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Faculty Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Kindness in the Classroom Is More Important Than Ever During Covid-19

Jörg Matthias Determann | 20 Jul 2021

Warmth and generosity are qualities inherent in teachers that cannot be replaced by technology, writes a professor of history.

Faculty Finances Internationalization Teaching

Are U.S. Branch Campuses Paying Off for Gulf States? Study Says No

Amr EL-Tohamy | 19 Jul 2021

A recent study concluded that American branch campuses cost Gulf countries more than they get in return. But some scholars dispute that finding.

Faculty Finances Politics Religion Teaching

Hard-Hit by Lebanon’s Crisis, Some Professors Feel Exploited

Samar Kadi | 07 Jul 2021

Many Lebanese professors work on hourly, part-time contracts with no benefits and little chance of promotion, while their salaries plunge in value.

Faculty Finances Students Teaching

Tunisian University Instructors Complain of Exploitation

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 06 Jul 2021

Private universities offer almost the only chance of jobs, but instructors say their conditions of employment are precarious.

Academic Freedom Faculty Finances Human Rights Policy

Sudanese Professors Push to Make New Faculty Unions Independent

Amr EL-Tohamy | 06 Jul 2021

Public university professors are electing independent unions to replace the former government-appointed ones. But some are unhappy that the bodies depend on government funding.

Employment Faculty Policy Teaching

Lacking Job Security and Benefits, Many Arab Professors Lose Interest in Academia

Rasha Faek | 04 Jul 2021

Many professors are discouraged by their work conditions and the lack of independent bodies to defend their rights, a study by Al-Fanar Media found.

Coronavirus Curriculum Faculty Health & Medicine Students

How Medical Schools in Qatar Adapted During the Pandemic

Eman Kamel | 01 Jul 2021

Covid-19 forced medical schools to shift much of their training to virtual platforms. That posed challenges for students and faculty.

Faculty Religion Research Social Sciences Students Teaching

How to Create Safe Spaces for Teaching Taboo Topics

Jörg Matthias Determann | 30 Jun 2021

A history professor in Qatar offers advice for instructors seeking to discuss sensitive social and political issues.

Faculty Policy Quality Control Students Teaching

Egypt’s Universities Adopt Academic Credit-Hour System

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 28 Jun 2021

Moving to the credit-hour system should help cut the state’s higher-education costs, officials say, but some academics fear a lowering of standards.

Faculty Finances Students

For Many Universities in Lebanon, Survival May Be at Stake

Samar Kadi | 28 Jun 2021

Many universities may not survive the country’s economic turmoil, economists warn. For those that do, maintaining educational quality could be a challenge.




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