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    • Court Interpreting in the Sultanate of Oman 

      Al Issaei, Nadiya Sulaiman Ali (2007-06)
      In this dissertation, the situation of court interpreting in Oman is discussed and the challenges that face court interpreters are further investigated. This thesis touches upon significant issues about court interpreting ...
    • Creating Observational 3D Sculptures 

      Badni, Kevin (International Symposium on Electronic Art, 2015)
      Technology has been used to assist in communication and concept development by artists, designers/inventors, engineers, clients, manufacturers and others. [1-3] The use of technology to aid artists capture what they see ...
    • Critical research needs for identifying future changes in Gulf coral reef ecosystems 

      Feary, David; Burt, John; Bauman, Andrew G.; Abdel-Moati, Mohamed A.; Al-Khalifa, Khalifa A.; Anderson, Donald M.; Amos, Carl; Baker, Andrew; Bartholomew, Aaron; Bento, Rita; Cavalcante, Geórgenes H.; Chen, Chaolun Allen; Coles, Steve L.; Dab, Koosha; Fowler, Ashley M.; George, David; Grandcourt, Edwin; Hill, Ross; John, David M.; Jones, David A.; Keshavmurthy, Shashank; Mahmoud, Huda; Tapeh, Mahdi Moradi Och; Mostafavi, Pargol Ghavam; Naser, Humood; Pichon, Michel; Purkis, Sam; Riegl, Bernhard; Samimi-Namin, Kaveh; Sheppard, Charles; Samiei, Jahangir Vajed; Voolstra, Christian R.; Wiedenmann, Joerg (2013-07)
      Expert opinion was assessed to identify current knowledge gaps in determining future changes in Arabian/Persian Gulf (thereafter ‘Gulf’) coral reefs. Thirty-one participants submitted 71 research questions that were ...
    • Critical resolved shear stress for slip and twin nucleation in single crystalline FeNiCoCrMn high entropy alloy 

      Abuzaid, Wael; Sehitoglu, Huseyin (Elsevier, 2017)
      High entropy alloys is an emerging class of materials with superior mechanical properties down to cryogenic temperatures. At 77K, and unlike traditional metallic alloys, an increase in strength, strain hardening rate, and ...
    • Cross Cultural Translation through Nawal El Saadawi's Works 

      Al Baqqarah, Lina Ali Ahmed (2005)
      This thesis is an attempt to shed light on issues related to cross cultural translation through the books of Nawal El Saadawi, the famous rebellious Egyptian writer. The main aim of the thesis is to answer the question ...
    • CSR reporting: a review of the Pakistani aviation industry 

      Kemp, Linzi; Vinke, Jeannette (Emerald, 2012)
      Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the corporate social responsibility (CSR) content on corporate web sites and in annual reports, to identify the prevailing CSR dimensions and themes employed by the aviation ...
    • Cultural Challenges in Translating for Museums From English into Arabic 

      Chaghari, Salam (2008-10)
      Museums assert that they can work alongside other cultural institutions, such as schools and universities, to contribute to social development. In that sense museums can be considered as educational and cultural platforms ...
    • Cultural Heritage and Spectacle: Painted and Digital Panoramic Re-Presentations of Versailles 

      Thompson, Seth (University of California, 2016)
      By comparing and contrasting two panoramic projects of Versailles, one being a painted panorama by John Vanderlyn (1775-1852) completed in 1819 and the other, part of Google's World Wonders Project launched in 2012, this ...
    • Cultural Identity and Transliteration in the UAE Educational Curriculum 

      Almehairi, Alia Ali Salem (2015-05)
      This thesis examines whether transliteration is the most appropriate strategy to preserve Emirati cultural identity when local cultural elements are transferred into English in educational curricula. Cultural elements ...
    • Cultural Schema and Reading Comprehension: A Means to an End 

      Dimassi, AbdelFattah Othman (2006-08)
      Studies on good readers have identified a number of reading comprehension strategies to be highly useful. These strategies range from the simple to the complex. A strategy that has been recommended by cognitive scientists ...
    • Culture and the Translation of Self-Help Discourse 

      Sabry, Reem (2012-12)
      The discourse of self-help books has gained popularity during the last decade or so. Cross-culturally, however, this discourse incorporates different cultural beliefs that might cause problems for the "other" and for ...
    • Culture in Arabic to English Literary Translation 

      Bustani, Abdulrahman M. Khalid (2014-01)
      This thesis explores the culture of literary translation from Arabic to English. It is assumed that English translations of Arabic literary works are dominated by an established system of representation of Arabs and their ...
    • Culture in English Language Classrooms: Emirati Students' and UAE Teachers' Perceptions 

      Tijani, Kafayat Oluwafunmilayo (2011-05)
      Many studies have shown that teaching and learning about culture is beneficial for learning a second language. It helps in building up the four language skill, such as reading, writing, speaking, listening, and cultural ...
    • Culture in Relay Audio-Visual Translation: A Case of Inevitable Culture Divergence 

      Al Teneiji, Sumayya M. (2015-12)
      Given the basic convention that translation is a process of intercultural interaction, it is supposed that relay translation, which is a form of translation, also functions so, but its role in the transfer of culture should ...
    • Culture in Simultaneous Interpreting of Political Discourse: Obama's Speech in Cairo 

      Jaradat, Samah (2010-05)
      Political speeches, especially at times of international crises, play an important role in aiding or obstructing world peace. This is particularly valid for Western/Arab and Muslim relations. Inappropriate renditions (in ...
    • Culture in the EFL Classroom: Western Instructions and Arab Students in the UAE 

      Palmer, Bridget M. W. (2013-12)
      In the field of EFL teaching, it is common for instructors and students to come from very different cultural backgrounds. Instructors who leave their home countries and go to teach abroad may have trouble adjusting to the ...
    • The current state of female leadership in the United Arab Emirates 

      Kemp, Linzi; Madsen, Susan; El-Saidi, Mohammed (Emerald, 2013)
      Purpose: To research the state of affairs in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the presence (or absence) of women in senior business leadership positions, and to investigate where they are located within organizations ...
    • Curriculum-guided Crowd Sourcing of Assessments in a Developing Country 

      Zualkernan, Imran; Raza, Anjana; Karim, Asad (2012-10)
      Success of Wikipedia has opened a number of possibilities for crowd sourcing learning resources. However, not all crowd sourcing initiatives are successful. For developing countries, adoption factors like lack of infrastructure ...
    • Cyclic Production Scheduling with Remanufacturing 

      Aminipour, Armin (2015-06)
      The cyclic production scheduling problem is concerned with the development of a least-cost cyclic production schedule for a set of tasks required to produce a set of products over a given production cycle and according to ...
    • Cyclic Sequential Removal of Alizarin Red S Dye and Cr(VI) Ions Using Wool as a Low-Cost Adsorbent 

      Khamis, Mustafa; Ibrahim, Taleb; Jumean, Fawwaz; Sara, Ziad; Atallah, Baraa (MDPI, 2020)
      Alizarin red S (ARS) removal from wastewater using sheep wool as adsorbent was investigated. The influence of contact time, pH, adsorbent dosage, initial ARS concentration and temperature was studied. Optimum values were: ...