Hanan
Hassanein

Position
Instructor
Department
Department of Arabic Language Instruction
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Profile

Brief Biography

Hanan Hassanein has been an instructor in the Department of Arabic Language Instruction at The American University in Cairo since 2010. She worked as a part time instructor from 2007 to 2010 at The American University in Cairo. She taught Modern Standard Arabic, Colloquial Egyptian Arabic, Media, and listening in ALNG, ALIN, and diplomat programs. She also taught at Middlebury College in the United States during the summer of 2008.

Hassanein earned her Master’s in Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language from The American University in Cairo in 2009. She also earned her Master’s in Pediatric Medicine from Cairo University in 1999.

Hassanein’s research interest are teaching Arabic to students with learning disabilities as well as teaching pedagogies. She gave a series of four presentations on teaching Arabic alphabet, vocabulary, grammar using blended learning, and reading using assistive technology to dyslexic students learning Arabic as a foreign language at the MESA conference. Moreover, she presented a paper at AUC Texas University Joint Conference about using blogs to teach Arabic writing as a foreign language.

Education
MA, Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language, The American University in
Cairo (AUC), 2009
Diploma, Total Quality Management, The American University in Cairo (AUC), 2003
M.S., Pediatric Medicine, Cairo University, 1999, (cum laude)
M.B. B.C.H, Cairo University, 1986, (magna cum laude)
Research interests
Teaching Arabic to students with Learning disabilities
Teaching Pedagogies