Prof. Mahmoud Ali Qudah holds a PhD in English and Civilization from Michigan State University (1986). He earned his Master’s in Linguistics and English Teaching from Leeds University, United Kingdom, in 1984, after getting a B.A. in English Language and Literature from Yarmouk University, 1980. During his career, Prof. Qudah has served as vice president, dean, and chairperson, as well as acting as a consultant in higher education, and to the UN. His interest in international politics and world civilization has led him to get involved with various fields. Prof. Qudah is a member of the Jordanian alumni for graduates of US Universities, as well as of TESOL, MSU alumni, the Association of Professors of English and Translation at Arab Universities (APETAU). His personal interests include traveling, meeting people, attending seminars, reading, sports, and helping the poor. Prof. Mahmoud Qudah has received many honors and awards, as follows: Listed in Who’s Who in American Education, 1999; Fulbright Scholar, 2001; American-Asian Who’s who, 2003; Great Minds of the 21st Century, 2003; Biography International, 2003; Who's Who the AEAB World, 2004; Biography International, 2004; Man of Achievement for 2005; Afro-Asian Who's Who, 2006; Man of the Year, 2006; Biography at "Great Minds of the 21st Century", 2006; Biography at "Asian Admirable Achievers", 2006; Man of the Year, 2007; 2007 President's Citation; Asia/Pacific Who's Who, 2007; Selected as a "Charter Member" at the "Leading Intellectuals of the World", 2007; Biography at "Order of International Merit", 2008. Prof. Qudah’s personal philosophy is to be ambitious and determined, hardworking, broad-minded and open to others. Address: P.O. Box 7759 Amman 11118, Jordan.
King Talal School of Business Technology
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- The Effect of Using Native Language on Grammar Achievement and Attitudes toward Learning of Basic EFL Students in Jordan. International Journal of Business and Social Science. Vol. 3 No. 1. (2012).
- Contemporary Bibliography: the Bibliography of Juma Hamad. Tnta University. Cairo, Egypt. (2010).
- The Use of Literature in ESL Classrooms. English Teaching Forum. (1991).
- College students’ Motivation for studying English in Jordan. Baghdad University. (1993).
- A practical Writing for Learners of English as a foreign Language. The University of Mustansiriyah Journal. (1994).
- An Approach to Using Media in the Classroom. The University of Mustansiriyah Journal. (1993).
- Interactivity in Written Discourse. Baghdad University Journal. (1991).
- The Influence of Text Simplification on Reading Comprehension. The University of Mustansiriyah Journal. (1991).
- A Study of Code - Switching between Arabic and English. The University of Mustansiriyah Journal. (1994).
- Why Not Literature? Al-Mosul University. (1992).
- Schematic Influence on the comprehension of foreign students’ Reading. Rajasthan Journal of Studies in English. Rajasthan University, India. (1992).
- A feature of English Written Discourse: Anaphora Re-visited. Rajasthan Journal of Studies in English. Rajasthan University, India. (1993).
- The Phrasal Verb in English. Al-Balqa Journal. Al-Ahliyya Amman University.
- Reading in the First and the Second Language. AL-Yamen Magazine. University of Aden. Yamen. (1996)
- Aptituthe Tests and Foreign Language Learning: Theory and Practice. Mu'tah Lil-buhuth wad-Dirasat. (1996).
- Instrumental Motivation and Learners of English in Jordan. Mu'tah Lil-buhuth wad-Dirasat. Vol. 4 (1995).
- Reading Comprehension: Influence of Brainstorming. Abhath Al-Yarmouk Journal; Humanities and Social Sciences Series. Yarmouk University.Vol.18, No.3B. (2002).
- The Use of Passive Voice in Written Discourse. South Valley University. Egypt. (1994).
- Illiteracy in the Third World. Al-Mosul University Journal. (2002).
- Are English Language Students Instrumentally or Integratively Motivated? Mu'tah Lil-buhuth wad-Dirasat. (1996).
- Characteristics of Women in Upper Administration in Private Sector Projects in Amman / Jordan. DIRASAT: HUMAN AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, VOL 32, NO 1. (2005).
- Literature as a Great Vehicle for Understanding Culture and Language. 13 National Symposium Proceedings. Cairo: CDEIT. L994. (pp. 61-73). (1993).
- Aptitude Tests and Foreign Language Learning Theory and Practice. Mu'tah Lil-buhuth wad-Dirasat. (1996).
- The Use of Two Directives; a Sociolinguistic Study. Qena Faculty of Arts Journal. South Valley University. Egypt. (1995).
- Unemployment Status in Jordan during the First Decade of the Twenty-First Century.” Problems and Perspectives in Management, Volume 10, Issue 4. (2012).