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  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2011-11-29)
    During this year�s Newcomer�s Orientation, the session on �Teaching at AUC� was dominated by four topics: assessment, critical thinking, plagiarism/cheating and teaching with technology. These are indeed important issues ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-09-25)
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-09-30)
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-10-04)
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-09-17)
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-09-19)
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-10-07)
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-09-17)
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-09-30)
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-10-04)
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-10-07)
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-08-19)
    For many reasons, end-of-course evaluation data are not enough. They come in too late to benefit the students doing the evaluation and they do not give us the details we need. They are a one way communication, and students ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-08-24)
    Last month, CLT hosted 2 consecutive workshops on concept mapping and mind mapping. With an encouraging faculty turnout we introduced concept mapping as a teaching tool for educators and a learning tool for students.
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-08-24)
    In our last issue we introduced concept mapping and mindmapping as learning and assessment tools. We discussed the context in which we decided to use these devices in “Scientific Thinking”, a course designed for freshmen. ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2011-12-05)
    One of the mandates of the Center for Learning and Teaching at AUC is to encourage an ongoing discussion about teaching and learning on campus. As a first step, we began publishing this Newsletter as a means of promoting ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2011-12-05)
    An accepted wisdom in higher education is that students� learning depends mostly on what they do in and out of class and not on what the instructor does, i.e. they learn best when they are involved in their own learning. ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2011-12-05)
    Collaborative projects are not new at AUC. For example, the Engineering and Computer Science departments offer two-semester courses devoted to capstone projects that involve teamwork, and group work is standard procedure ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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). ...