Maha Bali

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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.

Gender Inequality Science Technology & Online Learning

Can MOOCs Be Women’s Entryway into STEM?

Maha Bali, Patrice Torcivia Prusko | 07 Mar 2017

MOOCS could be a second (or first) chance for many women to enter STEM careers. But can the courses be designed to encourage that?

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.

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.

Research

Amplifying the Voices of Global-South Scholars

Maha Bali | 07 Oct 2016

The writer discusses what are the possible ways to strengthen the voices of scholars from the Global South.

Research

Inspiring Youth: A Personal Tribute to Ahmed Zewail

Maha Bali | 03 Aug 2016

A professor recalls how her personal encounters with Ahmed Zewail, the Nobel-Prize winning Egyptian scientist who died yesterday, have changed her life.

Technology & Online Learning

In the Developing World, Connectivity is Essential for Digital Learning

Maha Bali | 14 Jun 2016

Connectivity, not content, is the crucial feature that gives digital learning its power, the author argues.

Quality Control

Educational Standards May Not Help Education

Maha Bali | 04 Apr 2015

Efforts at “quality control” can actually damage, or ignore, what goes on in a classroom, and a learner’s mind, Maha Bali argues.

Critical Thinking

Educators as Citizens and Citizenship Teachers

Maha Bali | 02 Nov 2014

How do professors working in failed or failing states teach and learn about “critical citizenship?” One group of faculty members has started a conversation on that subject.

The Power of Social Media for the Semi-Privileged

Maha Bali | 19 Apr 2014

A Cairo academic reflects on how online tools keep her connected globally with her peers.




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