The activities of the Extraordinary International Arabic Language Conference continued for the second day, from Monday evening, where 3 seminars were held that included 16 research papers and a study that dealt with 3 main axes: distance education, strategies for teaching the Arabic language, and the quality of innovative Arabic language curricula in light of the requirements of distance education, And criteria for employing technology in teaching Arabic.
A group of experts and specialists, including university professors, members of teaching bodies and bodies with specialization in the field of Arabic language, participated in providing research and studies.
This came in the presence of 2,500 researchers, specialists and fans of the Arabic language, through the “Zoom” program.
The papers dealt with many research and field studies that contribute to the development of teaching and teaching the Arabic language, including: The effect of distance learning to provide students with hyperactivity with some verbal and nonverbal communication skills, the “Yomou” platform as a model, and towards developing an electronic program to develop phonological awareness, teaching and learning to read, The impact of research projects on the virtual learning environment on the achievement of third year middle school students in the skill of written organization in the International Baccalaureate, designing the language activity program to teach the Arabic language remotely, and employing remote e-learning in teaching and learning the Arabic language, theories of literacy and its relevance to education programs Distance, the aesthetic of the Arabic language and distance education between promotion and application quality (a semiotic study), designing an educational unit for non-Arabic speakers about the Corona pandemic, requirements for teaching Arabic language remotely (Morocco as a model), distance education and writing skill development “A comparative statistical study on Two groups of Chinese students in light of the final exam results.
The Educational Center for the Arabic Language for the Gulf States in Sharjah emphasized that the importance of the conference lies in getting acquainted with the latest developments and creative initiatives, benefiting from global experiences and successful reports, spreading awareness and assuming joint responsibility towards the Arabic language, taking into account its characteristics, to keep pace with rapid scientific and technological developments in light of challenges. The era of globalization and technology, and making the teaching of the Arabic language in line with the requirements of the times.
The conference seeks to reconsider the lessons and experiences from previous initiatives in the field of distance education, and to strive hard to understand the current initiatives to develop a clear vision and a new approach based on performance and participation, and to look to the future by employing lessons learned and understanding the current stage data, in order to make a shift that makes Distance education is a method that adopts participation and depends on improving performance, gathering educators, researchers, practitioners, beneficiaries, decision-makers and users on one level to discuss this shift and envision how it could take place.
The Educational Center for the Arabic Language for the Gulf States in Sharjah called for concerted efforts at the individual and institutional level for all institutions concerned with teaching and learning the Arabic language, and the need for coordination between those institutions to intensify efforts and continuous work to meet the requirements of that language to keep pace with the times and face the modern challenges it faces.