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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 Faculty Gender Inequality

How Women’s Studies Could Drive Change in the Arab World

Amal Al-Malki | 21 Feb 2019

Nations recognize the importance of gender equality, yet neglect an academic discipline with tools to help achieve it, a scholar writes.

Faculty Students Teaching

Are Small Classes Best? It’s Complicated

Beckie Supiano | 06 May 2018

The writer describes the conversation surrounding the relationship between effective teaching and course size.

Academic Freedom Development Faculty Politics Students

In Egypt, Harsh Measures Against Academic Freedom Persist

Mohamed Abdel Salam | 23 May 2017

A prominent group of human rights lawyers reports on severe restrictions on academic freedom in the first quarter of 2017.

Academic Freedom Faculty Students Teaching

Egyptian Universities Abuse Disciplinary Codes to Squeeze Student Freedoms

Mahmoud Shalabi | 14 Apr 2017

Egyptian universities are meting out punishments that far outweigh student infractions in an apparent attempt to keep a tight lid on student activism, the author says.

Faculty Human Rights Research

Traveling With The Respect You Deserve

Maha Bali | 07 Apr 2017

An Egyptian academic reflects on how people react to her when she travels and on the latest indignity, the U.K. and U.S. laptop ban.

Academic Freedom Democracy Faculty Human Rights Internationalization Internet

UAE Jails Economist: The Silence is Deafening

Ursula Lindsey | 05 Apr 2017

A court has sentenced economist and human rights advocate, Nasser Bin Ghaith, to ten years in jail over his Tweets. The “bubble universities” are quiet.

Faculty Quality Control Teaching

An Essay on Teaching: Designing Assessments, Part 2

Azzah Awwad, Maha Bali | 17 Feb 2017

In the second part of their essay, the authors discuss feedback, growth and attitude towards failure.

Academic Freedom Faculty Politics

Academic Freedom in Egypt Needs More Vocal Support

Mohamed Abdel Salam | 07 Feb 2017

A writer calls for a unified approach to support academic freedom in Egypt.

Faculty Teaching

An Essay on Teaching: How to Design Assessments

Azzah Awwad, Maha Bali | 04 Feb 2017

Ideas from a faculty workshop at the American University in Cairo encourage fresh thinking about supporting student progress.




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