The director of studies appoints the examiner
At the Department of Soil and Environment, an examiner is appointed by the director of studies. The supervisor may suggest a supervisor from the Department's examination group.
All examiners must have completed the SLU course about marking criteria,"Betygskurs".
New independent projects
Send proposals for new independent projects to the director of study at the departmet. Use the Word template and enter suggestions for title of the project, number of credits, level, subject, programme if applicable, start time, short description of project and supervisor's name and contact information. The department's list of proposals is found at Available projects.
At the start of an independent work
The supervisor and the examiner should inform themselves about
- The workflow. In "Guide for students, supervisors and examiners", found at the NJ-faculty web page (Documents and guides), you see who is responsible for what
- Grading criteria - you find them under Documents and guides at the NJ-faculty web page
- Requirements for passing grade
Forms to be filled out
The supervisor, the student and the examiner fills out the registration form and the work plan found at the NJ-faculty web page (Documents and guides) together. The independent project must be in accordance with the objectives in the syllabus and the programme guide lines. Remember to update the work plan during the work if necessary. The document with work plan is stored at the department's course secretariat.
Document template for the report
The Department of Soil and Environment has no common template for headings, fonts and text size in student reports. Students are encouraged to follow SLU templates for Student projects found at SLU Library pages.
The supervisor is responsible for reviewing the student's report for plagiarism in Urkund. The student sends the report to the supervisor's e-mail address in Urkund. Do you have no Urkund address or have you forgotten your user information? Contact Urkund's support, see information on the Urkund web page.
Announcement of the oral presentation
At the joint seminars with presentations the director of studies are responsible for the program, room booking, and advertising in the department's calendar on the intranet and inform everyone at the department by email.
At the individual seminars the supervisor is responsible for advertising in the department's calendar on the intranetand inform everyone at the department by email.
Advertising should be done a week before the presentation and should include the student's name, title of the project, time and location of the seminar, supervisor, examiner and opponent.
Date of the common oral presentation sessions and suggestions for layout and timing, etc. are available under the tab Oral presentation.
Completion and examination
The supervisor and the examiner fills in "Form for supervisor and examiner to report result to the LADOK administrator", found at the NJ-faculty web page (Documents and guides), and put it in the post shelf "Kurssekretariatet"when all compulsory parts of the course are completed.
Digital publication of the report
When the student's final report is approved by the supervisor and the examiner it shall be published in the publication series for independent work of the Department of Soil and Environment.
The supervisor sends the report approved by the examiner and for plagiarism reviewed in PDF format to email@example.com. Josefine Agrell then provides a series number and in collaboration with the student makes the front page and the title page, according to the department's template, and join them with the text and publishes the report in Epsilon.