Students need to understand what lies behind accreditation before they rely on it to make decisions, a consultant says.
A scholar who studies the links between paternal involvement and children’s performance in school calls on policy makers to give fathers more support.
A writing instructor offers tips on writing a Ph.D. dissertation in English for academics who use it as a second language.
Accreditation is a puzzling term to many, but it can have a critical, lifelong affect on the choices students seeking a higher education make.
A sampling of literary and scholarly works from across the region that we have enjoyed over the past year.
Freedom of speech is diminishing globally and Arab countries are leading this trend. But their citizens disagree as to whether fading freedom is a problem.
The department is protesting the Emirates’ denial of visas for two professors and calling on NYU’s president to lobby the U.A.E.’s government to change its visa policies.
Vitamin D deficiency in the region is worryingly high but experts disagree on whether doctors should recommend supplements.
A movement to make the fruits of research available without charge has helped students and faculty members gain access to an increasing number of academic articles.
An Al-Fanar Media survey of the quality assurance for higher education in 16 Arab countries found heavy regulation of the licensing of higher-education institutions but little in the way of follow up to monitor quality.