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Course planning

Plan, administrate, evaluate

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A.Get an overview

B.Planning resources

C.Get resources

  • Announce course schedules and rooms on the Online Course Planner (Emner på nett). Please talk to your study adviser to find out who does this (different departments have different protocols). The schedule and room for the upcoming semester will then be listed on the course's webpage.
  • Check to see if you have reserved rooms and computer labs as needed. Your study adviser is your contact point for this.
  • Make sure to tell the administration at your department if you need student assistants.
  • Plan your academic and administrative work with the course's other teaching staff, if applicable.
  • Check your course budget.
  • Check to see if audiovisual material is accessible. Please contact the AV services (Norwegian) if you need AV equipment.
  • Do you need software?
  • What software do students need? Determine if you need to have specific software available to students in  computer labs.
  • Do you need to record your courses? (Norwegian) Deadlines: 1 October for spring semester and 1 August for autumn semester.

A.Inform your students

First lecture 

  • Tell the students how you plan to collect feedback on the course
  • Inform the students about the web page Evaluate courses and study programmes.
  • Inform the students about how to report problems and discrepancies
  • about the kinds of questions they can expect you to answer and your preferred method of  communication (email, Blackboard, the course's channel on Innsida). Set up office hours, so your students have a specific time for when you will be in your office and available to answer questions.
  • Tip: If you know which questions students are likely to ask, you can write and post an FAQ.

B.Follow up with student assistants


  • If there are unexpected changes in the time/place for your lecture: Inform students via Blackboardthe course channel on Innsida and/or email.
  • If there are permanent changes in the time for your class, your room or the number of students, please contact your study adviser.

D.Get feedback

D.Safety and skills assessments

Applies for all with exception for examinations at the Medical Doctor Programme (Norwegian)

A.Prepare the examination

  • Find date and time for exams on the course information page.
  • Report the need for third-party software and Lovdata in this form, as early as possible.
  • If students are required to complete assignments to take the examination - make a list of students who have completed the required coursework. Give this list to the administration at your department at least 9 workdays before the scheduled examination for the course.  
  • External examiners: Please check how your department/faculty normally handles this - whether you have to suggest external examiners or if this is taken care of by the department. Start the process of finding appeals graders, especially for large courses.
  • Remember to inform the students well about the exam. General information about the exam for students.
  • Tip: Don't put information about the time and location of exams on Blackboard. Direct the students to the information on Studentweb.

B.Write and deliver exam questions

  • Deadline for delivering/sharing the examination and guide for the external examiner is 7 workdays before the examination. Use current cover page templates for examination papers.
  • Digital exam: This is how you create the question set in Inspera Assessment. Graders can access mark schemes in Inspera. See "Preparatory information about grading at NTNU" on the wiki page Grading in Inspera Assessment for more information.
  • Make sure the question set is available in all relevant languages.
  • Make sure the question set is checked, in accordance with current guidelines at your department. Both the question set, any attachments, and the mark scheme should be discussed with and checked by a colleague within the same discipline.
  • Ensure safe sending/delivery of question sets, in accordance with current procedures at your department.
  • For digital exams using Inspera Assessment, you must remember to clarify the test settings with the administrative staff at the department.

    If you wish to use hand-drawings for written school exams, notify the department administration, as this requires activation of InsperaScan in the test setup.

B.During the exam 

D.After the exam

  • The deadline for submitting exam results is 3 weeks after the examination date.
    • For Master's theses, the deadline is 3 months after the submission deadline.
    • If the assessment period includes moveable holidays, the dealine is extended by the corresponding number of days.
    • If Christmas and new year's day interfere in the assessment period, the deadline is extended by 10 days.
    • If a grader (internal or external) falls ill, the deadline may be extended. The faculties consider applications for extension of the assessment deadline from the grader due to illness.
  • Grading in Inspera Assessment
  • Grading scale.
  • Make the mark scheme available to students. Normally this should be published on Blackboard. It is not possible to make the mark scheme available for the students in Inspera.
  • Check submissions for plagiarism.
  • Read about explanations and appeals - for students.
  • Explanation of grades and appeals in Inspera Assessment.

E.Re-sit exams (a.k.a. "kont")

  • Re-sit exams have the same form of assessment as the ordinary exam, unless the course description makes it possible to change to oral exam. Change in form of assessment to oral requires notification to the administration within the current deadline. Pay attention to information from your department/faculty.
  • Whether a course is required to arrange a re-sit exam or not, is regulated in § 5-6 of the academic regulations.
  • Re-sit exams are as a rule held during week 32–33. The exact date and time will be published on the course site around 15 July.
  • Student deadlines: register by 9 July, withdraw by 20 July.
  • Information for students about "kont"/re-sitting examinations, including regulations.
  • The same guidelines and rules apply to re-sit exams, as to ordinary exams.

A.Evaluate course and submit evaluation report

  • The course coordinator evaluates the course and proposes measures for development. See description on Evaluate and develop courses.
  • Evaluation is done continuously, and is summed up in a course evaluation report and development plan after the exam results are known.
  • Final deadline for the course evaluation report is 1 September (spring courses) and 15 February (autumn courses). (NB! The faculties may set earlier deadlines.)
  • Offer the students confirmation of participation in reference groups. How to create reference group certificates in KASPER.
  • The course evaluation report is published in the Study Quality Portal when it is submitted in KASPER. Consider using Blackboard to notify the students when it is available.

B.Prepare for the next course delivery

Evaluation and development of the course will often result in suggestions to change the study plan. Contact your department administration if you have:

  • Any suggestions about things that could be changed the next time the course is offered.
  • Have ideas for a new course.

See also: Evaluate and develop courses

Current information

Current information

Education Quality

The course coordinator is also responsible for systematic evaluation and development of the quality of the course. Education Quality at NTNU.

Course and training

Exam and assessment training 

New courses will be announced in the channel "Kurs og opplæring for ansatte" 
(choose "Abonner" if you're not already subscribing to the channel).

See also:

Emneplanlegging - kontakt og snarveier

What do I do if…

  • I want to change a course?
    You can make adjustments to a course as long as you stay within the description in the study plan. Find useful tips about learning design. For how to change the study plan, see “Change course” on this page.
  • I get ill - do I have to give my lecture?
    Normally the lecture should be rescheduled. Ask your study adviser to help you book a room.
  • I have not taken Pedup?
    All academic staff must take a Pedup course (information in Norwegian). You can also find useful cources and events about teaching and learning at NTNUs digital course catalogue Læringsportalen


Course information