Breaking the Mold: Arabic Language Arts Teaching & Learning: Introduction to Special Issue
This special issue was designed to focus on Arabic language arts teaching and learning, a ﬁeld that has not received enough interest from researchers and specialists. Prospective authors were invited to submit articles that:
- Showcase cutting-edge research on Arabic language arts teaching and learning from around the globe as well as teacher educators’ and student teachers’ experiences and outcomes in educational contexts.
- Illustrate probable solutions to the issue of learning poverty within an Arabic
Language Arts context.
- Explore a wide range of topics linked to the theme of this Special issue including design Arabic language arts curricula, cutting edge and evidence-based teaching methodologies and approaches, science of reading implications for Arabic language arts teaching and learning, teachers and student perspectives and experiences, large scale Arabic language arts reforms, national literacy strategies, issues of quality, equity, accountability and assessment, fluency, reading interventions, etc.
- Disseminate information about Arabic language arts best practices in the MENA region and beyond.
- Identify important implications for future research in the field linked to Arabic language arts teaching & learning.
This special issue welcomed contributions which addressed qualitative, quantitative, or mixed method; empirical or theoretical paper; critical review paper; and book reviews related to Arabic language arts teaching and learning.
Gregory, L., Taha Thomure, H., Kazem, A., Boni, A., Elsayed, M. A. A. & Taibah, N. (2021). Advancing Arabic Language Teaching and Learning: A Path to Reducing Learning Poverty in the Middle East and North Africa. World Bank.
https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/35917. [Link to updated path infographic: https://www.worldbank.org/en/region/mena/publication/advancing-arabic-language-teaching-and-learning-path-to-reducing-learning-poverty-in-the-middle-east-and-north-africa]
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