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Edinova, Maria – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2020
The aim of this article is to explore the characteristics of the new model of PhD programs (using the case of SPSU) and to test the following hypothesis: the new model of PhD programs in Saint-Petersburg State University (SPSU) is relevant and useful for innovative development and knowledge economy formation. The hypothesis was tested according to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Programs, Educational Development, Graduate Study
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Zabotkina, Vera; Korovkina, Marina; Sudakova, Olga – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2019
The article demonstrates the application of the modular competence-based approach for the design of a Master degree programme in translation studies. The case study is based on output materials produced during the lifetime of the Tuning Russia project involving a number of Russian universities, one of which is the Russian State University for the…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Masters Programs, Translation, Foreign Countries
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Demchuk, Artur; Karavaeva, Yevgeniya; Kovtun, Yelena; Rodionova, Svetlana – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2015
The article is focused on the correlation of competencies, learning outcomes and the methods of their assessment in the course of current, interim (endof-module) and final assessment. It provides a general idea of the background and difficulties associated with the use of competence based learning in the Russian context. We propose an algorithm…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competency Based Education, Alignment (Education), College Outcomes Assessment
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Beneitone, Pablo; Bartolomé, Edurne – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
The article addresses the issue of generic competences across different cultural contexts in the world. Using the Tuning projects data collected in Europe, Latin America, Africa and Russia, and focusing on graduates´ perspective, the authors aim to classify and compare the list of generic competences throughout all geographic regions covered by…
Descriptors: Alignment (Education), Cultural Context, College Graduates, Competence
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Bedny, Alexander; Erushkina, Liliya; Kuzenkov, Oleg – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
An analysis is presented of the experience of modernising undergraduate educational programs using the TUNING methodology, based on the example of the area of studies "Fundamental computer science and information technology" (FCSIT) implemented at Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod (Russia). The algorithm for reforming…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Alignment (Education), Curriculum Development, Academic Standards
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Serbati, Anna; Surian, Alessio – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
The paper focuses on the Tuning Russia project. It aims at providing an overview of the impact of the Tuning methodology and outcomes concerning University teaching, learning, and assessment activities. It identifies: the most relevant results and "lesson learnt" during the project; tools/concepts/experiences that involved teachers found…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competency Based Education, Student Centered Learning, Reflection
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Karavayeva, Yevgeniya V.; Kovtun, Yelena N. – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2013
This article considers how TUNING-compatible programme profiles could be developed in the Russian Federation in the context of: on-going reform of the higher education; introduction of the new generation of Federal State Educational Standards (FSES); development of the new professional standards; implementation of a system of public accreditation…
Descriptors: Profiles, Program Descriptions, Academic Standards, Accreditation (Institutions)
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González, Julia; Ryan, Paul D.; Wagenaar, Robert – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2013
Higher education is fundamental to both national and global contemporary knowledge economies. It is also a driver for social change (see for example) which crucially includes making higher education available and relevant to a wider section of society and improving the mobility and relevance of its graduates in the workplace. New tools are…
Descriptors: Program Descriptions, Knowledge Economy, Occupational Mobility, Social Change