New e-exam rooms has been opened 25 August in the 4th floor Educarium -building and in Teutori -building. There is now the same number of computer will be available, which was before the changes caused by the COVID19. Students can find e-exam rooms and instructions in Exam booking calendar and in student's electronic exam instructions. There are now 51 computers in use in Turku, six in Pori and four in Rauma.
The front doors of the buildings and e-exam rooms are locked and students can entered only with the student card or print access (these have to be activated earlier). The front doors of the buildings students can find the phone number, if card access to the front door don´t work (Mon-Fri from 8 am to 3.30 pm). Students have to leave the building immediately after taking the exam.
The cleaning of the exam rooms has been intensified and according to the recommendation for using face masks everyone should wear a face mask in the e-exam rooms. The premises have disinfectant hand towels and attendees are instructed to wipe the keyboard, mouse, and surfaces before opening the Exam machine. Students are instructed in regard to hygiene and are not allowed to go to the exam while ill.
If the student cannot take the reserved exam, the booking must be cancelled or changed immediately so that examination time is available for other students.
If using the exam rooms is not safe enough for students belonging to the risk groups for coronavirus disease even with safe distances and increased cleaning and hand hygiene, the University is committed to finding alternative methods for the exams conducted in exam rooms, such as a Moodle exam.
If student belonging to the risk groups for coronavirus disease and feel that using the exam rooms is not safe enough, she/he have to contact Accessibility Planning: firstname.lastname@example.org and produce documentation of belonging to a risk group (e.g. a doctor’s note). The special arrangements cannot be requested due to fear of coronavirus infection. In addition, living with a family member who belongs to a risk group is not sufficient grounds for special arrangements. Accessibility Planning create recommendation to use of Exam room for the special accomodations or alternative assessment methods, that you must agree with teacher.
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The Electronic Examination Service of the University of Turku offers the possibility to take book and course exams as well as maturity tests as e-exams in exam rooms which has video surveillance (audio and video recording). In Turku students can take the electronic exam with Exam-system at Agora, Educarium, Turku School of Economics, Publicum and Teutori buildings (51 computers) and at University Consortium of Pori (6 computers), at Rauma (4 computers)and at Vaasa (Åbo Akademi Akademill, 1 computer).
E-exams offer students more flexibility. The software enables students to write exams in a faster pace and at more flexible times, which makes scheduling of the exams with lectures, other exams and work easier. The process requires that the examiner has created the exam and questions in the electronic exam system. Counselling Services at the University of Turku are responsible for the video surveillance.
From your unit Exam -system support persons you can ask information about implementing the Exam examination system in the own faculties or unit and you can ask guide and support in the use of the Exam system. You can also get help from Exam for centralized support: firstname.lastname@example.org
Student goes to the exam room and take the exam
The assessment period of the exams is 3 weeks, and exams taken in summer (1 June–15 August) need to be assessed by 5 September.
The students have to make sure that they can enter the building when the exam takes place. In order to identify the student, the exam room is entered only with the student card or with a key.
From your unit Exam- support persons you can ask information about implementing the Exam examination system in the your own faculties or unit and you can ask guide and support in the use of the Exam system. You can also get help from Exam for centralized support: email@example.com
When you use the electronic exam service, you have to agree to the following terms and conditions:
1. In an electronic exam, the users have to comply with the University of Turku Regulation on Studies.
2. The student agrees that the information of the access control system, video surveillance and examination system can be used to confirm the identity of the student: Register for video surveillance at the University of Turku / Register for data protection at the University of Turku