Critical Thinking Curriculum Faculty Teaching

Advanced Interdisciplinary Programs Place New Demands on Professors

Farah Al Qawasmi, Mahjoob Zweiri | 16 Apr 2019

Professors need to adjust course designs and teaching styles to adapt to the increasingly popular interdisciplinary degree programs at the master’s degree and doctoral levels.

Development Politics Students

Algerian Students Thwart President Bouteflika’s Bid for Fifth Term

Samuel Woodhams | 13 Mar 2019

Young people were key in protests that persuaded the ailing leader not to run again. However, he also postponed elections, meaning he stays in power for now.

Arabic Development Journalism Social Sciences

Journalism Schools Need to Modernize; Sociologists Can Help

Paula El Khoury | 07 Mar 2018

Arab governments may be more likely to tolerate reporters writing in foreign languages, but more journalists need to write in Arabic.

Accreditation Quality Control

Measuring Quality in Higher Education Is a Tricky Proposition

Chester D. Haskell | 08 Feb 2018

Students need to understand what lies behind accreditation before they rely on it to make decisions, a consultant says.

Language Students Study Abroad Teaching

How to Write a Dissertation in Your Second Language

Katherine Firth | 12 Jan 2018

A writing instructor offers tips on writing a Ph.D. dissertation in English for academics who use it as a second language.

Arabic Arts & Culture Publishing

2017: The Arab World in Books

Ursula Lindsey | 18 Dec 2017

A sampling of literary and scholarly works from across the region that we have enjoyed over the past year.

Literature & Translation

New Insights On the Arab World: 2016 Books

Ursula Lindsey | 12 Dec 2016

Ursula Lindsey offers up a cornucopia of fiction and nonfiction in Arabic, English and French for an intellectual feast.

Faculty Students Teaching

Deep Generation Gap: Arab Professors Vs. Students

Ursula Lindsey | 20 Sep 2016

Professors have long grumbled about the quality of students, and students about rigid professors, but the tension between them is now especially high.

Students

Stop Sending So Many Young People to University

Nathan Field | 11 Jul 2016

Vocational education paired with industry development is the best solution to Arab-region unemployment, the author argues.

Employment

In Algiers, Reflecting on Universities and Unemployment

Ursula Lindsey | 04 Jun 2016

Familiar themes and new insights rose in the discussion at a higher-education conference in Algeria.




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