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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.

Academic Freedom Conflict Faculty Human Rights Students

Attacks on Yemeni Higher Education Highlighted in ‘Free to Think’ Report

Burton Bollag | 20 Nov 2020

The annual report documenting attacks on higher education and the freedom of academics details the toll the civil war in Yemen has taken on universities.

Arts & Culture Faculty Liberal Arts Teaching

A New Textbook on Arab Graphic Design Provides a Rare Overview

M. Lynx Qualey | 06 Nov 2020

Two artist-academics have written a textbook on Arab graphic design that is a landmark in capturing the regional history of the discipline.

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Pandemic May Reverse a Quarter Century of Arab-World Progress on Child Marriage

Jabeen Bhatti | 04 Nov 2020

Child marriage rates improved in the Middle East and North Africa over a 25-year period, but those gains could now be undermined.

Arts & Culture Coronavirus Literature & Translation Publishing

Sharjah Book Fair Brings Back In-Person Events

M. Lynx Qualey | 30 Oct 2020

The opportunities for personal encounters that book fairs typically provide have been missing since the coronavirus shutdowns began last spring. That’s about to change.

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.




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