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Coronavirus: Universities Are Shifting Classes Online—But It’s Not as Easy as It Sounds

Kyungmee Lee | 19 Mar 2020

Universities trying to make a sudden shift to online learning face many challenges, including holding student attention, measuring student progress, and designing online interfaces that will work on smartphones.

Arabic Curriculum Language Teaching

The Latest in Language Confusion: Morocco Switches Back from Arabic to French

Rachel Berets | 02 Mar 2020

Morocco, which switched instruction in schools from French to Arabic in the 1980’s, is now reversing course, to the dismay of some educators. The change is intended in part to improve the performance of university students.

Administration Quality Control Teaching

Making Better Mentors: It’s Not Just an Art, It’s a Science

Benjamin Plackett | 26 Feb 2020

A new report brings together data from many studies to offer recommendations for more-effective mentorship of young researchers.

Arabic Employment Language Teaching

Despite a Blue Chip Education, Unemployed and Desperate in Palestine

Asma' Jawabreh | 21 Jan 2020

After earning a bachelor’s degree at an American college campus in Jerusalem and then a master’s degree in London, a young Palestinian returns home to discover her degrees aren’t valued.

Salaries Schools Teaching

Teachers’ Strike in Jordan Ends After the Government Agrees to a 35 Percent Raise

Ursula Lindsey | 13 Oct 2019

The rare public-sector walkout drew sympathy from citizens also caught between stagnant wages and rising costs in a debt-burdened economy

Arabic Language Literature & Translation Teaching

Why the Split Between Classical and Everyday Arabic Endures

Hossam Abouzahr | 23 Sep 2019

If Arabs want a true lingua franca, they must ease the rigid boundaries they’ve set up between the local dialects and the formal language.

Conflict Refugees Schools Teaching

Syrian Children Near Idlib Face Damaged, Abandoned, and Repurposed Schools

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 17 Sep 2019

The ongoing conflict in northern Syria has closed more than half of the schools, said an international advocacy organization. Syrian teachers confirm that view and describe grim educational conditions.

Curriculum English Language Teaching

Algeria’s Higher-Education Minister Encourages Switch From French to English

Edward Fox, Riad Mazzouzi | 03 Sep 2019

Minister Tayeb Bouzid says “French doesn’t get you anywhere,” and announces committee to develop Anglophone teaching in Algerian universities.

Critical Thinking Curriculum Faculty Teaching

Advanced Interdisciplinary Programs Place New Demands on Professors

Farah Al Qawasmi, Mahjoob Zweiri | 16 Apr 2019

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.

Science Teaching Technology & Online Learning

What the Science of Learning Says About Improving Online Courses

Jeffrey R. Young | 15 Apr 2019

An online course can be viewed as a learning experiment, with instructors collecting data on student use and making adjustments over time.




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