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Vaggione, Ana María Graffigna; Ghilardi, Lucía Mabel; Zarracán, María Amelin Dávila – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2020
This work presents the advances being made on a research project addressing curriculum processes for the development of competencies at the San Juan National University's Faculty of Engineering (Argentina) in the framework of institutional policies that seek to make its programs of study appropriate for the second generation of accreditation…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Engineering Education, Accreditation (Institutions), Foreign Countries
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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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Bezanilla, María José; García Olalla, Ana María; Paños Castro, Jessica; Poblete Ruiz, Manuel – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2019
Almost twenty years after the Bologna Declaration was signed, the extent to which universities are embracing competence-based learning is a topic of much interest. This article presents a comprehensive model for the analysis of the implementation of competence-based learning (CBL) in Higher Education. An extensive bibliographic review was carried…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competency Based Education, Higher Education, Program Implementation
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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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Ladenheim, Roberta Inés; Hernández, Cecilia Inés – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2018
Healthcare professionals' education is evolving to meet people's needs towards a more comprehensive, collaborative and interdisciplinary training. In medical education in Argentina, in the context of international discussions around competence-based education (CBE), competence frameworks are being developed for undergraduate and postgraduate…
Descriptors: Health Services, Interdisciplinary Approach, Patients, Safety
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Fringe, Jorge Jaime dos Santos – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2018
This article presents results of a study carried out at the Faculty of Education of the University Eduardo Mondlane, in Mozambique, aimed to assess the extent to which the bachelor course in Psychology promotes multiple intelligences as superimposed to holistic learning styles within its effort to develop students' competences. For that purpose,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bachelors Degrees, Psychology, Holistic Approach
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Geressu, Birhane Sime – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2017
The purpose of this study is to critically examine the impact of competence based training on employability of technical and vocational college graduates in Ethiopia. Mixed methods of research design, predominantly concurrent nested strategy were employed to conduct the study. The study involved 162 instructors, 123 Level III automotive technology…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competency Based Education, Employment Potential, Vocational Education
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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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Nabaho, Lazarus – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2017
Ordinarily, higher education should transform the student. Transformation refers to the development of high order subject and generic competences as a consequence of the university experience. The current discourse on generic competences, especially in the African context, focuses largely on the end (generic competences to be developed) rather…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competency Based Education, Dentistry, Medical Education
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Benatuil, Denise; Laurito, María Juliana – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2017
The implementation of the competence-based education approach at university level is a vehicle for the global transformation of the current Higher Education system. Over the past few decades, psychology has increasingly focused on the identification of core competences in the education of psychologists. The U.S., Canada and Europe have adopted…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Psychology, Competency Based Education
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Kwaira, Peter – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2017
This study involved a class of serving teachers in their second year of a Bachelor of Education degree programme, in which one of the pre-requisite courses covered during first year was 'Principles of Material Science' (PMS). At the time of study, they were studying 'Machine-shop Practice' (MsP); a course based on the "Design and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Problem Solving, Vocational Education Teachers, Undergraduate Students
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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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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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Alshamy, Alsaeed – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2016
The study aims at using the outcomes of Tuning Africa Project -- I to propose implications for policy and practice for enhancing the quality of Teacher Education Programmes in Egyptian higher education. It investigates the views of different stakeholders -- academics, students, graduates and employers -- who relate to three faculties in charge of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competency Based Education, Teacher Education Programs, Educational Quality
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Hakky, Rafee – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2016
It is well established that Tuning's development of the concept of competences for the improvement of what is referred to as student-centered approach has proven itself beneficial in developing higher education programs. This paper examines the application of competences suggested by Tuning-MEDA to the benefit of teaching architecture. Two courses…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Building Design, Architectural Education, Competency Based Education
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