Dr. Walid Awad El-Jammal is an Assistant Professor of Education at the American University of Ras Al-Khaimah (AURAK). He joined the Education department in fall 2023. Prior to that, He worked as a Math & Physics Senior instructor/Lecturer in several colleges and universities including Khalifa University, Higher Colleges of Technology, and the American University of Ras Al-Khaimah.
Dr. Walid earned his B.S. degree in Physics/minor Computer science from Al-Yarmouk University in Jordan, his M.S. in Physics & M.A. of Physics Teaching from Delaware State University, and his Educational doctorate degree (Ed.D.) from Wilmington University in Delaware-USA.
Dr. Walids’ experience extends for over 30 years in the education field in both teaching and supervision roles. During his career, he developed skills to be a team leader where he helped and led teachers in different schools to improve their teaching skills. In addition, He supervised first year & beginner teachers in their classrooms in the United States of America.
In the UAE, Dr. Walid joined the MOE to have a leadership position in 2009 where he supervised several schools. The main Role of Dr. Walid was to advise the leaders of these schools on a daily basis, and to lead/supervise the academic innovation especially in the subjects of English, math, and science. In addition, he led several programs and created professional development sessions for teachers and administrators as part of the Ministry of Education innovative and positive change vision.
His research area is focused on innovating/integrating math & science education in high schools and university level as part of the STEM program.
Whether teaching in the classroom, training the teachers, or advising leaders/principals, Dr. Walid always tried his best to show the students, teachers/educators and leaders how to apply the theories they learn into their real word practices and solving problems and to provide them with the necessary skills and tools they can use to improve their performance and achieve their goals.
2006: Educational Doctorate (Ed. D.): Innovation & Leadership in Education from Wilmington University, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
2006: Continuing Education License, Department of Education, State of Delaware, Dover, Delaware Standard: Teacher of Physics, Teacher of Secondary Mathematics, Principal/ Assistant Principal, School Leader I, and School Leader II.
2000: Certificate in Educational Technology, Delaware Technical & Community College, Terry Campus, Dover, Delaware.
1994: M.S. in Physics, Delaware State University, Dover, Delaware
1993: M.S. in Physics Teaching, Delaware State University, Dover, Delaware
1990: B.S. in Physics, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan
• Al Ahmad, R., Abdel Hadi, A. & El-Jammal, W. (2020). Comparison between Calculus I and Physics I Grades at the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT).
2020 Advances in Science and Engineering Technology International Conferences (ASET)
• Presentation of paper “A Comparison between Calculus I and Physics I Grades at the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT)” at the “Advances and Science and Engineering Technology” ASET conference held in April 2020 in the United Arab Emirates.-Presented on 9/4/2020
• Initial Teacher Training Program Booklet, Ministry of Education-UAE, 2011.
• El-Jammal, W. (2006). “Choice Theory, does it really work?” Wilmington University
- EDUC 511: Introduction to Applied Research
- EDUC 515: Educational Psychology for Inclusive Learning
- EDUC 525: Theories and Applications of Leadership
- EDUC 545: Budgeting and Resource Management
- EDUC 620: Evaluation of Instruction for Continuous Improvement
- EDUC 640: Inclusive Leading of Diverse Groups
- EDUC 660: Organizational Change and Continuous Improvement
- EDUC 675: Educational Policy and Community Engagement
- EDUC 680: Applied Research I
- EDUC 685: Analytics for Data Driven Leadership
- EDUC 695: Applied Research II