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Zurayk, Rami; El-Fadel, Mutasem; Nuwayhid, Iman – International Review of Education, 2010
The American University of Beirut's Interfaculty Graduate Environmental Sciences Program was launched in 1997 as a means of addressing salient issues on the environment and development in Lebanon and the Arab World using an interdisciplinary approach. The programme adopts a student-centred learning approach and aims to develop critical and systems…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Arabs, Foreign Countries, Thinking Skills
Volk, Lucia – 2000
An anthropological examination of the impact of globalization on education in the Arab world reveals that education is standing on uneasy middle ground between the Westernization of educational structures and philosophies and the preservation of national and local customs and traditions. The transformation of education from a means to acquire a…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Anthropology, Case Studies