Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: Gulf Perspectives: Volume 12 Issue 1 , Open Access


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A comparative study of the lifelong learning propensities of English language learners: nationality, gender and length of study

Tanju Deveci

Acquiring a foreign language may be a lifelong endeavor, and this requires one to approach it from a lifelong learning perspective. However, learners may not always be ready for…

Challenges and constraints encountered by Saudi pre-service science teachers: a critical perspective

Amani K. Hamdan

Recently, various policies have been implemented in Saudi Arabia to reform science teaching at K-12 levels in order to focus on critical thinking, inquiry-based learning, and…


Peer feedback for peer learning and sharing

Fawzi Al-Ghazali

Peer feedback is applauded in many writing courses for fostering students’ independence and collaboration and for creating a wider learning environment in which students can…

iPads in the classroom: trials in a technical college in Qatar

Cheri MacLeod

This paper describes a small research project undertaken in a technical college in Qatar on the use of iPads in the classroom. iPads were trialed for a semester each in…

Building social capital with skills transfer in the writing center at American Design University in Qatar

Molly McHarg

This study examines English faculty perceptions of the Writing Center at American Design University in Qatar (ADU-Q) through a social capital analysis. This was part of a larger…

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