Associate Professor Maha Bali is an active critic and enthusiastic supporter of online learning. Her work with Virtually Connecting and Equity Unbound are examples of her dedication to improving access and openness online. Maha has an important perspective on online education that I’m certain will inform and challenge you.
Interview: https://episodes.castos.com/onlinelearninglegends/009-Maha-Bali-Final.mp3 | recorded December 2018
Maha’s online profile: http://blog.mahabali.me/about/
Maha’s blog: https://blog.mahabali.me/
- Bali, M., & Caines, A. (2018). A call for promoting ownership, equity and agency in faculty development via connected learning. International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education. https://doi.org/10.1186/s41239-018-0128-8
- Bali, M., Adam, T., Cronin, C., Friedrich, C., Walji, S., & Hendricks, C. (2018, Feb 1). #BreakOpen Breaking Open: ethics, epistemology, equity, and power – Guest Post. OER18 blog. Retrieved from: https://oer18.oerconf.org/news/breakopen-breaking-open-ethics-epistemology-equity-and-power-guest-post/#gref
- Bali, M., Caines, A., DeWaard, H., & Hogue, R. (2016, December). Ethos and Practice of a Connected Learning Movement: Interpreting Virtually Connecting Through Alignment with Theory and Survey Results. Online Learning Journal, 20(4). Retrieved from https://olj.onlinelearningconsortium.org/index.php/olj/article/view/965/247
- Bali, M. (2017, January 31). There is More Than One Story To Be Told About Muslims in Trump’s America. The Conversation, republished 4 times, including Huffington Post
- Bali, M. (2013, August 19). Critical citizenship for critical times. Al-Fanar Media: News and Opinion about Higher Education. Retrieved from: http://www.al-fanar.org/2013/08/critical-citizenship-for-critical-times/
Further works (may require purchase):
- Bali, M., Awwad, A., Hassib, F., Halawa, F., Khalifa, J., Serougy, F. (2019). Global Citizenship Education in a Digital Age: A Collaborative Autoethnography. In J. Dorio, E. Abdou and N. Moheyddin (eds). The Struggle for Citizenship Education in Egypt: (Re)Imagining Subjects and Citizens. Routledge: New York, NY and Oxon, UK.
- Bali, M. (2018). The Unbearable Whiteness of the Digital. In D. Kim and J. Stommel (eds). Disrupting Digital Humanities. Punctum Books.
- Bali, M., & Mostafa, H. (2018). Listen Carefully and You Will Hear: Using Creative Multimodal Assessments to Promote Student Expression. In S. Khadka & J. C. Lee (eds). Designing and Implementing Multimodal Curricula and Programs. Routledge.
- Bali, M., & Sharma, S. (2017). Envisioning post-colonial MOOCs: Critiques and ways forward. In R. Bennett & M. Kent (eds). Massive Open Online Courses and Higher Education: What Went Right, What Went Wrong and Where to Next?
- Bali, M. (2015). A new scholar’s perspective on open peer review. Teaching in Higher Education, 20(8), pp. 857-863. DOI: 10.1080/13562517.2015.1085857 (Available open access)