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Arabic Language Literature & Translation

More Flexibility with Foreign Words Might Help Arabic Flourish

Isam Al-Kousa | 09 Feb 2021

Using foreign terms in Arabic does not weaken or devalue it, a scholar argues, but rather allows it to develop and keep pace with the modern world.

Faculty Policy Students Teaching

How ‘Supportive Disruption’ Could Transform Arab Higher Education

John Waterbury | 06 Jan 2021

In his new book, John Waterbury proposes a series of reforms that could transform educational systems in the Middle East and North Africa.

Coronavirus Faculty Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning

How to Use Pre-Recorded Lectures and Video Effectively: Faculty Insights

Elisabeth Kennedy, Hoda Mostafa, Karim Addas, Maha Bali | 05 Jan 2021

Faculty members at the American University in Cairo share strategies they’ve found effective.

Faculty Finances Policy Publishing Students Teaching

Supportive Innovation: A Model for Change in Arab Higher Education

John Waterbury | 17 Dec 2020

After long scholarly and administrative experience in the Arab region and an intense study of Arab higher education, a political scientist proposes a way forward.

Faculty Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Encouraging Students’ Participation in Online Classes: Tools and Practices

Hoda Mostafa, Maha Bali | 15 Dec 2020

One of the advantages of online learning is its potential for ensuring that everyone participates. Faculty members at the American University in Cairo share strategies they’ve found effective.

Arab Arabic Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Publishing Social Sciences

Recommended Reading, 2020: Books From and About the Arab World

M. Lynx Qualey | 11 Dec 2020

A sampling of works published, translated or honored in the past year illustrates the diversity of scholarly and literary writing by Arab authors.

Faculty Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Reduce Workloads to Ease Students’ Stress: Faculty Insights

Hoda Mostafa, Maha Bali | 07 Dec 2020

Students may feel overwhelmed with the new demands of online learning. Faculty members at the American University in Cairo share tips on how they try to help.

Faculty Internet Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Making Online Teaching Work: Insights from American University in Cairo Faculty

Hoda Mostafa, Maha Bali | 30 Nov 2020

A newsletter of the Center for Learning and Teaching at the American University in Cairo asked faculty members to share tips on effective teaching online. Here are some of their observations.

Gender Human Rights Inequality Politics Social Sciences

Teaching Gender and Women’s Studies in the Middle East

Dalal Alfares, Dina El Khawaga, Hanane Darhour, Islah Jad, Nermin Allam | 20 Oct 2020

Four scholars of gender and women’s studies reflect on the challenges of teaching gender politics in the Middle East and North Africa.

Coronavirus Data & Surveys Finances Politics Research

A Survey Reveals How the Pandemic Has Hurt MENA Research

Gail Buttorff, Marwa Shalaby, Nermin Allam | 23 Sep 2020

A survey of scholars done in the late spring and early summer that included researchers who study the MENA region showed the pandemic’s adverse effects and the occasional beneficial ones on research, the authors of the survey say.




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