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Mona Nabhani
Lebanese American University
22Publications
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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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#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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#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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#1Mona NabhaniH-Index: 7
#2Maya El HelouH-Index: 1
#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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#1Mona Nabhani (Lebanese American University)H-Index: 7
#2Maureen O’Day Nicolas (University of Balamand)H-Index: 2
Last.Rima Bahous (Lebanese American University)H-Index: 10
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This article is an account of a study that aimed to elicit the perceptions of school principals and middle managers in Lebanon on teachers’ professional development (PD) and to promote an understanding of PD that extends beyond workshops. The study was qualitative and exploratory and used online interviewing to collect data. Questions were emailed to 30 school principals in Beirut and North Lebanon. The overall intention was to extract understanding of how this professional qualification and adm...
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This exploratory article is based on a researchproject which runs 2011-2013 that examines how global processes are expressedin educational policies and pedagogical texts in Lebanon, Sweden and Turk ...
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