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

Before coming to Dickinson as a Visiting International Scholar in Middle East Studies in 2012, Mohammad Abu Shuleh has worked as an administrator and instructor at Qasid Arabic Institute in Amman, Jordan since 2004. 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. He received his Ph.D. in Islamic Studies from Yarmouk University, Jordan. 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. His research and teaching interests focus on Arabic and Islamic Studies.

Education

  • B.A., The University of Jordan, 2000
  • M.A., Al al-Bayt University (Jordan), 2005
  • Ph.D., Yarmouk University, The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, 2016

2016-2017 Academic Year

Fall 2016

ARBI 201 Intermediate Arabic
Introduction to conversation and composition building on the skills developed in 101 and 102. Prerequisite: 102.

ARBI 201 Intermediate Arabic
Introduction to conversation and composition building on the skills developed in 101 and 102. Prerequisite: 102.

ARBI 360 Modern Arabic Literature
This course focuses on Modern Arabic literature and culture, with the passages and materials taken from the following sources: short stories, short plays, modern poetry and passages on tradition and culture. The readings will employ a large number of new vocabulary words, which, along with new rules, sentence structures, and phrases, are designed to improve the linguistic level of each student. The course will emphasize the four main linguistic skills (reading, writing, listening, and speaking), in both in-class activities and in written homework.