CV

Curriculum vitae

Contact Information
  Name: Abdelkareem M. Alashqar
  Address: The Islamic University of Gaza
  Post Box: 108
  Work Tel: 2823311      Ext: 2954
  e-mail: aashgar@iugaza.edu.ps
   
Personal Details
  Date of Birth: February 14, 1972.
  Place of birth: Palestine-Gaza
  Nationality: Palestinian
  Marital Status: Married
  Languages: Arabic (Mother Tongue) – English (Very Good)
   
Education
  August 2012 – August 2017
  PhD in Information Systems
  Mansoura University
  Mansoura, Egypt
  Thesis Title: Evaluating Quality Attributes in Software Architecture
  July 2003 – December 2004
  MSc in Computer Information Systems
  The Arab Academy for Banking & Financial Sciences
  Amman-Jordan
  Grade Point Average: 88.2% (Excellent)
  October 1995 – November 1998
  BSc in Computer Information Systems
  Al-Quds Open University
  Gaza-Palestine
  Grade Point Average: 86.4% (Excellent)
  October 1990 – October 1992
  Diploma in Industrial Electronics
  Gaza Training Center
  Gaza-Palestine
  Grade Point Average: 84.8% (V.Good)
  September 1989 – June 1990
  General Secondary School
  Alkarmel Secondary School
  Gaza-Palestine
  Grade Point Average: 80.3% (V.Good)
   
Employment History
  September 2004 – Present
  Work as a lecturer in the department of software development at the Islamic University of Gaza. I taught the following courses: Systems Analysis & Design, Software Engineering, Requirements Engineering, Software Design and Architecture, Software Security, Object Oriented Programming, Object Oriented Modeling, C++ Programming, Java Programming, Web Programming, Information Systems Management, Electronic Business and Commerce.
  February 1999 – June 2003
  Work as a teaching assistant in the department of computer science at the Islamic University of Gaza. I taught the following courses: Introduction to computer, Pascal Language, C/C++ Language, Database, Data Structure, Object Oriented Programming (C++), Java Language, Visual basic, SQL Server, Operating systems, Assembly.
  January 1994 – February 1999
  Work as a technician at Modern Technology Corporation. Duties included fixing computer problems (hardware and software), designing and managing LAN (Local Area Network).
   
Professional Experiences
  September 2009 – Present
  Deputy head of software development department in the faculty of IT at the Islamic University of Gaza.
  September 2009 – Present
  Technology education supervisor for the 3rd and 4th level undergraduate students in instructional technology major at the Islamic University of Gaza.
  September 2005 – June 2007
  Quality unit representative for the department of information technology systems at the Islamic University of Gaza.
  March 20 to May 20, 2003
  Trainer for “WebCT for Designers” at the Islamic University of Gaza.
  May 22 to June 22, 2003
  Trainer for “WebCT for Users” course at the Islamic University of Gaza.
  February 1999 – present
  Graduate projects supervisor in the field of information technology, technology education, and instructional technology.
   
Certifications
  Certificate in Projects Management
  Training Place:   Bisan for Researches and Development
  Training Period: February 3 to  April 5, 1994
  Certificate in Computer Network
  Training Place:   Modern Technology Corporation
  Training Period: June15, 1996 to July 17, 1996
  Teaching Skills certificate
  Training Place :  The Islamic University of Gaza
  Training Period: August 22 to September 8, 2000.
  MCSD Certificate ( Microsoft Certified Solution Developer)
  Training place:   The Islamic University of Gaza
  Training Period: November 1, 2001 to July 20, 2002
  WebCT for Designers certificate
  Training place:   The Islamic University of Gaza
  Training Period: April 20 to June 20, 2002
  Programming with PHP certificate
  Training Place:   The Islamic University of Gaza
  Training Period: June 11 to July 30, 2006
  TOEFL Course certificate
  Training Place:  The Islamic University of Gaza
  Training Period: January 12, to February 14, 2008
   
Publications
  Alashqar, A. and Agel M. (2009), "Adaptive Performance Development for the Learning Management System (Moodle) in the Islamic University of Gaza", the Islamic University Journal (Series of Natural Studies and Engineering), Vol. 17, No. 2.
  Ayad, F. and Alashqar, A., "Effectiveness of Using Web 2.0 Tools in Learning Management System (Moodle) for Achieving Collaborative Learning among Information Technology Students at the Islamic University", to be published in Information Studies Journal, Vol. 10.
   
Talks Presented
  “Extreme Programming, a new approach for Software Development”, The First Scientific Day of Information Technology, IUG, April 30, 2005.
   
Technical Experience
  Operating Systems (Windows, Linux)
  Database (SQL server, Oracle, MySQL)
  Web design ( HTML, XML, Java Applet, ASP, PHP, Front page)
  e-learning tool (Moodle and WebCT)
  PC maintenance (HD & SW) and electronics.
   
Personal Interests
  Reading, Internet, Football, Swimming
   
References
  Name: Ala'a El-Halees
  Title: Associate Professor of Computer Science
  Position: Postgraduate studies supervisor at the Faculty of IT, the Islamic University of Gaza
  Address: Gaza, Palestine
  E-mail: alhalees@iugaza.edu.ps
   
  Name: Aiman Abu Samra
  Title: Associate Professor of Computer Science
  Position:  
  Address: Gaza, Palestine
  E-mail: aasamra@iugaza.ed.ps
     
  Name: Asim El-Sheikh
  Title: Professor of Computer Science
  Position: Dean, Faculty of  Information Systems and Technology, AABFS
  Address: The Arab Academy for Banking and Financial Sciences, Amman, Jordan
  Email: a.elsheikh@aabfs.org