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College of Education

Faculty and Staff

Suha R. Tamim, Ed.D.

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor, Curriculum Studies
Department: Instruction and Teacher Education
College of Education
Email: tamims@mailbox.sc.edu
Phone: 803-777-2489
Office: Wardlaw 107
Resources: Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
Google Scholar Profile
Suha Rahif Tamim, Ed.D.

Education

Ed.D., Instruction and Curriculum Leadership, University of Memphis, Memphis TN

Master of Public Health and BS, Environmental Health, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

Research and Expertise

Instructional design and technology, ehealth and mhealth education interventions, teaching with web tools, interactive learning environments, project based learning, health education strategies 

Selected Presentations

Tamim S. (2020). Using problem-based learning to teach systems thinking [Conference Presentation]. Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2020 Virtual International Convention. https://convention2.allacademic.com/one/aect/aect20/

Tamim S. (2019). Design essentials of online learning environments. Teaching Innovation Symposium, Fordham University, NY, New York.

Tamim S. (2019). Theoretical underpinnings of project-based learning. Teaching Innovation Symposium, Fordham University, NY, New York.

D'Amico, L., Becton, Y., & Tamim, S. (2019). Social Justice: Integrating Equity and Inclusion in an Online EdD Program. Exchange presented at the Carnegie Project for the Education Doctorate Convening, Lincoln, NE.

Tamim, S. & Grant, M.M. (2013). An exploration of how health professionals create ehealth and mhealth education interventions.  Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Sweeney, J., Prevette, L., L., Christopher, A., Ferguson, F., Tamim, S., & Grant, M.M. (2012).  60 apps in 60 minutes. [Conference Presentation]. Midsouth Technology Conference, Memphis, TN.

Tamim, S. & Forbess, J. (2012).  Interactivity, multimedia, and PowerPoint. [Conference Presentation]. Midsouth Technology Conference, Memphis, TN.

Brown, D., Sweeney, J., Jones, L., Ferguson, F., Tamim, S., & Grant, M.M. (2011). How schools are doing mobile? [Conference Presentation]. Midsouth Technology Conference, Memphis, TN.

Tamim, S. & Grant, M.M. (2011). Profiles of teachers using project-based learning in the classroom. [Conference Presentation]. Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Jacksonville, FL.

Selected Roundtables

Currin, E., Tamim, S.R., Bogiages, C., & Becton, Y. (2021). Taking responsibility for EdD-activism: Recognizing the hidden value of self-study. [Conference Presentation]. American Educational Research Association 2021Virtual Annual Meeting.

Tamim S. (2019). Foundations of systems thinking: Theory, practice, and setting: Systems thinking practice in educational settings. Birds of a Feather session presented at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Las Vegas, NV.

Jeffries, R., Becton, Y., Bogiages, C., D’Amico L., & Tamim, S. (2018). Collaborative working groups: A networked assessment model. Roundtable presented at the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate, Tallahassee, FL.

Selected Workshops

Tamim, S. (2020). Tools to visualize systems feedback mechanisms. Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2020 Virtual International Convention. https://convention2.allacademic.com/one/aect/aect20/

Tamim, S. (2019). Project-based learning in traditional course design. Teaching Innovation Symposium, Fordham University, NY, New York.

Tamim, S. (2019). What is your mental model? Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Las Vegas, NV.

Tamim, S. & Sockman, B. R. (2018). Planning for change through a systems thinking approach. Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Kansas City, MO.

Tamim, S. & Forbess, J., Sweeney, J. (2012).  Creating a class website using Weebly. Midsouth Technology Conference, Memphis, TN.

Discussant

Discussant for Featured Research- Saudi female students’ perceptions of e-learning, presented at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology by Tahani Aldosemani, Las Vegas, NV, 2019.

Discussant for Featured Research - Examining differences between facilitated and non-facilitated case discussions: extent and quality of problem space coverage, presented at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology by Peggy Ertmer and Adrie Koehler, Jacksonville, FL, 2014.

Edited Book

 Bond, M.A., Tamim, S.R., Blevins, S.J., & Sockman, B. R. (Eds). (in Press). Systems thinking for instructional designers: Catalyzing organizational change. Routledge.

Book Chapters

Homsi, R., Horne, G., & Tamim, S.R. (in Press). A journey to quantified blood loss in a tertiary perinatal setting. In A.M. Bond, S.R. Tamim, S.J. Blevins, & B. R. Sockman. (Eds.). Systems thinking for instructional designers: Catalyzing organizational change. Routledge.

Jeffries, R., Tamim, S.R., Becton, Y., & Bogiages C. (in Press). Structuring and supporting an online doctoral program: Administrative and academic challenges. In A. Bond, S.R. Tamim, S. Blevins, & B. R. Sockman. (Eds.). Systems thinking for instructional designers: Catalyzing organizational change. Routledge.

Tamim, S.R., Torres, K., Finch, M., Bartlett, J., Everson, K., Hemmer, L., Leach, L., Lomotey, K., Nix, J., & Tolman S. (2021, Winter). The Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate and the dissertation in practice principles. In N. Hafenstein (Ed.). Perspectives in gifted education: Influences and impacts of the education doctorate on gifted education II, (Vol.8). Office of the Daniel L. Ritchie Endowed Chair in Gifted Education, University of Denver.

Tamim, S. R., Homsi, M. R., Happ, B., & Caniza, M. A. (2020). Infection prevention and control training-design of a workbook prototype. In Stefaniak, J. (Ed.), Cases on Instructional Design and Performance Outcomes in Medical Education (pp. 42-69). IGI Global. http://doi:10.4018/978-1-7998-5092-2.ch003

Grant, M.M. & Tamim, S.R. (2019). PBL in K-12 education. In M. Maollem, W. Hung, & N. Dabbagh (Eds.)  Wiley handbook of problem-based learning. Wiley Blackwell.

Refereed Journal Articles

Tamim, S.R. Analyzing the complexities of online education systems: A systems thinking perspective.(2020). TechTrends 64740–750. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11528-020-00538-9

Becton, Y., Bogiages, C., D'Amico, L., Lilly, T., Currin, E., Jeffries, R., & Tamim, S. (2020). An emerging framework for the EdD activist. Impacting Education: Journal on Transforming Professional Practice, 5(2), 43-54. doi: https://doi.org/10.5195/ie.2020.131

Tamim, S. R., & Grant, M. M. (2017).  Exploring instructional strategies and learning theoretical foundations of ehealth and mhealth education interventions. Health Promotion Practice, 18 (1), 127-139.

Tamim, S. R., & Grant, M. M. (2016). Exploring how health professionals create ehealth and mhealth education interventions. Educational Technology Research and Development 64(6), 1053-1081.

Tamim, S. R. (2016, May 6). Book review [Review of Inquiry-based learning for faculty and institutional development: A conceptual and practical resource for educators, by P. Blessinger & J. M. Carfora, (Eds.)].  Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-Based Learning, 10(1). https://doi.org/10.7771/1541-5015.1630

Grant, M., Tamim, S., Brown, D., Sweeney, J., Ferguson, F., & Jones, L. (2015). Teaching and learning with mobile computing devices: Case study in K-12 classrooms. TechTrends, 59(4), 32–45. doi:10.1007/s11528-015-0869-3

Tamim, S. R., & Grant, M. M. (2013). Definitions and uses: Case study of teachers implementing project-based learning. Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning, 7(2). http://dx.doi.org/10.7771/1541-5015.1323


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