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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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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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Alarcón, Francisco; Beneitone, Pablo; de Armas, Roberto; Franco, Sérgio Kieling; Suñé, Letícia; Veneros, Diana – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2013
There is growing consensus in Latin America on the necessity to reorganize the degree profiles in a competence-based and student-centred system, with identified learning outcomes, innovative learning and teaching strategies, and new methodologies for assessing competences which could be useful for students. There is also agreement on the need to…
Descriptors: Academic Degrees, College Credits, International Cooperation, Outcomes of Education
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van Vught, Frans; Huisman, Jeroen – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2013
In this paper we argue that both internal and external pressures and conditions urge contemporary higher education institutions to carefully think through their institutional profiles positions in domestic and global higher education contexts. We subsequently analyse strategic positioning from the strategic management literature and offer four…
Descriptors: Profiles, Institutional Characteristics, Strategic Planning, Higher Education