Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: Gulf Perspectives: Volume 13 Issue 2 , Open Access


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Comparing choice of themes by Emirati and Japanese students writing for the Extremely Short Story Competition

Naomi Matsubara

This paper aims to highlight contrasts between the writing of young people in the UAE and Japan. For comparison, anthologies of 50-word short stories written in English, resulting…

Visual processing skill barriers in students with Arabic as a first language

Jennifer Ball, Muna Kashoob

Most teachers in the Gulf would agree that Arab learners struggle more with reading and writing than listening and speaking. One little considered possible influence on this is…

Skills for learning: a day in the life of a college student

Cheri Macleod, Paula Hayden

The learning skills used by students at a technical college to fully participate in their classes were the focus of this investigation. Researchers shadowed two full-time students…


Online and face-to-face guest lectures: graduate students' perceptions

Reem A. Alebaikan

Using guest lectures can provide graduate students with the opportunity to link theories with practice. This study aims to investigate perceptions towards online and face-to-face…

New curriculum design and teaching methods to enhance course performance and increase motivation of Saudi Arabian college students

Julie Nash

This study investigated the effect of cooperative learning on the performance of female college students enrolled in “writing and research” courses at Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd…

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