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Digitizing assessment in science, technology, engineering and math...

The future of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teaching and assessment will likely be closely linked to digital tools that are integrated into the education, but it is a fact that there is a widespread use of paper-based teaching and assessment in STEM courses at present. In order for STEM to adopt new types of comprehensive […]

A letter from the pharmacy – how we want to rethink profession’s t

Hi, My name is Lone Holst. I am a pharmacist with a Ph.D. in “Use of herbal remedies in pregnancy”. I teach Social Pharmacy which is all about how pharmacists should do their work in a pharmacy or elsewhere. I am involved in a first semester course, FARM103 which is an introduction to the profession […]

Rethinking final assessment in Learning and behavior in General ps...

Rethinking assessment and moving away from the skoleeksamen is a core part of Marco Hirnstein’s redesign process. His module on Learning and behavior is part of the Bachelor’s programme in General Psychology. We sat down with Marco to discuss his motivation for redesigning his module, and his plans forward.   Why you are participating in […]

Stepping away from the traditional: Redesigning Comparative Politi...

We sat down with Kjetil Evjen to discuss his plans to stepping away from the traditional when redesigning two courses in Comparative Politics. Kjetil’s motivation for joining TALIDA is to look for new inspirations and ideas. Kjetil’s quest to redesigning the courses is not only personl, but also requested by the department as a way […]

Rethinking formative assessment in Legal culture

Insights into the course redesign process in Legal culture to focus on active student learning, student peer review and alternative assessment. We sat down and discussed with Professor Søren Koch.   Tell us about the course you are redesigning? The title of my course is Comparing Legal Cultures in Europe JUS 290-2.  The course is […]

Make the most of what you got!

There are a plethora of options when it comes to changing assessment, from the smallest efforts with great results, to complete course reworks as we do in TALIDA. As the Project Manager for Digital Assessment at UiB, addressing changes in assessment to focus on student learning has always been the main goal. Secondary, is utilizing the […]