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ASSESSING STUDENTS COMPETENCIES AND LEARNING IN MASTER THESIS PROJECTS: TOWARDS AN INTEGRATED EVALUATION APPROACH🔗

EVALUACIÓN DE LAS COMPETENCIAS Y EL APRENDIZAJE DE LOS ESTUDIANTES EN PROYECTOS DE MÁSTER: HACIA UN ENFOQUE DE EVALUACIÓN INTEGRADA🔗

 
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Author(s)🔗

Albert Ariso Cruz , EAE Business School, Spain
Michele Girotto , EAE Business School, Spain
Luís Seguí Amórtegui , Universidad Internacional de la Rioja, Spain

https://doi.org/10.35564/jmbe.2019.0002

Abstract🔗

This study is conducted in the context of a Spanish Business School, applied to different Master degree programme. The objective is focused on the identification of which generic skills are needed and developed in a Final master thesis (FMT). Therefore, this study is double folded. On the one hand we use a survey to ask the students which generic skills they consider that should be needed and developed in their FMT, and on the other, we explore the elaboration process as well as validation process of tools to gather information and evidences in order to assess the final results of the FMT being submitted by the students at the end of their learning journey. Specifically, this paper develops the preliminary results approach to the identification of the competencies from the student’s perspective.

Keywords
final master thesis, generic skills, assessment, learning evaluation, higher education

Resumen🔗

Este estudio se realiza en el contexto de una escuela de negocios española, aplicada a diferentes programas de master. El objetivo se centra en la identificación de las habilidades genéricas necesarias y desarrolladas en una tesis de master final (TFM). Por lo tanto, este estudio tiene un doble propósito. Por un lado, utilizamos una encuesta para preguntar a los estudiantes qué habilidades genéricas consideran que deberían ser necesarias y desarrolladas en su TFM, y por otro, exploramos el proceso de elaboración y de validación de herramientas para recopilar información junto con evidencias para evaluar los resultados finales del TFM presentado por los estudiantes al final de su aprendizaje. Específicamente, este documento desarrolla el enfoque de resultados preliminares para la identificación de las competencias desde la perspectiva del estudiante.

Palabras clave
tfm, proyecto fin de master, habilidades genéricas, evaluación, aprendizaje, educación superior

Received
11 January 2019

Accepted
29 March 2019

Copyright
This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC license.

Citation🔗

Ariso, A.; Girotto, M.; & Segui Amortegui, L. (2019). Assessing students competencies and learning in master thesis projects: towards an integrated evaluation approach. Journal of Management and Business Education, 2(1), 8-16. https://doi.org/10.35564/jmbe.2019.0002

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