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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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Donà dalle Rose, Luigi F. – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2015
We explore on the basis of a simple survey tool the "perceived" impact of the Erasmus mobility experience on the improvement of the thirty generic competences of the Tuning Europe list. We rely on a self-assessment procedure, i.e. on data collected by the Erasmus Office of the University of Padova, Italy, through end-of-stay…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Mobility, College Students, Competence
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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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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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Dias, Iris V.; Fernández Guillermet, Armando; Rubau, Carina E.; Tovar Toulouse, María M. – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
Research ability can be thought of as a competence, which requires other abilities -- both generic and specific -- to be successfully developed. In this study, we determine the degree of importance that the 21 specific competences (SCs) established in the Tuning Latin America (Tuning-LA) Project, have in the acquisition of research ability in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Skills, Chemistry, Science Instruction
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van der Hijden, Peter – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
Universities cater mainly for national audiences. But the days of splendid isolation are over. Students, graduates, faculty and staff vote with their feet. Institutions and system are, increasingly, involved in processes of regionalisation and globalisation. This article describes how a number of European initiatives are transforming the way…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Development, Educational Change
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Lennon, Mary Catharine – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
As one of Canada's 13 distinct jurisdictions, Ontario is a national leader in developing a competency-based postsecondary education system. Hindered by challenges of a disaggregated system of policy actors in system design, quality assurance and credit transfer, sweeping change has not occurred. Instead, various bodies with operational powers over…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competency Based Education, Postsecondary Education, Educational Quality
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Beneitone, Pablo; Bartolomé, Edurne – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
The article addresses the issue of generic competences across different cultural contexts in the world. Using the Tuning projects data collected in Europe, Latin America, Africa and Russia, and focusing on graduates´ perspective, the authors aim to classify and compare the list of generic competences throughout all geographic regions covered by…
Descriptors: Alignment (Education), Cultural Context, College Graduates, Competence
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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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Ssentamu, Proscovia Namubiru; Ezati, Betty Akullu; Bisaso, Ronald; Pekkola, Elias; Hölttä, Seppo – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
With the urge to Africanise the curriculum following colonisation, many African countries are still wary of the educational initiatives from the developed countries. However, with the clear curriculum design and development guidelines provided by various national Quality Assurance bodies, African countries need not fear migrating curricula from…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Partnerships in Education, Institutional Cooperation, Alignment (Education)
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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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Varella, Evangelia A. – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
The European Chemistry Thematic Network is a non-profit making association focused on enhancing the quality and harmonising the features of chemical education and training all over the European Higher Education Area. In the context of quality assurance, it developed European Quality Labels in Chemical Sciences, which were initiated in the frame of…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, Educational Quality, Quality Assurance
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Aardema, Bastiaan L.; Churruca Muguruza, Cristina – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
The article presents the European Universities on Professionalisation on Humanitarian Action (EUPRHA) Project as an initiative that seeks to contribute to the professionalisation and quality assurance of the humanitarian sector. Its purpose is to explain the approach and the process leading to the development of the Humanitarian Action…
Descriptors: Social Values, Quality Assurance, Qualifications, Foreign Countries
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Isaacs, Ann Katherine – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
In recent years, for a variety of reasons, higher education has begun to be considered much more frequently than previously in terms of 'regions', or 'macro-regions'. Although for decades countries sharing some characteristics, or perceived as geographically or culturally closely related to each other, have promoted forms of cooperation between…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Alignment (Education), Foreign Countries, Geographic Regions
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Tamez, Carlos Vargas – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
The role of higher education in promoting economic growth and social cohesion has been recognised in multiple international documents, programmes and strategies. Likewise, a number of countries and higher education institutions worldwide have introduced policies that aim at fostering learners' employability, active citizenship, personal…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Educational Policy, World Problems, Global Approach
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