Faculty Profile

Mohammad Abu Shuleh

Visiting International Scholar in Middle East Studies (2012)

Contact Information

abushulm@dickinson.edu

Denny Hall Room 10B
717.254.8141

Bio

Since 2004, Mohammad Abu Shuleh has worked as an administrator and instructor at Qasid Arabic Institute in Amman, Jordan. As the Director of Academic Development at Qasid, Abu Shuleh has played an intricate role in the development of the institute’s teaching materials and training programs. After completing degrees in Islamic Studies at the University of Jordan and Al al-Bayt University, Abu Shuleh enrolled in Yarmouk University where he has completed his coursework for a doctorate in Islamic Banking and Economics. A certified interviewer in the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview, Abu Shuleh has received a diploma from the University of Jordan in curriculum development and teaching methods.

Education

  • B.A., The University of Jordan, 2000
  • M.A., Al al-Bayt University (Jordan), 2005

2015-2016 Academic Year

Fall 2015

ARBI 211 Intermediate Arabic
Introduction to conversation and composition building on the skills developed in 101 and 102. Prerequisite: 102.

ARBI 211 Intermediate Arabic
Introduction to conversation and composition building on the skills developed in 101 and 102. Prerequisite: 102.

ARBI 360 Media Arabic
This course will focus on the development of Arabic skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening in Modern Standard Arabic. The course objective is to acquire greater proficiency and overall communication skills in accordance with the ACTFL proficiency guidelines. Students will broaden their vocabulary, enhance their grammatical knowledge and enrich their cultural understanding through current news stories in the Arab media. The class will include both written reports and oral presentations in Arabic.