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.
In spite of losing his sight, Walid Al-Zaidi completed his education, obtained a Ph.D. and became a professor. For a month, he was Tunisia’s minister of culture.
The wealthy Gulf countries have the education and research facilities to attract Arab talent, but need to take steps to improve the experience of the expat scientists and educators who come.
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.
The wealthy Gulf countries could act as a reservoir for Arab talent in the region, benefiting their own economies and those of the countries that produce the talent they need.
Government support and the absence of pressures felt back home make it easier for many Syrian refugees in Germany to pursue a new field of study or career.
The annual report documenting attacks on higher education and the freedom of academics details the toll the civil war in Yemen has taken on universities.
Private universities charge Yemeni students in dollars and then set their own exchange rates for rials, making education unaffordable for many.
The film industry is growing as the kingdom modernizes, and university film programs are poised to attract more students who want to study at home.