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Dr. Inas Hassan
Dr. Inas Hassan
Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor of Arabic
Maryland Hall 464
Alexandria University, Egypt, MA, PhD
Research and Teaching Interests
Advanced Arabic Curriculum
Classical Arabic linguistics and modern linguistics theories
Teaching with Technology
Honors, Awards and Grants
LCAS Associate Dean Grant for Faculty, Loyola University Maryland, Fall 2015
Affiliate Faculty Grant from Center for Humanities Loyola University Maryland, Spring 2015
Summer Research Grant from Center for Humanities, Loyola University Maryland, Spring 2014
Enriching Classroom Teaching Grant from Center for Humanities Loyola University, Fall 2013
School of Arts and Humanities Grant from University of Maryland College Park, Spring 2012
Arabic Flagship Program Grant from University of Maryland College Park, Fall 2009
Recent Courses Taught at Loyola
Courses Taught in Arabic
AB 101 Arabic I
AB 102 Arabic II
AB 103 Arabic III
AB 104 Arabic IV
TH 719 Introductory Arabic I
TH 720 Introductory Arabic II
Presentations at Conferences
“The Arabyola Portal: Integrated Trusted e-Resources into Curriculum.” Duke University Workshop (December 2015).
“Arabic Fakebook: a unique review activity for intermediate-advanced level.” Affiliate Faculty Workshop, Loyola University MD (November 2015).
“Integrating selected web-resources and apps into the curriculum:
.” NEMLA, Toronto, Canada (April 2015).
“Planning for effective learning and assessment in Arabic language class." WIZIQ Webinar at American Council for International Education, TCLP Arabic Exchange Program (January 2014).
“Guide to Arabic curriculum and material development.” WIZIQ Webinar at American Council for International Education, TCLP Arabic Exchange Program (January 2014).
“Using Games to promote student’s motivation to learn ARABIC.” Internationalizing the Arabic Language Conference, Cairo, Egypt (December 2013).
“I am speak Arabic, but I use English.” ACTFL, Orlando, FL (November 2013).
“Project-Based learning in our Arabic classes.” WIZIQ Webinar at American Council for International Education, TCLP Arabic Exchange Program (October 2013).
“ Developing Advanced Arabic curriculum,” Panel at NEMLA, Boston, MA (March 2013).
“Activities and assessment in Arabic k-12 classrooms,” WIZIQ Webinar at American Council for International Education, TCLP Arabic Exchange Program (February 2013).
“ Navigating and using Arabic teaching online resources in K-12 classrooms.”, WIZIQ Webinar at American Council for International Education, TCLP Arabic Exchange Program (January 2013).
“Remembering Arabic …and just in case you forgot some Russian: free online learning tools for less Commonly Taught Language.” (with Rachel McGuire, and Dr Kira Gore), 2nd Annual SLLC Undergraduate Research Forum, University of Maryland College Park (May 2010).
“Arabic and Chinese Dialects: A Contrastive Study in Their Usage.” (with Iman Tsz Yin Ng, and Dr. Phoenix Liu) 2nd Annual SLLC Undergraduate Research Forum, University of Maryland College Park (May 2010).
"Learn Arabic via English" Poster Presentation, Innovation in Teaching and Learning Conference , University of Maryland College Park,
Playing with Arabic Alphabet
” Poster Presentation, Innovation in Teaching and Learning Conference, University of Maryland College Park (February 2007).
(With Co-Author Dr. David DiMeo)
The Travels of Ibn Battuta: A Guided Arabic Reader
. The American University in Cairo Press; 1st ed., 2015.
The Arabyola Portal.
E-handbook, Loyola University Maryland, 2014.
Deviation Phenomena in Arabic Linguistics and Classical Arabic Text: Al’uduul
. Ph.D. Dissertation, Alexandria University, Egypt, 2003.
Collocation and Colligation Phenomena in Arabic Linguistics: AT- Talaazum
. MA Dissertation, Alexandria University, Egypt, 1997
Service Activities, Memberships in Academic Societies
Service: College Activities (Representative Assignments)
Founder and Coordinator of the Arabic Language Club (Arabyola), Fall 2013-Present
Arabic Language Pedagogical Consultant, Fall 2013-Present
LLC Interested Party and Consultant, Fall 2015-Present
Memberships in Academic Societies
AATA (American Association of Teacher of Arabic)
ACTFL (American Council of teaching of foreign languages)
MESA (Middle East Studies Association)
NEMLA ( Northeast Modern Language Association)
Language Learning Center
Fall 2016 Newsletter
Spring 2017 Major/Minor Courses
Comparative Cultures and Literary Studies