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Technology & Online Learning

Faculty Journalism Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Media Literacy Offers the Arab World a Way Forward

Jad Melki | 13 Jul 2015

Jad Melki, a professor at the American University of Beirut and the winner of a 2015 Global Media and Information Literacy Award from Unesco, explains the importance of his work.

Academic Freedom Data & Surveys Technology & Online Learning

Academic Freedom Under Pressure, Report Finds

Benjamin Plackett | 23 Jun 2015

A new study by NYU’s Scholars At Risk organization shows the pervasive global pressure on academic freedom.

Internationalization Technology & Online Learning

How Educators Could Help Journalists—and Themselves

David Wheeler | 18 May 2015

The editor of Al-Fanar Media suggests ways that universities and education ministries could do a better job of sharing information.

Technology & Online Learning

Distance Education—Banned in Bahrain

Islam Alzeny | 22 Mar 2015

A government decree has made it difficult for working adults to get degrees.

Internet Technology & Online Learning

Lousy Internet Speeds? Not for Researchers in the UAE

Benjamin Plackett | 20 Mar 2015

The U.A.E.’s high-speed computational network is helping researchers and educators collaborate.

Profiles Research Technology & Online Learning

A Conversation With the Leader of the UAE’s Largest University

Sarah Lynch | 04 Mar 2015

The chancellor of the Higher Colleges of Technology talks about the institution’s organization and teaching style.

Scholarships Technology & Online Learning

How to Avoid Getting Cheated by Phony Scholarships

Benjamin Plackett | 24 Feb 2015

Fraudulent universities use fake scholarships as bait to lure unsuspecting students to part with their money. Here’s how to protect yourself.

Accreditation Quality Control Students Technology & Online Learning

Faking Quality Control for Universities

Benjamin Plackett | 24 Feb 2015

An international organization that uses the term “accreditation” provides little of it, leaving students in the lurch.

Accreditation Quality Control Students Technology & Online Learning

A Web of “Diploma Mills” Preys on Arab And Western Students Alike

Benjamin Plackett | 24 Feb 2015

A ring of fraudulent universities is extracting money from students with high-pressure sales and phony scholarships.

Internet Technology & Online Learning

What Progress is Being Made to Arab “Knowledge Economies”?

Benjamin Plackett | 29 Jan 2015

A recent report provides much needed statistics on the question of whether the Arab world is on route to a knowledge-based economy.




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