Building degree profiles: the Tuning approach

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Author: Gonzalez, Julia; Yarosh, Maria


The development of degree profiles is an important art which has become quite specialized in recent years. This article concentrates on the analysis of the importance of the role of degree profiles in the design of degrees and, as a consequence, in Higher Education in general. It analyses, particularly, the work of the Tuning Project and its main processes in relation to profile building. It also gathers together and systematizes the specific contribution of four main components which should be taken into consideration at the time of the creation of new qualifications: two of the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Evaluation; Higher education; Quality

Keywords: Analysis; Competence; Course design; Further education; Needs assessment

Published: Bilbao, Spain: University of Deusto/University of Groningen, 2013

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Journal volume: 1

Journal number: 1

Journal date: November 2013

Pages: pp. 37-69

ISSN: 2340-8170 (print), 2386-3137 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 132.140

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