“They’re not as different as we thought,” says one University of Mosul student after participating in a program that brings American and Iraqi students together in video dialogues.
Computer engineers in the U.A.E. and Jordan are working together on technology to help Internet users better identify fake news.
Researchers working in Arab countries detail the challenges they face, and ways of overcoming them.
Three new institutions opened this year and more are planned later in an effort to improve vocational training in advanced technologies.
The use of emoji is on the rise in the Arab region, as well as everywhere else. But that’s no cause for moral panic, a scholar of digital humanities argues.
The country hopes to install more sophisticated teaching and learning systems in its public universities. Advocates see many advantages, but the plan has its critics.
Oral historians gather the stories of participants in history who might not otherwise be heard, from those in the U.S. civil rights movement to dispossessed Palestinians.
New projects use artificial intelligence to read Arabic publications of all kinds, opening up the possibility that local, print-only archives could be transformed into widely-available, searchable online resources.
A series of government and university efforts, including the launch of a new satellite, are signs of the country’s redoubled effort to take advantage of space technology.
An online course can be viewed as a learning experiment, with instructors collecting data on student use and making adjustments over time.