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Faculty Teaching Technology & Online Learning

5 Ways to Connect With Online Students

Flower Darby | 29 Jul 2020

In remote teaching, it’s easy to forget that students are real people. Here’s why connecting early and often with them is vital, and how to do it.

Gender Human Rights Inequality Literature & Translation Minorities Policy

Black Saudi Author Focuses on Neglected History of African Migration and Slavery

M. Lynx Qualey | 24 Jul 2020

Mahmoud Trawri dug into the thorny history of Black Africans and slavery in the Arabian Peninsula while writing Maymouna, published in 2001. The novel is still hard to find in Saudi Arabia.

Finances Policy Research Science

How Policy Makers and Universities Can Help Arab Scientists

Rana Dajani | 21 Jul 2020

Advances by Arab scientists, such as a faster new coronavirus test developed in Jordan, could benefit their home countries and the world. Universities and governments must do more to help put such discoveries into use.

Employment Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Seize the Opportunities that Online Education Offers, says a Lifelong Learner

Nawar Rahmouni | 20 Jul 2020

Distance education provides exceptional opportunities today for thousands of students to expand their knowledge and develop their skills in a way that was impossible a year ago, the author says.

Coronavirus Human Rights Profiles Social Sciences

Anthropologists Have Important Role to Play in Public Health Crises, Veteran Scholar Says

Eman Kamel | 17 Jul 2020

Epidemics are not as isolated as they may appear, says the anthropologist Charles L. Briggs. It’s important to understand the underlying factors that helped shape the situation.

Gender Human Rights Minorities Politics

African-Iraqis Also Need the Black Lives Matter Movement

Saad Salloum | 30 Jun 2020

As the global movement against racism grows, it’s time for the Arab world to look at similar racial discrimination in its midst.

Human Rights Refugees Technology & Online Learning

We Cannot Forget Refugees — and Their Education

Sonia Ben Jaafar | 20 Jun 2020

World Refugee Day should be an occasion when organizations and individuals consider how they might collaborate to improve access to education for displaced people in the MENA region, and globally.

Arts & Culture Human Rights Students

As Arab Students Vent Outrage Over Racism on Social Media, Educators Must Be Guides

Zoe Hurley | 13 Jun 2020

Arab celebrities are posting images of themselves in “blackface.” Students are sometimes bewildered about how to participate in the Black Lives Matter movement. Educators must help.

Education Reform Students Technology & Online Learning

How Can We Create an Enriching Classroom Experience With Online Learning?

Emad El-Din Shahin | 11 Jun 2020

The abrupt switch to online classes after the Covid-19 crisis was an emergency fix. Now we need to think in a more focused way about how to keep the benefits of online learning without sacrificing human connections.

Coronavirus Gender Inequality Technology & Online Learning Testing

Showing Their Faces Online Is Difficult for Some Arab Women: Educators Must Respond

Zoe Hurley | 02 Jun 2020

As Covid-19 forces classes to go online, educators need to be more aware of the blind spots surrounding cultural norms that limit some Arab women’s ability to participate.




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