Department of Classical and Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Aoun Jaber is an adjunct professor of Arabic language in the Department of Near Eastern Studies at Wayne State University (WSU). A native of Lebanon, Mr. Jaber has been an activist and business owner in the Arab American community. His teaching and community experiences have enriched his ability to communicate in a variety of Arabic regional linguistics and with people from diverse Arab origins and beliefs. He holds two master’s degrees from Wayne State University in bilingual education and Near Eastern studies.
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- EXPERIENCE WITH ARABIC LANGAUGE AND ARAB AMERICAN COMMUNITY · Adjunct Professor of Arabic language at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI. · Member of Access since 1978, and a member of the executive board since 2010 to the present. · Teaching culture and Arabic as a second language at the Arab-American National Museum · Led an immersion program for professionals, who are planning, to work overseas. · Graduate Teaching Assistant at Wayne State University for Beginning, Elementary, and Intermediary Arabic, 2007 – Present. Attendant of how to teach Arabic as a 2nd L’s workshop held at Austin Texas University in the summer of 2007 and organized by the authors of Al-kittab book for 2 weeks. · Editor In Chief (Arabic Language), Forum & Link, 2004-2006 · Real Estate and Finance Teacher, Davenport University, 2002 · Internship – Bilingual Instruction, Detroit Public Schools, 1983 · Teacher – 1971-1978 in Saida Elementary & Secondary School, Said – Lebanon - Instructed 1st Grade to 10th Grade, All Subjects - Instructed 11th Grade to 12th Grade, Subjects: Arabic Language and History. MEMBERSHIP · ACCESS Executive Board Member · Arab-American National Museum · Arabic-American Chamber of Commerce · Bint JeBail Social and Cultural Club, Dearborn, MI
- ARB 2010, ARB1020.