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Assoc. Prof. Osama Taani
Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE

Biography: Osama Taani, PhD, is an esteemed Associate Professor of Mathematics Education at the Higher Colleges of Technology in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Dr. Taani completed his Ph.D. in Mathematics at New Mexico State University.
Dr. Taani's extensive career spans the United States and the UAE, where he has excelled in roles that required deep expertise in mathematics education, curriculum development, and the management of educational accreditation processes. His tenure at Plymouth State University in the U.S. as Chair of the Math Department and Director of Math Education Graduate Programs was marked by strategic curriculum innovations and effective management of accreditation requirements.Currently, at the Higher Colleges of Technology, Dr. Taani imparts his knowledge through courses in primary education, early childhood education, and teaching practicum. He plays a crucial role in shaping the educational experiences of future educators, emphasizing dynamic learning environments and interaction-based teaching. Beyond teaching, he is pivotal in curriculum design and the development of educational assessments, continually enhancing the quality of education provided.
Dr. Taani is a certified online educator and has been recognized for his contributions to mathematics education through various awards and honors, including the Ed and Marilyn Wixson Endowed Professorship.