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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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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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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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McInerney, Daniel J. – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2018
The U.S.-based American Historical Association (AHA), the largest -- and most influential -- professional organization for historians, was the first disciplinary society in the world to lead a Tuning project, launching its work in 2012. This essay analyzes a survey distributed to historians on campuses that have taken part in the AHA Tuning…
Descriptors: Professional Associations, Historians, Alignment (Education), Educational Cooperation
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Ishengoma, Johnson Muchunguzi – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2017
Available documentary and research evidences reveal that the majority of Tanzania universities' graduates (public and private universities) lack competencies or technical skills (employability skills) required for the job market and by potential employers, despite massive curricular reforms implemented in the public higher education sector since…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Design, College Curriculum
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Iloanya, Jane – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2017
Teaching and learning in Contemporary Higher Education is experiencing a change of paradigm in the approach used for curriculum design and instruction. This paper examines the application of democratisation of teaching and learning as a crucial tool for the implementation of the Tuning Approach in the teaching and learning processes in higher…
Descriptors: Democracy, Teaching Methods, Learning Processes, Alignment (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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Cinque, Maria – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2016
The world of work is changing profoundly, at a time when the global economy is not creating a sufficient number of jobs. Many documents issued by the EU and various researches, carried out by companies and human resources experts, point out that the so-called "soft" skills are closely connected with employability, particularly for young…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Employment Opportunities, Job Skills, Definitions
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Birtwistle, Tim; Brown, Courtney; Wagenaar, Robert – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2016
Higher Education institutions have, in the framework of the Bologna Process, been called to re-define their degree programmes on the basis of the learning outcomes approach. This implies a change of paradigm moving from teacher-centred to student-centred education. The Tuning project was set-up in 2000 to develop -- through a bottom-up approach --…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outcome Based Education, Educational Change, Student Centered Learning
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Al Husban, Ahmad A. S.; Al Husban, Safa A. M.; Al Betawi, Yamen – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2016
Higher educational systems become increasingly oriented towards the competences-based student-centered learning and outcome approach. Worldwide, these systems are focusing on the students as a whole: focusing on their dimensional, intellectual, professional, psychological, moral, and spiritual. This research was conducted in an attempt to answer…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Competency Based Education, Student Centered Learning, Architectural Education
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Suñé, Letícia Soares de Vasconcelos Sampaio; Urquiza, Roberto de Armas – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2016
A comparative education analysis between the competence-based curriculum deployed at the Deusto University and the Tiradentes University was done. The analysis has focused on the following aspects: Educational theories; Curriculum design; Psycho-pedagogical guidelines; Teaching, learning and evaluation methodologies; Planning of execution;…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Alignment (Education), Comparative Education, Competency Based Education
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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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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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Kouwenaar, Kees – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2015
The majority of efforts to improve admission to master's programmes in Europe for students with a bachelor's from outside the providing university have been focused on standardization of defined outcomes of bachelor's degrees and improvement in mechanisms for recognition of diplomas and degree. With growing diversity within and around these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Masters Programs, College Admission, Admission Criteria
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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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