Suzan Al Abidi, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Abu Dhabi Campus

+971 2 6133292

suzan.alabidi@aau.ac.ae

Education

Doctor of Education/Curriculum and Instruction/Health Education. Plymouth State University, New Hampshire-USA, July 2018.

Master of Health Education/Promotion. Plymouth State University, New Hampshire-USA, March 2014.

Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Food Technology. Jordan University of Science and Technology, 2005.

Research Interests

I am an educator who trained, through education and field experiences, to facilitate the

teaching and learning of pre-service and in-service teachers. My background in Nutrition

and Food Technology stemed my interest to integrate and employ the content knowledge and

pedagogical knowledge in health and science education to promote curriculum

development. I am also intersted in examining the context, circumstances, and social determinants of health and wellness Influencing Wellness/well-being Among pepole from different cultures.

Selected Publications

  • Factors Influencing Wellness/well-being Among Children From Mothers’ Perspectives. The Opcion, vol. 38, Especial No. 25. (2020)

  • Integration of Technology Education in TVEC in Abu Dhabi, UAE. International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning. (Submitted)

  •  What Style of Acculturation do High School Expats in UAE Adopt. (In progress)

  •  How Do Muslim Mothers Navigate the Cultural Interface and Factors of Influence While Living in the U.S. to Support Their Children’s Wellness/Well- being? (In progress)

Teaching Courses

School Curriculum and UAE Curriculum, Thinking skills,  Curriculum and instruction, Methods of Teaching Math, Methods of Teaching Science, and Educational Technology.