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Copyright © 2019 Notting Hill College - Egypt. All rights reserved.

Reem Mustafa Sohdy

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ph. D. Candidate  (Alexandria University)                                              2014 – Present

  • Marlin’s Certified Examiner                                                                     2012

  • Teacher Trainer                                                                                        2008 – Present

  • The International Computer Driving License (ICDL)                              2008

  • The American University in Cairo (AUC)

  • Master’s Degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)                      2008

  • Alexandria University – Faculty of Arts – English Dept. (Literature Section)

  • B. A. in English Language and Literature       (Good)                                                   1999

  • El Nasr Girls’ College (E.G.C.)

  • Thanaweya Amma (National High school Certificate)                                                              1994

 

CURRENT POSITION:

Arab Academy for Science and Technology & Maritime Transport (AAST & MT)       2004 – Present

 

  • Assistant Lecturer (2009- Present)

1.Teaching ESP courses to college students in the different colleges at the AAST

2.  Setting exam questions

3. Grading exams

4. Proctoring in exams

5. Attending meetings

6. Keeping a record of students’ attendance and grades

  • Course Coordinator  (2009 – Present)

 

Academic work:

1. Conducting classroom observations and mentoring teachers

2.  Developing materials and designing tasks

3. Selecting course books

4. Setting exam questions

5. Proofreading and editing exam tasks and compiling exams

 

Admin work:

1.Arranging for and holding regular meetings with teachers

2. Checking teachers’ registers and all ISO documents regularly

3.   Feeding students’ grades into the system

  • Teacher training: Language Teacher Training Certificate (LTTC) – AAST (2008)

1. Developing materials for courses and modules (Teaching Methodology & Teaching Speaking)

2.  Training student-teachers

  • Tutor at the M. A. Graduate Studies Programme (2011)

1.  Developing and giving induction sessions to MA candidates

2. Providing academic advice to graduate students

3.  Providing guidance to students on study skills and setting and achieving academic goals

4.  Pastoral duties

 

Centre for Continuing and Adult Education (CACE) (2004 – 2011)

 

Part-time teacher

1. Teaching general English and conversation courses

2.Setting exam tasks

3. Designing activities and developing materials

4. Assessing students oral and written performance

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE:

The American University in Cairo – English Language Institute (ELI)                                             2006 – 2007

 

TEFL Fellow

1.Teaching Study Skills and Grammar

2. Designing tasks and activities

3. Monitoring students’ progress and evaluating their performance

4. Attending weekly meetings

Arab Academy for Science and Technology & Maritime Transport (AAST & MT) 2005–2006 & 2007-2009

 

Division Leader:  Teacher Training & Professional Development 

1.Coordinating between the trainers of the LTTC

2. Setting the training schedule

3. Monitoring course progress

4. Liaising with admin and technical staff to provide the needs of trainers and trainees

5. Reviewing materials that have been development for the purpose of the course and providing feedback and comments to trainers to consider

6. Holding meetings with trainers

7.  Developing teacher training material

 

Part-time teacher of English for Specific Purposes (ESP)

1.Teaching ESP courses to college students in the different colleges at the AAST

2.Setting exam questions

3. Grading exams

4.Proctoring in exams

5. Attending meetings

6.Keeping a record of students’ attendance and grades

 

The Egyptian – American School                                                                                                           2004 – 2005

Teacher of English (Grade 9)

Same as Part-time teacher of English for Specific Purposes (ESP)

 

El Nasr Girls’ College (E.G.C.)                                                                                                                2001 – 2004

Teacher of English (Senior High School)

Same as Part-time teacher of English for Specific Purposes (ESP)

 

 

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: 

  • Certified Examiner of Marlin’s Tests for Seafarers                                                                    2012

  • Volunteer teacher in the Literacy Programme  at Resala Charity Association                          2012

  • Member of the Graduate Programmes Development Working Team (AAST)                          2008 – 2011

1. Taking part in the preparation for the Diploma and Master’s Programmes in ESP (Graduate Studies Division)

  • Avoiding Plagiarism (using Turn-it.com) Workshop     (AUC)                                                    2006

  • Presentation Skills workshop                                             (AUC)                                              2005

  • CITA (A certificate of teaching American Diploma)                                                                   2004

  • Teacher Training Certificate (TTC) – Grade A                                                                           2003

 

RESEARCH PROFILE:

 TESOL Arabia (Published paper)

 

  • Title of paper: Does Negotiation Role Play Affect Critical Thinking Skills of EAP / ESP University Students?

 

Al – Hamly, M., Coombe, C., Davidson, P., Shehadeh, A., & Troudi, S.  (Eds.).  (2010).  Proceedings of the 15th TESOL Arabia Conference: Learning in English: English in Learning.  Dubai: TESOL Arabia Publications.

Conference Presentations:

 

  • Attendee (2010)

  • Presenter (2009) Does Negotiation Role Play Affect Critical Thinking Skills of EAP / ESP University Students?

  • Member of the TESOL Arabia 2009 – 2010

 

Egypt TESOL (Presentations)                       

1. Does Negotiation Role Play Affect Critical Thinking Skills of EAP / ESP University Students?                       2008

2.  Computer-mediated writing activities                                                                                                               2006

 

Research interests:

1. Teacher training

2.Language-in-education planning

3.Thinking skills

4. Curriculum design and materials development