Lectures and seminars Alternatives assessments: Oral examinations and Objective Structured Practical ‎Examinations

12-11-2024 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Add to iCal
Campus Flemingsberg ANA 10, Huddinge campus‎
Photo: Image by Gerd Altmann, Pixabay.

Discover alternative assessments with us! Explore oral examinations and Objective Structured Practical Examinations (OSPE) to enhance student evaluation processes, adapting assessment tasks for the post-GAI era.

There are many alternatives to traditional assessments, which will allow learners to better engage with course material, demonstrate their knowledge and skills and improve their performance. 

Workshop aim

To equip educators with the knowledge and skills to implement alternative assessments, focusing on oral examinations and Objective Structured Practical Examinations (OSPE), to enhance student assessment processes.

Workshop objectives

  • Explain the concept and importance of alternative assessments.
  • Describe the benefits and challenges of oral examinations and OSPE.
  • Develop alternative assessment tasks in various educational contexts.

About the workshop

The event is held in English. You also have the opportunity to ask questions at the end of the session.

  • You should be affiliated to Karolinska Institutet to be eligible to participate in the workshop.
  • You will receive an email about the exact place in the Flemingsbery campus one week before the workshop.


Schedule of the workshop
Time Subject Organiser
‎13:00 - 13:20‎ Introduction What is alternative assessment and why do we need it?‎ Team
‎13:20 – 13:40‎ Example 1: Objective Structured Practical Examinations Catharina ‎ ‎
‎13:40 – 14.00‎ ‎ Example 2: oral examinations Anna-Klara
14:00 - 14:10‎ Break
14:10 - 15‎ Hands-On Activity: What is my alternative assessment?‎ Team
‎15 – 15.20‎ Quality control of clinical/practical examinations Arash
‎15:20 - 15:40‎ Wrap-Up and Reflection Team


Catharina Hultgren

Assistant Senior Lecturer