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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.

Coronavirus Gender Inequality Students Technology & Online Learning

The Shift to Online Education in the Arab World Is Intensifying Inequality

Rasha Faek, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 30 Apr 2020

The attempted shift to online learning during the novel coronavirus pandemic is increasing inequality in access to education. In some countries, professors and students are suggesting online education be halted altogether.




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