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.

Academic Freedom Arts & Culture Publishing

Book Banning in Kuwait: Whatever Next?

Layla AlAmmar | 18 Sep 2018

A committee of the country’s ministry of information has the power to ban books, in an affront to the country’s democratic principles.

Arabic Language Literature & Translation Publishing

An Increasingly Popular Cultural Lens: Arabic Literature

M. Lynx Qualey | 16 May 2018

A researcher finds that more professors are teaching Arabic literature in translation, in courses sprinkled around the world. The next step, she says, is for the teachers to learn from each other.

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.

Quality Control

Who Defines “Excellence” in Education? And How?

Clara Morgan | 13 May 2016

A more inclusive approach to improving educational quality in the Arab region could be the best solution.

Arabic Teaching

Learning Arabic: Back to Basics May be the Best Innovation

Helen Abadzi | 01 May 2016

A back-to-basics approach to learning could be the most innovative way to improve Arab education.




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