Arabic-Self Learning Curriculum
Barazangi, Nimat Hafez
This program, available in a prototype, uses the spatial and thematic metaphor of a home in Damascus, Syria, and a classroom at Damascus University to access the learner to myriad learning experiences in a contextually-based Arabic language learning situations. Learners will be exposed to interactions, characters, and scenarios, utilizing available text, sound and video to understand the two stories in the prototype, and eventually develop their own story (s) using the same Arabic structures and vocabulary.
Computerized Curriculum in the Arabic Environement in two Modules: 1. Arabic for non-native speakers 2. Arabic for native non-specialists
Sponsored by: 1. The Consortium for Language Teaching and Learning. 2. 1995-1997 Fulbright Scholarship (Serial Grant) to Syria Author: Dr. Nimat Hafez Barazangi, Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (Previousely, Women's Studies Program), Principal Curriculum and Research Investigator. Mr. Stephen Masiclat, Ex-Director, The Noyes Lodge Language Learning Center. Dr. Ghaida Rebdawi, Director of Software Division, Electronic Department, Higher Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology, Damascus, Syria Mr. Daniel Robert Allen, Undergraduate Student, Electrical Engineering, Cornell.U In Consultation with: Dr. James P. Lantolf, Professor of Applied Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania (previousely Department of Modern Languages, Cornell University) Dr. Munther A. Younes, Senior Lecturer of Arabic Language, Department of Near Eastern Studies. Richard Feldman, Director of Language Resource Center at Cornell University
Nimat Hafez Barazangi
Arabic; Self-Learning; Computerized Curriculum