Shabaya

Mr.Sam E. Eldakak

Humanities and Social Science Program Director
Professional Ethics Course Coordinator
Senior Instructor of Ethics

Tel #: +97125015867

Email: sam.eldakak@adu.ac.ae

Educational Background

  • Doctorate of Education: Aspen University. USA- Leadership and Learning 2013
  • MA, in Education- American Intercontinental University, USA- Instructional 2006
  • MSc. In Quality Assurance- Southern Poly technique State University, USA Marietta, Georgia. 2001
  • BA in Business Administration-West Ga. College 1976
  • Certificate in Management- West Ga. College. Carrollton, Georgia 1999

Mini Bio

Sam Eldakak teaches "University Study Skills" Foundation in Education and Professional Ethics in University College. He is the Ethics Course Coordinator. He attended Aspen University in Denver, Colorado, USA to obtain his Doctorate degree in "Leadership and Learning". He holds a master degree in education from American Intercontinental University in the United States of America and a Master degree in "Quality Assurance" from Southern Polytechnic State University in Georgia State, USA. He also holds a BA in Business Administration and an advanced management certificate from the University of West Georgia, USA.

AREAS OF COMPETENCE

  • Strategic Leadership
  • Operational Management
  • Business Implementation
  • Performance Management
  • Quality Assurance
  • Education and Learning
  • Business Development
  • Training and development

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Academic and Education Field

  • Business Ethics Coordinator. Abu Dhabi University. (January 01, 2008 - Present).
  • University Study Skills Senior Instructor. Abu Dhabi University. Present.
  • Foundation of Education Instructor. Abu Dhabi University. Present.
  • Abu Dhabi University Knowledge Group: Teaching vocational and English.
  • Center of Adult and Continuing Education Manager, West Georgia College. (February 15, 1992 - August, 1997).

Professional

  • Professional Training & Coaching Director: University of Toyota. (January 15, 2003 - December 15, 2006).
  • State of Georgia-Department of Family and Children Services: Training and developing Manager (June 1997- December 2002).
  • Center of Adult and Continuing Education Manager, West Georgia College. (February 15, 1992 - August, 1997).
  • Partner/Vice President of Operation, American Consulting Group (ACG). (March 1989 – March, 1992).
  • Senior Manager of Training and Development, Mid-South Corp. (June, 1989- April 30, 1985).
  • Human Resources Manager/Eckerd Corp. June, 1980 to June 1, 1985.
  • Entertainment franchise owner and a CEO: From 1980 to 1990.

RESEARCH & SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES

Books

  • Eldakak, S. E.(2010). Educational Leadership and Organizational Behavior...An overview. VDM Publisher House Ltd..

Refereed Journal

  • Eldakak, S. E. (2010). The Modern Effects of Teacher Education on the Arab World. To appear in Educational Research Information Center, 12. Click here
  • Eldakak, S. E. (2010). Ethical Issues in Education. Educational Research Information Center (ERIC). Click here
  • Eldakak, S. E. (2012). Introduction and Attributes of Meaningful Learning Using Technology (MLT). Educational Research Information Center (ERIC). Click here

CHAIRPERSON AND MEMBERS OF ABU DHABI UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES

  • University College Council Committee (Member) 2013-present
  • Undergraduate Council. (Chair) 2011-2013
  • Peer Evaluation Committee. (Chair) 2013
  • Students’ Credit for Life Sub-Committee (Member) 2011-2013
  • Academic Council Committee. (Member) 2011-2013
  • Orientation and Advising Committee. (Member) 2010
  • Retention Committee. (Member). 2013