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Beneitone, Pablo; Yarosh, Maria – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2021
An agreement seems to exist that graduates must be equipped with competences required to act successfully and appropriately in a global context. Many authors have proposed lists of competences that could form part of such a graduate profile which must be taken into account when designing internationalized curricula. However, merely listing of a…
Descriptors: International Cooperation, Curriculum, Global Approach, Competence
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Grooters, Saskia; Zaal, Emma L.; Gerkema, Menno P. – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2021
A strong theoretical approach with a specific focus on disciplinary research characterizes the common science master's education in the Netherlands. However, a work-based learning (WBL) approach may as well be expedient and suitable for science education at master's level. In this paper, a case study is presented of a WBL-program designed for an…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Science Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Masters Programs
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Sandoval, Luis; Ormazábal, María – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2021
In recent decades in Chile, generic skills have been made explicit in the graduation profiles and curricula of all programs of higher education institutions, following global trends that relate to labor market expectations on the employability of graduates. The institutional characteristics, mission, educational model, and institutional seal…
Descriptors: Soft Skills, Skill Development, Employment Potential, Education Work Relationship
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Cesco, Stefano; Zara, Vincenzo; De Toni, Alberto F.; Lugli, Paolo; Evans, Alexander; Orzes, Guido – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2021
The world is experiencing significant changes, including exponential growth of the global population, global warming and climate change, biodiversity loss, international migration, digitalization, smart agriculture/farming, synthetic biology, and most recently a global human health pandemic. These trends pose a set of relevant challenges for the…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Science Education, Technical Education
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White, P. J.; Alders, Gésine; Patocs, Audrey; Raina, Parminder – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2021
COVID-19 has had an extreme effect on older people. Now more than ever we need collaborative approaches to address complex issues within research on aging. However, the pandemic has dramatically changed the way we conduct, interact, and organize research within interdisciplinary groups. This paper describes a case study of how an interdisciplinary…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Interdisciplinary Approach, Research Methodology
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Martínez-Hernández, Carlos; Albaladejo-Albaladejo, Sara – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2021
This research is predicated on the hypothesis that a fieldtrip project adhering to a CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) philosophy can be effective in promoting learning of both social and linguistic competencies. The main objective was to evaluate the didactic efficacy of a bilingual urban itinerary with teachers in training (from…
Descriptors: Content and Language Integrated Learning, Field Trips, Preservice Teachers, Competency Based Teacher Education
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Kitching, Matthew – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2021
This macro-level, mixed methods contribution analysis evaluates the influence of students' unions internal communication response to the COVID-19 pandemic on staff motivation. Recognising the role individual interpretation and perception play in the receipt of such messages, this paper seeks to understand which motivating factors union managers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Unions, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Adamu, Abebaw Yirga – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2021
It has been 20 years since the Bologna Process has been realized, and the present paper examines efforts made to harmonise higher education in Africa. Similar to other continents, the higher education reform in Africa is inspired by the Bologna Process. This is clearly reflected in the African Union strategy for harmonisation of higher education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Change, Articulation (Education)
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Chládková, Helena; Skýpalová, Renata; Blašková, Veronika – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2021
The number of students at Czech universities had been growing continuously until 2010. In 2010, almost 400,000 students studied there. Since then, this number has declined every year. Pressure on present-day universities has been accruing due to the competitive environment. The only way to strengthen competitiveness is to improve constantly the…
Descriptors: Universities, Competition, Educational Quality, Business Administration Education
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Berbegal Vázquez, Alfredo; Merino Orozco, Abel; Arraiz Pérez, Ana; Sabirón Sierra, Fernando – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2021
This work proposes a line of innovation to implement possible uses for the e-portfolio in higher education. We present an initial framework for analysis with attention to three main arguments: the validity of the interest of the e-portfolio for higher education in light of the current challenges posed by the knowledge society; the relevance of…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Electronic Publishing, Higher Education, Educational Change
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Farhadi Rad, Hamid; Farazmand, Hasan; Afghah, Morteza; Andayesh, Yaghoob – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2021
Purpose of the study: The understanding of the complex world and the ability to imagine the futures is the basis for planning and decision-making. Therefore, in this research, the possible future of university in an Iranian oil-dependent economy is studied, and, the best direction for higher education in Khuzestan province is explored.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Economic Factors, Social Influences
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Sahin, Seyma; Kiliç, Abdurrahman – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2020
The purpose of this research was to evaluate the teaching practice process carried out with the lesson study model. In this research "action research" approach was adopted. The study group of the research consisted of four Turkish Language and Literature pre-service teachers. Lesson study was carried out in nine weeks of the teaching…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Collaboration, Student Teaching
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Zörner, Wilfried; Mahomed, Nawaz; Zulu, Ackim; Bader, Tobias; Tenthani, Chifundo; Cuamba, Boaventura; Chingosho, Hilton – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2020
The aim of this study was to develop the profile and competencies of a harmonised curriculum for a multi-country regional sector-specific higher education programme. The study, which was based on a case study of Renewable Energy involving six countries in Southern Africa, was based on established methodologies proposed by previous studies on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development, Higher Education, Environmental Education
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Durnali, Mehmet – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2020
More and more people across the world seek a university education. Therefore, universities offer full or partial distance undergraduate and postgraduate degrees to meet that demand. Distance education has become more widespread with advances in the Internet and computer technologies and online learning and teaching software (e.g., Learning…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Foreign Countries, Online Courses, Distance Education
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Nabaho, Lazarus; Turyasingura, Wilberforce; Aguti, Jessica Norah; Andama, Felix Adiburu – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2020
Since the 1990s, university governance has attracted the attention of scholars. However, most of the extant studies focus on the governance of national-level universities and use national regulatory frameworks. Therefore, there is a dearth of studies that hinge on the governance of supranational higher education institutions, such as the Pan…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Governance, College Administration, Higher Education
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