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.
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.
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.
Jordanian academics want to reintroduce the teaching of philosophy in schools and universities. They have good reason.
Teachers can stimulate learning by recognizing and giving voice to the variety of social backgrounds among their students.
A second-generation Lebanese American mastered classical and colloquial Arabic as an adult. He wants his son also to have access to the world the language opened for him.
The writer describes the conversation surrounding the relationship between effective teaching and course size.
The Arabic used is schools is almost a foreign language to many Arab students, but research suggests ways of teaching it more effectively.