About Sabri Bebawi
 

SABRI g. Bebawi, PhD

Improving Education - Ensuring Success - Inspiring Mind

Fellow of the Salzburg Institute On Globalization, Salzburg, Austria

 
sabri@sabri.org
http://www.sabri.org
http://www.eslstation.net

SKILLFUL PROFESSOR

...committed to guiding learners to succeed while inspiring a passion for learning, reading and writing

Creative Educator, Inspiring Lecturer and Qualified Professor with a Doctorate Degree coupled with 35 years experience instructing college students, securing resources, and implementing effective programs. Background includes law and journalism


   SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS 

An enthusiastic, creative, and passionate teacher, mentor and advisor who believes that all students can learn and thrive in a learning environment that is stimulating, comforting and appropriate to their unique talents and abilities.
Specializations include: English as a Second Language (ESL), College English, Journalism and Instructional Technology.
Instructional Leadership - Use a balanced blend of motivational and targeted instruction methodologies to enhance curricula, meet students' specific needs, focus on the three "R"s - rigor, relevancy and relationships.
Engage Parents: Work closely with parents throughout career, repeated successes securing a high level of parental involvement.
Leverage Resources / Strategic Collaborations - Work closely with district leaders and community partners to encourage parental involvement and strong community alliances.
Utilize a visionary approach with consistency to help students past the threshold of not-knowing to knowing and develop to their fullest extent.

EDUCATION

PhD, Education and Educational Technology, Capella University, Minneapolis, MN -1995 Dissertation
Graduate Teaching Certificate in Online Teaching, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA - 1999
Master of Science, TESOL, California State University, Fullerton, CA  - 1994
Bachelor of Arts in Communications, California State University, Fullerton, CA  - 1987
LL.B. Faculty of Law, Cairo University, Egypt - 1977

PROFESSIONAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE

San Jose City College, San Jose, CA, USA  
June 1999 - December 2010

Tenure Professor: English, ESL, Journalism, Instructional Technology

Facilitate four classes per semester.
Utilize multiple assessments in compliance with district and state requirements to inform instruction.
Use innovative methods and materials to produce effective learning experiences including cooperative learning, thematic instruction and differentiation. 

Highlighted Achievements

Contributed to a significant increase in student retention
Contributed to a significant increase in success rates
Provided instructional and administration leadership
Developed courses in English Grammar, Writing and Instructional Technology
Mentored and coached instructors to help improve their competencies in teaching English Grammar and using technology in the classroom
Developed and launched the college's first online program and mentored teachers and students to help them use two online delivery platforms: WebCT and Blackboard
Increased enrollment and retention in online classes
Participated in developing a language lab and built and maintained an ESL Online Lab 
 

Long Beach City College, Long Beach, CA. USA,

August 1989 - June 1999

Adjunct Instructor: ESL & English

Instructed continuing adult education students on English as a Second Language courses, providing various levels of instruction in grammar, conversation, reading, writing and pronunciation.
Instructed main-stream college students on advanced English grammar and freshman composition
Started a Newsletter written and produced by my writing students
Incorporated in-house collegiate and external resources to develop lesson plans; create and administer tests; and provide students with feedback targeting areas of improvement and align their strengths with course objectives and intended outcomes.
Consulted with adults regarding learning techniques, such as active learning, total activity approach, total physical response and suggestopedia.
Developed the college's first use of technology in the classroom
Developed the college's first online program

 

Golden west College, Huntington Beach, CA, USA                 
August 1989 - June 2007

Adjunct Instructor: ESL & English Departments

Instructed continuing adult education students on English as a Second Language courses, providing various levels of instruction in grammar, conversation, reading, writing and pronunciation.
Instructed main-stream college students on advanced English grammar and freshman composition during Fall 2006 and Spring 20017
Incorporated in-house collegiate and external resources to develop lesson plans; create and administer tests; and provide students with feedback targeting areas of improvement and align their strengths with course objectives and intended outcomes.
Consulted with adults regarding learning techniques, such as active learning, total activity approach, total physical response and suggestopedia.
Developed the college's first use of technology in the classroom
Developed the college's first online program
 Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA, USA      
 August 1989 - June 1999

Adjunct Instructor: ESL Advanced Composition

Conducted classroom instruction; prepared daily lesson plans; administered tests; provided feedback on learning achievements and needs for improvement.


OTHER PART-TIME INSTRUCTOR EXPERIENCE

Fullerton College, Fullerton, CA, USA. English for Specific Purpose     1993 - 1996
NOCCCD, CA, US, English Instructor                                                 1990 - 1996

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Catholic Charities, Anaheim, CA, USA, Instructor/Culture Advisor         1994 - 1998
UCC, Long Beach, CA, USA -ESL/Citizenship  Instructor                     1986 - 1989
Sisters of San Joseph Hospital, Orange, CA,  Editor                           1985 - 1986

PUBLICATIONS AND AWARDS
Poet of Merit Award, 1989; The American Poetry Anthology
Poet of the Year Nomination, 1988; APA Honorary Board Member, AA Press Guild, LA     
    The Non-Native Myth
  Interview: Faculty Matters
  Heroes: Faculty Matter: Dec. 2010
         Consider the Following 
SBN-13: 978-0615457413 
ISBN-10: 061545741X 
LCCN: 2011904313 Library of Congress
         Consider the Following with Grammar
ISBN-13: 978-0615467870 
ISBN-10:
0615467873 
ISBN-13: 978-1461030751 
ISBN-10: 1461030757
LCCN: Library of Congress

Best American Novel of 2014- God on Trial

       Won Many Awards Including British Literary Awad

  •       ISBN-10: 1491212039
  •       ISBN-13: 978-1491212035
Several other published books

ASSOCIATIONS AND CERTIFICATION

Fellow of the Salzburg Institute On Globalization, Salzburg, Austria
California Teachers Credentials, Valid for Life
Teachers of English to Speakers of other Languages
California Teachers Association
National Education Association of the United States
Continuing Education Faculty Association