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Arab Girls Often Lack Access to a Key Educational Tool: Mobile Phones

Jabeen Bhatti | 01 Dec 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the gender gap that girls face in getting access to mobile phones, which are now often essential to accessing education.

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Making Online Teaching Work: Insights from American University in Cairo Faculty

Hoda Mostafa, Maha Bali | 30 Nov 2020

A newsletter of the Center for Learning and Teaching at the American University in Cairo asked faculty members to share tips on effective teaching online. Here are some of their observations.

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Online Platform Helps Arab Students Gain Study and Work Skills

Al-Fanar Correspondent | 16 Nov 2020

The Young Thinkers Program, created by the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education, is becoming a popular source for courses and advice on vital skills that aren’t taught in school.

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In Iraq, War and Marriage Are Frequent Obstacles to Education

Jabeen Bhatti | 12 Nov 2020

The pandemic is just one additional obstacle that is preventing girls from getting an education in a country with a chaotic and conflict-ridden recent history.

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7 Ways to Assess Students Online and Minimize Cheating

Flower Darby | 26 Oct 2020

Here are seven student-friendly ways to promote academic integrity in the virtual classroom without resorting to cheating-prevention tools.

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Vocational Education in the Arab Region Faces Challenges in Shifting Online

Al-Fanar Correspondent | 13 Oct 2020

Vocational schools teach practical skills and enroll many disadvantaged students—a combination that’s difficult to adapt to online learning.

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Interest in Online Courses Surges in the Middle East

Jeffrey R. Young | 12 Oct 2020

Online course providers like Coursera and edX have seen a spike in demand for their courses from institutions in the Middle East and North Africa since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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For Students With Disabilities, the Pandemic Adds Another Barrier

Melanie Swan, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 08 Oct 2020

Covid-19 has largely heightened the inequality that disabled students already face, although for a small proportion of students, it has moved education to their homes and let them study more at their own pace.

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The Secret Weapon of Good Online Teaching: Discussion Forums

Flower Darby | 06 Oct 2020

6 ways to lead meaningful class discussions in an asynchronous online forum

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Gaza’s University Students Drop Out at an Accelerating Rate Due to the Pandemic

Asma' Jawabreh | 05 Oct 2020

The intensifying Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip and the lockdowns due to Covid-19 are driving impoverished, discouraged students to abandon higher education.




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