Dr. Maher Bahloul

Associate Professor

PROFILE

Dr. Maher Bahloul earned his PhD degree from Cornell University, NY, USA. He also holds a Masters’ Degree from the Sorbonne University, Paris, France. He has taught linguistics, language, translation, and communications for more than 25 years at institutions such as Cornell University, SUNY at Binghamton, Kind Saud University, and the American University of Sharjah. His teaching and research interests are theoretical and applied linguistics, dialectology, teacher training, and learning pedagogies, especially the Learning Through The Arts (LTTA) field.

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. Linguistics, Cornell University Ithaca, New York 1994
  • M.A. Linguistics, Cornell University Ithaca, New York 1992
  • M.A. Linguistics, Sorbonne University Paris, France 1987
  • B.A. Linguistics, Sorbonne University Paris, France 1986
  • D.U.E.L Chinese, INALCO Paris, France 1987
 

Published Work

2018

  • Bahloul, Maher (2018) Review of Arabic Language in the Emirati Films: Linguistic and Cultural Window on Emirati Films, by Nasser M. Isleem and Hajer Al Madhi. San Bernardino, California: CreateSpace. Journal of the American Association of Teachers of Arabic Al-‘Arabiyya 51, pp. 143-150. (ISSN: 0889-8731)

2017

  • Bahloul, Maher (2017) “Boosting Creativity: Reading and Writing Through Storyboarding”. International Journal for Talent Development and Creativity (IJTDC) 5.1, pp: 161-169. (ISSN: 2291-7179).

2016

  • Bahloul, Maher (2016a). “The Particle QAD in Arabic: Is it a Syntactic Filler?” Brill’s Journal of Afroasiatic Languages and Linguistics 8.2, 261-285. DOI. 10.1163/18776930-00802005.
  • Bahloul, Maher (2016b). “Learning Verbs With Arguments: The ESL/EFL Challenge” The Journal of Teaching English for Specific And Academic Purposes 4.3, 477-489. DOI: 10.22190/JTESAP1603477B
  • Bahloul, Maher (2016c). “Whose Reality Is It? Form and Function of Grammatical Signs.” In Onur, Tarasti, Sigirci, & Nur Dokmeci Yorukoglu (eds.) Is It Real? Structuring Reality by Means of Signs, pp. 118-130. London, Cambridge Scholars Publishing. (ISBN: 978-1-4438-9472-2)

2015

  • Bahloul, Maher (2015). "I Assume You Know’: The Use of  ?AB?AN in Media Arabic." Brill’s Journal of Afroasiatic Languages and Linguistics 7, 70-102, DOI.1163/18776930-00701003

2014

  • Bahloul, Maher (2014). "The Art of Mime in Education: A Rich Learning Tool." Journal of the European Teacher Education Network 9 (2014): 1-11. url: http://www.jeten-online.org/. [Comment: ISSN# 2183-2234. ]

2012

  • Bahloul, Maher & Carolyn Graham (2012) Lights! Camera! Action and the Brain: The Use of Film in Education. London: Cambridge Scholars publishing. 329 pages (ISBN: 978-1-4438-3657-9)
  • Bahloul, Maher (2012) “The Camera in the Classroom: Challenges and Opportunities” In Bahloul, Maher and Carolyn Graham (eds.) Lights! Camera! Action and the Brain: The Use of Film in Education. pp. 1-12. London: Cambridge Scholars publishing. (ISBN: 978-1-4438-3657-9)
  • Bahloul, Maher & Wafa Mezghani (2012) “From an Expatriate Diary: Learning Through Filmmaking” In Bahloul, Maher and Carolyn Graham (eds.) Lights! Camera! Action and the Brain: The Use of Film in Education, pp. 218-239. London: Cambridge Scholars publishing. (ISBN: 978-1-4438-3657-9)

2011

  • Bahloul, Maher  (2011)  “Variation and Attitudes: A Sociolinguistic Analysis of the Qaaf” In Embarki, M. & Ennaji (eds.), Modern Trends in Arabic Dialectology, pp. 69-96. Trenton (USA): The Red Sea Press. (ISBN 978-1-56902-346-4)

