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Where to Find Advice for Building Better Courses Online

Al-Fanar Media Reporting Team | 04 Jun 2020

The emergency adaptation of online learning during the coronavirus crisis left little time for reflection on best practices. Here is a sampling of resources for instructors who want more guidance.

Faculty Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Literacies Teachers Need During Covid-19

Maha Bali | 13 May 2020

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.

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What I’ve Learned About Teaching Effectively Online

Amr Eleraqi | 08 Apr 2020

A lecturer at the American University in Cairo shares his experience of having to abruptly move his class online.

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Learning Remotely as the Only Resort: How is Lebanon Doing?

May Wazzan | 02 Apr 2020

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.

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Palestine’s Universities Scramble to Move to Online Learning During Coronavirus Shutdown

Asma' Jawabreh | 12 Mar 2020

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.

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Why Yemen Needs More Support for Higher Education

Hilal A. Lashuel | 06 Jan 2020

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.

Faculty Protests Salaries

A Professors’ Strike in Libya Reveals a Troubled University System

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 08 Nov 2019

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.

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‘These Are Not Demands, These Are Rights’: Voices of Youthful Protesters in Iraq

Gilgamesh Nabeel, Rasha Faek | 05 Nov 2019

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.

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Lebanon’s Universities Have Emptied Out Into the Streets

Jana Dhaybi | 29 Oct 2019

Administrators, professors and students at Lebanon’s universities are largely supporting the country’s widespread protests.

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Professors Start a ‘School of the Rioters’

Nasser Zawk | 26 Oct 2019

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.




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