The Faculty of Economics and Business made a steady step towards a bright digital future. Finally after months of preparations, the first computer-based exam was hold in the newly furnished exam room in the good old Aletta Jacobs Exam Hall, located in Zernike complex.
The room has the capacity of 288 seats which are waiting for brave students to prove themselves in the trial called exam period. However, this time the weapons won`t be old fashioned pen and pencil but mouse and keyboard. The only thing that an examinee needs to do is to log in a course in Nestor that becomes available at the beginning of the exam and let his knowledge do everything else.
As for the teachers, there will be no more horrible hand writing, that looks like a hieroglyphs of an ancient spell. They will receive all the answers made available on Nestor, seeing only the student number. This will speed up the process of correcting the papers and will save the lives of hundreds innocent trees, which are ending their existence in the form of exam papers.
Looking at the new exam room the futuristic picture in the old cartoons of students studying in front of their laptops in a fully digital class rooms seems more and more not just imaginary scenery but a close reality. Read More