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Sahin, Seyma; Kiliç, Abdurrahman – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2020
The purpose of this research was to evaluate the teaching practice process carried out with the lesson study model. In this research "action research" approach was adopted. The study group of the research consisted of four Turkish Language and Literature pre-service teachers. Lesson study was carried out in nine weeks of the teaching…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Collaboration, Student Teaching
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Damiani, Maria Sticchi – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2019
This paper suggests that, although the Bologna process officially began in the late 1990s, the conditions that made it possible had already been created in the previous decade through the growing practice of international academic cooperation, mainly triggered by EU inter-institutional programmes. As the need for structural reforms in some higher…
Descriptors: International Cooperation, Educational Cooperation, International Organizations, Educational Change
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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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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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Beneitone, Pablo; Yarosh, Maria – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2015
Deusto International Tuning Academy is undertaking a large-scale study to analyse the impact Tuning projects may have had in participating universities. More particularly, the study hopes to provide an unambiguous answer regarding the presence or absence of the implementation of a competence-based student-centred approach in the different world…
Descriptors: Alignment (Education), Foreign Countries, Program Evaluation, Universities
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Serbati, Anna – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2015
The rationale of the present paper is to investigate and stimulate a reflection on the "Tuning contribution to academic innovation" through the collection of case studies among some Tuning projects, focussing on methods and tools to implement successful and "innovative approaches to learning, teaching," and assessment…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Program Implementation, Educational Innovation, Higher Education
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Bedny, Alexander; Erushkina, Liliya; Kuzenkov, Oleg – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
An analysis is presented of the experience of modernising undergraduate educational programs using the TUNING methodology, based on the example of the area of studies "Fundamental computer science and information technology" (FCSIT) implemented at Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod (Russia). The algorithm for reforming…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Alignment (Education), Curriculum Development, Academic Standards
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Serbati, Anna; Surian, Alessio – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
The paper focuses on the Tuning Russia project. It aims at providing an overview of the impact of the Tuning methodology and outcomes concerning University teaching, learning, and assessment activities. It identifies: the most relevant results and "lesson learnt" during the project; tools/concepts/experiences that involved teachers found…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competency Based Education, Student Centered Learning, Reflection
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de Prada, María Dolores; González, Julia – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
This article presents the results of an action-research implementation project based on a system that weaves together five different routes to facilitate the development of competences through the use of multiple learning paths for primary and secondary teachers. The first and initial results that the article deals with relate to the experience of…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Program Implementation, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Wagenaar, Robert – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
The competence and learning outcomes approach, which intends to improve effective performance of academic staff and students, is becoming dominant in today's higher education. This was quite different 15 years ago. This contribution aims to offer insight in the reforms initiated and implemented, by posing and answering the questions why the time…
Descriptors: Role of Education, Higher Education, Educational Change, Competency Based Education