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Teaching and Learning

Collated Experience in Education and Training
I have been in the education profession since 1985. I have extensive experience in education and training for young and adult learners. I have passion for combining technology in education for the benefit of learning, learner success and teaching effectiveness. I have been leading the introduction of eLearning paradigm in all its forms (distant education, hybrid, flexible and classroom based) with emphasis on project/problem based learning and cross disciplinary integration of learning objects.

Supporting Teaching and Learning
During the 9 years of managing the department of computer and student services, I have created an effective teaching and learning support function that serves the multicultural environment of a young college. I was successful in institutionalizing a department that offered the following services to the college community:

  • Reported to the College Director and served on the College Executive Committee contributing to its vision and strategic planning.
  • Created and institutionalized policies and procedures supporting student success including the development, implementation and evaluation of program reviews and strategic planning for the department fostering an environment that assists students in achieving their academic and personal goals.
  • Implemented successful student recruitment campaigns and plans to meet established enrollment targets; and managed the enrollments monitoring and managing retention and attrition.
  • Managed the student records systems including creation of database systems to support improving student success, automating registration and timetabling.
  • Created and provided leadership in the areas of student counseling and advising; student grievances; financial aid and career counseling functions.
  • Provided leadership and support to creation and management of student extracurricular activities, student publications, student administration council and the alumni association.
  • Participated in the selection of new faculty and staff in the student services area and in evaluating the performance of existing faculty and staff.
  • Managed the finance and budget of the department as assigned by the college and in raising sponsorships and funds from the community to support activities.
  • Evaluated and promoted the professional development of staff within the student services area.
  • Managed relations with parents, employers and the community.
  • Even after moving to my new capacity as manager of Educational technology, I continued supporting many of the above functions as part of the new role. Refer to my web site for full details in Supporting Teaching and Learning.

Experience with Adult Training
I have developed and conducted the following workshops and training programs for adults:

  • Web design courses (DreamWeaver, Fireworks, Flash, PHP, mySQL, Linux).
  • Developing eLearning courseware with WebCT and Blackboard.
  • Technical Free Workshops for Teachers (HotPotatoes, Respondus, electronic presentations).
  • Quality Service workshops.
  • Training the Trainers on Instructional Skills (part of the ISW initiative.)
  • Facilitated Instructional Skills Workshops for teachers.
  • Presented a paper on "Technology in Teaching" for HCT Staff Conference, 1993.
  • Presented numerous computer literacy workshops for the staff and faculty of HCT

University/College level:
I have taught the following courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels:

  • Operation Management
  • Project Management
  • Human Resources
  • Staffing
  • organizational Behaviour
  • E-Commerce courses.
  • E-Marketing.
  • Computer Systems Architecture.
  • Computer Programming Languages.
  • Database design and implementation
  • Data Communication and Computer Networking.
  • Operating Systems.
  • Data structures.
  • Principles of Business Administration.
  • History of the Arab World and the Middle East.

K-12 Level
I have taught the following courses at the K-12 level:

  • Mathematics subjects (Calculus, Geometry and Algebra.)
  • Computer Sciences (Programming and Applications.)
  • General Sciences (Physics and Chemistry.)


Instructional/Curriculum Design
I have developed and implemented numerous curriculum and courses for the college programs as well as K-12 syllabuses:

  • College Curriculum: I developed the curriculum and related course material for the course of: network design, database design, computer literacy, independent learning courses and history of the middle East.
  • School Curriculum: I was on the UAE ministerial committee that developed the framework of the IT curriculum of the K-12 program and I was actively participating with the development of many of the related course material.
  • eLearning: I have developed and implemented many online material for computer courses using WebCT platform. Some of these courses are: eMarketing, Internet programming, Database Design, Operation Management and history of the Middle East.
  • Assessment: I have developed many online assessment tools using HotPotatoes and Respondus. Most recently, I developed an online system for ePortfolio assessment program for the first year college students.
  • Courseware: I have developed numerous courseware materials to support classroom teaching using different multimedia packages and tools like HyperStudio, Authorware, And ToolBook.

Experience with Adult TrainingI have developed and conducted the following workshops and training programs for adults:

  • Web design courses (DreamWeaver, Fireworks, Flash, PHP, mySQL, Linux).
  • Developing eLearning courseware with WebCT and Blackboard.
  • Technical Free Workshops for Teachers (HotPotatoes, Respondus, electronic presentations).
  • Quality Service workshops.
  • Training the Trainers on Instructional Skills (part of the ISW initiative.)
  • Facilitated Instructional Skills Workshops for teachers.
  • Presented a paper on "Technology in Teaching" for HCT Staff Conference, 1993.
  • Presented numerous computer literacy workshops for the staff and faculty of HCT.
 
 
 
 
 

 

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