الفئة

Opinion

Administration Liberal Arts Profiles Quality Control Research

Conversation with Karma El Hassan: Driving Quality Control With Data

Rasha Faek | 02 Oct 2013

One of the foremost figures in the Arab world to use performance measurement to improve higher education talks about institutional research.

Critical Thinking Liberal Arts Profiles

Egypt & The Liberal Arts: A Conversation With Khaled Fahmy

Daria Solovieva | 24 Sep 2013

Khaled Fahmy, a historian who has paid close attention to recent Egyptian politics, turns his focus in an interview to the obstacles to critical thinking in Egyptian higher education.

Students Teaching

Unveiling Prejudice: An Encounter in the Classroom

Maha Bali | 22 Sep 2013

A teacher reflects on how her expectations of having a woman wearing a face veil in her classroom compared to the reality.

Administration Curriculum Students Teaching

Business Schools in Emerging Markets Can be World Leaders

Wilfried R. Vanhonacker | 20 Sep 2013

Building on experience in China and Russia, a business school professor talks about how working in the developing world can be an advantage that can take institutions to the top.

Administration Conflict Students

Easing the Syrian Conflict’s Toll on Higher Education

Rami Zaatari | 18 Sep 2013

War in Syria has pushed professors to emigrate, students to drop out, and destroyed university buildings. But many Syrian universities press on, and there are ways to help them, the author says.

Critical Thinking Curriculum Politics Profiles

Conversation With an Advocate of “Education for Citizenship”

Joyce Rafla | 10 Sep 2013

Al Fanar interviewed Muhammad Faour, a scholar who has surveyed how 11 Arab countries teach citizenship. He found that what is taught in the classroom is often divorced from political realities.

Admissions Finances

Moroccan Universities Must Begin to Charge Tuition

Elizabeth Buckner | 10 Sep 2013

An analyst argues that the time has come for Moroccan public universities to start asking students for fees.

Critical Thinking Politics

Critical Citizenship for Critical Times

Maha Bali | 19 Aug 2013

The Egyptian political crisis spurred a scholar to reflect on how universities could go beyond teaching critical thinking and toward promoting critical citizenship.

Faculty Publishing Students

A Journalist’s Advice to an Academic

David Wheeler | 10 Aug 2013

The editor of Al Fanar suggests how lessons from cutting news stories might be applied to scholarly writing.

Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Will the Latest Generation of Online Courses Help the Arab World?

Maha Bali | 19 Jul 2013

Massive open online courses could wind up only serving those who are already privileged, says one academic who studies pedagogy.




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