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.
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.
A Jesuit charity and university team up to offer a diploma that can be a steppingstone to a bachelor’s degree, fueling the hopes of refugees who want to help others in their communities.
With free tuition and innovative instruction, YouCode says it helps young people gain the technical and personal skills they’ll need to succeed in the digital economy.
As the Syrian conflict subsides in many areas of the country, international education leaders are debating if they should step in to aid Syrian students, professors, and universities.