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.

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.

Arts & Culture Conflict Extremism Politics Research Terrorism

Scholars Examine the Cultural Lives of Jihadists

Ursula Lindsey | 17 Jul 2017

A new book explores how jihadists use poetry, music and video to strengthen their cause.

Gender Refugees Students Teaching

In Yemeni Camp, a Principal Struggles to Keep Girls in School

Mohammed Ali Kalfood | 26 May 2017

A head teacher in Yemen’s biggest camp for internally displaced people is struggling to keep the doors open – and to prevent girls dropping out.

Conflict Journalism Scholarships Students Study Abroad

The Light Inside the Tunnel

Sabah Hamamou | 22 May 2017

A slight twist on an old saying can help those discouraged by the situation in the Arab world, says an Al-Fanar Media editor.

Internationalization Refugees Study Abroad

What International Higher Education is Missing: Refugees

Rasha Faek | 01 May 2017

To fully embrace a global approach, universities must include the education of refugees and displaced people, says the managing editor of Al-Fanar Media.

Book Review Literature & Translation Politics Refugees

Cast Away: Stories of Survival

Edward Fox | 30 Apr 2017

A Brussels-based foreign correspondent has traced the tales of five people who fled their countries to seek a haven in Europe.




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