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Coronavirus Scholarships Study Abroad Technology & Online Learning

Pandemic Disrupts Arab Students’ Dreams of Studying Abroad

Amr EL-Tohamy, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 08 Jul 2020

Many students in the Arab region are concerned about losing the chance to continue their higher education abroad because of restrictions related to Covid-19.

Coronavirus Finances Research

Health and Economic Crises Threaten Arab Funding for Research

Melanie Swan, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 07 Jul 2020

The Arab region already lagged in government spending on research. Now, with oil prices in decline and Covid-19 taking hold, spending levels could fall further

Book Review Literature & Translation Publishing

Thrills and Fantasies: Lighter Reading for a Summer of Disruption

M. Lynx Qualey | 26 Jun 2020

Here’s a recommended reading list of lighter works to take your mind off Covid-19. Many are inspired by the broad sweep of history across the Middle East and North Africa.

Arts & Culture Coronavirus

How One Arab Arts Festival Transformed Itself to Save Its Season

Sarah Mills | 19 Jun 2020

When it looked like Covid-19 might force it to cancel, the Liverpool Arab Arts Festival got creative. Nearly all its events will go ahead in digital formats.

Coronavirus Health & Medicine Research Science

Across the Arab Region, Covid-19 Has Scrambled Scientists’ Plans

Benjamin Plackett | 15 Jun 2020

Arab researchers have changed gears to find a way to help fight Covid-19 or understand its impact.

Education Reform Students Technology & Online Learning

How Can We Create an Enriching Classroom Experience With Online Learning?

Emad El-Din Shahin | 11 Jun 2020

The abrupt switch to online classes after the Covid-19 crisis was an emergency fix. Now we need to think in a more focused way about how to keep the benefits of online learning without sacrificing human connections.

Coronavirus Education Reform Policy Technology & Online Learning

Will the Coronavirus Pandemic Help Reform Arab Higher Education?

Burton Bollag | 09 Jun 2020

While not diminishing the many difficulties in the crash transition to distance learning, many Arab educators also see an upside.

Faculty Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Where to Find Advice for Building Better Courses Online

Al-Fanar Media Reporting Team | 04 Jun 2020

The emergency adaptation of online learning during the coronavirus crisis left little time for reflection on best practices. Here is a sampling of resources for instructors who want more guidance.

Coronavirus Literature & Translation Publishing

A Quarantine Reading List: Escapist Nonfiction from the Arab World

M. Lynx Qualey | 22 May 2020

Readers who need a break from news of Covid-19 and chronicles of disease may find welcome relief in these books from the Middle East and North Africa.

Coronavirus Curriculum Students Technology & Online Learning

Arab Universities Struggle With Final Exams and Reopening Decisions

Burton Bollag | 21 May 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic forced Arab universities to hastily shift classes online–or in some cases shut down completely. Now they need to assess learning and decide how to safely re-open.




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