Ibtehal Mahmoud Aburezeq, Ph.D

Vice president, Development and Follow-up

Al Ain Campus

+971 3 7024790



Ph. D. Curriculum and Teaching Methods of Arabic Language, University of Washington, United States of America.

M. A. Curriculum and Teaching Methods, University of Jordan, Jordan.

B. A. Arabic Language Literature, University of Jordan, Jordan.

Research Interests

 Virtual Learning in Higher Education, Integrated Learning Systems, Web-Based Instruction, New Trends in Teaching, Teaching Foreign Languages.

Selected Publications

Aburezeq, I. (2020). The Impact of Flipped Classroom on Developing Arabic Speaking Skills. The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 29 (4): 295- 306.

Aburezeq, I. (2020). Using Participatory Video as an Instructional Tool to Develop Arabic Speaking Skills: Its Impact and Attitudes towards it. Journal of Educational and Psychological Studies, 14 (2): 307- 325.

Aburezeq, I. (2019). The Impact of the Reciprocal and the Collaborative Teaching Strategies, on Improving the Literary Appreciation Skills of Seventh-Grade Students of Basic Education Cycle in Jordan. International Journal for Research in Education, 43 (1): 236- 258.

Patronis, M., Ishtaiwa-Dweikat. F., Al Awad, M., & Aburezeq, I. (2019). Attitudes and Perceptions Towards Summative E-Assessment for Free-Text Responses: A Case Study of a UAE University. International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 15 (1): 13- 28.

Aburezeq, I., & Ishtaiwa-Dweikat, F. (2017). Cloud Applications in Language Teaching: Examining Pre-Service Teachers’ Expertise, Perceptions and Integration.  International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 15 (4).

Ishtaiwa-Dweikat, F., & Aburezeq, I. (2016). The Use of Google Apps to Support Teaching and Learning. International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 11(4), 1-21.

Ishtaiwa, F., & Aburezeq, I. (2015). The Impact of Google Docs on Student Collaboration: A UAE Case Study. Learning, Culture and Social Interaction, 7, 85- 96


Keynote Speaker at the International Conference of Arts and Sciences, November, 2016, London, UK.

International Journal of Arts and Sciences Conference (IJAS), 22- 25/ 4/ 2013, Florence, Italy.

Research and Practice in Education Conference, 1/5/2011, Al Ain, UAE.

International Association of Scientific Knowledge (IASK), Teaching and Learning Conference, 29/11- 1/12/ 2010, Seville, Spain.

European Teacher Education Network Conference (ETEN): Bridging Cultures through Education, 23- 26/4/2009, Ege University, Turkey.

Professional Experience

Academic Experience:

Professor (2020- Present), College of Education, Humanities, and Social Sciences, Al Ain University, UAE. 

Associate Professor (2013- 2020), College of Education, Humanities, and Social Sciences, Al Ain University, UAE.

Assistant Professor (2009- 2013), College of Education, Humanities, and Social Sciences, Al Ain University, UAE.

Assistant Professor (2006- 2009), College of Education, Hashemite University, Jordan.

Pre Doctoral Associate (2003- 2006), Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Washington, USA.


Administrative Experience:

Dean of Student Affairs

Director of Development and Follow up

Dean of Scientific Research and Graduate Studies

Dean of College of Education, Humanities, and Social Sciences.

Teaching Courses

 Educational Curriculum Theories (G), Arabic Language Skills (G), Educational Research and Statistical Methods (G), Curriculum and Teaching Methods of Arabic Language Skills (G, U). School Curriculum and UAE Curriculum (G,U), Curriculum Principles (U), 

Arabic Language for Classroom Student- Teacher (1+2) (U), Literature Criticism (U), Educational Technology (English) (U), Educational Psychology (English) (U), Self Assessment (English) (U), Leadership and Teamwork (English) (U), Effective Communication Skills in Arabic (U), Arabs and Muslims’ Contributions to Arts and Science (U), Practicum Supervision (G, U), Elementary Arabic Courses for Foreign Students (U), Intermediate Arabic Courses for Foreign Students (U).