Education and Background:

Dr. Rasha’s educational and professional backgrounds enabled her to be deeply aware of how to use positive psychology tools to enable others learn about themselves and therefore achieve goals successfully and happily.

Dr. Rasha is a member of: 1) Lancaster University Alumni, 2) the Center of Technology Enhanced Learning in Lancaster, and 3) the American University in Cairo Alumni.

List of Publications:

– Essam, R. (2021). Exploring the needs of teachers in a Middle East university using TPACK: A case study. Studies in Technology Enhanced Learning, 1(2). https://doi.org/10.21428/8c225f6e.b9366ecd [Link]

– Essam, R. (2019). A professional development programme for supporting teachers in the design, development, and implementation of Technology Enhanced Learning activities for teaching Arabic as a foreign language. Lancaster University. https://doi.org/10.17635/lancaster/thesis/714 [Link]

– Essam, R. (2016). Constructivist and cognitive multimedia learning theories as tools for training teachers on how to integrate technology using the TPACK framework for teaching Arabic online [Master’s Thesis, the American University in Cairo]. AUC Knowledge Fountain. https://fount.aucegypt.edu/etds/1435 [Link]

– Essam, R. (2010). Software application for computer aided vocabulary learning in a blended learning environment [Master’s Thesis, the American University in Cairo]. AUC Knowledge Fountain. https://fount.aucegypt.edu/etds/1144 [Link]

Contribution in International Conferences: