Reflecting Allowed

Maha Bali’s blog about education

About Me

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30108_389802611563_1857305_nI am Associate Professor of Practice at the Center for Learning & Teaching at the American University in Cairo (AUC). I am a full-time faculty developer and I also teach creative educational game design to undergrads (I used to also teach ed tech to teachers but haven’t done so for a few semesters now).

I’m co-founder & co-director of, co-founder & co-facilitator of Edcontexts, , editor at my favorite journal, Hybrid Pedagogy and blogger at Prof Hacker, DML Central and I write a lot for Al-Fanar Media. I am also International Director of Digital Pedagogy Lab.

In a nutshell: I’m a learnaholic, writeaholic & passionate open and connected educator. I tweet. A lot. @bali_maha I blog right here

I have a PhD in Education from the University of Sheffield in the UK, and believe very strongly in critical/interpretive approaches to social research, especially participatory approaches such as collaborative autoethnography.

My research interests are quite diverse and include (links go to publications):

All of my publications are here

In case you’re wondering, here’s how you pronounce my name.

My official faculty page is here.

My portfolio is here

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