top of page


  • APLN 5105, American University in Cairo. Fall 2022. MA TESOL course, English Grammar, focusing on developing knowledge of grammar and grammar pedagogies. Designed course to focus on critical self-reflexivity, collaborative inquiry and practice, and culminating in a final autoethnographic paper answering the question “Who am I becoming as a grammar teacher?”

  • CORE 1130, American University in Cairo. Spring 2021, Fall 2021. Undergraduate elective course fulfilling core curriculum requirement, focused on identity exploration for achieving self-authorship. Redesigned course to include exploring stereotypes, identity categories and power, and adversity, using artistic expression, group-led sessions, and autoethnographic analysis.

  • APLN 5300, American University in Cairo. Fall 2015 (1 course section). MA TESOL methods course focusing on developing language teacher knowledge, critical thinking and skills in teaching EAL.

  • LING 2210, American University in Cairo. Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Fall 2015, Spring 2017 (4 course sections). Undergraduate level community based learning course focused on developing basic EAL teaching skills, enabling students to teach EAL courses to AUC workers, as part of AUC Workers’ Literacy Program.


  • ELIN 0101/0102, American University in Cairo, 2008 – 2010, 2011 – present. Intermediate and advanced level English courses for undergraduate students in Intensive English Program, including integrated grammar, reading, vocabulary, project-based integrated skills, study skills and writing. Additional focus on developing language, metacognitive, critical thinking, reflection, discussion, and digital literacy skills.

  • English for Specific Purposes, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, September 2010 – August 2011. Beginning and intermediate level integrated skills courses focused mainly on development of graduate-level academic writing and interfaith dialogue skills for junior faculty members.

  • English Language & Literature, Pakistan International School, Cairo, September 2006 – June 2008. Courses focused on development of various language and literature skills, grades 4-7.

  • ESL, Pakistan International School, Cairo, February – June 2006. Courses designed to assist beginning – intermediate level EAL students, ages 4-17, to develop the reading, writing, listening and speaking skills required to integrate into mainstream English classes.

  • General English and Conversation, International Language Institute, Cairo, December 2002 – December 2003. Elementary and Pre-intermediate courses focusing on developing reading, writing, listening, speaking and conversation skills for young learners and adult learners.

  • English Language, Ruaha Secondary School, Tanzania, January 2000 – December 2001. Year-long intensive English course designed to provide beginning students with competency and skills required to complete secondary education in English. 


  • RHET 1010/CORE 1010, American University in Cairo. Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2018, Spring 2019 (total of 9 course sections). Tandemized, freshman level, theme-based courses focusing on developing academic reading and writing skills, as well as discussion and presentation skills, teamwork and digital literacy skills.

  • RHET 1020, American University in Cairo. Spring 2016 (total of 3 course sections). Undergraduate course focusing on developing academic research and communication skills, including literature search, topic focus, synthesis and literature review, methodology design, data collection and analysis, presentation of results,  discussion of findings, research report writing, and oral presentation skills.

bottom of page