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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 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.

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.

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.

Health & Medicine Internet Mental Health Research Social Sciences

Digital Mental Health Tools Increase Access but Need More Study

Alaa Abd-Alrazaq, Arfan Ahmed, Mowafa Househ | 13 Jan 2021

Digital technologies can help overcome stigmas about mental health issues and improve access to care, but challenges for researchers remain, three scientists in Qatar argue.

Human Rights Inequality Teaching

Global Citizenship: A Way to Combat Racism on Campuses and Beyond

Hossam El-Din Khalil | 17 Aug 2020

Universities in the Arab world are missing an opportunity to become more involved in building tolerance and harmony among the world’s people.

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.




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