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Bilal W. S. Shafei

Bilal W. S. Shafei

Sector : Academic Figures , Doctors

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  • Country of residence : Palestine
  • Gender : Male
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Education: 

Doctor of philosophy degree, Franche-Comté University, Mai 1997. Computer Science and Linguistics. Dissertation (1997). The treatment of diacritical signs using computers and the achievement of a program for didactic purposes. Besançon, France: Franche Comté University.

Master of arts degree, Franche-Comté University, France, Jun 1993. Computer Science Applied to Human Sciences. Major Field of study in computer science for Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Library Data Analyses.

Master of arts degree, Franche-Comté University, France, September 1992, Applied Linguistics, Major Field of study Natural Language Processing (NLP).

Bachelor degree of arts (maîtrise), Franche-Comté University, France, September 1991. Applied Linguistics. Major Field of study in Natural Language Processing (NLP).

Bachelor degree of arts (Licence), Franche -Comté University, France, Jun 1990. Applied Linguistics. Major Field of study Linguistic Sciences/ Mass Media
D. E. U. G, Franche -Comté University, France, Septembre 1989. Applied Linguistics. Major Field of study Linguistic Sciences/ Mass Media.

TOEFL, Excellent results (592), Amideast, Jerusalem – Palestine, June 2007.

Employment history:

09/2010 – Present Director of LRC (Linguistic Resources Center) The Language Resource Center is a multimedia computer facility supporting many languages taught in various departments at An-Najah University. Students work interactively with computer and web-based materials which allow them to experience foreign language acquisition as a living, vital process.


8/2012 VISITING SCHOLAR Association for Canadian Studies, University of Montreal and McGill University on the updating of a course on "The linguistic variations of French in Canada" and pursuing research on the impact of such a course on the Palestinian students of the French department at An-Najah National University in Nablus, Palestine.
 
01 -05/2011 Assistant Director of Excellence in Teaching and Learning Center Helping in establishing the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine.
 
7/2010 VISITING SCHOLAR A course on the Linguistic Variations of French Language in Canada, Ottawa University, Canadian Studies Center, Ottawa, Canada.

6/2010 - 7/2010 VISITING SCHOLAR (Lecturing) Bilingual-Bicultural Education Program, Department of International & Transcultural Studies, Department of Languages, Literature and Social Studies, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, USA. Subject taught “Resources Centers for Foreign Languages".
 
6/2007 - 1/2010 VISITING SCHOLAR / Expert Consulting Palestinian-French Joint research Project Program, An-Najah & Paris VI Universities (2007-2010), Free Virtual Library, ERASMUS MUNDUS, Data Mining, Ministry of research, Paris, France.
 
5/2009 - 8/2009 VISITING SCHOLAR (Lecturing) Bilingual-Bicultural Education Program, Department of International & Transcultural Studies, Department of Languages, Literature and Social Studies, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, USA. Subject taught “Socio-linguistics".
 
1/2008-6/2008 VISITING SCHOLAR Bilingual-Bicultural Education Program, Department of International & Transcultural Studies, Department of Languages, Literature and Social Studies, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, USA.
 
9/2000- 06/2008 DIRECTOR OF FRENCH DEPARTMENT Department of French Literature and Civilization, An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine. Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Linguistics. Assistant Professor of French Language Teaching. Building up the curriculum newly establish department of French.
 
1/2004 VISITING SCHOLAR Department of general and applied linguistics, NLP, Tesnière Center, University of Franche-Comté, Besançon, France
 
8/2001 VISITING SCHOLAR A course on the Linguistic Variations of French Language in Canada, Ottawa University, Canadian Studies Center, Ottawa, Canada.
 
9/1997– 9/1999 DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONS DEPARTMENT Public and International Relations Department, An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine.
 
9/1994 – 6/1997 RESEARCHES AND LECTURING ASSISTANT Researches and Lecturing Assistant in Computer Science and Linguistics (Natural Language Processing) University of Franche-Comte, Besancon, France.

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Achievements and Awards

PFDP Short Term Fellowship, Summer Semesters A&B 2009, visiting scholar at TC/Columbia University, New York, USA.
PFDP Short Term Fellowship, Spring Semester 2008, visiting scholar at TC/Columbia University, New York, USA.
Palestinian-French Joint research Project Program, An-Najah & Paris VI Universities (2007-2008), Free Virtual Library,
Ministry of research, Paris, France.
Amideast_ Ramallah, OSI and USAID, PFDP program, (January 2008), Seminar of Excellence in Teaching 2, Jericho, Palestine.
Amideast_ Ramallah, OSI and USAID, PFDP program, (July 2007), Seminar of Excellence in Teaching 1, Ramallah, Palestine.
Individual Mobility Grant, (January 2004), TEMPUS Program-EU, PS-2003, Centre Tesnière, Department of Applied
Linguistics, NLP, Besançon, France.
Canadian Studies scholarship, (August 2001), Ottawa, Building a course on the linguistic variations of French language in Canada.
French Scholarship, Paris (July 2001), visiting scholar at the Post Doctoral School and Sorbonne Nouvelle.
 

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