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There's a three-hour written exam in INFO216. It counts 60% of the final grade, whereas the group assignment (the programming project) counts 40%. Here is some more information about the planned exam format, so you can spend those three hours more effectively to demonstrate what you know.
 
There's a three-hour written exam in INFO216. It counts 60% of the final grade, whereas the group assignment (the programming project) counts 40%. Here is some more information about the planned exam format, so you can spend those three hours more effectively to demonstrate what you know.
  
The type of questions can vary from more concrete/detailed tasks, theoretical questions/quiz to argumentative/reflective tasks.  
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The type of questions can vary from more concrete/detailed problem-solving tasks, theoretical questions/quiz to argumentative/reflective tasks.  
  
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==Home exam, Spring 2020==
 
==Home exam, Spring 2020==
In the spring of 2020, the exam will be a three-hour home exam. The questions will be kept as much as possible in the same style as previous years, so you will know what to expect. But because the exam will be open book and full internet access, there will be less focus on factual questions and more focus on problem-solving tasks and argumentation/reasoning. The examples below still apply.
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In the spring of 2020, the exam will be a three-hour home exam. The questions will be kept as much as possible in the same style as previous years, so you will know what to expect. But because the exam will be open book and full internet access, there will be less focus on factual questions and more focus on problem-solving tasks and argumentation/reflection. The examples below still apply.
  
 
==Examples of concrete/detailed exam tasks==
 
==Examples of concrete/detailed exam tasks==
Here are some examples of concrete/detailed exam tasks you may encounter.  
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Here are some examples of concrete/detailed problem-solving tasks you may encounter.  
 
Of course the possible tasks are not limited to this. They are only examples.
 
Of course the possible tasks are not limited to this. They are only examples.
  
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When you answer questions like these, it is important to remember that we do not invite loose opinions, hunches or feelings. What we want are opinions or viewpoints backed by clear arguments, facts and demonstrated knowledge of good practices.
 
When you answer questions like these, it is important to remember that we do not invite loose opinions, hunches or feelings. What we want are opinions or viewpoints backed by clear arguments, facts and demonstrated knowledge of good practices.
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Latest revision as of 07:51, 18 January 2021

There's a three-hour written exam in INFO216. It counts 60% of the final grade, whereas the group assignment (the programming project) counts 40%. Here is some more information about the planned exam format, so you can spend those three hours more effectively to demonstrate what you know.

The type of questions can vary from more concrete/detailed problem-solving tasks, theoretical questions/quiz to argumentative/reflective tasks.


INFO216, UiB, 2017-2020, Prof. Andreas L. Opdahl (c)