Maha Bali

Equity Unbound and community building
American University in Cairo, Egypt

Maha Bali, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Practice at the Center for Learning and Teaching at the American University in Cairo, Egypt, where she has been a faculty developer since 2003. She holds a PhD in Education from the University of Sheffield, UK. She is the co-director of Virtually Connecting and co-facilitator of Equity Unbound, and is an advisory board member of OneHE and the Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange project. She tweets @bali_maha and blogs at https://blog.mahabali.me.

Develop your teaching with Maha Bali
Purpose to Practice
Purpose to Practice
by Maha Bali
Use the Purpose to Practice structure with students to co-develop “community guidelines” for the class.
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Thick Greetings
Thick Greetings
by Maha Bali, Mia Zamora, Autumm Caines, Laura Gibbs, Rebecca J. Hogue
Try out a slower and more deliberate opportunity for everyone to introduce themselves.
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Asynchronous & Synchronous Introductions
Asynchronous & Synchronous Introductions
by Mia Zamora, Maha Bali
For students to share multiple dimensions of themselves, synchronously or asynchronously.
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Cognitive/exam Wrappers for Metacognition
Cognitive/exam Wrappers for Metacognition
by Maha Bali
Help students reflect on their exam/assessment performance in order to improve future performance in your course.
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Online Facilitation Refresher
Online Facilitation Refresher
by Flower Darby, Leigh Graves Wolf, Michelle Pacansky-Brock, Virna Rossi, Maha Bali, Autumm Caines, Mia Zamora
Getting back into the swing of online facilitation? This learning path takes you through the top tips, tools and advice offered by OneHE experts over the last year.
Learning path
Critical Uncertainties
Critical Uncertainties
by Autumm Caines, Maha Bali
Engage everyone in making sense of profound challenges. Use to address difficult or confusing topics.
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