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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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Weldmeskel, Fisseha Mikre; Michael, Dreyer Johann – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2016
This study describes the extent of which the use of quality formative assessment on lessons of a course involves the students as self-regulated learners. There is an increased interest among educational researchers to observe improvement of student self-regulation on learning. The predominant use of summative assessment remains a challenge to…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Student Evaluation, Independent Study, Psychology
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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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Getachew, Kinde; Birhane, Asfawossen – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2016
Research on area of self efficacy theory is scarce in African context though several scholars propose the need for investigating the practical utility of the theory in other cultural settings aside from Western countries. We have tested the theory of self-efficacy in Ethiopian context and showed how an innovative classroom based strategy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Instructional Innovation, Mathematics Instruction
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Suñé, Letícia Soares de Vasconcelos Sampaio; Urquiza, Roberto de Armas – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2016
A comparative education analysis between the competence-based curriculum deployed at the Deusto University and the Tiradentes University was done. The analysis has focused on the following aspects: Educational theories; Curriculum design; Psycho-pedagogical guidelines; Teaching, learning and evaluation methodologies; Planning of execution;…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Alignment (Education), Comparative Education, Competency Based Education
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Hughes, Ann-Marie; Freeman, Chris; Banks, Tom; Savelberg, Hans; Gobbi, Mary – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2016
Designing innovative high quality educational programmes to meet the workforce needs in emerging interdisciplinary areas of practice can present challenges to academics, students, employers and industrial partners. This paper demonstrates how the Tuning Process successfully helped to construct benchmark learning outcomes and competences in the…
Descriptors: Alignment (Education), Benchmarking, Allied Health Occupations Education, Rehabilitation
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Frison, Daniela; Tino, Concetta; Tyner, Jonathan W.; Fedeli, Monica – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2016
Within the framework of modernisation of higher education systems in Europe, universities are invited to go beyond a knowledge-based perspective focused on disciplinary approaches and to be more concentrated on encouraging generic skills to deal with today's complex and unpredictable career paths. The literature about Work-Related Learning and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Skill Development, Experiential Learning
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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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Mitchell, Terence Nigel – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2015
The November 2014 issue of the Tuning Journal appeared under the theme "Policy and Implementation: Actions for Curriculum Reform". This article is a personal reflection on the role of curricula in achieving the aims of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and beyond. Its background is the postulate that the most important goals of…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Student Mobility
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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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Felix, Loussia P. Musse; de Azevedo, André Gomma – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2015
As one of the major Brazilian Law Schools, the University of Brasilia School of Law is at the forefront of a competence-based dispute resolution programme to be used in legal education and within the Brazilian Court system. Changes in Legal Education around the world obviate the need to integrate theoretical and practical perspectives at all…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Legal Education (Professions), Competency Based Education, Arbitration
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Kouwenaar, Kees – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2015
The majority of efforts to improve admission to master's programmes in Europe for students with a bachelor's from outside the providing university have been focused on standardization of defined outcomes of bachelor's degrees and improvement in mechanisms for recognition of diplomas and degree. With growing diversity within and around these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Masters Programs, College Admission, Admission Criteria
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Deardorff, Darla K. – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2015
Given the increasing demand for interculturally competent graduates and employees, it is incumbent upon the Tuning community to incorporate intercultural competence into Tuning Frameworks. With the growing diversity in the world today, beyond national diversity, intercultural competence cuts across disciplines, subjects, and contexts. This essay…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Alignment (Education), Guidelines, Definitions
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