Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: Gulf Perspectives: Volume 5 Issue 2 , Open Access


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Arab Tertiary Students’ Perceptions of Effective Teachers

Saleh Saafin

The aim of this descriptive study is to identify Arab tertiary students’ perceptions of the qualities and practices of teachers whom they judge to be effective. The data was…

Influences of Globalisation and Culture on Motivation of Students in Higher Education in the UAE

Mohammed Hussain Randeree

This paper examines the educational environment of indigenous Gulf Arab students at a UAE institution, many from rural families and with English skills that need further…

Humanistic Inclusion: The Case for the Humanities in the Gulf

Christopher K. Brown

One potential lesson to be learned from the academic “culture wars” of the past few decades, regardless of which position one prefers, is that the humanities as a discipline…

The Value for Teachers of Reflecting on Practice: a Case Study for the Gulf

Richard Meech

Instructors at tertiary-level institutions in the Gulf are increasingly encouraged to reflect on their teaching practice. This article is both a reflection on my own practice and…

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