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Holder, Nurul Atira Khairul Anhar; Sim, Zhi Liang; Foong, Chan Choong; Pallath, Vinod – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2019
The ability to reflect is an important generic competence especially for underperforming students as they have to analyse their previous learning experiences to improve on future academic performances. This action research describes the process of a team when developing a reflection guiding tool (RGT). As the underperforming students may have…
Descriptors: Reflection, Guidance, Medical Students, Expectation
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Alshamy, Alsaeed – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2017
The study aims at investigating the perceptions of both academics and students on student workload in Credit Hour System at the Faculty of Education at Alexandria University (Egypt). It uses the wider international experience of higher education reform, including Tuning Africa Project -- II, to propose implications for policy and practice on how…
Descriptors: Credits, Time Factors (Learning), Foreign Countries, College Students
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Hodzic, Sabina – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2016
The aim of the present study was to explore the perspective for entrepreneurship among PhD students coming from variety of disciplines. More precisely, to identify the most important entrepreneurial competences for succeeding in the entrepreneurial venture, to explore whether these competences are being developed during the 3rd cycle studies, and…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Employment Potential, Entrepreneurship, Job Skills
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Weldmeskel, Fisseha Mikre; Michael, Dreyer Johann – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2016
This study describes the extent of which the use of quality formative assessment on lessons of a course involves the students as self-regulated learners. There is an increased interest among educational researchers to observe improvement of student self-regulation on learning. The predominant use of summative assessment remains a challenge to…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Student Evaluation, Independent Study, Psychology
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Hughes, Ann-Marie; Freeman, Chris; Banks, Tom; Savelberg, Hans; Gobbi, Mary – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2016
Designing innovative high quality educational programmes to meet the workforce needs in emerging interdisciplinary areas of practice can present challenges to academics, students, employers and industrial partners. This paper demonstrates how the Tuning Process successfully helped to construct benchmark learning outcomes and competences in the…
Descriptors: Alignment (Education), Benchmarking, Allied Health Occupations Education, Rehabilitation
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Armoogum, Nigel Yoven; Ramasawmy, Brinda; Driver, Brigitte Marie Fran├žoise – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2016
The Faculty of Agriculture (FoA) (University of Mauritius) is the only tertiary Education Institution in the country providing graduate training in Agriculture with an annual enrolment of about 100-125 students. Although the relative contribution of the Agricultural sector to the economy has declined over the past decade--share to GDP: 3.0% in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Education, Undergraduate Students, Employment Potential
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Hahn, Karola; Teferra, Damtew – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2013
This article explores the state of higher education in Africa as it relates to the experience and lessons learned in the Tuning African higher education project. It analyses the specific African dimension of the methodology, its contribution to the reform efforts in teaching and learning, and the critical issues vital for quality enhancement and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Alignment (Education), Educational Quality