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    • Washback Effect of the CEPA English Test on Teaching in an Educational Zone in the UAE 

      Al Sheraiqi, Khawla Rashed (2010-08)
      Studies conducted to investigate the washback effect of standardized tests have found that the influence which a test might have on teaching can be positive or negative (see Cheng, 2005; Shohamy, 2001; and Wall & Alderson, ...
    • Water Quality Modeling of Dubai Creek using HEC-RAS 

      Hussien, Heba (2015-05)
      The quality of the water resources is facing threats because of the continuous urbanization. This increase in human activities around the coastal areas changed the water quality, affecting the aquatic ecosystem. Eutrophication ...
    • WiMAX Models for the Smart Grid 

      Al-Omar, Ban Abdul Elah (2014-03)
      The smart grid is the integration of the 21st century information and communications technologies with the 20th century traditional power grid. Such integration empowers the electricity utilities and their consumers to ...
    • Writing through Translation 

      Alghadiri, Ilham (2012-05)
      Each culture can represent any other culture. Translation, in this sense becomes a cultural representation of an original. Translation and cultural representation in the West are often seen through the lenses of Orientalism; ...
    • Yes Minister's Open Government: Translation and Commentary 

      Rahma, Shaza Abdulhafeez Mohammad (2011-07)
      This thesis investigates the most appropriate translation strategies and approaches to use when translating political humor. To this end, a translation into Arabic of Chapter One, that is Open Government, of the well-known ...
    • ZigBee-Based Tangible Input Devices 

      Khan, Waqqas Munir (2015-05)
      ZigBee has emerged as a dominant low-power wireless standard for input devices. It has been used widely for building wireless input devices. However, the design of input devices in user environments has remained traditional ...