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Rima Bahous
Lebanese American University
36Publications
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250Citations
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#1Morten Greaves (Lebanese American University)
#2Mona Nabhani (Lebanese American University)H-Index: 7
Last.Rima Bahous (Lebanese American University)H-Index: 10
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There is broad international consensus that education provides a pathway towards rehabilitation for children affected by conflict. However, educators working in the field of refugee education must negotiate the complexity of trauma and utilize psycho-social protection strategies if educational interventions are to be successful. This case-study explores how two teachers employ psycho-social protection strategies in the context of a non-formal refugee education program in Lebanon. The data shows ...
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Politics has proven to be a linguistic activity that utilizes language to mold people’s beliefs. This study explores of the language of politics in two Lebanese newspapers - As-Safir and The Daily Star. Three different frameworks were chosen to carry out a critical discourse analysis. The frameworks used are that of Michael Halliday, Teun van Dijk, and Norman Fairclough. Findings show that the language of politics is never an impartial and objective one. It is structured in a way that supports r...
#1Dahlia Saouma (Lebanese American University)
#2Rima Bahous (Lebanese American University)H-Index: 10
Last.Mona Nabhani (Lebanese American University)H-Index: 7
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Abstract Background: This study investigates the role of figures of speech in the process of conceptual change in the physics classroom. Purpose: Its objectives are to examine what teachers and students perceive to be the advantages in using figures of speech in teaching physics concepts, what they perceive to be the challenges in using them, and how teachers use these in their classrooms to minimize the challenges faced. Sample We chose a purposive sample of 95 students and nine teachers of phy...
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#1Maya El Helou (Lebanese American University)H-Index: 1
#2Mona Nabhani (Lebanese American University)H-Index: 7
Last.Rima Bahous (Lebanese American University)H-Index: 10
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ABSTRACTTeaching is a challenging profession sometimes leading to teachers’ burnout: a syndrome of emotional exhaustion, depersonalisation, and reduced personal accomplishment. Burnout effects range from psychological, physical, and behavioural symptoms to increased turnover, which affects students and schools. This study identifies levels of and factors causing Lebanese teachers’ burnout by eliciting their perspectives about the matter. A multiple-case studies design is used; instruments includ...
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#1Zeina Daouk (Lebanese American University)H-Index: 1
#2Rima Bahous (Lebanese American University)H-Index: 10
Last.Nahla Nola Bacha (Lebanese American University)H-Index: 10
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to determine students’ and instructors’ perceptions regarding the effectiveness of implementing active learning strategies in higher education courses conducted at a tertiary institution in Lebanon. Design/methodology/approach – Pre-service education students completed a questionnaire, professors were interviewed, and class sessions were observed. Findings – Main findings indicate that the majority of the learners as well as the instructors favoured active ...
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#1Rima Bahous (Lebanese American University)H-Index: 10
#2Hugh Busher (University of Leicester)H-Index: 18
Last.Mona Nabhani (Lebanese American University)H-Index: 7
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This study to investigate how teachers develop their skills and knowledge to construct enthusiastic student learning and what part school principals play in that development was carried out in four primary schools serving disadvantaged communities in Beirut. In the absence of rich research in Lebanon on this topic, western literature was used to construct a conceptual framework on professional learning and teachers’ identities; collaborative cultures and learning communities; leadership, power a...
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#1Rima BahousH-Index: 10
#2Zeina DaoukH-Index: 1
Last.Nahla Nola BachaH-Index: 10
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#1Mona Nabhani (Lebanese American University)H-Index: 7
#2Rima Bahous (Lebanese American University)H-Index: 10
Last.Houda Sabra (U of O: University of Ottawa)
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AbstractThis study describes how instructional supervision is conducted at a private school in Lebanon. The authors elicited teachers’ and supervisors’ perceptions of this process and investigated how the approach to supervision contributes to teachers’ professional development. Mixed research methods were used to collect the data, including a questionnaire, semistructured interviews, analysis of school documents, and observations. Findings indicate that although the supervision process is well ...
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Assessing students’ learning outcomes is on the agenda of higher education institutions seeking improvement of student learning. Faculty members should be well versed in developing and assessing learning outcomes and involved in ensuring success in the assessment process; however, many claim that the process interferes with academic freedom, refuse to listen, and resist change. In this article, we examine faculty views on assessing students’ learning outcomes in English-medium universities in Ar...
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#1Rima Bahous (Lebanese American University)H-Index: 10
#2Mona Nabhani (Lebanese American University)H-Index: 7
Last.Nahla Nola Bacha (Lebanese American University)H-Index: 10
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Research has shown that code-switching (CS) between languages in spoken discourse is prevalent in multilingual contexts and is used for many purposes. More recently, it has become the subject of much concern in academic contexts in negatively affecting students’ language use and learning. However, while the concern has been increasing, no rigorous studies have been done in L1 Arabic academic contexts. In this paper, the researchers explore university faculty and students’ views on CS in higher e...
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