Instructor and Computer-aided language-learning Director
Department of Arabic Language Instruction


Brief Biography

Rasha Essam is a faculty member at The American University in Cairo, where she works as a computer-aided language-learning director and instructor in the department of Arabic as a foreign language. Her research interests include activity theory in higher education, teaching as a design science, TPACK, blended learning, online learning, multimedia learning, visual learning, computer-supported collaborative learning, social learning, technology affordances, networked learning, inclusive technology enhanced learning, and design based-research.

Educational background

  • PhD Candidate in Technology Enhanced Learning (University of Lancaster)
  • MA Educational Leadership (American University in Cairo)
  • MA Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language (American University in Cairo)
  • BSc Computer Science and Information System (Ain Shams University) 

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