2008

  • Bahloul, Maher  (2008a) Structure and Function of the Arabic Verb. London: Routledge. 256 pages. (ISBN: 9780415772150)
  • Al-Jaboori, Ali Tarik & Maher Bahloul (2008b) “Learning English Modals: Grammar Textbooks and Corpus-Based Practice Approach” In Jendli A., Coombe, C., & Troudi, S. eds. Best Practice in English Language Teaching, pp. 251-259. Dubai: TESOL Arabia Publications (ISBN: 978-9948-8566-8-9)

2007

  • Bahloul,  Maher  (2007a)  Spelling Errors of Arab Learners: Evidence for Intergraphemic Mapping. In Coomb and Barlow (eds), Language Teacher Research in the Middle East , USA: TESOL, pp. 41-51. (ISBN: 9781931185417)
  • Bahloul,  Maher  (2007b) “Linguistic Diversity: The Qaf Across Arabic Dialects” In Benmamoun (ed). Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 289. John Benjamin’s Publishing Company, pp. 247-256. (ISBN 978 90 272 4804 6)

2006

  • Bahloul,  Maher (2006a) “Agreement”,  Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics (EALL). pp. 43-48. BRILL, Leiden – Boston. (ISBN 9004149732)
  • Bahloul,  Maher (2006b) “Copula”,  Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics (EALL). pp. 506-511. BRILL, Leiden – Boston. (ISBN 9004149732)

2002

  • Wayne Harbert & Maher Bahloul (2002)  “Postverbal subjects in Arabic and  the theory of agreement”. In  Jamal Ouhalla and Ur Shlonsky (eds) Themes in Arabic and Hebrew Syntax,  Dordrecht: Kluwer, pp. 45-70. (ISBN 1402005369)

2001

  • Triki Mounir & Maher Bahloul (2001) “The Reported Speech Revisited: A Question of Self and Expression”. Academic Research, 2.  pp. 1-35.

1996

  • Linda Waugh & Maher Bahloul (1996). “La différence entre le futur simple et le futur périphrastique dans le discours journalistique”. Modèles Linguistiques, Vol.33, XVII, 1, pp. 19-36

1994

  • Bahloul,  Maher  (1994a) The Syntax and Semantics and Taxis, Tense, Aspect, and Modality in Standard Arabic. Cornell University: DMLL Publications
  • Bahloul,  Maher  (1994b) “Extending the NegP Hypothesis: Evidence From Standard Arabic”. Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 115, pp. 31-46. John Benjamin’s Publishing Company (ISBN: 978 90 272 3618 0)

1993

  • Bahloul,  Maher (1993a) “The Copula in Modern Standard Arabic” Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 101, pp 200-229. John Benjamin’s Publishing Company. (ISBN 978 90 272 3603 6)
  • Bahloul,  Maher  & Wayne Harbert (1993b) “Agreement Asymmetries in Arabic”. In Jonathan Mead ed. The Eleventh West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics. pp. 15-31. (ISBN 1881526127)

1992

  • Waugh, Linda, Theresa Antes & Maher Bahloul (1992) Review of Tense and Text: A Study of French Past Tenses by Engel Dulcie, Routledge (Croom Helm Romance Linguistics Series), 1990.Studies in Language, 16: 1, pp. 192-200. (ISSN: 03784177)

Workshops & Conference Presentations

2019

  • Bahloul, Maher (2019).The Sociolinguistics of Pidgin Emirati Arabic. Paper accepted to be presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics, June 15, Lisbon: Portugal
  • Bahloul, Maher (2019).“Learning Tunisian Arabic Through Filmmaking.” Paper presented at the ‘Linguistics of Tunisian Arabic: Structural, Sociolinguistic and Pragmatic Perspectives Symposium’, Faculty of Human and Social Sciences of Tunis, Tunisia. April 10-11
  • Bahloul, Maher (2019).“Making Short Films in a Foreign Language: A Performative Pedagogy.” Paper presented at the European Teacher Education Network (ETEN) Annual Conference. Central University of Catalonia, Spain, April 25-27.
  • Bahloul, Maher (2019).Performance-Based Learning: Language Through Performance. Paper presented at the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Annual Conference. January 9th, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  • Bahloul, Maher (2019).Children Stories, Short Film and Language Learning. Paper presented at the 24th International TESOL Arabia Conference, March 21-23, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  • Bahloul, Maher (2019).“Performance-Based Learning: Language Through Performance”. Presentation given at the Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching International Conference and Exhibition. Zayed University Convention Center, Dubai, UAE, March 8-10.
  • Bahloul, Maher (2019).Language Learning Through Storyboarding & Short Film Production. Professional Development Course, 24th International TESOL Arabia Conference, March 21-23, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

2018

  • Bahloul, Maher (2018). Boosting Innovation and Creativity through Visual & Performing Arts. Workshop conducted at the 16th Annual International Center for Innovation in Education (ICIE), June 3-5, Paris, France.
  • Bahloul, Maher (2018). “Still and Moving Pictures in Teaching and Learning”. Presentation given at the European Teacher Education Network (ETEN) Annual Conference. Rotterdam University of Applied Scieces, Rotterdam, Holland, March 22-24.
  • Bahloul, Maher (2018). “Performance-Based Learning: Language Through Performance”. Presentation given at the Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching International Conference and Exhibition. Zayed University Convention Center, Dubai, UAE, March 8-10.

2017

 

  •  Bahloul, Maher (2017). “Promoting Creative Thinking Through the Arts’. Presentation given at the Regional Conference on Excellence in Education organized by the Jubilee Center for Excellence in Education and the International Center for Innovation in Education (ICIE). Amman, Jordan, August 5-7.
  • Bahloul, Maher (2017). “Media Arts in the Digital Age: Edutainment in the Classroom’. Presentation given at the Annual International Center for Innovation in Education (ICIE) conference. Lisbon, Portugal, July 3-5.
  • Bahloul, Maher (2017). “Performing Arts in Teaching & Learning”. Presentation given within the English Language Institute (ELI) Professional Development series. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, April 12.
  • Bahloul, Maher (2017). “Visual and Performing Arts in Teaching and Learning”. Presentation given at the College of Languages and Translation, Dhofar University. Oman. April 4.
  • Bahloul, Maher. (2017). “Media Arts in the Digital Age: Shooting in the Classroom”. Presentation given at The Mohammed Bin Rashed Al Maktoun Global initiatives (MBRSG) Research Seminar Series. Mohammed Bin Rashed School of Government, Dubai. United Arab Emirates, March 21.
  • Bahloul, Maher (2017). “Teachers’ Training Programs: Who Are My Students”. Paper presented at TESOL Arabia International Conference and Exhibition, Advancing the ELT Profession. The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Center, United Arab Emirates, 9-11 March.

2016

  • Bahloul, Maher (2016). Pushing Forward the Creative Mind: Learning Through Filmmaking. Paper presented at the 13thInternational Conference on Excellence & Innovation in Basic-Higher Education and Psychology, Rijeka, Croatia, May 17-2. 
  • Bahloul, Maher (2016). Visual and Performing Arts in ELTPaper presented at The 22nd TESOL Arabia International Conference & Exhibition: Language, Culture, Communication. Transformations in Intercultural Contexts, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 10-12.
  • Bahloul, Maher & Cherine Sinno (2016). Challenging English Textbooks: Less vs Fewer. Paper presented at The 22ndTESOL Arabia International Conference & Exhibition: Language, Culture, Communication. Transformations in Intercultural Contexts, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 10-12.
  • Bahloul, Maher (2016). Unveiling Learners’ Spelling Mistakes. Workshop conducted within Al-Sharakah Workshops, Innovative Strategies in Teaching English. American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, March 5.
  • Bahloul, Maher (2016). Revising the ESL Textbook. Paper presented at the Third Tunisia TESOL International Conference, Tunis, Feb. 12-13.
  • Bahloul, Maher (2016). Incorporating Arts in Modern Education. ??????? ????? ???? ?? ???????' Paper presented in a mini-conference at the Cultural Office within the Supreme Council of Family Affairs, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, January 10.

