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Students may feel overwhelmed with the new demands of online learning. Faculty members at the American University in Cairo share tips on how they try to help.
A newsletter of the Center for Learning and Teaching at the American University in Cairo asked faculty members to share tips on effective teaching online. Here are some of their observations.
Online course providers like Coursera and edX have seen a spike in demand for their courses from institutions in the Middle East and North Africa since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The conference brought together educators, students, entrepreneurs and advocacy groups to discuss how to support young people in the Middle East and other areas.
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.
To successfully navigate the shift to online learning that the Covid-19 crisis has forced on them, educators need more than digital tools. They also need digital literacies that look beyond learning outcomes.
The plan would cut government printing costs, but families would need expensive electronic reading devices and possibly Internet access.
An Egyptian academic reflects on how people react to her when she travels and on the latest indignity, the U.K. and U.S. laptop ban.
MOOCS could be a second (or first) chance for many women to enter STEM careers. But can the courses be designed to encourage that?