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Transitions: From retirement to teaching voice in the United Arab Emirates
(National Association of Teachers of Singing, 2017)
Investigating the inclusion of online discussions to enhance students' learning in general education undergraduate classes
(Asociación Europea para la Enseñanza de Idiomas Asistida por Ordenador = European Association for Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2010-03)
Discussion of class material has many educational benefits. In today's modern computerized society, these discussions no longer need to be confined to the classroom setting. This paper discusses students' reactions to the ...
Teaching the world to sing - cross-cultural considerations
(New York Singing Teachers' Association, 2019-03)
In 2016, I accepted a position teaching voice at the American University of Sharjah (AUS) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Sharjah is known as the "cultural and educational emirate," while nearby Dubai strives to be known ...
Women, Gender, and Women's Fiction: the United States
Arab and Arab American women writers today are embedded in a political, social, and ethical complex that, whether explicitly or not, affects their writing. Using the metaphor of invisibility to describe the state of their ...
Framing Political Islam: Media Tropes and Power Struggles in Revolutionary Egypt
(Hurst Publishers, 2016)
Translation and the Quest for Meaning: Adūnīs and Yūsuf al-Khāl's Translation of T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land
(Arabic Translators International, 2018-04)
This article examines some Arabic translations of T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land with special reference to Adunis (͑Ali Ahmad Sa'id) and Yusuf al-Khal's al-Ard al-kharab (1958). Translation requires a close reading of an ...
Muslim Women's Evolving Leadership Roles: A Case Study of Women Leaders in an Immigrant Muslim Community in Post-9/11 America
Based on three years of ethnographic fieldwork in a multi-ethnic immigrant Muslim congregation in a Midwestern city in the United States, this paper scrutinizes the intricate process through which women uses traditional ...
Becomings in J. M. Coetzee's Waiting for the Barbarians and José Saramago's Blindness
(The Pennsylvania State University, 2010)
Perceiving Emotions, Facilitating Thought, and Promoting Growth: Using Emotional Intelligence as an Effective Teaching Technique in the Freshman Composition Classroom
(Common Ground Publishing, 2016-06)
One of the key issues in teaching writing to students in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is that they come from diverse high school contexts. Some students have never been formally taught in English, and ...
Faculty use of the course management system (CMS) iLearn at the American University of Sharjah
(Zayed University Press, 2013)
That course management systems (CMS) are relevant to higher education is beyond question. Tertiary institutions invest significant resources in developing CMS and promoting their use by faculty members. Considerable research ...