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BA (Hons), MA, PhD

Instructor, School of Communication
Faculty of Business and Professional Studies

604.983.7582 ext. 7582
Fir Building, room FR501F
alaaalmusalli@capilanou.ca

Education

PhD, Linguistics, Bangor University, Wales, UK, 2008.

MA, English Language and Linguistics, Baghdad University, 1999.

BA (Honours), English Language, Turath University College, 1996.

Certificates

Certificate of Creative Writing - Non-Fiction, The Writer's Studio, Simon Fraser University, 2019.

TESL Canada Professional Certificate Standard Three - Permanent, TESL Canada Federation, 2016.

Bio

Alaa Al-Musalli (PhD, Bangor University, 2008) holds a PhD in Linguistics from Bangor University, UK, 2008. Her areas of expertise include discourse analysis, content analysis, communicative competence, business and professional communication, academic, professional, and creative writing, pedagogy and didactics, test validity, listening and note-taking skills, sub-skills (micro-competencies), and empirical research. Her current areas of interest and publication are media studies and disinformation, with emphasis on content analysis.

Al-Musalli has taught internationally since 2000. She taught in the Middle East, in Qatar and the Sultanate of Oman, and in Europe, the Netherlands. In Canada, she taught at McGill University, Simon Fraser University, the University of British Columbia and Okanagan College.