Haigazian University

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Coming Courses and Workshops

SPRING SEMESTER 2017-2018

Registration

Courses: Registration & Payment of tuition fees: January 15 to February 18
Workshops: Registration & Payment of tuition fees: January 15 to February 28

Courses (Workshops Below)

Participants can take individual courses or full programs. 

** Participants in courses must speak, read, and write English well. 

The 21st Century Teacher (Full Program: 6 courses)

For teachers of all levels

(A) Key to School Effectiveness: 21st Century School Leadership (15 hours) – Ms. Samar Bouzeineddine

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays / 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. / February 13 to March 15

(B) Child Development: Learning and Motivation (15 hours) – Mr. Mohammed El Amine

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays / 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. / February 13 to March 15

(C) How to Raise Emotionally Intelligent Students (15 hours) – Ms. Mary Ghazarian

  • Mondays & Wednesdays / 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. / February 12 to March 14

Diploma for Coordinators and Division Heads (Full program: 5 courses)

For coordinators, division heads, other administrators, & teachers with at least 3 years’ experience

(D) TT 106 Developing Leadership Skills (30 hours) – Mrs. Lina Osseiran

  • Tuesdays / 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. / January 23 to March 27

(E) TT 103 Professional Development (30 hours) – Mrs. Lina Osseiran

  • Tuesdays / 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. / April 3 to June 5

(F) TT 104 Supervision of Instruction (30 hours) – Mrs. Lina Osseiran

  • Wednesdays / 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. / February 21 to April 25

Diploma of Special Education Fundamentals (Full Program: 2 courses)

For coordinators, division heads, other administrators, & teachers of Special Education

(G) Special Education: An Introduction (26 hours) – Ms. Sarah Khaled

  • Mondays & Wednesdays / 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. / February 13 to April 17

Workshops

Participants receive certificates of attendance.
All workshops start at 9:00 a.m. and finish at 1:30 p.m.
Fee for each workshop: 90,000 LBP

SATURDAY, MARCH 3

َقصّة واحدة وأهداف كثيرة: إلى مَنْ يدرّس اللّغة العربيّة في الحلقتين الأولى والثّانية (1-6) – د. سلطان ناصرالدّين 1

كثيرًا ما يسأل المعلّمون والمعلّمات: كيف نستـثمر القصّة الّتي يقرأها المتعلّمون بفرح ودافعيّة؟ مِنَ السّهل أن يقرأ المتعلّم قصّة واحدة ليحقّق أهدافًا كثيرة؛ ولكن كيف يمكن اعتماد قصّة واحدة لأهداف كثيرة؟ الورشة تجيب عن هذا السّؤال.

(2) Leading With Passion and Power (for Teachers of All Levels, Coordinators and Department Heads) – Dr. Juhaina Musharrafieh

  • Leading schools in the 21st century is a challenging and demanding task. This workshop provides us with tools of how to confront the wizard and warrior within. Moreover, participants will be able to assess the school leader performance, knowing the standards and indicators for a successful school leadership.

(3) Key to Teacher’s Professional Growth: Effective Teacher Evaluation System (for Teachers of All Levels) – Dr. Juhaina Musharrafieh

  • Participants are engaged in different and interactive activities to reflect on the authentic teacher evaluation system’s goals, objectives, and to apply effective mechanisms and procedures to empower the professionalism of teachers, coordinators, and administrators.

SATURDAY, MARCH 17

الأسئلة الموضوعيّة علمٌ وفنّ: إلى مَنْ يدرّس اللّغة العربيّة في المرحلة المتوسّطة والمرحلة الثّانويّة –  د. سلطان ناصرالدّين (4)

الأسئلة من حيث الشّكل: موضوعيّة، ومقاليّة، وذاتيّة. ولكلّ منها أصول. والأسئلة الموضوعيّة لها أصول في كيفيّة طرحها، وتحتاج إلى فنّ لتثبيتها. ومتى توافر العِلم والفنّ في وضعها أتت النّتائج عالية.

(5) Active Teaching Strategies and Learning Activities (for Teachers of All Levels, Coordinators and Department Heads) – Dr. Juhaina Musharrafieh

  • This workshop aims at describing and defining active teaching strategies and learning activities, and to identify their impact on the teaching-learning process. Active learning is a process where students are actively engaged in building understanding of facts, ideas and skills through the completion of instructor directed tasks and activities at different levels and in various disciplines.

(6) Mathematical Discourse: how it can be used to enhance students’ problem solving strategies. (for Teachers of All Levels) – Mrs. Lina Osseiran

  • Research on the impact of formative assessment practices shows that the provision of feedback is one of the keys to improved achievement. In this workshop, we will examine the characteristics and strategies of giving effective feedback that maximize the chance that students will act on it and gain from it.

(7) Introducing Life Skills into Regular Calssrooms (for Teachers of All Levels, Coordinators and Department Heads) – Ms. Mary Ghazarian

  • In times where technology prevails, channels of communications are changing, Life Skills / Social Skills is the missing piece of puzzle that will offer our learners a language of communication, a culture of listening, speaking, cooperating and a nation that is built on collaboration, good manners, success stories and individuals who grow to their maximum potentials. During the workshop the participants will identify the fifteen skills to Life Skill program and learn ways to introduce these skills into regular classrooms.

SATURDAY, MARCH 24

(8) The Importance of Rubrics in Classroom Assessment (for Teachers of All Levels) – Mrs. Lina Osseiran

  • When learning objectives and expectations are transparent, there is greater likelihood that learners will achieve them. Rubrics are assessment tools that are designed to create that transparency and provide guidance that improves learning. In this workshop we will discuss the uses of rubrics as well as the relationship between rubrics and student learning. Participants will themselves construct a “rubric for rubrics”, identifying the characteristics of good rubrics.

(9) Integration of Environmental Education and Sustainability into School Curriculum (for Teachers and Coordinators of Grades 6 to 12) – Ms. Samar Bouzeineddine

  • Participants are engaged in different and interactive activities to reflect on the rationale, concepts, and components of environmental education and sustainability in addition to applying strategies to integrate EE into school curriculum using the recent methodologies.

(10) It’s All About The Question: Learning to Ask Effective Questions (for Teachers and Coordinators of Elementary and Secondary Levels) – Mrs. Sabah Dakroub

  • “Are there any questions?” How many times have you asked this question only to receive blank stares from your students? Learning to ask effective questions is an essential skill for every teacher, regardless of the type of classroom environment. How does a teacher use questioning effectively? How do we avoid just giving students the answer? How do we avoid embarrassing our students if they give us the wrong answer? In this workshop, participants will explore strategies and techniques for asking questions effectively to generate more student participation.