Rima Bahous is an Associate Professor of Education and the Director of the Teacher Training Institute at the Lebanese American University (LAU) in Lebanon. She has been involved in teacher training (K to 12 as well as university teachers) locally, regionally and internationally for more than 20 years. She has presented at regional and international conferences and published in international referred journals. Her main research interests are in the field of second language teacher education, continuous professional development for teachers, and assessment.

Here are some of her publications:

Daouk, Z., Bahous, R., & Bacha, N. (2016). Perceptions on the effectiveness of active learning strategies. Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education 8(3), 360 – 375. DOI 10.1108/JARHE-05-2015-0037

Bahous, R., Busher, H., & Nabhani, M. (2016). Teachers’ views of professional learning and collaboration in four urban Lebanese primary schools. Teacher Development 20(2), 197 – 212. DOI:10.1080/13664530.2015.1124137

Bahous, R. & Nabhani, M. (2015). Faculty views on developing and assessing learning outcomes. Journal of General Education 64(4), 294 – 309.

Bahous, R., Nabhani, M. & Bacha, N. (2014). Code switching in higher education in a multilingual environment: A Lebanese exploratory study. Language Awareness, 23(4), 353 – 368. DOI: 10.1080/09658416.2013.828735

Bahous, R., Nabhani, M. & Rabo, A. (2013). Parochial education in a global world? Teaching history and civics in Lebanon. Nordidactica – Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Education, 1, 57 – 79.

Bahous, R., Bacha, N., & Nabhani, M. (2011). Multilingual educational trends and practices in Lebanon: A case study. International Review of Education, 57(5/6), 737 – 749.

Bahous, R., Bacha, N., & Nabhani, M. (2011). Motivating students in the EFL classroom: A case study of perspectives. English Language Teaching, 4(3), 33 – 43.

Bahous, R. & Nabhani, M. (2008). Improving schools for social justice in Lebanon. Improving Schools, 11(2), pp. 129-143.

Bahous, R. (2008). The self-assessed portfolio: a case study. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 33(4), 381 – 394.

Contact details: rbahous@lau.edu.lb