25 décembre 2017

In Egypt, Genetic Crop Modification Is On Hold

Al Fanar

The researchers at the National Research Center (NRC), a research institution affiliated with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, obtained a patent for the new compound, which includes microorganisms that the researchers say could increase wheat yields in arid and semi-arid regions by as much as 68 percent. More...

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Students’ Lack of Political Engagement Is Cause for Concern, Author Says

Al Fanar

The level of political awareness among students at Jordan’s universities is on the decline, writes the author of a new book, and universities are putting themselves at risk by not doing enough to counter this trend. More...

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Shunned by Neighbors, Qatar Seeks New Research Partnerships

Al Fanar

When Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt severed diplomatic, trade and travel links with Qatar last June, accusing it of supporting terrorist groups, Saudi milk was not the only commodity that disappeared from supermarket shelves here. More...

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Tunisian Women Break Employment Stereotypes

Al Fanar

Reem Mabarki, a 26-year-old surveyor, knows that it is unusual to see a woman on a construction site. More...

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#7: U.S. News ranks best online learning programs for 2017

eCampus NewsDoes your online learning program make the latest list?
Florida’s Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University—Worldwide is ranked as the best online bachelor’s program for the second year in a row by U.S. News & World Report‘s 2017 Best Online Program rankings. More...

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#6: Report: Millions of students reveal surprising online learning trends

eCampus NewsNew study reveals that collaboration is still not a prevalent online learning habit; mobile phones have yet to be used for serious learning. More...

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#5: 6 growing trends taking over academic libraries

eCampus NewsHorizon Report details short-and long-term technologies, trends that will impact academic libraries worldwide in the next 5 years. More...

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#10: 3 must know’s about the rising “phigital” student-and why their impact is enormous

eCampus NewsA major generational clash is underway, says a foremost expert, and it’s affecting all industries, including education. The clash is coming from so-called Gen Z, the first generation to be considered fully “phigital”—unwilling or unable to draw a distinction between the physical world and its digital equivalent. More...

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#9: 6 essential technologies on the higher ed horizon

eCampus NewsTablets are just the beginning of Natural User Inerfaces (NUIs) in college and university settings; and any institution interested in remaining relevant in the next five years should start redesigning their learning spaces to better promote collaborative learning. More...

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#8: Predicting the next 20 years in higher ed reveals 5 major themes

eCampus NewsIn a future-forward interview series, leaders reflect on the last 20 years of U.S. higher ed and consider what the next 20 years might hold. More...

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