International Conference
On

“Role of Islamic Universities in Teaching of Arabic
To
Non-native Speakers”
6-7 March 2017

Perspectives:
Arabic Language is the world certified language of Islam and since the birth of Islam in Arab region it got a sacred attention of scholars and linguistics from all over the world. There have been constant ongoing studies to address the problem: how to diffuse the Arabic Language in the world’s cultures, humanities, particularly in Muslim communities, so that being an International Islamic University it was a due responsibility of it to work for Spreading Arabic Language especially in Pakistani Society and generally in Muslim minorities in the world. This conference is being held to organise scientifically a meaningful discourse of the role of Islamic Universities in Asia and Africa as well as to share their experiences in the field of Teaching of Arabic language to non-native speakers. This will be a significant effort to enhance Arabic Teaching and to address the weaknesses and to suggest the concrete measures about how to overcome it.
 
Goals and Objectives:
  • To address the deficiencies in the provision of scientific activities involved in teaching the Arabic language to non-native speakers at the regional and international level.
  • To provide an opportunity for professionals in this area to observe the latest theories in teaching Arabic to non-native speakers and to exchange experiences and opinions related to this field.
  • To strengthen the primal initiatives in the field of teaching Arabic to non-native speakers.
  • To Support the vision of International Islamic University in Teaching of Arabic to non-native speakers
  • To contribute effective methods of teaching Arabic language to non-native speakers and to improve curriculums of teaching.
  • Contributing to the developmental means of teaching Arabic to non-native speakers in Pakistan.
  • Identification of key factors to ensure the success of teaching Arabic in Pakistan
  • To overcome the obstacles faced by those who deal with the teaching of Arabic at International Islamic University and to suggest possible solutions to overcome these problems.
  • Display models and sharing experiences arising in the field of teaching Arabic to non-Native speakers
Major Topics: The conference topics of interest include:
  1. Imperativeness of Arabic language teaching in Islamic universities.
  2. Role of Islamic universities and its role in teaching Arabic to non-native speakers.
  3. Curriculums of Arabic language teaching to non-native speakers in Islamic universitiesin the ample light of current and future values and plans.
  4. Adaptation of modern means and application of up-to-date resources to Arabic language teaching to non-native speakers in Islamic universities.
  5. Constraints and challenges facing the teaching of Arabic language to non-native speakers in Islamic universities and ways about how to address it.
  6. Means of how students be motivated for Arabic language learning.
  7. Methods and techniques of Arabic language teaching to non-natives.
  8. Efforts of Islamic universities, its practices and capabilities regarding Arabic language teaching (International Islamic University Islamabad as a role model).
  9. Modern means being used in training and enhancing Arabic language teaching skills.
  10. Learning of Arabic language teaching for peculiar and distinctive purposes.
  11. Assessment and evaluation in the field of Arabic language teaching to non-native speakers.
  12. Teaching of Arabic language, with aiming at enhancing its four skills, to non-native speaker (Theory and Practice)
  13. Urging Islamic universities on playing its vital role nationally and internationally in multi-colored occasions and events regarding Arabic language learning and teaching.
  14. Importance of the collaboration of organizations and foundations of Arabic language with Islamic universities in Arabic language teaching.
  15. The role of culture, linguistic and educational foundations in Arabic language teaching in non-Arab countries.
  16. The role of Arabic and Islamic schools/Madaris in Arabic language teaching in Pakistan.
  17. The role of translation in Arabic language teaching.
Instructions for Participation:
  • Fill out the Conference Registration form available on www.iiu.edu.pk
  • Write down an abstract of 300 words in standard Arabic language.
  • Provide 3-6 Key Words for respective research (conference paper).
  • The writing must be firsthand and original.
  • The writing must be at level to bring such kind of invention, innovation, origination as well as improvement.
  • After receiving the abstract at conference desk, an abstract receiving message will be sent to the researcher.
  • In case of approval an invitation will be sent to the participant.
  • Paper must be within the range of 20 pages with font size 14.
  • International Islamic University will host its conference participants from inside and outside of the country with soft accommodation excluding travel; air and non-fares.
Important Dates:
  • The deadline for receiving abstracts is 15 December 2016.
  • The deadline for notification of accepted abstracts is 23 December 2016.
  • The deadline for receiving Complete Paper is 30 January 2017.
  • The deadline for notification of accepted papers is 12 February 2017.
  • Conference date: 6-7 March 2017.
  • All submissions must be made by e-mail to the following address:
    arabic.teaching@iiu.edu.pk
  • For further details please visit our website (www.iiu.edu.pk)
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