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Teaching

Religion Teaching

Back to the Old Quarrel: Philosophy vs Religion

Ursula Lindsey | 05 Feb 2017

In Morocco, philosophy teachers object to religious textbook that calls their discipline “contrary to Islam”.

Faculty Teaching

An Essay on Teaching: How to Design Assessments

Azzah Awwad, Maha Bali | 04 Feb 2017

Ideas from a faculty workshop at the American University in Cairo encourage fresh thinking about supporting student progress.

Inequality Refugees Students Teaching

Informal Schools in Lebanon Reach Out to Syrian Families

Motiaa Hallak | 31 Jan 2017

A program for the children of Syrian refugees tries to fill an educational gap in the Beqaa’ Valley.

Employment English Students Teaching

Iraqi Universities Focus on Teaching English

Michelle Grajek | 25 Jan 2017

Two new English-language teaching centers open in Iraq, to meet demand from Iraqi employers.

Teaching

Arabs Must Revive the Teaching of Arab History

| 12 Dec 2016

Qatar University professor says the study of history is vital to individual identity, but the subject has been neglected in recent decades.

Teaching

How to Combat Fake News Online

Jeffrey R. Young | 11 Dec 2016

Training students to navigate the online world appears to be getting more complicated. And today’s students need help, the writer believes.

Curriculum Teaching

Funds Cut for Prominent Arabic Language Program

Ursula Lindsey | 07 Dec 2016

The U.S. government has slashed support for the Center for Arabic Studies Abroad, a renowned Arabic program that provides language training in the Arab world for foreigners.

Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Teaching

Calls for Education That Believes ‘Culture Is the Solution’

Ursula Lindsey | 23 Nov 2016

In Morocco, a meeting emphasized the need for more arts in school curriculum and for more facilities to train creative professionals.

Literature & Translation Teaching

A Conversation With One of the World’s Most Influential Arabic Teachers

Islam Alzeny | 09 Nov 2016

Students’ poor mastery of Arabic is caused by the poor instructional methods used, not the language itself, says Hanada Taha, the director of “Arabi21” project.

Politics Students Teaching

The Liberal Arts As Antidote to Political Extremism in Mideast

Allison Hodgkins, Ted Purinton | 24 Oct 2016

Empowering youth requires encouraging enrollment in academic programs that include courses in philosophy, poetry and art history, the writers believe.




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