2015

  • Bahloul, Maher (2015). “Space in English Demonstratives: Real or Psychological”. Paper presented at the 4th International Symposium on Space and Identity. Carthage University, Tunis, October 29-31.
  • Bahloul, Maher (2015). An Innovative Pedagogy whereby Performing and Audio-Visual Media Play a Key Role in Teaching and Learning. Workshop conducted at the International Conference on Excellence in Education (ICIE), July 1-4, Krakow, Poland.
  • Bahloul, Maher (2015). "Promoting Effective Learning Through Mime, Storyboarding and Drama." Paper presented at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, Abu Dhabi Expo Center, United Arab Emirates, May 7-13.
  • Bahloul, Maher (2015). "Language Arts and the Technological & Visual Dimension." Paper presented at the European Teacher Education Network (ETEN) Annual Conference. Experiential learning, University College UCC, Copenhagen, April 16-18.
  • Bahloul, Maher (2015) Plenary Speaker "ESP Students’ Group Presentations: Injecting Acting & Humor." Paper presented at the The 5th Annual Conference on English for Specific Purposes (ESP): Expanding the ESP Boundaries: Change, Challenge, Opportunity, Emirates College for Advanced Education, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, April 25.
  • Bahloul, Maher (2015). "Boosting Creativity: Reading and Writing Through Storyboarding." In Boosting Creativity: Reading and Writing Through Storyboarding, 12. Oman: Ministry of Education.
  • Bahloul, Maher (2015) "Let’s talk about students’ Group Presentations!" Paper presented at the The 21st TESOL Arabia International Conference & Exhibition: Theory, Practice, Innovation. Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 14-16.

2014

  • Bahloul, Maher (2014).  An Innovative Pedagogy whereby Performing and Audio-Visual Media Play a Key Role in Teaching and Learning. Paper presented at the International Conference on Excellence in Education (ICIE), July 7-10, Paris, France.
  • Bahloul, Maher & Nikos Theodosakis (2014). Learning Through Storyboarding and the Digital Camera. Workshop conducted at the International Conference on Excellence in Education (ICIE), July 7-10, Paris, France.
  • Bahloul, Maher (2014). Learning English Through Storyboarding. 8 workshops conducted at the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival, 15-25 April. Expo Center Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
  • Bahloul, Maher. (2014) From Instruction To Production: Learning Through Storyboarding, Workshop conducted at The 20th TESOL Arabia International Conference & Exhibition: Methods and Means in ELT, 13-15 March, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  • Bahloul, Maher (2014). Teaching Through Visual Arts. Workshop conducted at Tunisia TESOL First International Conference: Curriculum development in ELT: Learning from case studies, 6-8 February, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Bahloul, Maher (2014). Teaching and Learning Through The Arts. Paper presented at Tunisia TESOL First International Conference: Curriculum development in ELT: Learning from case studies, 6-8 February, Tunis, Tunisia.

2013

  • Bahloul, Maher (2013). “Whose Reality is It: A Reanalysis of Verbal Signs”. Paper presented at the International Semiotic Conference 08-10 October 2013, Çankaya University, Faculty of Architecture, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Bahloul, Maher (2013). “Mime in Education” Paper/ Workshop presented at the 23rd European Teacher Education Network (ETEN) Annual Conference. ‘Educating Designed for All’. Hasselt,  Belgium 25-27 April.
  • Bahloul, Maher (2013). “From watching to producing: the digital pedagogy”. Paper presented at the 19th International TESOL Arabia Conference & Exhibition ‘From KG to College to Career’. Dubai, UAE. 14-16 March.

2012

  • Bahloul, Maher (2012). “Making Most out of the Digital Camera” Paper presented at TESOL Arabia 2012. March 9.
  • Bahloul, Maher (2012). “Teaching and Learning through Video and Storytelling” Workshop conducted at TESOL Arabia 2012. March 7
  • Bahloul, Maher. 2012. “Storyboarding in the Classroom: A Video-Based experience” Paper presented at INTED 2012, Valencia, Spain. March 5.

