Saida Affouneh

Nature of Work
Academic
Profession
Director of Electronic Learning Unit
Email Address
s.affouneh@najah.edu
Office Phone
(+970) 9 2345113 Ext. 4232

    Dr. Saida Affouneh is the founder and director of the E-Learning Center (ELC) in An-Najah National University, and assistant professor in Faculty of Education and Teacher training.

    Dr. Saida Affouneh is currently working as consultant to develop a national policy paper for open education, a Project sponsored by AQAQ (Accreditation and Quality Assurance Commission) and AMIDEAST.

    She was the Chairperson of the international conference for learning and teaching in the digital world 2014, organized by the E-Learning center at An- Najah National University with 1200 attendees.

    She has been granted by Sloan Consortium to participate in an online leadership program in 2013, as the first scholar from the Middle East.

    Dr. Saida Affouneh has worked in three different universities where two of them areconventionaluniversities, while the third is an open one.The experience ofopen and traditional education have given Saida a variety of experience and enabled her to understand the different a aspects of distance learning

    “Go with the horse that pulls” An Emerging model of e-learning in Palestine: The Case of An-Najah National University.

    The Reality of Education System in Palestine After 1994. An-Najah National University Journal.

    Towards A Better Quality of Education in Palestine. A book under publication (2011-2012).

    Students Attitudes Towars E-Learning in Al-Quds Open University. Al-Quds Open University Journal, 2010.

    " An Emerging Model of e-Learning in Palestine: The Case of An-Najah National University ". Paper to ICLTDW 2014 Confrence.

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    Institution
    An-Najah National University
    Country
    Palestine
    Degree
    BSc
    Faculty
    Science
    Department
    Mathematics
    Thesis
    -
    Speciality
    Mathematics
    Sub speciality
    Duration
    1986 - 1993
    Institution
    An-Najah National University
    Country
    Palestine
    Degree
    MSc
    Faculty
    . Faculty of Educational Sciences
    Department
    Methods of Teaching Mathematics
    Thesis
    -
    Speciality
    Teaching Mathematics
    Sub speciality
    -
    Duration
    1993 - 1996
    Institution
    University of Huddersfield
    Country
    United Kingdom
    Degree
    PhD
    Faculty
    Philosophy of Education
    Department
    Leadership program
    Thesis
    Emergency education, decentralization and the case of Palestine
    Speciality
    Emergency Education
    Sub speciality
    Philosophy of Education
    Duration
    2004 - 2007
    Country
    Palestine
    Institution
    ِِAn-Najah National University
    Position/Job Description
    Director of elearning center
    Period
    Aug. 20, 2011 - May 16, 2016
    Country
    Palestine
    Institution
    Amideast
    Position/Job Description
    National Consultant for developing elearning strategies
    Period
    Jan. 1, 2013 - Until Now
    Country
    Palestine
    Institution
    Arab American University- Jenin
    Position/Job Description
    Consultant for quality assurance in Teaching math for grades 1-4 project-, 2012
    Period
    Jan. 1, 2012 - Until Now
    Country
    Palestine
    Institution
    Welfare Association
    Position/Job Description
    Educational Consultant, 2012 -2013 , preparing interventions for strategic plan for the education sector
    Period
    Jan. 1, 2012 - Until Now
    Country
    Palestine
    Institution
    Amideast
    Position/Job Description
    Project Director- Believe it or not- math can be excited 2011-2012( faculty grants)
    Period
    Jan. 1, 2011 - Until Now
    Country
    Palestine
    Institution
    Amideast
    Position/Job Description
    Project Director: Rethink I am here.,2009-2011 ( Faculty grants)
    Period
    Jan. 1, 2009 - Until Now
    Country
    Palestine
    Institution
    Al Quds Open University- Ramallah
    Position/Job Description
    Faculty Member- associate professor,
    Period
    Jan. 1, 2004 - Until Now
    Country
    Palestine
    Institution
    An Najah National University
    Position/Job Description
    part time job Faculty member in master program
    Period
    Jan. 1, 2011 - Until Now
    Country
    Palestine
    Institution
    Ministry of Education
    Position/Job Description
    consultant and member of teacher standards and code of ethics
    Period
    Jan. 1, 2010 - Until Now
    Country
    Palestine
    Institution
    Al Quds Open University- Ramallah
    Position/Job Description
    Director of Community and Continuing Education Centre
    Period
    Jan. 1, 2010 - Until Now
    Country
    Palestine
    Institution
    َQOU
    Position/Job Description
    Head of Research Department in E-learning-ODLC-
    Period
    Jan. 1, 2009 - Until Now
  • Conference Paper تجارة التعليم العالي
  • Conference Paper A Pioneer Model for Blended Learning in Engineering Education: An-Najah National University, Palestine
  • Conference Paper Computerized based exams as perceived by English Teachers An-Najah National University Case
  • Original research An Emerging Model of E-Learning in Palestine: The Case of An-Najah National University
  • Original research Pupils’ fear in the classroom: portraits from Palestine and England
  • Conference Paper رؤية مستقبلية لدور الإعلام في الأمن والأمان
  • Book chapter A compendium of case studies and interviews with Experts about Open Education Practices and resources
  • Original research A gendered Analysis of Technical and Vocational Training and Education in Palestine
  • Conference Paper تطویر إطار عام لإصلاح التعلیم العام كمدخل لجودة التعلیم الهندسي في فلسطین
  • Original research Synthesis, spectral, thermal, crystal structure, Hirschfeld analysisof [bis(triamine)Cadimium(II)][Cadimum(IV)tetra-bromide] complexes and their thermolysisto CdO nanoparticles Chemistry Central Journal
  • Conference Paper ًWomen Education is a Revolution of Hope The Case of Palestine
  • Conference Paper Discover Palestine
  • Original research Difficulties facing students at Al Quds Open University - Ramallah Branch Studying math Courses from their Perspective
  • Conference Paper Can E-learning inspire refugees
  • Original research Women Image in Grade Eight Textbooks: Content Analysis
  • Original research Fear in the Palestinian classroom: Pedagogy, authoritarianism and transformation
  • Book chapter كتاب التربية والتعليم من منظور النوع الاجتماعي
  • Book chapter Building the Capacity of Faculties of Education/ Case Studies of a TEMPUS Journey in peer Learning and Transformations in Teacher Education/
  • Original research واقع الإشراف الإلكتروني في المدارس الحكومّية وسبل التغلب على معيقاته من وجهة نظر المشرفين في شمال الضفة الغربية
  • Original research Critical Analysis of the Education System after the Establishment of the Palestinian Authority
  • Original research The evaluation of elearning in teacher training program at An- Najah National University
  • Book chapter Towards a better quality of education in Palestine
  • Original research تجربة البث الحي المصور المباشر Video Streaming عبر الانترنت في جامعة القدس المفتوحة اتجاهات ومشكلات من وجهة نظر الدارسين م 2009 م - 2008 الفصل الدراسي الأول
  • Original research How sustained conflict makes moral education impossible: some observations from Palestine
  • Published book Education under Occupation-- listening to girls’ stories
  • Original research The Impact of the Siege on the Palestinian girls Listening to the Girls of Qurtoba School
  • Original research Educating the human spirit in times of conflict: the case of emergency education in Palestine