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.

Critical Thinking Curriculum Extremism Social Sciences Teaching

To Teach Students to Learn, Teach Philosophy

Afaf A. Khoshman | 18 Oct 2018

Jordanian academics want to reintroduce the teaching of philosophy in schools and universities. They have good reason.

Development Schools Social Sciences Teaching

How Teachers Can Use Anthropology in Classrooms

Afaf A. Khoshman | 13 Aug 2018

Teachers can stimulate learning by recognizing and giving voice to the variety of social backgrounds among their students.

Administration Employment English Quality Control Students

In Hiring, University of Jordan Turns Away Its Own Graduates

Maram Alkayad | 13 Mar 2018

Why does a public university prefer to hire teaching staff from western universities?

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.

Refugees Students Technology & Online Learning

A Palestinian Reflects on a New Generation of Refugees

Asma' Jawabreh | 05 Mar 2018

At a workshop in Amman, a Palestinian teaching assistant meets young refugees of war in Syria, Iraq and Sudan.

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.

Academic Freedom Gender Literature & Translation

‘Bad’ Arab Women: The Power of a Label

Ursula Lindsey | 02 Jan 2018

A new anthology looks at the stigma that attaches to women who challenge the status quo.

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.




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