2011

2010

  • Bahloul, Maher. 2010. “Empowering Language Teachers Through Corpus-Based Grammar”. Paper presented at  TESOL France 29th Annual Colloquium. Paris, France (http://www.tesol-france.org/index.php). 26-28 November.
  • Bahloul, Maher. 2010.“Innovation in language teaching: learning through performing arts”. Paper presented at the International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED 2010), Valencia: Spain (March 10-12) (http://www.iated.org/inted2010/ ).

2009

  • Bahloul, Maher. 2009. “Innovation In Language Teaching: Learning Through Acting” Paper presentated at UPALS ICL 2009 - AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LANGUAGES, Penang, Malaysia (May 27-28)
  • Bahloul, Maher. 2009. “Rolling the Camera in the classroom: Learning through Film Making” Innovations in Teaching Children and Teenagers. IATEFL & YL and Learning Technologies SIG. Milan, March 23-25, 2009
  • Bahloul, Maher. 2009. Plenary Speaker “Teaching English Demonstratives: An Alternative Speaker-based Approach”. The First Sharjah Colloquium: Learning and Teaching Through the ELT Classroom. English Language center, University of Sharjah, UAE (March 16)

2008

  • Bahloul, Maher .2008. “Descriptive Vs Prescriptive Approaches: Teaching English Tenses” English Language center, University of Sharjah, UAE (14 October ).
  • Bahloul, Maher .2008. “Learning Through Film Making: A Case Study” TESOL Arabia Annual International Conference: Dubai Men’s College: Dubai, UAE (13-15 March).

2007

  • Bahloul, Maher .2007. “Fostering Students’ Learning of English Tenses” TESOL Arabia International Conference: Dubai, UAE 15-17 March.
  • Al-Jaboor, Ali & Maher Bahloul. 2007. “Learning English Modals: A Corpus-based Practice Approach”, TESOL Arabia International Conference: Dubai, 15-17 March.
  • Bahloul, Maher. 2007. “The Uvular /q/ and itsvariantsAcrossArabicDialects: A sociolinguisticAnalysis”, Colloque typologie des parlers arabes modernes: traits, méthodes et modèles de classification, Montpellier, France, 14-15 May.

2006

  • Bahloul, Maher. 2006. “The Pragmatics of the Particle Tab'an in Conversational Arabic”. The Conference on Communication and Information Structure in Spoken Arabic. University of Maryland, June 8-10.
  • Bahloul, Maher. 2006. “The Verbal Particle Qad in Arabic: Is it a Syntactic Filler?”The 20th Arabic Linguistic Symposium. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, March 3-5, 2006.
  • Bahloul, Maher. 2006. “Whom to Believe: The Textbook or the Teacher?”.The Annual Conference of Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters. Snow College, Utah. April 7.

2005

  • Bahloul, Maher. 2005. “‘The Uvular Sound ‘Q’: A Sociolinguistic Analysis”The 19th Arabic Linguistic Symposium. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1-3 April 2005.
  • Bahloul, Maher. 2005. “Spelling & Pronunciation: Unveiling the link”TESOL Arabia Literature SIG Conference. Emirates Aviation College, Dubai, UAE. December 15, 2005.
  • Bahloul, Maher & Raja Mallek. 2005. “Assessing English Language Textbooks”. The 4th Annual English Language Teaching in Schools conference held in Sharjah on November 24
  • Bahloul, Maher. 2005. “Assessing graduating students’ performance”The 9th TESOL Arabia CTELT Conference. Dubai Men’s College, Dubai. UAE. November 16-17, 2005.
  • Bahloul, Maher& Raja Bahloul. 2005. “‘The Pragmatics of English Demonstratives and Language Teaching”The 9th International Pragmatics Conference. Riva Del Garda, Italy, 10-15 July 2005.
  • Bahloul, Maher. 2005. “Enhancing Learning Through Corpus Linguistics”.11th TESOL Arabia International Conference. Dubai , 8-10 March 8-10 2005.
  • Bahloul, Maher. 2005. “Designing Questionnaires for Action Research” 11th TESOL Arabia International Conference. Dubai , 8-10 March 2005.

