Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: Gulf Perspectives: Volume 2 Issue 1 , Open Access


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Western-Educated Faculty Challenges in a Gulf Classroom

Nancy Sonleitner, Maher Khelifa

The purpose of this study was to investigate challenges for new Western/Western-educated faculty and their responses to those challenges as they began teaching at a national…

Personal Development Planning: Addressing the skills gap for engineers in Oman

Tess Goodliffe

The aim of this paper is to discuss the decision made last year, by the Caledonian College of Engineering in Oman, to introduce compulsory modules in Personal Development Planning…

Blended Learning for Emirati Women

William Radecki

This paper describes a blended learning course for Emirati women combining face-to-face instruction with heavy use of distance learning technologies such as videoconferencing…

Barriers to Technology Integration in a Technology-Rich Environment

Kevin Schoepp

This paper reports on one segment of a research project which investigates what faculty members perceive to be acting as barriers in their attempts to integrate [information and…


Correspondence Analysis in Attitudinal Research: The Case of World Englishes and Teaching English as an International Language

P. J. Hassall, S. Ganesh

This paper provides a further investigation into the application of Correspondence Analysis (CA) as outlined by Greenacre (1984, 1993), which is one technique for “quantifying…

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