31 mai 2018

Textbook Authors Sue over Cengage Unlimited Royalties

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "mfeldstein.com logo"By . Back in January, I wrote of Cengage's "all you can eat" Unlimited pricing announcement. More...

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Arab Youth See Region Adrift, Survey Finds

Al Fanar

Arab youth believe that defeating extremism, creating good jobs, improving education and cracking down on government corruption are the most important issues in the Arab world as a region, according to the results of a recent survey. But a significant majority also believe that the region has drifted off course in the past decade. More...

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Cameroon’s Language Divide Disrupts Education

Al Fanar

Pertula Ngeng Yuh wants to take the exams she must pass to receive her country’s General Certificate of Education and graduate to secondary school. But the 15-year-old girl must wait at least two more years. She’s now taking the first of three years’ worth of “ordinary level” courses before she can take the exams. More...

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An Arab Researcher Seeks Solutions to Urban Pollution

Al Fanar

The air pollution in Beirut is 3.2 times higher than the recommended safe level, and in Greater Cairo it is 11.7 times higher, according to the BreatheLife 2030 campaign, a joint initiative of the World Health Organization and other nongovernmental agencies. More...

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Zajal, a Folk Poetry Form, Reaches a New Generation

Al Fanar

A business school in the Lebanese capital recently hosted the first round of Lebanon’s inaugural nationwide student competition in zajal, a Lebanese tradition of improvised folk poetry usually heard in social gatherings in the country’s mountain villages. More...

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Invention Could Ease Jordan’s Water-Scarcity Problem

Al Fanar

He explained that many private homes in Jordan use desalination and filtration units to ensure a supply of safe drinking water, but that even in the best of these systems, each liter of treated water corresponds to three liters that goes down the drain without being used. More...

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NYU Abu Dhabi Work Force Is at Risk, Report Says

Al Fanar

A new report from a faculty-student alliance at New York University charges that the university’s Abu Dhabi campus has not taken adequate steps to eliminate the possibility of forced labor years after the issue first surfaced. More...

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Debate Clubs Catch on at Arab Universities

Al Fanar

Passionate debates among student groups on various issues was a common feature of university life in Arab countries for years. But these spontaneous gatherings have become less common with the decline of  student movements and the diminishing of freedom of expression in some Arab countries. More...

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Des difficultés pour recruter des masseurs-kinésithérapeutes en Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Logo de l'Agence Régionale de la Formation tout au long de la vie (ARFTLV Poitou-charentes)Unifaf et l’observatoire prospectif des métiers et des qualifications de la branche sanitaire, sociale et médico-sociale, privée à but non lucratif, ont publié les résultats de leur enquête Emploi 2017. Plus...

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