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Razak W. Abedalla

Adjunct Lecturer
McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts
Modern Languages and Literatures

207 Fisher Hall
Phone: 412-396-1522

Education:

20015, D. Sc. Information Systems and Communications, Robert Morris University
2005, M.A., English Language and Linguistics, University of Al-Qadissiyah, Iraq
2002, B.A., English Language and Linguistics, University of Wassit, Iraq
Publications:

Abedalla, Razak W. (2014). "The Issue of Technology Implementation in the
Classrooms in Iraqi Universities". International Journal of Information and
Communication Technology Research (IJICT) Vol.4, No.7, July 2014.

Abedalla, Razak W. (2014). "The Silo Effect of Information Technology on the
Organizational Productivity: A Qualitative Research Study". International
Journal of Computer (IJC) (2014) Volume 15, No 1, pp 42-50

Abedalla, Razak W., Escobar, Lark S., Al-Quraishi, Dhiaadeen A. (2014).
"Accessing Information Technology- Social Media in Iraq". International
Journal of Scientific and Research Publication (IJSRP) Volume 4, Issue 9,
September 2014 Edition.

Jacob, W., & Abedalla, R. (2013). Iraq. In J. Ainsworth (Ed.), Sociology of
education: An a-to-z guide. (Vol. 9, pp. 399-401). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE
Publications, Inc.

Abedalla, Razak W. (2012). Linguistic Patterns of Code-switching of
Bilingual Iraqi Arabic-English Speakers. Journal of the Biannual College of
Education- University of Wasit. Volume 6, No 11, pp.384-374

Conferences:

Presented the paper "A Search for Meanings of Sub-Cultures: An Ethnography
of Arab Tribal Cultural Matrices" at the 5thBiennial Modern Languages
Conference Shippensburg University in Shippensburg, PA May 3, 2014.

Presented the paper "Saudi Students' Perceptions of Online Education versus
On-ground Education in Saudi Arabia "at the ISECON/CONISAR Conferences in
Baltimore, MD (2014)

Presented the paper "A Narrative Research Study of the most effective method
to learn Arabic as a Modern Language: A Learner's Self-learning Experience
Shared Stories" at the Pennsylvania Modern Languages Conference in
Pittsburgh, PA (2014)