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Damiani, Maria Sticchi – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2019
This paper suggests that, although the Bologna process officially began in the late 1990s, the conditions that made it possible had already been created in the previous decade through the growing practice of international academic cooperation, mainly triggered by EU inter-institutional programmes. As the need for structural reforms in some higher…
Descriptors: International Cooperation, Educational Cooperation, International Organizations, Educational Change
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Bergan, Sjur – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2019
The goal of the Bologna Process was to develop a European Higher Education Area within a decade. The goal and the process proved to be attractive, new countries steadily applied for accession, and the Bologna Process has brought about substantial reforms. At the same time, the drive and optimism of the early years has given way to more measured…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Alignment (Education), Educational Policy, Educational Cooperation
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Luckay, Melanie B. – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2018
The focus of this article is on the re-design of a fourth year Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) programme at the University of the Western Cape (UWC). Due to the changes in teacher qualifications, as outlined in the 2015 "Minimum Requirements for Teacher Education Qualification" (MRTEQ) policy document, Higher Education Institutions were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Study, Bachelors Degrees, Curriculum Design
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Woldegiyorgis, Ayenachew Aseffa – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2018
While the Bologna Process in Europe is the leading example, regional efforts towards harmonization of higher education are taking place in every corner of the world. In Africa, such a process has its roots from decades ago, although more coordinated activities are only recent phenomena. This paper looks back at the harmonization processes in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Comparative Education
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Lemaitre, Maria Jose – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2017
Quality assurance processes have developed in Latin America since the beginning of the 1990s, trying to deal with the changes in higher education. This article is organized from two main perspectives: the first is mostly descriptive, and it focuses first on a brief outline of structural changes, that impact on the features of higher education in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Quality Assurance, Higher Education, National Programs
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Cross, Jeffrey S.; Ekawati, Estiyanti; Fukahori, Satoko; Obi, Shinnosuke; Saito, Yugo; Tandian, Nathanael P.; Triawan, Farid – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2017
Following on the 2008-2012 OECD Assessment of Higher Education Learning Outcomes (AHELO) feasibility study of civil engineering, in Japan a mechanical engineering learning outcomes assessment working group was established within the National Institute of Education Research (NIER), which became the Tuning National Center for Japan. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Engineering Education, Item Banks, Outcome Based Education
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Olaeta, Javier Villar – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2017
Ethical competencies are included in all competency-based education models and are considered essential for the professional preparation of students, especially in terms of their professional conduct and workplace preparedness. As such, the Tuning Academy, along with incorporating ethical competencies in its group of generic competencies, also…
Descriptors: Social Change, Social Responsibility, Service Learning, Ethics
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Mitchell, Terence Nigel – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2015
The November 2014 issue of the Tuning Journal appeared under the theme "Policy and Implementation: Actions for Curriculum Reform". This article is a personal reflection on the role of curricula in achieving the aims of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and beyond. Its background is the postulate that the most important goals of…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Student Mobility
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Davies, Randall S.; Williams, David – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2015
Tuning is a faculty-driven initiative designed to improve the quality of higher education by establishing transparent and fully assessable learning outcomes and proficiencies for degrees, discipline by discipline. Unlike many other initiatives in the United States which function within an individual institution, the Utah Tuning Project involved…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Alignment (Education), Intercollegiate Cooperation, Undergraduate Study
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Groth, Terrie R. – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2015
For some decades, students and scholars of Political Science have debated methodological differences, paradigmatic differences, and policy differences as they relate to curricula. Today, the real challenges facing the teaching of Political Science have less to do with content and much more to do with form and process. The next transformation in…
Descriptors: Political Science, Competency Based Education, Undergraduate Study, Foreign Countries
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Felix, Loussia P. Musse; de Azevedo, André Gomma – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2015
As one of the major Brazilian Law Schools, the University of Brasilia School of Law is at the forefront of a competence-based dispute resolution programme to be used in legal education and within the Brazilian Court system. Changes in Legal Education around the world obviate the need to integrate theoretical and practical perspectives at all…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Legal Education (Professions), Competency Based Education, Arbitration
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Deardorff, Darla K. – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2015
Given the increasing demand for interculturally competent graduates and employees, it is incumbent upon the Tuning community to incorporate intercultural competence into Tuning Frameworks. With the growing diversity in the world today, beyond national diversity, intercultural competence cuts across disciplines, subjects, and contexts. This essay…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Alignment (Education), Guidelines, Definitions
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Serbati, Anna – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2015
The rationale of the present paper is to investigate and stimulate a reflection on the "Tuning contribution to academic innovation" through the collection of case studies among some Tuning projects, focussing on methods and tools to implement successful and "innovative approaches to learning, teaching," and assessment…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Program Implementation, Educational Innovation, Higher Education
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van der Hijden, Peter – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
Universities cater mainly for national audiences. But the days of splendid isolation are over. Students, graduates, faculty and staff vote with their feet. Institutions and system are, increasingly, involved in processes of regionalisation and globalisation. This article describes how a number of European initiatives are transforming the way…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Development, Educational Change
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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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