Oral exams via video conference

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The following conditions must be met at digital oral examinations:

Both examinee and the examiner must mutually agree to the digital format chosen. In the case of a video-based examination, the examinee must be visible in the live image and show an identification document and the student ID. All examiners, assessors if applicable, and the person taking the minutes in written form will attend the conference. At the beginning of the exam, the examinees must assure that they are alone in the room and that they do not have any aids available.

At the end of the examination session, the examinee will be informed orally of the result and the grade in the video conference. The result will additionally be published in TUCaN. If the connection is interrupted for technical reasons, the exam will be considered as “not taken”.

Supplementary Information

  • Screenshots (if, for example, the examinee must create a derivation)
    • Examinee holds the notes in front of the camera
    • Examiner can take a screenshot of the notes
    • Additionally: examinee can scan their notes and send the scan to the examiners
  • Discontinuation the Oral Examination
    • Discontinuation due to technical problems
      In the event of technical problems, the examiner can stop the exam. This does not count as a failed attempt. The cancellation must be recorded in the exam protocol.
    • Discontinuation in case of cheating
      If an attempt to cheat is observed, this must be recorded in the exam protocol. The examiner will decide at their own discretion whether the exam will be called off, depending on the severity of the attempt to cheat.