SEM1 2021/22 Exam Process

Specific information relating to the December 2021 exam diet.

Information Gathering

Exams Office have contacted schools to gather information on what exams need to be timetabled this semester. As low level assessment detail was not collected at the start of this year, alongside a number of changes to last years assessment patterns, Exams Office will provide a template based on last years SEM1 exam timetable as a starting point. As usual, data collection will take place in the relevant school channel within the Exams Operations Group in Teams. CTIL will use the information gathered and work with our colleagues in UoD IT to ensure that all exam modules are created to allow Schools sufficient time to get them set-up for the Semester 1 exam diet.

The exception to the above is Questionmark exams. In order to set-up a Questionmark class test or exam, we need significantly more information than what is submitted to QAS or gathered by Exams Office, which is why we require staff to register Questionmark exams individually using the using the CTIL – Online Exam Request form. You can view our Managed Exams – Questionmark guide for further details on the process of setting up a Questionmark exam.

Summary of SEM1 Exam Diet

  • CTIL will use the information gathered by Exams Office to create the standardised exam modules in My Dundee.
  • My Dundee exam modules will be created for all exams timetabled in the official exam diet, except where third party tools make this unfeasible.
  • The CTIL – Online Exam Request form should be used for ad hoc exam module requests (i.e. those not taking place in the exam diet, or any “late adjustments”).
  • All Questionmark exams taking place in the exam diet must be registered individually using the CTIL – Online Exam Request form.
  • The deadline for submission of Questionmark exam papers (to be created by the Assessment team) is 1st November (for exams taking place in the SEM1 exam diet).

There is scheduled monthly Questionmark maintenance on Saturday 18th December therefore no Questionmark exams should be scheduled in this time, including one that starts on Friday 17th May and ends during the maintenance window.

References

Online Exam Process

My Dundee Exam Modules

Managed Exams – Questionmark

Sharing QMOD exam papers

Updated on 20/10/2021

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