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.
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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
Chapter OneIntroduction to the Study
Chapter TwoLiterature Review
Chapter FiveDiscussion and Recommendations