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Research, Travel & Professional Development Grants & Awards

  • 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)

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