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Technology & Online Learning

Language Research Social Sciences Technology & Online Learning

Emoji Don’t Stifle Communication, They Encourage It

Marc Owen Jones | 19 Nov 2019

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.

Curriculum Students Technology & Online Learning

Egypt’s Universities Adopt E-Books in Move Toward Digital Learning

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 31 Oct 2019

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.

Arts & Culture Politics Research Technology & Online Learning

Oral History, Which Records Once-Silenced Voices, Gains Ground in the Arab World

Dana Abed | 11 Sep 2019

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.

Arabic Language Publishing Technology & Online Learning

Artificial Intelligence Helps Computers Leap Forward in Reading Arabic

Edward Fox | 25 Jul 2019

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.

Development Research Science Technology & Online Learning

Egypt Turns Its Scientific Attention to Space

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 29 Apr 2019

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.

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.

Curriculum Development Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning

3 Key Lessons for Online or Blended Education

Jeffrey R. Young | 28 Mar 2019

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.

Critical Thinking Liberal Arts Refugees Students Technology & Online Learning

A Liberals Arts Approach to the Refugee Education Challenge

Benjamin Plackett | 01 Mar 2019

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.

Curriculum Employment Students Technology & Online Learning

A ‘Coding School’ Seeks to Create New Opportunities in Morocco

Megan O'Herron | 11 Feb 2019

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.

Administration Faculty Politics Students Technology & Online Learning

In Syria, the Complicated Web that Sanctions Weave

Burton Bollag | 07 Feb 2019

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.




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