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Sarah Risha

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Lecturer Sr, Arabic
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 0202
Biography: 

Sarah Risha is the KSA Assistant Director of Non-English Teaching Cohort and has been in the education field and enjoying it for over twenty years and counting.  She is the President elect for College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Senate. She is also a member of ASU senatoe. This provides her with unique perspective on the journey of pursuing knowledge and professional achievement; skills that she always utilizes fully to help students overcome challenges and succeed in their own personal journeys.

Risha holds a Certificate in Effective Teaching Practices recognized by American Council on Education; Certificate in K-12 teaching, Arizona Department of Education (2003 and 2011), a Certificate in Educational Technology, Northern Arizona University (2004), a Certificate of Boot Camp for Teaching Online, Arizona State University (2015) and a Certificate of completion of 12 Professional Development Hours “Borders, Migrations and Refugees,” University of Arizona (2017).

Education: 
  • Ph.D. Curriculum and Instructions (with Distinction), Arizona State University 2013. Dissertation: Education and Curricular Perspective in the Quran.
  • Master’s Degree. Educational Technology (with Distinction), Northern Arizona University 2004
  • B.A. English Language,  Kuwait University

 

Research Interests: 

Teaching Methodologies
Middle Eastern and Arabic Culture
Arab American studies
Translation
Bilingualism
Islamic and Qur’anic Studies

Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
ARB 335Arabic Culture and Islam
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
ARB 321Arabic Conversation I
ARB 335Arabic Culture and Islam
ARB 336Introduction to the Qur'an
ARB 411Advanced Arabic Skills II
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
ARB 101Elementary Arabic I
ARB 311Advanced Arabic Skills I
ARB 336Introduction to the Qur'an
ARB 394Special Topics
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
ARB 335Arabic Culture and Islam
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
ARB 321Arabic Conversation I
ARB 335Arabic Culture and Islam
ARB 352Modern Arabic Lit/Trans
ARB 411Advanced Arabic Skills II
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ARB 311Advanced Arabic Skills I
ARB 336Introduction to the Qur'an
ARB 394Special Topics
ARB 499Individualized Instruction
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ARB 335Arabic Culture and Islam
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ARB 294Special Topics
ARB 311Advanced Arabic Skills I
ARB 336Introduction to the Qur'an
ARB 499Individualized Instruction
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ARB 335Arabic Culture and Islam
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ARB 321Arabic Conversation I
ARB 394Special Topics
ARB 411Advanced Arabic Skills II
ARB 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ARB 101Elementary Arabic I
ARB 311Advanced Arabic Skills I
ARB 336Introduction to the Qur'an
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ARB 321Arabic Conversation I
ARB 394Special Topics
ARB 411Advanced Arabic Skills II
ARB 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ARB 101Elementary Arabic I
ARB 311Advanced Arabic Skills I
ARB 336Introduction to the Qur'an