Various Researches in the English Day
The English Language Teacher Education Department at the College of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences at Al Ain University of Science and Technology, Al Ain Campus, organized the “English Language Research Day” attended by the Prof. Majed Al Jallad, Dean of the College of Education Humanities and Social Sciences, Prof. Bassam Harb, the Dean of the Scientifics Research and Graduate Studies, university faculty members and students. The keynote speaker, Prof. Shawqi Bahamid, from the University of Sharjah, opened the event with a speech about “TEFL in the Arab Context: Reflections on some Key Challenges”.
In addition, the scientific day included paper presentations on various topics which they were taught by the students in collaboration with their professors.
Dr. Abdel Rahman Altakhaineh, the department head, stressed the importance of research for the students since it helps them to have a detailed analysis on topics related to their area of specialty, resulting in enhancing developing critical thinking expertise, as well as effective analytical, research, and communication skills. Dr. Altakhaineh suggested running more events in the future to enhance the students’ research skills and help them come out with creative and innovative ideas.
The Dean of the College of Education Humanities and Social Sciences, Prof. Majed Al-Jallad, thanked the English Language Teacher Education faculty members for their great efforts in organizing the event and specially for supporting students in conducting research. At the end of the event, Prof. Al-Jallad offered the keynote speaker and other participants certificates of gratitude.