Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: Gulf Perspectives: Volume 12 Issue 2 , Open Access


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E-textbooks in ESL classrooms: are learners on board?

Sebah Al-Ali, Azim Ahmed

As publishers and academia swiftly head towards e-textbooks, it is important to understand how students feel about using e-textbooks as a primary learning tool. This paper…

Transfer of learning in the development of peer tutor competence

Caroline Brandt, Nicholas Dimmitt

Many universities run Writing Centers to provide support for students wishing to improve their academic literacy. These centers are ideal venues for peer tutoring, which may…

Creating learning communities for undergraduate students participating in research

Jason Hickey

The undergraduate research experience program is a funding program offered by the Qatar National Research Fund. The purpose of the program is to provide hands-on research…

‘Reading and writing the world’ with mathematics in a Middle Eastern context

Mohammed Goma Tanko

Very little work has been published on teaching for social justice in the Middle East. This paper demonstrates how a group of Arab women’s reading and writing of their world was…

The effect of online collaborative project-based learning on English as a Foreign Language learners' language performance and attitudes

Laila Suleiman Al-Rawahi, Abdu Mohammad Al-Mekhlafi

The present study investigated the effect of online collaborative project-based learning on the language performance and attitudes of intermediate level students at the College of…

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