In the second part of their essay, the authors discuss feedback, growth and attitude towards failure.
Ideas from a faculty workshop at the American University in Cairo encourage fresh thinking about supporting student progress.
The culture of silence surrounding miscarriage adds a further strain to the ability of female faculty members to succeed in academe, the writer says.
Academic publishing is more open to nonacademics than ever … but economics forces work against those who don’t have a steady salary.
Professors have long grumbled about the quality of students, and students about rigid professors, but the tension between them is now especially high.
No one should be surprised if much scholarly writing continues to be mediocre and confused.
At one of the world’s largest international educational events, the agenda was rich and the audience diverse but visitors from Arab countries were hard to find.
Why women in academe feel our bodies are ‘always under watch’.
A Syrian professor calls for educational institutions in the neighboring countries to benefit from Syrian professors’ experiences.
With the chances low for real change in educational policies in the region, the author believes informal initiatives may make an important difference.