Amal Mohammad Al Rishan, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Al Ain Campus


Amal Alrishan is assistant Prof of teaching English curriculum and instruction. She has been teaching English for undergraduate students since 2005. Her research interests include curriculum analysis, content analysis, technology in education, and others.

Dr. Amal published a number of research papers in international refereed, scopus journals and participated in international conferences.


Yarmouk University, Jordan 2014, ph.D , English Curriculum

Yarmouk University, Jordan 2005, M.A in English

Yarmouk University, 2000, Bachelor in Languages

Selected Publications

  • Smadi, O., Alrishan,A.(2015). Strategies Used by Jordanian EFL University Graduate Students in Translating Idioms into Arabic. Journal of Education and Practice, 6, (6), 45 – 55.


ISSN 2222-1735 (Paper) ISSN 2222-288X (Online)





  • Alrishan, A., Smadi,O.(2015). Difficulties EFL Jordanian University Students Encounter in Translating English Idioms into Arabic. Journal of Education and Practice, 6, (10),118-123.


ISSN 2222-1735 (Paper) ISSN 2222-288X (Online)






  • Alrishan, A. (2015). The Perceptions of EFL Jordanian University Instructors of the Process of Teaching/Learning the Translation of Idioms, International Journal of Social Science Studies, 3, (6), 167-180.

ISSN 2324-8033 E-ISSN 2324-8041






  •  Alrishan.A. (2015). In Translating Idioms: Strategies and Difficulties. Germany: Verlag.


 http://www. Scholars-, ISBN 978-3-639-76993-7.




  • Alrishan,A. (2018). Difficulties EFL Translation Students Face in Translating Legal Texts into Arabic, Journal of Scientific Research in Arts, 19 (7), 1-25.  







  • Alrishan,A ( 2018). A Contrastive Study of English, French, and Arabic Adjectives, Journal of Literary Studies and Humanities, no.17,2018.

ISSN2314-7431. Quarterly refereed Journal.


  • Alrishan, A. (2022). Integrating Information and Communication in EFL Textbook: A Content Analysis Study, Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Dirasaat, Jordan University, vol.49, no.2 (Scopus indexed)






  • Alrishan, A. (2021). The Effect of Emergency E-Learning and Adjustment on EFL Students to adopt E-Learning During COVID-19, International Journal of Early Childhood Special Education, vol. 13, no. 1 (indexed Scopus).

Doi: 10.9756/INT-JECSE/1311-21028






  • ·       The Role of Children’s Education ‘Application in Enhancing Special Needs Pupils ‘English Language Performance”. (2022). Conference Proceedings, International Journal of Health Sciences, 6(S6), 396-407. (indexed Scopus)





  • Teaching Online Freshman Composition: Measuring Students ‘Academic Achievement online: Students Perceptions (Under review).




Presenter at Al-Buraimi University College with academic affiliation with California State University – Northridge (BUC 2nd International Multidisciplinary Conference: English Language, Literature, and Information Technology, BUC – IMC (May 2-3, 2015).


- Presenter at Sultan Qaboos University-Oman “16th International ELT Conference and Middle East- North Africa Writing Centers Alliance (MENAWCA) Conference (ELT: Ideal VS Reality)” 21-22, April,2016.


- Attendant at Alburaimi University College- Research Symposium: “Scientific Research in Omani Private Universities and Colleges: Challenges and Prospects”, 24 March 2016.


- Presenter at “5TH Malaysian International Conference on Academic Strategies in English Language Teaching”, UniversitI of TEKNOLOGI, MARA- Malaysis, 1-2 November.


- Presenter at SQU International Conference in TEFL, 2018


- Presenter at TESOL Arabia, Dubai 24th international Conference, Mars,2019


- Presenter at “SQU International Conference in TEFL”, March, 2020


- Attendant at “Qatar International Conference for Universal Design for Learning”, Qatar University (virtual sessions), 14-17 October, 2021.



-  Attendant at “BUC Research Forum in recent approaches in teaching, learning, and education”. Nov, 2021, AlBuraimi University College, Oman.


- Annual Research Forum, The Ministry of Higher Education, Oman, 15 Dec, 2021, Oman TV Channel.

- BUC 6th Conference: “Entrepreneurship in Oman: Challenges and Opportunities”, 28 Feb 2022, AlBuraimi University College, Oman.


- Presenter at International Conference on “E-Learning and Distance Learning”, Asharqiyyah University, Ibra, Oman,8-9-Mars 2022.


- Attendant at the webinar:” Future Students, Future Teachers: Education Technology and Humanity in a Changing World”, UAE, 10th of May,2022.


Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor – AL Buraimi University College, English Department, Sultanate of Oman, 30/8/2015 – 7/8/22


  • Lecturere-UMMAqura University, English Department, Saudi Arabia, 2013-2014.




  • Full time lecturer – Philadelphia University, English Department, Jordan, 2005 – 2011.



  • Part time lecturer – Prince Hussein Academy, Language Center, Jordan, 2012 – 2013.



  • Part time lecturer – Jordan University, Language Center, Jordan, 2007 – 2010.
  • Part time lecturer – Yarmouk University, Language Center, Jordan, 2006 – 2007.


  • Part time lecturer – Irbid National University, Language Center, Jordan, 2005 – 2006.



  • Translator – Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, Jordan, 2000 – 2007.



Administrative Experience

-        Acting Head of Department, 2016-2017, English Department, Al Buraimi University College, Oman.


-        Translation Program Coordinator, English Department, Al Buraimi University College, 2016- till now.


-        Scientific research committee member, BUC, English Department


-        Examination Committee member, BUC


-        Department Council member,2015- till now


-        Quality Assurance member: English Department; carrying out duties related to quality assurance, reviewing the program, Curriculum, SLOs, Matrices, 2016-till now.


-        Academic advising committee member, 2015-2021


Peer Review Summary/ Reviewer in the Journals


1. Journal of E-Learning and Digital Media

Sage Publishing





2. Saudi Journal of Language Studies

Emerald Group Publishing

ISSN: 2634-243X





3. International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Sciences

ISSN:  2454-6186,

 DOI 10.47772/IJRISS


4. International TESOL Journal

ISSN: 2815-0724



Research Achievements


Ranked in AD Scientific index (World Scientists and University Rankings) ,2021, 2022, AlBuraimi University College, Oman, teaching and Learning.



Teaching Courses

  • Methods of Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • Advanced Writing for EFL students
  • Advanced Reading for EFL students
  • Language Testing
  • Principles in teaching Writing
  • Teaching Reading for foreign language Students
  • Teaching Writing for foreign language Students
  • Communication Skills for EFL Students
  • Theories of Translation
  • Practical Translation
  • Principles in Translation
  • Media Translation
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Reading for EFL Learners
  • Writing for EFL Learners
  • English General Skills
  • Translation of General Texts E-A
  • Translation of General Texts A-E
  • Introduction to Translation
  • Panorama 1- Francais
  • Panorama 2-Francais
  • Introduction to Essay Writing
  • Communicative Grammar
  • Vocabulary Development
  • Listening and Speaking
  • Seminar in Linguistics
  • Translation project
  • Sight Translation
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Financial Translation
  • Research Methodology
  • Methods of TESL
  • Medical Translation