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Academic Freedom Critical Thinking Faculty Teaching

How Academic Freedom Can Be Enriched in Arab Universities

Mohamed Saad Borghol | 18 May 2021

Academic freedom has been both neglected and misused in the Arab world, says a Tunisian academic. He offers ideas for making it more vital.

Conflict Human Rights Internet Schools Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning Violence

Explaining Palestine to a 9-Year-Old

Maha Bali | 17 May 2021

An educator in Egypt realized it was time her 9-year-old daughter learned about Palestine. Here’s how she explained the situation.

Academic Freedom Human Rights Research Social Sciences

One Scholar’s Struggle Between Freedom of Research and Self-Censorship

Taqadum Al-Khatib | 12 May 2021

An Egyptian scholar who studied Jewish history in an Arab society found self-censorship a difficult trap to escape.

Gender Human Rights Inequality Research

Education Is Critical in Efforts to End Violence Against Women

Momen Zellmi | 10 May 2021

A researcher in Iraqi Kurdistan looks for the roots of attitudes that lead to discrimination and violence against women.

Academic Freedom Data & Surveys Democracy Faculty Teaching

Self-Censorship in the University: A Breach of Academic Freedom

Hmaid Ben Aziza | 03 May 2021

In a collective act of self-censorship, many academics today willingly cede the university’s unconditional freedom to investigate all ideas.

Coronavirus Faculty Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Refining Our Understanding of Conventional Exams

Josélia Neves | 29 Apr 2021

Online education presents challenges for teachers but also offers them an opportunity to devise new ways of assessing students.

Faculty Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning

How to Build Community in Your Courses, Online or In-Person

Maha Bali | 28 Apr 2021

An education expert suggests good practices teachers can use to build community with students and create a caring climate in their courses.

Academic Freedom Data & Surveys Democracy Faculty Human Rights

Why Professors in Algeria Have Given Up on Free Academic Inquiry

Fatimah Bakhouch | 22 Apr 2021

Professors in Algeria have learned that it’s best to endorse the conventional wisdom and not ask new questions, a scholar says.

Academic Freedom Data & Surveys Democracy Human Rights Opinion Research Social Sciences

In a Climate of Self-Censorship, Social Research Suffers

Fidaa Bou Haidar | 21 Apr 2021

A new book argues that Arab social scientists limit their teaching and research through self-censorship, producing a “knowledge void.”

Academic Freedom Democracy Faculty Human Rights Teaching

When Self-Censorship Means Self-Protection

Maha Bali | 20 Apr 2021

An Egyptian professor explains the complex motives behind her decision to limit her own freedom of expression.




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