training and usage of LaTeX especially if they’re producing high quality documents! You can find out about LaTeX here: https://www.latex-project.org/