Maha Bali

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Faculty Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Literacies Teachers Need During Covid-19

Maha Bali | 13 May 2020

To successfully navigate the shift to online learning that the Covid-19 crisis has forced on them, educators need more than digital tools. They also need digital literacies that look beyond learning outcomes.

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.




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