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  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-09-25)
    One of the most pressing issues in higher education is that of student learning – how to improve, measure, and ensure it. Parents, government officials, and business leaders are demanding that colleges and universities ...
  • American University in Cairo. University Academic Computing Technologies (2011-12-07)
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-09-17)
    As a Reference/Instruction Librarian for the Main Library of The American University in Cairo (AUC) it is part of my professional duties to not only stay abreast of the latest developments in reference service delivery, ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-08-21)
    In two recent issues of New Chalk Talk (Vol.6, Issue 2 & 6) I suggested that "learning objects” enhance active learning and that “visual learning objects”, in particular, contribute significantly to the learning relationship. ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-10-04)
    I have just returned from the 2011 annual meeting of the Professional Organizational and Development Network (POD) in Atlanta, where in addition to giving a presentation, I had the privilege of attending several faculty ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-10-04)
    Recent research shows that visual arguments understood in less than thirty seconds persuade more effectively than lengthy reports detailing evidence that refutes commonly accepted claims. What does this mean? We need to ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-10-04)
    Timelines havel ong been used to convey chronological information visually, but their potential as teaching tools has expanded with the advent of digital timeline tools. Not only do these tools allow for larger, more ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-10-04)
    NOTE: In this newsletter and the one that follows, we will be sharing our experience with Digital Narratives as a way to engage students with the process of science. However these projects are multi-disciplinary by nature ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-10-07)
    This newsletter is a follow-up on our last one where we described our experience with digital narratives within the context of a freshman course. We were, and continue to be, agreeably surprised by the quality of the ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-11-05)
    Two popular targets on the list of Things These Students Can’t Do are creative thinking (coming up with innovative ideas) and critical thinking (making judgments or choices and backing them up with evidence and logic). ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2011-12-05)
    If you have attended the successful WebCT day organized by Academic Computing Services (ACS) three weeks ago, you would have heard at least two faculty members mention that their students �technophobic�. A survey, conducted ...
  • American University in Cairo. Citadel Capital Financial Services Center (American University in Cairo, 2013-09-20)
    Egypt has spent 6 billion EGP of stimulus package : Egypt has spent about 6 billion Egyptian pounds of a stimulus package through March, and aims to spend the remaining 9 billion pounds by the end of June. The 15 billion ...
  • American University in Cairo. Citadel Capital Financial Services Center (American University in Cairo, 2013-09-20)
    Suez Canal revenues dip 21% in March : Egypt’s Suez Canal revenues dropped 21% to $327.9 million in March, compared to $416.9 million in the same month last year, but were up from $301.8 million in February.The canal is a ...
  • American University in Cairo. Citadel Capital Financial Services Center (American University in Cairo, 2013-09-20)
    Egypt GDP likely grew 4.5-4.7 pct in Q4 2008/2009—MENA : Egypt’s gross domestic product likely grew between 4.5 and 4.7 percent in the final quarter of the 2008/2009 fiscal year, the country’s finance minister reported on Tuesday.
  • American University in Cairo. Citadel Capital Financial Services Center (American University in Cairo, 2013-09-20)
    Egypt urban July inflation 10 pct : Urban consumer inflation in Egypt was 10.0 percent in the year to July, Egypt's state-run CAPMAS statistics agency stated. The figure was above forecasts by three analysts, who had cited ...
  • American University in Cairo. Citadel Capital Financial Services Center (American University in Cairo, 2013-09-20)
    Egypt annual inflation steady at 13.3 pct in Nov : Urban consumer inflation in Egypt was steady at 13.3 percent in the 12 months to November, figures from the state-run CAPMAS statistics agency showed on Thursday, as food ...
  • American University in Cairo. Citadel Capital Financial Services Center (American University in Cairo, 2013-09-20)
    Egyptian inflation falls to 10.0 pct in June : Urban consumer inflation in Egypt easedm to 10.0 percent in the year to June, from 10.2 percent in May, broadly in line with analyst expectations. The urban inflation index ...
  • American University in Cairo. Citadel Capital Financial Services Center (American University in Cairo, 2013-09-20)
    Turkish vehicle output falls 30 percent in May : The Automotive Industry Association (OSD) stated that the Turkish vehicle production dropped 30 percent year-on-year in May to 88,167 units as compared to a decline of ...
  • American University in Cairo. Citadel Capital Financial Services Center (American University in Cairo, 2012-01-17)
    Egypt indices up over 1 percent as Talaat Moustafa Group rose: Egypt�s two main indices gained more than 1% on Sunday in low volumes as real estate developer Talaat Moustafa rose strongly for a second day.
  • American University in Cairo. Citadel Capital Financial Services Center (American University in Cairo, 2013-09-11)
    Egypt indices up over 1 percent as Talaat Moustafa Group rose: Egypt’s two main indices gained more than 1% on Sunday in low volumes as real estate developer Talaat Moustafa rose strongly for a second day, The benchmark ...