Raghad Nihlawi


Raghad joined HCT as Specialist – Teaching with Technology in August 2018. Her responsibilities involve developing training courses on teaching with technology as part of the TWT team, in addition to conducting professional development sessions to faculty on teaching with technology. She also conducts professional development sessions to faculty in the Arabic language focused on teaching with technology.


Prior to joining HCT, Raghad worked as Instructional Technologies Officer at University of Sharjah for 4.5 years. She was responsible for training and supporting faculty members, students, and staff on the usage of educational technologies including Blackboard LMS. She also played a major role in testing and troubleshooting Blackboard LMS services for new implementations.


Raghad completed her Master of Science degree in Engineering Systems Management from the American University of Sharjah and graduated in January 2019. Her thesis was about Investigating the Impact of the Flipped Method on Undergraduate and Graduate Students at AUS. During her master’s study, she co-authored two papers in the area of flipped learning which were presented in international conferences; International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation, and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers conference. She also completed SAP TERP10_67 and became SAP Certified Application Associate – Business Process Integration as a follow up to the course ‘Enterprise Resource Planning System’. Raghad completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Sharjah and graduated with rating of Highest Honors in 2013.


Raghad is passionate about the implementation of technology in education to enhance the teaching and learning experience.