This is in reference to three announcements issued by Chulalongkorn University regarding Guidelines for Instructional Management under an Extraordinary Circumstance as a Result of COVID-19 Infection Outbreaks applicable to instructional management, evaluation and assessment for the second semester of the 2019 academic year.
To ensure that instructional management and assessment for the third semester (trimester system) and the summer semester (semester system) of the 2019 academic year proceed with orderliness and efficiency during a time when the COVID-19 infection continues to spread, the University hereby announces additional guidelines as follows:
- Instructors are requested to offer online instruction for all courses which may be on a real-time basis or with pre-recorded image and audio files.
- Instructors are requested to evaluate and assess their students’ performance employing alternative methods other than examination in an exam room or congregating in a group.
Alternative methods for evaluation and assessment may include such formats as online examinations, assignments, reports or take-home examinations and should also include periodical assessment and evaluation during the time instructions are carried out.
- For the graduate level qualifying examinations (QE), comprehensive examinations (CE), oral examination for defense of thesis proposals, thesis or dissertation and independent study, the faculty or relevant division may apply the online system or integrated along with video conferencing.
- The dean or section head may determine the details or guidelines for instructional management, evaluation and assessment for the third semester (trimester system) and the summer semester (semester system) of the 2019 academic year so that they proceed congruously with this announcement.
- In cases where a problem or complication occurs as a result of this announcement, the dean or the section head shall have the discretion to resolve the situation as appropriate.
Apropos, the University has set up a system to assist and support all online instruction programs. Instructors may contact the Learning Innovation Center, the Office of Academic Resources, or the academic unit of relevant sections the instructors are affiliated with. Meanwhile, the University has provided a 24/7 hotline for instructors who can call 064-221-1591 or contact the Help desk link: m.me/LicChula (telephone number 02-218-0242).
Announced on March 20, 2020
(Professor Dr. Bundhit Eua-arporn)