Dr. Samer Abdel Hadi,

Dean of College of Arts and Humanities
Prof. Amjad D. Al Nasser

042338106

cah@afu.ac.ae

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BRIEF BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Samer Abdel Hadi received his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Jordan in 2006. His academic career began as an assistant professor at Arab Open University - Jordan Branch in the same year. He has taught courses in psychology, education, special education, class management, and scientific research methods. He also has led training courses and workshops on educational psychology in the UAE, Kuwait & Jordan. He has numerous scientific studies published in Arabic and English scientific journals, mostly about: emotional social competence, moral competence & skills: assertiveness, self-awareness, empathy, self-regulation, impulsiveness control, conflict resolution, mindfulness & self-efficacy. He moved to UAE in 2011 to work at Abu Dhabi University in its branches in Al Ain and Abu Dhabi, and then moved to Dubai at Al Falah University and got the degree Associate Professor with his work as Dean of Student Affairs. He translated a book called "Developing Positive Assertiveness"    

Academic Profile

BRIEF BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Samer Abdel Hadi received his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Jordan in 2006. His academic career began as an assistant professor at Arab Open University - Jordan Branch in the same year. He has taught courses in psychology, education, special education, class management, and scientific research methods. He also has led training courses and workshops on educational psychology in the UAE, Kuwait & Jordan. He has numerous scientific studies published in Arabic and English scientific journals, mostly about: emotional social competence, moral competence & skills: assertiveness, self-awareness, empathy, self-regulation, impulsiveness control, conflict resolution, mindfulness & self-efficacy. He moved to UAE in 2011 to work at Abu Dhabi University in its branches in Al Ain and Abu Dhabi, and then moved to Dubai at Al Falah University and got the degree Associate Professor with his work as Dean of Student Affairs. He translated a book called "Developing Positive Assertiveness"    

EDUCATION

Ph.D.

Educational Psychology, University of Jordan

MA

Educational Psychology, University of Jordan

BA

Psychology and Business Administration, University of Jordan

MEMBERSHIP

  • Member of the National Council for Family Affairs

  • Member of the Psychology Association of Jordan

ADMINISTRATIVE AND ACADEMIC ROLES

  • Dean, Student Affairs

  • Assistant Professor, College of Mass Communication

TEACHING

  • Psychology and Communications Skills (0407115)
  • Social Psychology (0601250)
  • Sociology (0601200)
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Scientific Research

Scopus Documents


RESEARCH INTEREST

  • Social Competence
  • Moral Competence
  • Assertiveness
  • Empathy
  • Self-Regulation
  • Self-Awareness
  • Emotional Competence 

LIST OF PUBLICATION

2019

  • Abdel Hadi, S, (2019). The level of cognitive and affective empathy in light of gender and academic year variables among 8th, 9th & 10th grade students. Journal of Content, Community & Communication. Publishing acceptance (Scopus Index Journal)
  • Abdel Hadi, S, Bustami, G. (2019). Cognitive Emotion Regulation among Students of the Master's and Bachelor's degree at Al-Falah University in Dubai. Sylwan Journal, 163(3): 142-169 (Scopus Indexed)

2018

  • Abdel Hadi, S. (2018). The level of social Competence and its relation to school adjustment and academic achievement in light of the variables sex and academic year among secondary school students, Journal of Educational and Psychological Sciences. Bahrain University. Accepted for publication
  • Abdul Hadi, Samer (2018). Level of Interpersonal Emotion Regulation among Undergraduate Students at Al Falah University in Dubai. Dirasat. University of Jordan. Accepted
  • Abdul Hadi, Samer (2018). Self-Regulation among the Faculty Members in Abu Dhabi University in United Arab Emirates. Journal of the Al Qudes open University for research and educational psychological studies, 7 (21): 151- 164

2017 

  • Abdel Hadi, S. (2017). The Level of Moral Competence and Its Relationship with the Variables of, Gender, Specialization and Academic Year among Al Falah University Students in Dubai. International Journal of Business and Society, 18 (3)
  • Abdul Hadi, S., Bustami, G. (2017). Predicting ability for Mindfulness In Empathy skill among a sample of undergraduate students at the University of Abu Dhabi in the light of the variables gender (male / female), specialization and study. International Journal for Research in Education, Accepted.

