Digital Tools & Social Media for Authors and Editors

December 26, 2017

Are you interested in getting published? If yes, you should consider some of the recent technologies and authoring software that could save you hundreds of hours managing your content or organizing your ideas. My favorite two tools are Scrivener and EndNote. The first is a very professional software that many authors and academics use to […]

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Easily Format a Table of Content TOC

November 13, 2017

For many of us, formatting a MS table of content (TOC) could be a terrible experience. One of the major issues in the current MS TOC is that they are automatically updated every time you attempt to do a slight edit. Unfortunately, there are not many options for editing it without facing the automatic update […]

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M-Learning in Your ESL Classroom: A Presentation at Qatar University

December 1, 2013

In my last Qatar TESOL PD presentation at Qatar University last week, I introduced mobile learning research initiatives in different parts of the world. I draw attention to the fact that several small and large scales initiatives have already taken place in different countries and regions including the middle east in an attempt to reach […]

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Research Project Featured in “QU Campus Life” Magazine

November 9, 2012

It is great to see this simple app QU Learn competing with other international applications in the field of m-learning. I am proud of it. It has been featured in QU campus life. Read the news below..

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Collaborative Learning vs. Group Work!

December 29, 2010

I have been enjoying this workshop organized at Qatar University OFID office. It is one of their regular PD events for our faculty. Since I have joined QU, I have seen how hard working and committed to providing all sorts of PD opportunities to all faculty and learners they are. So, back to this workshop […]

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MA Graduation

January 2, 2010

It might be a bit late in posting about my graduation, but I was overwhelmed with many things since I completed my MA program. It was a wonderful but challenging program that took me three years to complete from the University of Manchester. Taking the decision to make this program via distance learning mode in […]

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How to Implement Technology in the Web 2.0 Era?

November 4, 2009

This post is a suggested topic to include in the edtech chat series. I just would like to move a bit from discussing or debating the advantages/ disadvantages of technology to the actual implementation of it in the classroom. I would love to hear people talking from the field and sharing their real life and […]

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Amazing Statistics

May 5, 2009

Ever wondered how some presenters manipulate data to show them in an impressive manner that attracts poeple’s attention. I came across this TED video which shows an amazing new initiative from the UK. The new service is based on the collaboration of some educators and programmers to integrate the use of powerpoint, flash, animation, and […]

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