Shabaya

Mr.Rafik Zinoubi

University Study Skills Coordinator
Instructor of English & University Study Skills

Tel #: +97137090749

Email: rafik.alzainobi@adu.ac.ae

Educational Background

  • M.A. in Education Leadership, Abu Dhabi University, Al Ain, UAE 2010
  • B.A. in English Language & Literature, Basorah University, Iraq 1987

Mini Bio

Mr. Rafik Zinoubi is an English Language Teacher with extensive experience and management skills. He has been working for Abu Dhabi University for the last ten years where he worked for the English Language institute, the moved to the University College. Mr. Rafik has assumed many responsibilities such as supervising extracurricular activities namely Language Clubs, football tournaments, and organizing professional seminars and conferences for English faculty. He has been awarded a couple of times with the Teaching Excellence Award. Right now, Mr. Rafik teaches a number of courses in the University College namely, English courses, UNS100, PHI300, ISL100 as university requirements.

AREAS OF COMPETENCE

  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • Designing Curricula for Language Courses
  • Designing Curricula for General Education Courses
  • Supervising Extra-Curricular activities

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • Teaching UNS100, ENG100, ENG105, PHI300, ISL100, in UC, ADU, UAE 2010 - 2011
  • Teaching Intensive Language Course in the ELI, ADU, UAE 2004 - 2010
  • Teaching EFL to Gifted Students in Al Ain Model School, UAE 1998 - 2004
  • Teaching English in Lycee Mixte Secondaire, Tunisia 1987 - 1998

RESEARCH & SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES

  • Recipient of several teaching awards in all phases of my career
  • Supervised some undergraduate students’ research papers which were awarded in ADU
  • Authored or co-authored over 22 research papers through my MA courses which covered leadership in Education, curriculum design, course supervision, test making and extracurricular activities

MEMBERSHIP OF SCIENTIFIC & PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

  • Membership in TESOLArabia (an organization for TEFL Teachers in Arabic countries)
  • Membership in ICELT (an international organization for TEFL Teachers around the world)