World Languages & Cultures | Alameen, Ghinwa
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Ghinwa Alameen is a lecturer of Arabic in the Department of World Languages and Cultures. She received her Ph. D. in Applied Linguistics and Technology at Iowa State University in 2014.

She has taught courses in Arabic, as well as in linguistics and ESL.

Her primary research interests are: connected speech, developing materials for language teaching and learning, integrating technology in teaching listening and pronunciation, and digital literacy and storytelling. Browse her website to learn more about her projects.


Ahlan w sahlan!

  • Levis, J. & Alameen, G. (forthcoming, 2015). Connected speech. In M. Reed & J. Levis (Eds.) The handbook of English pronunciation. Wiley Blackwell.
  • Alameen, G. (2011). Learner digital stories in a web 2.0 age. TESOL Journal, 2(3), pp. 355-369.
  • Alameen, G. (2010). The role of video subtitling in teaching listening comprehension. In J.  Levis & K. Levelle (Eds.), Technology for Oral Communication (pp. 36-47), Ames, IA: Iowa State University.
  • Chapelle, C. A. & Alameen, G. (2009). Developing French materials with Québécois cultural context. In C. A. Chapelle, H. G. Jun, & I. Katz (Eds.), Developing and evaluating language learning materials (pp. 128-142). Ames, IA: Iowa State University.
  • Alameen, G. (2007). Review of Audacity computer software. TESL-EJ, 11(1), 1-1
  • Graduate College Research Excellence Award, Iowa State University, 2014.
  • Graduate College Teaching Excellence Award, Iowa State University, 2011.
  • Aubrey E. Galyon Award for Academic Excellence, Iowa State University, 2007.
  • Fulbright Scholarship, 2005-2007.
  • Al-Baath Awards for Academic Excellence, 1995-1998.


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