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Dr. Aziz Hassan Shekh-Abed | Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Lecturer | Ruppin Academic Center | Israel

Short Bio ๐Ÿ“š

Aziz Shekh-Abed is a dedicated academic professional with a robust background in technology education and engineering. Currently, a lecturer at Ruppin Academic Center’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aziz has a track record of inspiring students through engaging lectures and innovative teaching methods. His career is marked by a strong commitment to enhancing student comprehension and fostering an environment conducive to learning.

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Education ๐ŸŽ“

Aziz Shekh-Abed’s educational journey is both extensive and impressive. He earned his BScTE in Technology Education from Tel Aviv University in 2001, followed by an MA in Education from the same institution in 2006. In 2020, he completed his PhD at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, specializing in Education in Science and Technology. His doctoral research focused on systems thinking and abstract thinking among high-school students.

Experience ๐Ÿ’ผ

Aziz’s teaching career spans over two decades. He has taught at various institutions, including Amal Science and Technology College and Nuns’ School in Nazareth. Since 2021, he has been a lecturer at Ruppin Academic Center, where he has also served as the Coordinator of the Retention Committee. His experience includes developing course materials, mentoring students, and participating in academic conferences worldwide.

Research Interest ๐Ÿ”ฌ

Aziz’s research interests lie in the intersection of technology education, systems thinking, and abstract thinking. He is particularly interested in how these cognitive skills can be enhanced through project-based learning and the integration of dedicated tasks. His work often explores the impact of innovative teaching methods on student performance and learning outcomes.

Awards ๐Ÿ†

Throughout his academic journey, Aziz has received several accolades. Notably, he was awarded a PhD scholarship from 2016 to 2020. Additionally, he has received letters of appreciation for mentoring high school students who won various project competitions, highlighting his impact on the educational community.

Publications ๐Ÿ“„

Aziz Shekh-Abed has an impressive portfolio of publications. Here are some notable works:

  1. Interrelations between systems thinking and abstract thinking: the case of high-school electronics studentsEuropean Journal of Engineering Education, 2021.
  2. Promoting systems thinking and abstract thinking in high-school electronics students: Integration of Dedicated Tasks into Project-Based LearningInternational Journal of Engineering Education, 2021.
  3. Challenges and opportunities for higher engineering education during the COVID-19 PandemicInternational Journal of Engineering Education, 2022.
  4. Challenges to Systems Thinking and Abstract Thinking Education During the COVID-19 PandemicInternational Journal of Engineering Education, 2023.
  5. Relationships between Reflection Ability and Learning Performance of junior electronics engineering studentsInternational Journal of Engineering Education, 2023.

 

 

Aziz Hassan Shekh-Abed | Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering | Best Researcher Award

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