2004

  • Bahloul,  Maher. 2004. “Negation and Negative Sensitive Items in Arabic Dialects”  co-presented with Dr. ElabbasBenmamoun at the 18th Arabic Linguistic Society Annual Conference, University of Oklahoma, USA, March 19-20, 2004.
  • Bahloul,  Maher. 2004. “The Sound ‘Q’ in Arabic: A Sociolinguistic Analysis” presented at The Third International Conference on Middle Eastern and North African Popular Culture. American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE, January 25-27, 2004.
  • Bahloul, Maher. 2004. “From Hurtful to Helpful Comments”The 8th TESOL Arabia CTELT Conference. American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, December 8-9, 2004.
  • Bahloul, Maher. 2004. “Toward a Theory of Foreign Language Spelling”, paper presented at The Annual TESOL convention, TESOL 2004. Long Beach, California, USA, March 31-April3
  • Bahloul, Maher. 2004. “Tenses in Journalistic Discourse: Challenging English Grammar Textbooks” presented at TESOL-Spain 2004, March 26-28, Madrid.
  • Bahloul, Maher. 2004. “Toward a Process-Based Approach (PBA) of College Writing Assessment” presented at the 10th TESOL Arabia International Conferenceheld at the Rotana Hotel in Dubai, March 10-12, 2004.

2003

  • Bahloul, Maher& Ron Sheen. 2003. “Assessing Writing Progress of ESL Learners: What Went Wrong?” presented the TESOL Arabia 7th Annual CTELT Conference, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE. December 10-12, 2003

2002

  • Bahloul, Maher. 2002. “Real Tense Usage and the Tense We Teach: Revisiting the Past Perfect” Paper presented at The First Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies (IVACS) group International Conference on "Language in Use and Language in the Classroom" Hosted jointly by The University of Limerick and Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, Ireland 14 - 15 June 2002.
  • Bahloul, Maher& Raja Bahloul. 2002. “When the Use Violates the Rules: Revisiting Reported Speech” Paper presented at the 7th International BUSEL Conference ‘A Fresh Look at Grammar and Vocabulary’, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey 24-26 January 2002.

2001

  • Bahloul, Maher. 2001. “Writing an Article: It all Starts in the Classroom”, Paper presented at the 7th TESOL Arabia International Conference ‘Research, Present, Publish’ American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, U.A.E. November 15, 2001.

2000

  • Bahloul, Maher. 2000“Spelling Errors and the Interference Hypothesis”Paper presented at Association Française de LinguistiqueAppliqueé (AFLA) 2000 International Conference. University ofJussieu, Paris, France. 6-8 July 2000.
  • Bahloul, Maher. 2000. “Spelling Mistakes and the Interference Hypothesis” Paper presented at the 5th TESOL Arabia international Conference. Al-Ain University, April 12-14, UAE.

1994

  • Bahloul,  Maher. 1994. “Extending the NegP Hypothesis”, Paper presented at the Eighth Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA.

1991

  • Bahloul,  Maher. 1991. “The Copula in Standard Arabic”. Paper presented at the Fifth Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics. University of  Ann Arbor, Michigan. USA

 

 

