Education, Business and Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues: Volume 3 Issue 3


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Dealing with plagiarism in a complex information society

Debbie Wheeler, David Anderson

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the impact of the modern information society on attitudes and approaches to the prevention of plagiarism and to examine a less…

Assessing foreign/second language writing ability

Christine Coombe

Having a certain degree of assessment literacy is crucial for today's language teachers. The main aim of this paper is to provide that knowledge as it pertains to the…

Cultural schemata: Iranian students' test‐taking processes for cloze tests

Sharif Moghaddam

The purpose of this paper is to report on a study to determine the possible effects of cultural schemata on Iranian students' test‐taking processes for cloze tests.

Using digital storytelling to build a sense of national identity amongst Emirati students

John Raven, Karen O'Donnell

Many believe that in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) the perception of a national identity, as a construct amongst Emiratis, is under threat at the moment. The purpose of…

Outlook of female students towards entrepreneurship: An analysis of a selection of business students in Dubai

Monica Gallant, Sudipa Majumdar, Damodharan Varadarajan

In today's world, entrepreneurship is seen as the vital source for economic growth and education is a vital component in the creation and development of entrepreneurial…

Researcher development in UAE classrooms: becoming teacher‐leaders

Barbara Harold, Lauren Stephenson

In contrast with much of the existing academic discourse, through the autoethnographic technique of “narratives of self” this paper aims to provide an account and…



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2008 – 2014

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  • Professor David A Kirby
  • Dr Matthew Clarke