Professors need to adjust course designs and teaching styles to adapt to the increasingly popular interdisciplinary degree programs at the master’s degree and doctoral levels.
An online course can be viewed as a learning experiment, with instructors collecting data on student use and making adjustments over time.
A journalist who is a veteran in covering technology and education offers some research-based advice for those in the early stages of experimenting with online courses.
As the Jameel Ghanem Institute of Fine Arts reopens in Aden, officials look to the restorative powers of the arts to help the war-torn nation rebuild.
The University of Mosul’s professors and students have come back to the campus, but have to cope with demolished and scarred infrastructure and lingering security concerns.
New informal settlements built in Duhok are improving their designs, partly out of fear of government reprisals.
An Egyptian academic uses songs to help non-native speakers learn Arabic and help attract foreign students to his country.
A Lebanese social entrepreneur has created a network of informal lecture clubs and discussion groups in both Western and Arab cities. The audiences arrive not knowing the topics of the talks.
Jordanian academics want to reintroduce the teaching of philosophy in schools and universities. They have good reason.