Sami BASHA, PhD “Sciences of Education” / Guidance and Counseling & Special Education President of the American University of Sicily - AUS Fulbright Senior Scholar / Northwestern University / Searl Center for research USA “2011 Teaching and Learning Award” AMIDEAST 2013 DISES award from the Council for Exceptional Children / USA Date of birth: 26/06/1969 – Citizenship: Italian / Social status: Married Email:
Public Figure
Research interests and skills Critical thinking, higher education, Internationalization, intercultural studies and minorities. Inclusive Education, Faculty development, Social transformation project, family discomfort in growing children youth education, youth counseling. Modern technology and education. Developing a more dynamic and independent culture.
Publications (Papers)
Publications (Books) - Una pedagogia olistica e di frontiera; Jacqueline Sfeir (2016) .in, Storia della Pedagogia Speciale. L’origine, Lo sviluppo, la differenziazione. A cura di, Piero Crispiani. ETS. (ISBN: 9788846743596). - Parents, teachers and professionals working together for an inclusive policy. Teachers’ handbook for children with special education . EDUCatt. Milano 2011. ISBN: 978-88-8311-851- 7. - UNIVERSITY PROGRAM, Special and Inclusive Education with specialization in mild and moderate disabilities / Master of Education. Collaborative Projects in Teaching (CPT) Palestinian Faculty Development Program (PFDP) AMIDEAST / USAID (2011). - BASHA Behavioral Autism Spectrum Disorder Screening (BAT). Teachers’ handbook for children with special education. EDUCatt . Milano 2010. ISBN: 978-88-9311-793-0. - Contributions and involvements of the Christian Palestinian community in the educational work , UPS, Roma 2002.
Language skills Fluent in English, Italian and Arabic, proficient in French and Hebrew.
Prof. Sami BASHA
- PERCORSI DI UMANIZZAZIONE NELLA REALTÀ GIOVANILE Itinerario pedagogico- pratico per giovani “non violenti” In HOREB, 86 maggio-agosto, n.2/2020. - The Palestinian Christians' Incarnated Contribution, a bridge for dialogue and reconciliation in a context of conflict . In Phôs. (Forthcoming 2020). - Essential care needs for patients' family members at the intensive care units in Palestine . Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research. Iranian journal of nursing and midwifery research 25(2):154 · February 2020. - L’impatto psico-sociale delle proposte aggravanti sull’esperienza religiosa dei giovani. Itinerario pastorale per una nuova generazione italiana rinnovata . Synaxis, XXXVII/2-2019. - The five autistic behavioral characteristics in Palestine, detected by “Basha behavioral Autism Spectrum Disorder Screening Test (BAT)” in the light of some demographic variables , in Association of Arab Universities Journal for Education and Psychology Impact factor (ARCIF ) 7 (4) 2019, pp.82-114. - Pedagogy of Liberation, A Palestinian perspective. Cultivating new ways to engage each other in a context of conflict . Erickson, Orientamenti Pedagogici. Vol. 64, n. 1, January March 2017. Pp. 53-69.
- Educative network’s role in reinforcing the academic development in the Palestinian universities. Reflective model toward productivity and innovation in teaching and learning . The Education and Science Journal. Vol. 7, 2016.
- Adapting the Critical Thinking Assessment Test for Palestinian Universities . Journal of Education and Learning. Vol. 5, No. 2, 2016.
- La persona funzionante, esempio positivo in un contesto di conflitto , in “Pedagogia clinica”, n. 17 (n. 32 - anno XVI), (2015, pp. 57-68).
- First National Public Opinion Survey: Palestinians Knowledge and Understanding of Autism , 2014. Italian Journal of Special Education for Inclusion, anno I | n. 3 | 2014.
- BAT Basha Autistic Test, Modello diagnostico per l’autismo in lingua arab , in “Pedagogia clinica”, n. 30 (n. 1 - anno XV), (2014, pp. 16-24).
- Christian Inclusion in Educational and Economical Development in Palestine Socio-Cultural and Economical Challenges in a Context of Conflict . Italian Journal of Special Education for Inclusion, anno I | n. 2 | 2013. Pp. 149 – 164.
- Scelte civili e non violente in Terra Santa. Verso una pedagogia della liberazione, in Per una cultura di pace in Terra Santa , Unicatt-Università Cattolica di Milano, (Dicembre 2009).
- Giustizia, sviluppo e pace: dalla Populorum progressio una proposta educativa per la Palestina , in “La Terra Santa”, anno LXXX, genn./feb. 2004, pp. 20-25.