What you write might be less effective because of how you present it. This workshop is designed for graduate students (and advanced undergraduates) who are pursuing studies vocational or academic studies in the broad area of Islamic Studies. It will provide a systematic introduction to:
In this course, we explore Islamic beliefs, frameworks, and tools for building resilience across four dimensions: spiritual, emotional, mental, and physical. Resilience acts as a shield and a filter, promoting a positive, growth-centered mindset even when facing tragedy, loss, and traumatic life events. We delve into self-development and tarbiyah methodologies that interrupt cycles of negativity and cultivate the inner strength needed to bounce back from setbacks and tragedies.
This certificate course trains students in the art of public speaking, including giving speeches and sermons for both religious and non-religious occasions. Students will examine how to structure speeches, manage oral anxiety, and develop their oratory skills. Students will also learn how to tailor their communication for greater impact and how to navigate communications with a variety of audiences. At the end of the course, students will possess the competence necessary to communicate effectively in multiple settings, from academic to professional and community-based.