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  • Badr ElDin, Nahla (2014-01-26)
    After the police withdrawal in January 2011 from Egypt’ streets, Egyptians tasted another level of fear of crime. Media coverage played a visible role in heightening people’s fear of crime with its intensive and ...
  • Fayed, Ahmed (2013-05-29)
    Following the Arab Spring and specifically the January 25th 2011 revolution in Egypt, countries in the region continue to face turmoil economically, politically and at the security level. This has lead to great controversy ...
  • Hanson, Curtis (2016-02-10)
    This project provides a comprehensive assessment of the counter-insurgency (COIN) operations being conducted against the Huthis. Specifically, how effective the Arab coalition’s Operation Decisive Storm, Operation Restoring ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-08-19)
    In the previous issue of the newsletter, I presented a model for computer supported learning in undergraduate education that is based on a philosophy that the learning process is more effective when class discussions are ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-08-19)
    The previous two issues of the newsletter presented a model for computer supported learning in which the course website plays a key role in guiding the learning process inside and outside the classroom. Key items of the ...
  • Said Darwish, Iman (2015-12-03)
    In this thesis I examine the lives and works of two remarkable medieval women poets, Wallada bint al-Mustakfi, an eleventh-century Andalusian poet, and Christine de Pizan, a fourteenth-century French poet. Both Wallada and ...
  • Serag, Eman Mohamed (2015-05-21)
    This research is about analyzing a sample of the Egyptian newspaper’s coverage on issues related to children in order to determine the dominant subjects, images, and sources used to cover news/articles about or related to ...
  • Nabil, Nadeen Abd El Fattah (2012-02-22)
  • ElAbd, Dalia (2015-12-15)
    This study confirms previous literature discoveries that perceived credibility of medium, source and message have a direct influence on the perceived credibility of online political news. Each credibility factor is examined ...
  • Lotaief, Mohamed Mohamed (2012-09-09)
    Exploration of CRISPR/Cas systems in the unique Red sea Brine pools can provide insights into host-viral interactions in highly extremophile environments. 454 Metagenomic datasets from different strata of Atlantis II, ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-10-07)
    I start the Fall 2013 semester with much excitement and trepidation. In response to this summer's events, I reflected on the role of higher education in the midst of the political upheaval Egyptians now face (Bali, 2013). ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-09-19)
    A critical friend is an oxymoron, a contradiction in terms. A critic is one who tells us good and bad things about our performance. A friend supports us, whether something is good or bad. A critic is not afraid of hurting ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-08-19)
    As is often the case, what we write about in this newsletter is inspired by the experience of one of our faculty members. This is one of those instances and, because it is directly related to improving critical thinking/reading/ ...
  • Clark, Carol (2013-03-12)
    Critical reading learning outcomes, first semester: 1. appreciate the value of reading in a variety of genres, including media literacy; 2. articulate response and a personal interpretation of a text; 3. summarize the main ...
  • AlShabrawy, Hoda Salaheddin (2015-05-27)
    Higher education is witnessing major change worldwide and new methods of learning are emerging. Modern technologies are affecting the way educational institutions address learning challenges through presenting innovative ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2011-11-29)
    If there is one feature that distinguishes an AUC education from that of all other institutions in the region, it is that ours is a Liberal Arts education. As faculty, we recognize that critical thinking figures prominently ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2011-11-29)
    Critical thinking theory has its roots in the works of Benjamin Bloom, a psychologist at the University of Chicago. Bloom (1956) categorized thinking into six processes. Bloom�s Taxonomy, as it is called, is one of the ...
  • Bali, Maha (2013-11-13)
    Egypt's struggle for democracy after years of oppression and corruption needs a conception of critical citizenship that involves both a social dimension focusing on empathy, and a critical action dimension promoting a ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-08-19)
    Last issue, we published a guide for your students on how to read critically. Because experts recommend providing them also with criteria for assessment of critical thinking, we have chosen to share with you the Critical ...
  • Abdel Kader, Mai Wahid (2010-05-29)
    Media Richness Theory (MRT) argues that within any work organization, the performance of employees and managers improve when using â richer' media for equivocal tasks. The main goal of this study is to assess the predictions ...