Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: Gulf Perspectives: Volume 18 Issue 2 , Open Access


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Emergency transition to remote learning: DoIt@Home Lab in engineering

Nitin Bhaurao Raut, Gweneth Gorman

The interruption of on-campus teaching and learning, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, forced universities around the globe to rethink their pedagogical models and adopt innovative…

The effectiveness of project-based learning on Emirati undergraduate students in a microbiology course

Carole Ayoub Moubareck

A composting project was introduced into an undergraduate microbiology course, to evaluate its efficacy against traditional lecturing for teaching environmental sustainability.

Students’ uptake and perspectives on teacher and peer feedback on written assignments

Mohammed Abdullah Alharbi, Abdulrahman Nasser Alqefari

The purpose of this study is to examine the uptake of peer vs. instructor feedback provided on written essays by undergraduates in a writing course at a public university in Saudi…


Using classroom debates to elicit views on educational reforms

Amani Khalaf Hamdan Alghamdi, Ali Aldossary, Waisi Elhassan

This classroom-based qualitative study explored the effectiveness of the debate learning strategy in female postgraduate education in Saudi Arabia, which is implementing its…

Studying history and its effect on students’ political awareness: a case study of Saudi university students

Meguellati Achour, Hasnah Alghamdi

This study aimed to address the importance and effects of studying history and Islamic history on students’ political awareness.

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