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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.

Academic Freedom Faculty Human Rights Policy Research

Academic Self-Censorship Is a ‘Brain Drag’ on Arab Universities and Societies

Robert Quinn | 18 Apr 2021

Academic self-censorship not only hinders individuals’ intellectual output and creativity but comes at a cost to whole societies.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation Students Teaching

Public Art Is Finding Its Place in Qatar

Eman Kamel | 16 Apr 2021

The transition from purely decorative art to more complex works proves a learning curve for society, artists and public art institutions

Coronavirus Health & Medicine Research Science

Ramadan Fasting in the Covid-19 Era: Researchers Try to Answer Questions

Eman Kamel | 14 Apr 2021

Researchers have found no evidence that Ramadan fasting might make people more susceptible to Covid-19. They worry more about the risks from late nights and social gatherings.

Academic Freedom Arts & Culture Critical Thinking Democracy Faculty Liberal Arts Students

How Much Academic Freedom Should Students Have?

Jörg Matthias Determann | 01 Apr 2021

A history professor at an American university in Qatar explains how his students have free choice of media for their assignments.

Coronavirus Faculty Health & Medicine Students Teaching

Vaccinating Professors Against Covid-19 Should Be a Priority, Advocates Argue

Rasha Faek | 18 Mar 2021

Vaccinating educators should be a priority, advocates argue, to make classrooms safer and speed the reopening of schools.

Arts & Culture Gender Liberal Arts

Qatari Artist Encourages Others to Find Freedom in Their Work

Melanie Swan | 26 Feb 2021

Art was a saving presence for the multidisciplinary artist Ameera AlAji in her youth. Now she hopes to inspire a new generation of Qatari artists to find a similar freedom.




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