Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: Gulf Perspectives: Volume 3 Issue 1 , Open Access


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A Model to Guide Practitioners Through the Process of Collaborative Projects

John Raven

Collaborative projects are often touted as an effective pedagogical practice particularly when authentic tasks and a studentcentred approach are involved. By default such…

Teachers’ conceptions of teaching at a Gulf university: A starting point for revising a teacher development program.

Lois Smith

As universities are increasingly attracting students from a wider range of cultural and ethnic backgrounds, one of the challenges faced by educational developers is preparing…

Overcoming Language Barriers in Content-Area Instruction

Nikki Ashcraft

As new English-medium universities open their doors in the Arabian Gulf andsome Arabic-medium universities switch to using English as the language ofinstruction, instructors in…


Virtual Teaching And Learning Challenges- An online learning experience with UAE students

Mawdudur Rahman

In this paper we provide evidence of successful online learning experience with UAE students at Zayed University in the UAE. First we describe the processes and technologies used…

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  • Prof. Dr. Christina Gitsaki