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.
Peer Tutors: Spring 2017
|Name||Email address||Tutoring Subject|
|Nada Anwaremail@example.com||BIOL 112,114, 230, 270, 322, 330, 353|
|Sana SYfirstname.lastname@example.org||UNIV 100 & First Year Experience|
|Sohana Intasar Siddiquaemail@example.com||Economics/ Business Courses|
|Mickson Kyghafirstname.lastname@example.org||Economics/Business Courses|
|Mahmoud Koujaemail@example.com||MATH 093, 095 and 214|
|Aisha El Allamfirstname.lastname@example.org||CSCI112, 113, ITEC 103, English|
|Denisa Alexeemail@example.com||English – all courses|
|Rasha Ashikfirstname.lastname@example.org||MATH 108, 093, 111|
|Reema Alghefariemail@example.com||CHEM 215 & 217|
|Aktham Al Chaarfirstname.lastname@example.org||MATH 108, 111, 113, 114, 213|
|Haneen Al Zoubiemail@example.com||Physics 100, 200|
|Alaa Hammoudehfirstname.lastname@example.org||Math – all levels & Physics 220 & ECEN 280, 333, 320 & 460|
|Batoul Chamaliemail@example.com||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.