Ms. Diala Awwad | American University of Sharjah

Profile

Teaching areas

I have been teaching the University Preparation (UPA) Course which focuses on developing a positive attitude toward study at university and providing the skills necessary for success in all classes. Stresses goal setting, time management, and specific study skills such as note-taking, memorization, critical thinking and accessing the library for academic research purposes. Also, I have extensive teaching experience in TESOL/TEFL, plus Business Courses.

Research areas

Education

MA, Ma Professional Education & Training (tesol), Deakin University, Australia, 2008
Graduate Diploma, Graduate Diploma (tesol), La Trobe University, Australia, 2003
BA, Sociology, Trinity University, United States, 1987

Professional experience

Senior Instructor, Achievement Academy Bridge Program, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2012 - Present
University Preparation (upa) 100 & 200 Coordinator, Achievement Academy, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2016 - 2018
Learning Enhancement Center Coordinator, Achievement Academy, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2012 - 2012
English Language Instructor, Continuing Education Center, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2004 - 2007
Language Program Coordinator / Instructor, Office Of Academic Affairs- Continuing Education Center, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2006 - 2007
English Language Instructor, Intensive English Program Department, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2004 - 2005

Memberships

TESOL International, International, Advances the expertise of professionals who teach English to speakers of other languages in multilingual contexts worldwide., 28 February 2022 - 28 February 2023
National Academic Advising Association, NACADA, International, The Global Community for Academic Advising, 1 January 2022 - 31 December 2022
TESOL International, International, Advances the expertise of professionals who teach English to speakers of other languages in multilingual contexts worldwide., 28 February 2021 - February 2022
National Academic Advising Association, NACADA, International, The Global Community for Academic Advising, October 2020 - January 2022
National Academic Advising Association, NACADA, International, The Global Community for Academic Advising, October 2020 - 31 December 2021
TESOL Arabia, Regional, March 2006 - 2021
National Academic Advising Association, NACADA, International, The Global Community for Academic Advising, October 2020 - 31 October 2021
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