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Faculty Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Kindness in the Classroom Is More Important Than Ever During Covid-19

Jörg Matthias Determann | 20 Jul 2021

Warmth and generosity are qualities inherent in teachers that cannot be replaced by technology, writes a professor of history.

Faculty Finances Internationalization Teaching

Are U.S. Branch Campuses Paying Off for Gulf States? Study Says No

Amr EL-Tohamy | 19 Jul 2021

A recent study concluded that American branch campuses cost Gulf countries more than they get in return. But some scholars dispute that finding.

Coronavirus Curriculum Faculty Health & Medicine Students

How Medical Schools in Qatar Adapted During the Pandemic

Eman Kamel | 01 Jul 2021

Covid-19 forced medical schools to shift much of their training to virtual platforms. That posed challenges for students and faculty.

Faculty Religion Research Social Sciences Students Teaching

How to Create Safe Spaces for Teaching Taboo Topics

Jörg Matthias Determann | 30 Jun 2021

A history professor in Qatar offers advice for instructors seeking to discuss sensitive social and political issues.

Soapbox Students

“Mishwar Taleb”: A Contest for Arab University Students

Al-Fanar Media Reporting Team | 22 Jun 2021

To celebrate the re-launch, Al-Fanar Media announces “Mishwar Taleb” (a student’s journey), a storytelling contest for Arab students around the world.

Scholarships Soapbox Students Study Abroad

Al-Fanar Media Relaunches Its Scholarships Database for Arab Students

Nasser Zawk | 21 Jun 2021

The searchable Scholarships resource saves students’ time by listing only verified scholarship opportunities, with details on how to apply.

Critical Thinking Schools Standardized Tests Students Teaching Testing

Test Where Arab Countries Underachieve Will Emphasize Creative Thinking

Robert Holloway | 09 Jun 2021

The chief organizer of the PISA tests says Arab countries have begun to react positively to their poor showing in 2018 but still need to break away from traditional teaching methods.

Arts & Culture Curriculum Faculty Students Teaching

Teaching Middle Eastern History Through Games

Jörg Matthias Determann | 09 Jun 2021

Games are well established as teaching tools, says a history professor in Qatar. Instead of resisting them, educators should be trying to develop better ones.

Curriculum Faculty Research Students Teaching

Universities That Teach in English Should Aim for Linguistic Diversity Too

Jörg Matthias Determann | 27 May 2021

A history professor at an American university in Qatar argues that Anglophone institutions should avoid a linguistic monoculture.

Coronavirus Faculty Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Refining Our Understanding of Conventional Exams

Josélia Neves | 29 Apr 2021

Online education presents challenges for teachers but also offers them an opportunity to devise new ways of assessing students.




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