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Arts & Culture Curriculum Students Teaching

Iraq’s Maritime Heritage Finds a Haven in the Classroom

Kira Walker | 13 Apr 2021

With ancient boatbuilding crafts nearly extinct, scholars and researchers aim to bring knowledge of Iraq’s maritime heritage to a new generation of students.

Curriculum Faculty Science Students

Lebanese Universities Put More Focus on Environmental Studies

Samar Kadi | 24 Mar 2021

Lebanon’s progress on environmental protection goals is patchy, but there is growing demand for environmental studies in its universities.

Curriculum Faculty Students Teaching

How International Relations, an ‘American’ Discipline, Is Taught in the Arab World

Bassel Salloukh, May Darwich, Morten Valbjørn | 23 Mar 2021

International relations theories do not travel seamlessly across borders. A forum of Arab scholars examines how the discipline is studied in their world.

Curriculum Employment Faculty Students Teaching

Fewer Young Iraqis Choose to Study Archaeology

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 16 Feb 2021

Iraq needs experts to work on its thousands of heritage sites, but with job prospects dim, fewer Iraqi youth are eager to study archaeology.

Curriculum Faculty Students Teaching

Arab Nations Experiment With Blockchain Technology, but Universities Rarely Teach It

Riham Alkousaa | 27 Jan 2021

Blockchain technology holds promise for transforming economies, and some Arab nations are starting to embrace it. University studies, however, haven’t kept up.

Critical Thinking Curriculum Internet Science Students

Why Business Schools Need to Teach Artificial Intelligence

Samer Elhajjar | 12 Jan 2021

Artificial intelligence is advancing at lightning speed, with important implications for business and society. Business schools need to do a better job of preparing students for it.

Arts & Culture Curriculum Students Teaching

Sharjah Performing Arts Academy Fills an Educational Gap in the Gulf

Melanie Swan | 04 Sep 2020

The academy, about to start its second year, bases its curriculum on local culture and expands the opportunities for Gulf students to study the performing arts without going abroad.

Curriculum Human Rights Religion Teaching

A Diversity Institute Teaches Iraqi Students About Religious Minorities

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 29 Jun 2020

The course, a rare undertaking in the Arab world, aims to promote peaceful co-existence and religious diversity by combatting stereotypes and misunderstandings.

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.

Admissions Curriculum Students

‘Elmi’ vs. ‘Adabi’: The Power of Labels in Jordan’s Tawjihi System

Sarah Abdel-Hadi | 18 May 2020

Which curriculum to follow in their senior year is a big decision for high school students in Jordan. But how freely can they choose amid social attitudes that value science more than literature?




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