Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2016 

 

1. LEARNING METHODS FOR PRACTICE PROGRAMS IN HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS

Eduard-Gabriel CEPTUREANU
The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Bucharest
Romania
 

This article examines several learning methods useful in designing practice programs in higher education institutions (HEIs). These programs are becoming significantly more popular among all involved, as promoters or beneficiaries – universities, students and companies. Both students and academic staff recognize the value of practice as an essential part of preparing student community for labour market before graduation, while companies are also interested because they can, far less expensive, to recruit and select future employees. ...

2. THE QUALITY OF ACADEMIC EDUCATIONAL SERVICES IN THE ROMANIAN ENVIRONMENT

 

Ana Alexandra GORA
The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Bucharest
Romania

 

The objective of this paper is to find out what is the quality of educational services at higher education level, more specifically, in the Bucharest University of Economic Studies. In this regard, a questionnaire has been applied over the past two years, 2013-2014 and 2014-2015, which got answers from 550 students in the academic year 2013-2014 and 543 students in 2014-2015. The purpose of this scientific research was to determine students’perception of the degree of satisfaction towards teaching activities, educational materials and access to the courses, schedule of teaching activities, student teacher interaction as well as their practical training. ...

3. PRACTICE/INTERNSHIP IN HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEMS

Sebastian-Ion CEPTUREANU
The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Bucharest
Romania
 

Continuous students’ preparation for active life in an appropriate institutional framework is an essential factor for their easy insertion after graduation, to reduce unemployment to the young generation and to create an education system adapted to the requirements and demands of the labor market. In adult education, internship/practice programs aim to build relevant skills for higher education institutions’ students. Competence is a fusion of organic and functional knowledge, attitudes and skills that appear in this order of priority and are addressed simultaneously in learning. This paper present some theoretical consideration on practice programs developed in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)....

4. CAUSAL RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN TRANSPORTS, TERRITORIAL MANAGEMENT AND FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT: FRESH EVIDENCE FOR THE DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Samir SAIDI

Sami HAMMAMI
University of Sfax, Sfax
Tunisia
 

Effective information management is a strategic fundamental tool for good governance in our modern states and organizations. To effectively achieve this, one must acquire some basic conceptual skills, human skills and technical skills. Similarly, the user of information must know and understand informational roles interpersonal roles, and decisional roles in the face of globalization to create a learning state. Through extensive review of current articles, periodicals, government documents textbooks, and the internet as secondary data, were generated to develop the conceptual framework for this paper on which the entire work is built on. Observations and personal interview were also used as primary data to re-enforce the secondary data gathered through desk research. The paper observed that time, content and form as the three fundamental broad characteristics of useful information are negatively out of place leading to low quality information for development of strategic plans in Nigeria toward good governance. In view, the paper recommends self-appraisal by all the governments and the governed for effective management of information to serve as a tool for good governance as well as purposeful leadership with a strong political will to be perused with tenacity. Finally, the paper vehemently advocates that there be a true transfer of responsibilities and resources from central government to other governments and developed networks between governments and other state actors such as the civil society, communities, non-governmental associations and international organization....