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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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Zörner, Wilfried; Mahomed, Nawaz; Zulu, Ackim; Bader, Tobias; Tenthani, Chifundo; Cuamba, Boaventura; Chingosho, Hilton – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2020
The aim of this study was to develop the profile and competencies of a harmonised curriculum for a multi-country regional sector-specific higher education programme. The study, which was based on a case study of Renewable Energy involving six countries in Southern Africa, was based on established methodologies proposed by previous studies on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development, Higher Education, Environmental Education
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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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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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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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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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Groth, Terrie R. – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2015
For some decades, students and scholars of Political Science have debated methodological differences, paradigmatic differences, and policy differences as they relate to curricula. Today, the real challenges facing the teaching of Political Science have less to do with content and much more to do with form and process. The next transformation in…
Descriptors: Political Science, Competency Based Education, Undergraduate Study, Foreign Countries
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Demchuk, Artur; Karavaeva, Yevgeniya; Kovtun, Yelena; Rodionova, Svetlana – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2015
The article is focused on the correlation of competencies, learning outcomes and the methods of their assessment in the course of current, interim (endof-module) and final assessment. It provides a general idea of the background and difficulties associated with the use of competence based learning in the Russian context. We propose an algorithm…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competency Based Education, Alignment (Education), College Outcomes Assessment
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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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Sackey, Samuel M.; Ancha, Venkata Ramayya; Chinyama, Moses P. M.; Onana, Charles Awono; Danwe, Raïdandi; Megahed, Mohammad M.; Delpouve, Béatrice; Chama, Shadreck; Mahomed, Nawaz; Kayibanda, Venant; Mukeba Yakasham, Léonard Kabeya; Müller, André – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
This paper describes the contribution of the Tuning Methodology toward harmonisation of undergraduate mechanical engineering programmes in Africa. This methodology is an interactive process in which academics develop high quality curricula and learning standards for students through the identification of generic and subject specific competences in…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Higher Education, International Cooperation, Educational Cooperation