Online - Exam

Due to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic the exam for MW241 is an online exam. Such an online exam is not perfect, it is a compromise. To have a fair exam we need your cooperation. Please use the information on this page to prepare yourself and to prepare your technology:
Content of the exam:
The content of the exam is the content of the module MW24.1.
Format of the exam:
The format of the questions will follow the style of the homeworks of the module. Similar to the homework, the exam will contain questions which you will answer with a brief calculation or with some commands in R or JAGS.
Format of a written exam:
  • Similar to the homework, exam questions will be presented through Moodle. You answer the exam questions as an open-book exam within 60 minutes. During this time you can use your own notes, you can use books, you can (and should) use the software R and you can access static content from the internet. During this time you will not interact with other people.
  • It is your responsibility to keep your time and to submit your answers in time.
Technical conditions to be provided by the candidate:
  • During the exam you will use a quiet room where you can work without being disturbed.
  • You will have the statistical software R, JAGS and the libraries needed for the homework installed on your computer. The exam will be provided in Moodle.
  • You will have a reliable connection to the internet. It is in your interest to provide a backup connection to the internet.
  • Reliability of the environment: For an on-site exam it is the candidate's responsibility to show up in time. If a train is delayed, it is the candidate's responsibility to have an alternative means of transportation. In a similar way it is the responsibility of the candidate to provide the technical conditions for an online exam. You should prepare everything that is forseeable and that is reasonable. You make sure that you can take your exam without disturbance. If, nevertheless, something fails, then you should document your preparations and the reason for the disturbance.