General references:

  1. Biddix, J. Patrick et al. "Protest Reconsidered: Identifying Democratic and Civic Engagement Learning Outcomes." Innovative Higher Education, 07425627, Aug2009, Vol. 34, Issue 3 <>.
  2. Neumayer, Christina and Celina Raffl. "Facebook for Global Protest: The Potential and Limits of Social Software for Grassroots Activism
  3. Radsch, Courtney. "Blogging in Egypt." Reset Sept-Oct 2007 : n. pag. Web. 1 Mar 2010. <>.
  4. Stack, Liam. "Politics on Facebook Brings Trouble for Young Egyptian." The Christian Science Monitor. (2008).7 July.2008 <>
  5. Warf,Barney, and John Grimes. "Counterhegemonic Discourses and the Internet". Geogr.Rev., 1997, 87, 2, Cyberspace and Geographical Space, 259-274, American Geographical Society. <>


  1. Crossley, Nick. “Social networks and student activism: on the politicising effect of campus connections.” The Sociological Review. 56:1 (2008).
  2. Gunawardena, Charlotte N., et al. "A Theoretical Framework for Building Online Communities of Practice with Social Networking Tools." Educational Media International 46.1 (2009): 3-16. <>.

*Introduction: AUC website. [].
*Digital Rhetoric: []
*Purpose, RQ…: []
*Background Scholarly Research: []
*Methods Page: []
*HelpClub Logo:
*VIA's Logo:
*El Baradei Pictures:

Political Issues

"Mohamed ElBaradei's Run for President". NewWeek Online. 3 March 2010.<>
El Baradei Facebook Group: []

*El Balad Baladak
On Campus Demonstration.Personal Notes
"Info" ElBalad Baladak Facebook Group <!/group.php?gid=115117521862444&ref=ts>

Howard-Spink, Sam. "Tuesday, online cultural activism and the mash-up of music and politics." (July 2005)

*6th of April: Facebook group []
*El Baradei: Facebook group: []
*Philip Rizk: []
Rizk, Philip. Personal interview. 20 May 2010.
*El Balad Baladak: “Pro-democracy protest in the American university in Cairo”. []

Social Issues

  • AUC Student Participation in the decision making process:

College Faculty Use and Perceptions of Electronic Mail to Communicate with Students. By: Duran, Robert, Kelly, Lynne, Keaten, James, Communication Quarterly, 01463373, May2005, Vol. 53, Issue 2 (EBSCO). Web.

Students' perceptions on the influence of institutional evaluation on universities. By: Leite, Denise, Santiago, Rui A., Sarrico, Cláudia S., Leite, Cecília Loréa, Polidori, Marlis, Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 02602938, Dec2006, Vol. 31, Issue 6 (EBSCO). Web.

"Welcome to AUC's Strategic Plan." FutureTalk. blogspot, n.d. Web. 23 May 2010. <>.

  • Bringing down the Huss Gate:

-"Strike for Huss Gate to Be Opened Now." Facebook Event. <!/event.php?eid=398652736071> Accessed 30 March 2010.
-Yosry, Farah. "Students break HUSS gate, AUC considers disciplinary action." AUC Caravan Online. 23 March 2010. <> Accessed 30 March 2010.

*AUCians for Gaza: Facebook group []
*Bringing Down the Gate: Facebook Event Page []

*HelpClub Meit Oqba Development
Omar,Khadiga. Personal Interview. 27 April 2010
HelpClub Logo<>

  • Glows Civic engagement through Media:

Akef, Heba. Personal interview. 28 April 2010.

John Palfrey, et al. Youth, Creativity, and Copyright in the Digital Age, Int'l J.Learning & Media, Spring 2009, at 79.

Pezzullo, Phaedra C., Communication Activism, Volume One: Communication for Social Change and Communication Activism, Volume Two: Media and Performance Activism. Journal of Communication, 00219916, Jun2009, Vol. 59, Issue - Edited by Lawrence R. Frey & Kevin M. Carragee.

Wilson, Robert D., Making Social Issues Relevant with Documentaries. Teacher Librarian, 14811782, Oct2003, Vol. 31, Issue 1


  • Refugees:

Fikry, Marwa. Personal interview. 23 March 2010.

Convention Relating to the Staut of Refugees (1951).

Harrel-Bond, Barbara. "Refugees in Egypt ." IslamOnline, 17 01 2006. Web. 24 March 2010. <>.

"CONVENTION GOVERNING THE SPECIFIC ASPECTS OF." African Union, n.d. Web. 24 March 2010. <>.
Web Review. By: Crane, John, Intercultural Education, 14675986, Jun2004, Vol. 15, Issue 2(EBSCO). Web.

Make a Difference, be of Benfit, Learn from the Experience; S.T.A.R-Cairo. Facebook, n.d. Web. 23 May 2010. <!/group.php?gid=121964794485655&ref=ts>.

S.T.A.R website. Student Action for Refugees, n.d. Web. 23 March 2010. <>.

*VIA's Meit Oqba Development.
Khalil Heba, and Nizar Khashaba. Personal Interview.14 April 2010.
Pictures: Via's Logo <>


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