Research, Travel & Professional Development Grants & Awards

  • Bahloul, Maher; Bae, Sun-Hee & Victor, Parra-Guinaldo (2019-2020). “Investigating Pidgin Emirati Arabic.” Research Grant (AUS Grant $ 30000.00)
  • Bahloul, Maher (2019). “Learning Tunisian Arabic Through Filmmaking.” Paper presented at the ‘Linguistics of Tunisian Arabic: Structural, Sociolinguistic and Pragmatic Perspectives Symposium’, Faculty of Human and Social Sciences of Tunis, Tunisia. April 10-11. (AUS Grant $ 770.00)
  • Bahloul, Maher (2019). “Making Short Films in a Foreign Language: A Performative Pedagogy.” Paper presented at the European Teacher Education Network (ETEN) Annual Conference. Central University of Catalonia, Spain, April 25-27. (AUS Grant $ 3000.00)
  • Bahloul, Maher (2018). “Still and Moving Pictures in Teaching and Learning.” Paper presented at the European Teacher Education Network (ETEN) Annual Conference. Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, Rotterdam, March 22-24. (AUS Grant $ 3000.00)
  • Bahloul, Maher (2016-17) Linguistics for English Teachers in Arab Speaking Societies. Book, to appear with Peter Lang. (Arab Fund for Social and Economic Development Grant, $ 42000.00)
  • Bahloul, Maher (2016) Pushing Forward the Creative Mind: Learning Through Filmmaking. Paper presented at the 13th International Conference on Excellence & Innovation in Basic-Higher Education and Psychology, Rijeka, Croatia, May 17-20. (AUS Grant, $ 3000.00)
  • Bahloul, Maher (2015). “Language Arts and the Technological & Visual Dimension.” Paper presented at the European Teacher Education Network (ETEN) Annual Conference. Experiential learning, University College UCC, Copenhagen, April 16-18. (AUS Grant $ 2750.00)
  • Bahloul, Maher (2014). “Teaching and Learning Through The Arts”. Paper presented at Tunisia TESOL First International Conference: Curriculum development in ELT: Learning from case studies, 6-8 February, Tunis, Tunisia. (AUS Grant: $748.00)
  • Maher Bahloul (2013). “Whose Reality is It: A Reanalysis of Verbal Signs’. Paper presented at the International Semiotic Conference, 08-10 October, Çankaya University, Faculty of Architecture, Ankara, Turkey (AUS grant, $ 2178.00)
  • Maher Bahloul (2013). “Learning Through the Art of Miming” Paper/Workshop presented at the European Teacher Education Network (ETEN) Annual Conference. ‘Educating for All’, Hasselt, Belgium 25-27 April. (AUS grant, $ 2665.00).
  • Bahloul, Maher (2012). “Learning With and Through Visual Arts” Paper/Workshop presented at the 22nd European Teacher Education Network (ETEN) Annual Conference. Coimbra, Portugal 19-21 April. (Awarded AUS Grant, $2.772.00)
  • Bahloul, Maher & Ludmil Trenkov (2011). “Sharjah Arts in Education” a Faculty Research Grant to design and maintain a Learning Through The Arts website. (Awarded AUS FRG Grant, Dhs 40.000.00).
  • Bahloul, Maher (2011). “Teaching and Learning Through Filmmaking” Paper/Workshop presented at the European Teacher Education Network (ETEN) Annual Conference. ‘Educating for International Orientation’ http://www.eten2011.eu/e. Amsterdam, 14-17 April. (Awarded AUS Grant, $3.417.00)
  • Bahloul, Maher (2010) “Empowering Language Teachers Through Corpus-Based Grammar”TESOL France 29th Annual Colloquium. Paris, France (http://www.tesol-france.org/index.php). 26-28 November. (Awarded AUS Grant, $ 3176.00)
  • Bahloul, Maher (Spring 2010) Awarded a sabbatical
  • Bahloul, Maher (2010) “Innovation in language teaching: learning through performing arts”. Paper presented at the International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED 2010), Valencia: Spain (March 10-12) (AUS Grant, $1760.00)
  • Bahloul, Maher (2009) “Innovation In Language Teaching: Learning Through Acting” Paper presentated at UPALS ICL 2009 - AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LANGUAGES, Penang, Malaysia (May 27-28) (AUS Grant, $980.00)
  • Bahloul, Maher (2009) “Rolling the Camera in the classroom: Learning through Film Making” Innovations in Teaching Children and Teenagers. IATEFL & YL and Learning Technologies SIG. Milan, March 23-25, 2009 (AUS Grant, $1890.00)
  • Bahloul, Maher (2006) “‘The Particle QAD in Arabic: Is it a Syntactic Filler?” The 20th Arabic Linguistic Symposium. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, March 3-5, 2006.. (AUS Grant, $760.00)
  • Bahloul, Maher (2005) “‘The Uvular Sound ‘Q’: A Sociolinguistic Analysis” The 19th Arabic Linguistic Symposium. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1-3 April 2005 . (AUS Grant, $2000.00)
  • Bahloul, Maher, Jerald Cumbus and Ron Sheen. (2004) Project entitled “Assessing the Communication and Writing Program at the American University of Sharjah: An Ethnographic Approach to the Discrepency Analysis Model” (AUS Grant $4000.00)
  • Bahloul, Maher (2004) “Toward a Theory of Foreign Language Spelling”, paper presented at The Annual TESOL convention, TESOL 2004. Long Beach, California, USA, March 31-April3. (AUS Grant, $2000.00)
  • Bahloul, Maher (2002) “Visiting Scholar at The Summer Institute of Applied Linguistics, the State University of Pennsylvania, July 1 - July 26, 2002, Pennsylvania, USA. (TESOL Arabia Grant, Dhs. 2500)
  • Bahloul, Maher (2002) “Visiting Scholar at The Summer Institute of Applied Linguistics, the State University of Pennsylvania, July 1 - July 26, 2002, Pennsylvania, USA. (AUS CAS Grant, Dhs 3000)
  • Bahloul, Maher (2002) “Real Tense Usage and the Tense We Teach: Revisiting the Past Perfect” Paper presented at The First Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies (IVACS) group International Conference on 'Language in Use and Language in the Classroom' Hosted jointly by The University of Limerick and Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, Ireland 14 - 15 June 2002. (Aus Grant, $2000.00)
  • Bahloul, Maher & Raja Mallek (2001), “When the Use Violates the Rules: Revisiting Reported Speech” Paper presented at the 7th International BUSEL Conference ‘A Fresh Look at Grammar and Vocabulary’, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey 24-26 January 2002. (AUS Grant, $2000.00)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE


