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Climbing Grammar Mountain: An Interactive Learning Experience
(United States Department of State, 2005)
This article describes a grammar game that is an enjoyable way for students to correct sentences. In Climbing Grammar Mountain, best suited for secondary and university students, learners compete in teams to "climb" a game ...
Transitions: From retirement to teaching voice in the United Arab Emirates
(National Association of Teachers of Singing, 2017)
Helping students take control of their learning through the use of focused weekly review sheets
This paper reports on work done with students enrolled in a Level 4 Certificate of Attainment in English (CAEL) class at the University of Waikato Language Institute in Auckland. The original purpose was to help raise the ...
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)
Emerging Pedagogies in the Middle East: Enhancing Student Autonomy Using Weblogs (Blogs)
(The University of Buckingham Press, 2008)
Students in the Middle East have typically been taught English following traditional, rote learning methods. There has been little time, or little room, within the set curriculum for teachers to enrich their students’ ...
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 ...
Richard Wagner's Wesendonck Lieder: Isolde Personified
(National Association of Teachers of Singing, 2006)