Center for Teaching, Learning & Instructional Technology

Center for Teaching, Learning & Instructional Technology

Academic Support Services

Center for Teaching, Learning & Instructional Technology


AURAK will be the best campus for learning in the UAE.


  • Support and scaffold professors in their teaching and students in their learning.
  • Research and highlight best practice internationally and on the AURAK campus.
  • Design and create course content and test the results.
  • Train and tutor faculty in pedagogy through open and certified courses.
  • Search for and contribute to research funding that supports teaching and learning.


  • Bryn Holmes – Director

Dr. Bryn Holmes knew from an early age that she wanted to travel the world and discover as much as she could for as long as she could.  She has always loved challenges and so has a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge. She loves the chance to do things in new ways and thus has published a book on e-learning. She enjoys different cultures and has taught and researched for over 15 years in Ireland, the UK, Japan, Canada and now the UAE at AURAK.


Tutoring Services

Peer Tutors: Spring 2017


Name Email address Tutoring Subject
Assamahou Malika.N.N English/French
Nada Anwar BIOL 112,114, 230, 270, 322, 330, 353
Sana SY UNIV 100 & First Year Experience
Sohana Intasar Siddiqua Economics/ Business Courses
Mickson Kygha Economics/Business Courses
Mahmoud Kouja MATH 093, 095 and 214
Aisha El Allam CSCI112, 113, ITEC 103, English
Denisa Alexe English – all courses
Rasha Ashik MATH 108, 093, 111
Reema Alghefari CHEM 215 & 217
Aktham Al Chaar MATH 108, 111, 113, 114, 213
Haneen Al Zoubi Physics 100, 200
Shaima Ibrahim Arabic
Alaa Hammoudeh Math – all levels & Physics 220 & ECEN 280, 333, 320 & 460
Batoul Chamali Physics 110, CIEM 221, Envs 102
The Writing Center

The AURAK Writing Center offers inspiration, instruction, workshops and resources for students and faculty to improve their writing. Dr. Bryn Holmes is also available to run workshops or come to your class to present to students.

While the main focus of the center is to help students write better academic papers, the center is also open to aiding students and faculty with a wide variety of writing, including creative writing and grant writing, among others.

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Ras Al Khaimah Road,
Ras al Khaimah, UAE
PO Box: 10021

Contact Us

Tel. :  + 971 7 2210 900
Fax :  
+ 971 7 2210 300

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