A lecturer at the American University in Cairo shares his experience of having to abruptly move his class online.
As Lebanon launches what amounts to a national experiment in converting both school and university education to online learning, an advocate of online learning tries to assess progress.
Universities in the West Bank have been closed for 30 days, forcing them to make a sudden switch to online learning. Students and some professors are concerned.
Building a knowledge-based society will be crucial to Yemen’s recovery after the war, a Yemeni professor says. He calls on wealthier countries to support that effort.
Public university professors, long underpaid or not paid at all, are demanding better wages. Their action has disrupted the new academic year in a country plagued by conflict for nearly a decade.
Students and young professionals throng city streets and vow to continue their demonstrations until demands for change are met with action. Here is what some of them have to say.
Administrators, professors and students at Lebanon’s universities are largely supporting the country’s widespread protests.
With universities closed in Lebanon, some professors are conducting “teach ins” and moderating discussions on the street. For one such effort, a professor of economics discusses his goals.
Public universities have permission to reopen, but security concerns and academic issues are causing delays. Some private universities are holding classes.
International academics face increasing difficulties in getting visas to work at Palestinian universities. Some see a campaign to harm Palestinian education behind the apparently arbitrary decisions.