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Nayan, Rohany – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This dissertation manuscript reports on a study that explored the ways in which the focal children in three Muslim immigrant families enacted identity by way of literacy practice. This study set out to construct a better understanding of Muslim American immigrant families by providing a "thick description" of their identity performance…
Descriptors: Muslims, Immigrants, Islam, Identification (Psychology)
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Khan, Mehre Y. – Intercultural Education, 2007
Arguably, Muslim subjects of the diaspora, regardless if they identify as secular, religious, feminist, or queer, have taken on a new and further stigmatized visibility post-9/11. How can students and teachers located in feminist classrooms, Muslim and non-Muslim alike, safely imagine Muslim bodies and identities outside and within war propaganda,…
Descriptors: Propaganda, Cultural Activities, Muslims, Feminism
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McColm, Greg; Dorn, Sherman – Thought & Action, 2005
This article describes the events surrounding the University of South Florida's (USF) involvement with Sami Al-Arian, who was a professor at USF prior to accusations of involvement in the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ). The seeds of the Al-Arian controversy were planted in the early 1990s when USF--an ambitious but underfunded…
Descriptors: National Security, Universities, Educational Practices, College Faculty
Bangura, Abdul Karim – Online Submission, 2004
The educational systems of Muslim societies, particularly that of Saudi Arabia, have been under scrutiny, especially after the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Washington, DC. The Saudi educational system is mostly based on Islamic precepts. Nonetheless, the United States government and other…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences, Muslims, Islam
Manzo, Kathleen Kennedy – Education Week, 2004
A number of Muslim countries have stepped up plans for revising school textbooks as part of the continuing U.S. driven campaign to combat terrorism. Critics maintain that the efforts are superficial and that the books continue to portray dangerous stereotypes and promote extremist views. Some books for religious and social sciences classes in use…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Textbooks, Social Studies, Muslims
Shea, Nina; Al-Ahmed, Ali – Center for Religious Freedom, 2006
After September 11, 2001, complaints were voiced around the world, including by the U.S. government, that Saudi Arabian schools demonize the West and the "other." Senior Saudi government spokesmen also acknowledged this as a problem, and have repeatedly pledged that reform is underway or completed. This report was written in response to…
Descriptors: Muslims, Jews, Freedom, Textbooks
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Rahme, Joseph G. – History Teacher, 1999
Evaluates the usage of five concepts in the study of Islamic and world history that serve to perpetuate the image of Islamic civilization as the Other: (1) Middle East; (2) East and West; (3) Judaic-Christian heritage; (4) Islamic fundamentalism; and (5) jihad. Argues for replacing these concepts. (CMK)
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Ethnocentrism, Higher Education, Islamic Culture
Bergen, Timothy J., Jr.; Mi, Han-fu – Georgia Social Science Journal, 1988
Presents a flexible two-week lesson unit for teaching high school students about Islam. Provides learning objectives and activities, as well as a bibliography of resources. Includes seven study guides which cover such topics as Islamic prophets, the Koran, Islamic morality, and Jihad. (GEA)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Curriculum Development, High Schools, Islam
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Hamdan, Jihad M.; Al-Hawamdeh, Rose Fowler – Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 2018
This empirical study examines the extent to which 'face', i.e. (audio visual dialogues), affects the listening comprehension of advanced Jordanian EFL learners in a TOFEL-like test, as opposed to its absence (i.e. a purely audio test) which is the current norm in many English language proficiency tests, including but not limited to TOFEL iBT,…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Advanced Students
Mount Carmel International Training Centre, Haifa (Israel). – 1993
The purpose of a 1992 course on emergent literacy in early childhood education was to formulate a shared definition of literacy; create awareness of the developmental process involved; test previous assumptions, methods, and techniques in the light of new knowledge; and develop pedagogic approaches and curricula relevant to the existing conditions…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Child Development, Diglossia
Olson, Clark D.; Vasilius, Janet M. – 1985
The actual nature of topicality as it is presented in intercollegiate debate rounds has become so split that there are two different types of topicality. The first type (T1) is a "real" argument that is subjective, intentional, absolute, jurisdictional, pragmatic, and focuses on content and product. The second type (T2) is strategic,…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Credibility, Debate, Definitions
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Saad, Sawsan; Dandashi, Amal; Aljaam, Jihad M.; Saleh, Moataz – Educational Technology & Society, 2015
A multimedia-based learning system to teach children with intellectual disabilities (ID) the basic living and science concepts is proposed. The tutorials' development is pedagogically based on Mayer's Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning combined with Skinner's Operant Conditioning Model. Two types of tutorials are proposed. In the first type;…
Descriptors: Multimedia Instruction, Mental Retardation, Teaching Methods, Scientific Concepts
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Jihad, Teeba; Klementowicz, Edward; Gryczka, Patrick; Sharrock, Chappel; Maxfield, MacRae; Lee, Yongjun; Montclare, Jin Kim – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2018
The effectiveness of blended learning was evaluated through the integration of an online chemistry platform, LabLessons. Two modules, "Formation of Hydrogen" and "Titration," were designed by college mentors alongside classroom chemistry teachers to engage and allow high school students to better comprehend these scientific…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Chemistry, Science Instruction, Online Courses
Mauch, Werner, Ed.; Papen, Uta, Ed. – 1997
This book highlights examples of innovative educational practices in the field of organized adult learning. Fifteen chapters present outcomes of collective research in the Innovations in Nonformal and Adult Education (INNAE) project. "Common Learning--Collective Research: Innovating Adult Education" (Werner Mauch, Uta Papen) describes the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Adult Programs
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Badri, Masood; Yang, Guang; Al Mazroui, Karima; Mohaidat, Jihad; Al Rashedi, Asma; Al Housani, Najwa – Journal of Biological Education, 2017
This study employed the international Relevance of Science Education questionnaire to survey the interest in biology and the out-of-school experiences of Abu Dhabi secondary school students (median age 17, mean age 17.53 and mode age of 16) in the third semester of 2014. It included 3100 participants. An exploratory factor analysis was used to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Education, Secondary School Students, Gender Differences
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