Coronavirus: Universities cancel in-class mid-term exams, shift to online learning

The Singapore Management University is cancelling all in-class graded assessments, including mid-term examinations slated to take place from this week.
The Singapore Management University is cancelling all in-class graded assessments, including mid-term examinations slated to take place from this week.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Management University (SMU) is cancelling all in-class graded assessments - including mid-term examinations slated to take place from this week - in view of the coronavirus outbreak.

A circular on frequently asked questions sent out to SMU students and seen by The Straits Times said that for all undergraduate and Juris Doctor (a law graduate programme) courses, "no in-class graded assessment or graded assessments with strict time constraints of less than a week, should be administered" starting from Wednesday (Feb 12).

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