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Mai, Lan Thi Quynh – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2020
This research draws from theories of graduate employability and transferable skills and the TASE project's 13 graduate competences model, to explore the evaluation of the various stakeholders concerning the degree to which VNU graduates have acquired general competences. The survey measured three variables: (i) importance, (ii) achievement and…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, College Graduates, Foreign Countries, Employment Potential
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Durnali, Mehmet – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2020
More and more people across the world seek a university education. Therefore, universities offer full or partial distance undergraduate and postgraduate degrees to meet that demand. Distance education has become more widespread with advances in the Internet and computer technologies and online learning and teaching software (e.g., Learning…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Foreign Countries, Online Courses, Distance Education
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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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Henry, Tiernan; Murray, John – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2018
This study presents the results of an investigation of the undergraduate student perception of fieldwork, specifically in the context of the affective domain, and considers the effectiveness of field-based training as a pedagogical tool. Fieldwork provides the learner with a deep and immersive learning environment, where they are required to apply…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Psychological Patterns, Instructional Effectiveness
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Nobre, Ana Maria de Jesus Ferreira – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2018
Teaching and learning a foreign language at a distance implies many challenges, namely regarding oral skills. At Universidade Aberta (the Portuguese Open University), and taking into account its virtual pedagogical model (Pereira, 2007) and the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (Alves, 2001), we suggest curricular paths which…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Web 2.0 Technologies
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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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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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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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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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Armoogum, Nigel Yoven; Ramasawmy, Brinda; Driver, Brigitte Marie Françoise – 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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Cabrales, Rodolfo A. – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2015
Despite the wealth of literature surrounding the importance of effective communication in the clinical practice, there is a dearth of consensus in the literature on what communicative competence in health (CCH) is, and the practices of meaningful health communication. Seventeen residents (17) were invited to share their thoughts on the concept of…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Graduate Students, Medical Students, Student Attitudes
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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