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  • 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 ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2011-12-05)
    One example of an assignment that worked was having students read a particular article and then post two questions that they had regarding the article. The process went like this. The first student to post simply put up ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2011-12-05)
    No one would argue that in-class discussions improve when students read and think about their texts before class. But one of the most common questions that I have been asked by several faculty members is: �How do you get ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-09-30)
    In view of the consensus among our faculty that student evaluations are an insufficient indicator of teaching performance, a discussion is taking place on campus on how teaching should be evaluated. I hope that the following ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-09-17)
    The first time I heard a lecture on Web 2.0 was in April 2006 at a “WEBIST” conference in Portugal. At the time, I don’t think I quite understood what this new phase of the web meant, except that it was a collection of ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-09-30)
    This article builds on the contribution of Dr. Pandeli Glavanis in the last issue of New Chalk Talk (November 23, 2010, Vol. 10, Issue 7) and is a follow-up on the report of the Senate working group on “Teaching Effectiveness ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-09-19)
    Inquiry-Based Learning (IBL) is increasingly advocated as an approach to learning that helps students bridge the gap between their life as university students and their present experiences outside school as well as their ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-09-19)
    As a multi-section Core Curriculum course required for all undergraduates of AUC, Scientific Thinking (SCI120) provides unique insight on a variety of issues faced throughout the liberal arts educational system. Scientific ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2011-12-05)
    I don�t think my experience is too unusual in that I started to teach at the tertiary level while in the midst of finishing my thesis and completing the Ph.D. I had never had a course in education or psychology, and was ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2011-12-05)
    Seymour Papert (Papert 1993; 1996) believed that computers are partners in thinking and can be used to create user �micro-worlds�, where inquisitive students learn through a process of exploration and discovery. Computers ...