2016

  • Abdel Hadi, S. (2016). Emotional Self-Efficacy Among a Sample of Faculty Members & its Relation to Gender (male/female), Experience, Qualification & Specialization, International Education Studies, 9 (1): In Press.
  • Abdul Hadi , S. ( 2016 ) . Stage teacher knowledge and skills Alhalah- change phase. Journal of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities/Sidi Mohamed ben Abdullah University: Fas. In Press

2015

  • Abdul Hadi, Samer, Bustami, Ghanem (2015). Social emotional competence among faculty members of the University of Abu Dhabi in the Light of the Variables: Gender (male / female, Qualification, Specialization, and Experience). Journal of Educational and Psychological Sciences. University of Bahrain. Accepted for publication.
  • Abdul Hadi, Samer (2015). Towards A Social Emotional Learning: New Trends in Education. Al-Quds Open University. Accepted for publication.

2014

  • Abdel Hadi, S. & Bustami, G. (2014). Self-Awareness among Faculty Members from the Abu Dhabi University in the Light of the Variables: Gender (male/female, Qualification, Specialization, and Experience). Journal of Educational and Psychological Sciences. University of Bahrain. 16 (2) 607-638

2011

  • Abdel Hadi, S. & Abu-Jadi, A. (2011). Impulse behavior among a sample of students from the Arab Open University and its relationship to Assertiveness in the light of the variables of specialization, gender and study level. Journal of Educational and Psychological Sciences. University of Bahrain. 15 (1) 207-239

2010

  • Abdel Hadi, S. & Abu-Jadi, A. (2010). The Common Cognitive Affect-Regulation Strategies among Jordanian University students in the Light of Gender, Academic Specialization and University. The Educational Journal. University of Kuwait. 26(2).305-352

2009

  • Abdel Hadi, S. & Abu-Jadi, A. (2009). Predicting Ability for Empathy In Conflict Resolution Behavior of The Tenth Grade Student’s Sample. Derasat Journal. University of Jordan. 38(1). 1048-1061.

SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCES

International Conference on Education Dubai

(2015)

Scientific Paper

Waset International ConferenceDubai

(2014)

Scientific Paper

Higher Education International Conference Lebanon

(2011)

The Common Cognitive Affect-Regulation Strategies among Jordanian University students in the Light of Gender, Academic Specialization and University. The Educational Journal

International Conference on Educational Excellence Jordan

(2010)

Presence 

Second Conference of the World Association of Muslim Psychologists UAE

(2009)

Scientific Paper (Adolescence) 

Special education between reality and expectations

(2007)

Training program to enhance social competence and reduce aggressive behavior in children with special needs 

LEADING WORKSHOPS

Reading & Logic Thinking Abu Dhabi

(2015)

Joint Command & Staff College 

Modern treatment methods to solve behavioral problems Dubai

(2014)

Ministry of Education & Debono Center 

Enhance social competence and decrease aggressive behavior Kuwait

(2008)

Ministry of Education 

Violence at Universities from psychology perspective Jordan

(2007)

Ministry of Youth, Amman Youth House

Enhance Social Skills  Jordan

(2007)

Care International Jordan Training Center

Towards School adjustment, Social and Academic Success Jordan 

(2007)

Arab Open University

Enhance School Adjustment and Decrease Violence  Jordan

(2007)

De Bono Center For Teaching Thinking-Meridian Hotel, Amman

Enhancing Social Competence of Elementary School Students 

(2005)

Private Schools Cultural gathering 

Talented Care Saudi Arabia

(2000)

Ministry of Education 

TRAINING COURSES

Teaching for Understanding 

(2011)

The Harvard Graduate School of Education 

The Relational Needs 

(2011)

Ithraa Center 

Play Therapy and Drama 

(2010)

PANA Center for Consultancy and Training 

Statistical analysis using the program (SPSS) 

(2010)

PANA Center for Consultancy and Training 

Cognitive behavioral therapy 

(2010)

PANA Center for Consultancy and Training 

Scientific Research 

(2008)

Arab Open University - Jordan 

Evaluate student learning in the university 

(2008)

Arab Open University - Jordan 

Open Education 

(2007)

Arab Open University - Jordan 

Teaching Strategies 

(2001)

Modern Montessori School 

Special Education 

(1997)

Modern School 

BOOKS

  • Developing Positive Awareness Proofreading and Printing Publisher: Debone Center for Teaching Thinking

ACADEMIC AWARDS

  • Teaching Award, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
  • Second Rank
    Training Program to enhance social skills of orphans, Save the Children International Institution
    Amman, Jordan
  • Second Rank
    Computerized program for students with special needs (Learning Disability)
    Ministry of Education
    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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