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Bergan, Sjur – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2019
The goal of the Bologna Process was to develop a European Higher Education Area within a decade. The goal and the process proved to be attractive, new countries steadily applied for accession, and the Bologna Process has brought about substantial reforms. At the same time, the drive and optimism of the early years has given way to more measured…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Alignment (Education), Educational Policy, Educational Cooperation
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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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Nemecková, Linda; Pavlasová, Lenka – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2019
The student teacher usually learns their trade under the guidance of a mentor during teaching practice. Reflections usually take place after the mentor's observation of the student´s lesson, and take the form of an interview between the two participants. Recently, video recordings have been used advantageously to add an extra dimension to such…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Biology, Mentors, Reflective Teaching
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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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Lin, Chenghua; Xie, Yanjie; Xu, Ruixue – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2019
Since the 1990s, "customer orientation" marketing has been widely applied to major gifts management of world-class U.S. universities, forming a donorcentered model for major gifts management. It focuses on donor demands management, relationship cultivation and value creation, which has a major effect on university fundraising and…
Descriptors: Universities, Private Financial Support, Donors, Fund Raising
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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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Woldegiyorgis, Ayenachew Aseffa – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2018
While the Bologna Process in Europe is the leading example, regional efforts towards harmonization of higher education are taking place in every corner of the world. In Africa, such a process has its roots from decades ago, although more coordinated activities are only recent phenomena. This paper looks back at the harmonization processes in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Comparative Education
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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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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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Del Canto Viterale, Francisco – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2018
Since its foundation, the university has always been a relevant actor within the international system as the main producer and transmitter of scientific knowledge. Considered as a global actor and historically interrelated with multiple agents at the national and international level, the university must now face new and powerful challenges within…
Descriptors: Universities, College Role, Global Approach, Social Change
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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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McInerney, Daniel J. – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2018
The U.S.-based American Historical Association (AHA), the largest -- and most influential -- professional organization for historians, was the first disciplinary society in the world to lead a Tuning project, launching its work in 2012. This essay analyzes a survey distributed to historians on campuses that have taken part in the AHA Tuning…
Descriptors: Professional Associations, Historians, Alignment (Education), Educational Cooperation
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Zhuang, Tengteng; Xu, Xiaoshu – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2018
Since becoming a formal signatory of the Washington Accord in 2016, China has outlined an initiative 'New Engineering Education' (NEE) to reform its engineering education at university level. This paper elaborates upon the NEE initiative by presenting analysis of its domestic and international context, the goals of the initiative, how the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Engineering Education, Higher Education, Educational Change
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Musonda, Allan – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2017
This study examined the relationship between algebraic competences and emotional intelligence of first year Bachelor of Science in mathematics and science education students at Copperbelt University in Zambia. All (143) first year Bachelor of Science in mathematics and science education students, in 2016, were purposively selected for the study.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Algebra, Mathematics Skills, Emotional Intelligence
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