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Accreditation Quality Control

Measuring Quality in Higher Education Is a Tricky Proposition

Chester D. Haskell | 08 Feb 2018

Students need to understand what lies behind accreditation before they rely on it to make decisions, a consultant says.

Data & Surveys Gender Social Sciences Students

Fathers May Be Key to Improving Education in the Middle East

Natasha Ridge | 29 Jan 2018

A scholar who studies the links between paternal involvement and children’s performance in school calls on policy makers to give fathers more support.

Language Students Study Abroad Teaching

How to Write a Dissertation in Your Second Language

Katherine Firth | 12 Jan 2018

A writing instructor offers tips on writing a Ph.D. dissertation in English for academics who use it as a second language.

Accreditation Internationalization Quality Control

A Student’s Primer on Accreditation

Sarah Wachter | 09 Jan 2018

Accreditation is a puzzling term to many, but it can have a critical, lifelong affect on the choices students seeking a higher education make.

Arabic Arts & Culture Publishing

2017: The Arab World in Books

Ursula Lindsey | 18 Dec 2017

A sampling of literary and scholarly works from across the region that we have enjoyed over the past year.

Academic Freedom Data & Surveys Democracy

Report Shows Arab World’s Differing Opinions on Freedom of Expression

Benjamin Plackett | 08 Dec 2017

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.

Academic Freedom Internationalization Religion

NYU Department Cuts Ties With Abu Dhabi Campus

Eric J. Lyman | 12 Nov 2017

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.

Health & Medicine Research

Researchers Find Vitamin D Deficiency High In Arab Women

Benjamin Plackett | 04 Oct 2017

Vitamin D deficiency in the region is worryingly high but experts disagree on whether doctors should recommend supplements.

Internet Publishing Research

Research Results Are Increasingly Available For Free

Edward Fox | 29 Sep 2017

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.

Accreditation Data & Surveys Quality Control

A Regional Survey: How Arab Countries Regulate Quality in Higher Education

Rasha Faek | 12 Sep 2017

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.




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