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International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 12, No. 6 (Sep 22, 2011) pp. 39–62
In an attempt to enhance teacher and student performance in school, a learning management system (LMS) known as Knowledge-Net (K-Net) was introduced in Qatari independent schools. (All public schools in Qatar have transformed to independent schools; ...
Policy borrowing in the gulf cooperation council countries: Cultural scripts and epistemological conflicts
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 60, No. 1 (May 2018) pp. 19–24
Globalization through educational borrowing has transformed the K-12 educational landscape driving and shaping educational reforms worldwide by saturating nations’ educational polices and practices reducing education to products and services...
All that glitters is not gold: Challenges of teacher and school leader licensure licensing system in Qatar
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 32, No. 3 (May 2012) pp. 471–481
In 2001, the Government of Qatar began a comprehensive education reform (Education for a New Era) based on RAND's recommendations and options for building an educational system that would meet the country's changing needs. Nine years later, Qatar's...
Students, Mobile Devices and Classrooms: A Comparison of US and Arab Undergraduate Students in A Middle Eastern University
Higher Education Studies Vol. 7, No. 3 (2017) pp. 181–195
The use of mobile devices in the university classroom is not limited to Western cultures. Rather universities in the Middle East, particularly in the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC) face similar problems regarding smartphone usage in classrooms....