Loyola University Maryland

Modern Languages & Literatures

Dr. Inas Hassan

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Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor of Arabicinas hassan

410.617.5669
ihassan@loyola.edu
Maryland Hall 464

Education

  • Alexandria University, Egypt, MA, PhD

Research and Teaching Interests

  • Advanced Arabic Curriculum
  • Classical Arabic linguistics and modern linguistics theories
  • Bilingualism
  • Applied linguistics
  • 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: Arabyola Portal.” 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,  http://it.umd.edu/as/twt/itlabstracts2008.html (March 2008).
  •  “Playing with Arabic Alphabet” Poster Presentation, Innovation in Teaching and Learning Conference, University of Maryland College Park (February 2007).

Publications

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)
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