GRADUATE COURSES


  • ELT 511 Linguistics for ESL Teachers
  • ELT 694 Arts in English Language Teaching
  • ELT 521 Reading and Writing in ESL
  • ELT 694 Corpora for ELT Teachers
  • TRA 504 Discourse, Semantics & Pragmatics in Translation

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LINGUISTICS COURSES

  • ENG 223 Introduction to Language Study
  • ENG 224 English Grammar
  • ENG 227 Grammar II
  • ENG 410 Advanced English Grammar
  • ENG 321 Cultures in Contact
  • ENG 301 The Sound Pattern of Language
  • ENG 302 Stylistics
  • ENG 331 Phonetics, Phonology & Morphology
  • ENG 234 Language in society
  • ENG 334 English Semantics & Pragmatics
  • ENG 403 Introduction to Semantics
  • ENG 423 Morphology and Syntax
  • ENG 323 Linguistics II

COMMUNICATION COURSES (ESP, GENERAL EDUCATION & ACADEMIC WRITING)

  • ENG 208 Public Speaking
  • ENG 204 Advanced Academic Writing
  • ENG 207 Professional Communication for Engineers
  • ENG 225 Business English
  • ENG 226 Listening & Speaking III
  • ENG 242 Listening IV
  • ENG 252 Reading IV
  • TRA 334 Interpreting I: Focus on the Community
  • WRI 102 Reading & Writing Across the Curriculum
  • WRI 101 Academic Writing
  • WRI 001 Fundamentals of Writing

SUNY AT BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY, NEW YORK, USA (Arabic Program Courses)

Taught a variety of courses related to

  • Arabic Grammar
  • Listening & Speaking,
  • Reading & Writing
  • Vocabulary

CORNELL UNIVERSITY, NEW YORK, USA (French Program Courses)

Taught a variety of courses related to

  • French Grammar
  • Listening & Speaking,
  • Reading & Writing,
  • Vocabulary
  • French for Reading

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