Perceptions of Developing Cultural Awareness of First-level High School Arabic Language Learners

Perceptions of Developing Cultural Awareness of First-level High School Arabic Language Learners

by Nabila Hammami, Ashraf Esmail

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Overview

Perceptions of Developing Cultural Awareness of First-level High School Arabic Language Learners by Nabila Hammami, Ashraf Esmail

This book analyzes how Arabic teachers develop the cultural awareness of their high school students. Featuring face-to-face conversations with educators about integrating Arabic culture into the language classroom, this study highlights the complexities that characterize Arabic cultural awareness in a post-9/11 world. This book proves that increasing cultural awareness in the classroom facilitates the Arab language learning process.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761862475
Publisher: UPA
Publication date: 12/06/2013
Pages: 108
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Nabila Barada-Hammami is a high school Arabic teacher, a world language chair in Dearborn Public Schools, and an Arabic language instructor at Henry Ford Community College. She has served as a world language curriculum review committee member in Dearborn Public Schools since 1997. In 2012, she received the Dora Johnson Award in recognition of excellence in teaching Arabic as a world language.

Ashraf Esmail is an Assistant Professor of Social Sciences at Dillard University. His research interests include urban, multicultural, and peace education, family, cultural diversity, political sociology, criminology, social problems, and deviance. He is the senior editor of the Journal of Education and Social Justice.

Table of Contents

Tables
Figures
Preface
Foreword
Chapter One—Introduction to the Study
Chapter Two—Literature Review
Chapter Three—Methodology
Chapter Four—Results
Chapter Five—Discussion and Recommendations
References
Index

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