Ahmed A. Alzahrani

Doctoral Graduate - July 2017
Email: aalzahrani@lamar.edu

Hometown

  • Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 

Current Employment

  • Lecturer, Majmaah University; Majmaah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Education 

  • Ed.D in Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, Lamar University, 2017
  • M.A. in Special Education, Deaf Education, King Saud University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2009
  • B.A. in Special Education, Deaf Education, King Saud University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 1994

Research Interests

  • Sign language and Interpreting
  • Literacy and Deaf Education
  • Early Intervention in Deaf Education

Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • N/A

Recent Non Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Alzahrani, A. (2009). Problems facing sign language interpretation as perceived by sign language interpreters in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Unpublished master’s thesis). King Saud University, Riyadh.
  •  Alzahran, A. (2009, March). The importance of teaching in sign language in the elementary Deaf schools. Paper presented at third international conference on disability and rehabilitation. Riyadh: Saudi Arabia

Recent Presentations

  • Alzahrani, A., Alamri, G., Alqarni, F., Alamri,A., & Andrews, J. (2015, February). (2014, February). The teaching of reading and writing Arabic with deaf students in Saudi Arabia: A survey of teacher methods. Poster session presented at the Association for College Educators-Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACE-DHH), St. Louis, MO.

Dissertation Focus

  • Perceptions of Saudi Arabian Deaf college students into their postsecondary education in the United States

Languages

  • Arabic, English, Arabic Sign (ARS), Saudi Arabian Sign Language (SASL), and American Sign Language (ASL)