Associate Professor of Practice
American University in Cairo
Maha Bali is associate professor of practice at the Center for Learning and Teaching. She has been working in the field of faculty development since 2003. She has taught ed tech for teachers and educational game design to undergraduates. She is a learnaholic, writeaholic and open, connected educator. She is the founding chair of AMICAL’s Digital Pedagogy committee and a member of AMICAL’s professional development committee. She is International Director of the Digital Pedagogy Lab (and organizer of Digital Pedagogy Lab Cairo: An AMICAL Institute, which took place in 2016). She is an editor at Hybrid Pedagogy, and editorial board member of Teaching in Higher Education; The Online Learning Journal, Learning, Media and Technology, and the Journal of Pedagogic Development. She is co-founder of virtuallyconnecting.org and a regular blogger for the Chronicle of Higher Education Prof Hacker blog and DML Central blog.
Interests: digital pedagogy, eLearning, faculty development, intercultural learning, citizenship, educational games, critical pedagogy, citizenship
- Open educational practices: Ideas and seeds for collaboration
- Virtually Connecting
- The battleground: How is OA changing our work? How can we advocate and foster OA?
- Borderless design: Collaboratively designing creative solutions to our challenges
- Should EdTech have an ethos? Teaching technologies in a post-Snowden age
- Listen carefully and you will hear: Creative formative assessments
- Virtually Connecting with Jim Groom, Maha Bali & Nadine Aboulmagd
- AMICAL 2019 · Mar 29, 2019 – Apr 1, 2018
- AMICAL 2016 · May 12–14, 2016
- Digital Pedagogy Lab Cairo: An AMICAL Institute · Mar 20–22, 2016
- AMICAL 2015 · Apr 27 – May 30, 2015