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Asma Ben Romdhane

Assistant Professor of Instruction, Arabic

Asma Ben Romdhane is an Arabic Fulbright Teaching Assistant alumna. Her focus is on the teaching and learning of Arabic as a second/foreign language. Her dissertation is titled “Impact of Social Interaction on the Acquisition of Spoken Arabic: Short-Term Study Abroad Context”. Her research interests include language and program assessment, multimedia and SLA, study abroad and intercultural competence, and teaching methods in L2 classroom learning. In spring 2015, she received a Stanley Grant for International Research. In the same month, she received a university-wide Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award from the University of Iowa. Her mission is to engage more people in learning Arabic and help them develop Middle Eastern and North African cross-cultural awareness. 

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