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  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-09-24)
    There is ample evidence that students are creating all types of digital content and disseminating it via the Internet. When they graduate from universities and colleges and enter such fields as business, education, government, ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-10-07)
    Two of my colleagues at CLT (Maha Bali and Hoda Mostafa) have recently published essays that focus on, among other things, what and how we teach at AUC. As an engaged academic and primarily a “teacher” I welcome both ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-10-07)
    In part 1, I argued that educating citizens and especially critical citizenship has to become an AUC priority and this must be discussed and debated at all levels of the Institution. In part 2, I propose to present some ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-10-01)
    A classic and honourable tradition of American educational and political thought is the manner in which it endeavours to combine intellectual and moral virtues and in particular the integration of civic responsibility into ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-08-20)
    On a grim and dusty Saturday morning, as street sweepers swished dry leaves into the sewers (and no roosters cuckooed on rooftops), I hopped into my car and drove to campus.Today, my class would receive intensive training ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-11-05)
    Student-centered teaching and learning has gained tremendous popularity among faculty and students during the last two decades and many courses seek innovative ways in which students can enhance their own learning experience ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-09-25)
    A little over a year ago, I wrote a piece in this newsletter entitled “Reflections on assessment, rubrics and e-portfolios” (New Chalk Talk, Vol.8, Issue 6), where I made the argument that we should adopt e-portfolios for ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-08-21)
    I would like to add some remarks following the March 13th, 2007, issue of New Chalk Talk about "Role-Playing in Class" by Dr. Pandeli Glavanis, Associate Director of CLT. As an instructor in the English Language Institute, ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-09-17)
    Most of us know what “experiential learning” is: learning by self-consciously and reflectively doing. Virtually all of us believe that it is important to supplement the transfer of information through classroom lectures ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-09-19)
    Blackboard. Lecture Capture. ScribeNotes. Turnitin.com. Wikis. Blogs. Videoblogging. Podcasts. Google Apps.(e.g. Google Talk; Google Docs; Google Reader). Ning. E-Portfolios. Horizon Wimba. Skype. Slide Share. YouTube. ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-08-21)
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-08-22)
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-08-19)
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-08-21)
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-08-24)
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2011-11-29)
    Faculty at AUC are facing questions that many educators in the US and around the world are facing: What guidelines are there for the production of multimedia materials? Under what conditions can we introduce video and audio ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-08-23)
    What makes teachers "good?" Don't we all dream to be the type of teacher for whom students continually pack their classes, so eager to learn from them that they can't wait for the next class, and sometimes even bring their ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-10-04)
    A new academic year can present opportunities for faculty to investigate and implement electronic teaching and learning resources that may assist with one of the most time consuming aspects of instruction – assessment of ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-09-17)
    The examination period is upon us. Students are anxious and faculty contemplate the “burden” of marking! The Registrar prepares to receive the grades and all students graduating or otherwise are calculating their respective ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2011-12-05)
    Although research has shown that student-centered environments foster learning, those of us who teach know that creating such an environment has many obstacles. Here at AUC, the challenge is multiplied as our students have ...