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Hisham A Khalek

Department Affiliations

University Affiliations

  • Liberal Arts: Arabic Program

Specialties

  • Comparative International Development in Education
  • Languages and cultures of the Middle East and North Africa
  • Politics, Government, and Society of the Arab World

Educational Background

  • Ph.D: Educational Policy and Administration - Comparative International Education , University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, Forthcomi.
  • M.A.: Political Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.
  • B.A.: International Relations and History, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

Publications

  • Graduation Proficiency Test - Arabic Standards. Khalek, Hisham, University of Minnesota Language Center, Author, 1998, 2nd Ed. 2000.
  • Exploring Arabic (Textbook) ISBN: 978-0-82193-881-2. Khalek, Hisham, EMC Publishing, Author, 2007. Image
  • Teacher's Guide ISBN 978-0-82193-882-9. Khalek, Hisham, EMC Publishing, Co-Author, 2008.
  • Symtalk Symbol Cards ISBN 978-0-82193-884-3. Khalek, Hisham, EMC Publishing, Co-Author, 2008.
  • Overhead Transparencies ISBN 978-0-82193-885-0. Khalek, Hisham, EMC Publishing, Co-Author, 2008.
  • Workbook ISBN 978-0-82193-883-6. Khalek, Hisham, EMC Publishing, Author, 2008.
  • Clever Ali ISBN 0-439-37014-0. Khalek, Hisham, (Prepared the Arabic Calligraphy), Scholastic, Co-Editor, 2006.
  • Curriculum Maps: k10, k11, k12: Khalek, Hisham, Minneapolis School District -, 2004, 2005, 2006.
  • Marhaba Alif Baa'. Khalek, Hisham, MTL Publishing, Author, 2010. Image
  • Marhaba an Arabic Language Textbook for Elementary Level. Khalek, Hisham, MTL Publishing, Author, 2011. Image
  • Marhabtayn an Arabic Language Textbook for Intermediate Level. Khalek, Hisham, MTL Publishing, Author, 2011. Image
  • Language Proficiency Exam: Khalek, Hisham, Co-Author, CLA Language Center, Author.

Research Activities

  • Marahib, an Arabic Language Textbook for Advanced Level: A theme/content based textbook aims at teaching advanced students Modern Standard Arabic, Summer 2011 - In Progress

Creative Activities

  • Itunes Arabic audio: Listening material for students of beginning level Arabic, May 2009 - October 2009

Professional Activities

  • CLA Committee on Second Language Education (ComSLE) - Member: rules and regulations governing second language education , 2005 - Present
  • Fulbright Committee: Committee member , 2009 - Present

Outreach Activities

  • Science Museum - St. Paul, Minnesota: Paper Presentation "Arabic Language Education in the State of Minnesota", Feb 11, 2006
  • Embassy of Bahrain Invitation - Washington D.C.: Presentation on Al-Waha Village in Minnesota, 2005
  • International Conference: The Arab Lands in the Ottoman Era. University of Minnesota: Paper Presentation "Jamal Pasha and the Politics of Executions in Syria and Lebanon"., Oct 7, 2005 - Oct 8, 2005
  • Cummins Power Generation, Minneapolis, MN: Lecture Presentation " The State of Arab States", Dec 20, 2006
  • Wells Fargo Bank - Multicultural Development Center: Lecture Presentation - Lebanon Culture and Society, March 1, 2007
  • Experience Minnesota: Arabic Language and Culture Program, October 10, 2007

Awards

  • US Dept. of Education Title VI. Course Development Grant, June 2007 - December 2007
  • US Dept. of Education. Title VI. Travel and Research Grant, June 2006 - September 2006
  • Interactive Arabic Network Grant - College of Liberal Arts, November 1999
  • Technology-Enhanced Learning Grant Program, January 2010 - April 2010

Courses Taught

  • ARAB 1101 - Beginning Arabic
  • ARAB 1102 - Beginning Arabic
  • ARAB 3101 - Intermediate Arabic
  • ARAB 3102 - Intermediate Arabic
  • ARAB 5101 - Advanced Arabic
  • ARAB 5102 - Advanced Arabic
  • ARAB 3900 - Introduction to Arab Culture
  • ARAB 5900 - Topics in Arabic Literature and Culture
  • ALL 3920 - Media Arabic
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