Bachelor in Mass Communication (BMC)

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The Bachelor of Media and Mass Communication program is based on the foundations, principles and methods of virtual learning adopted at the Syrian Virtual University. Via its administrative and academic structure, this program seeks to fulfill its message by providing distinguished academic services in the field of media qualification in Syria and the Arab world, according to the quality and accreditation standards that are adopted at the university and applied globally and in the Arab world, and by means of cooperation with various institutions and organizations both inside & outside the country to achieve its intended goals.

Dr. Abdulaziz Kabalan

PH. D. In Media & Mass Communication

E-mail Address: bmc-pd@svuonline.org

 

EDUCATION & Diploma

2009

Ph.D. in Media and Mass Communication from Cairo University - Faculty of Mass Communication – Department of Public Relations and Advertising

1998

Master of Media and Mass Communication from Cairo University - Faculty of Mass Communication - Department of Public Relations and Advertising

1988

BA in Journalism and Media from Damascus University - Faculty of Arts and Humanities - Department of Journalism

 

ACADEMIC TEACHING & TRAINING EXPERIENCES and POSITIONS

2016-Present Director of Mass Communication Program at the Syrian Virtual University (SVU)

2014-present

President of the Syrian Center for Public Opinion Research (SPO)

2010-2014

Scientific Director at the Syrian Center for Public Opinion Research

2009-present

Lecturer at the Faculty of Media & Mass communication, University of Damascus

2010

Lecturer at the Faculty of Management and Finance at the International University of Science and Technology(IUST)

2013-present

Lecturer at the Mass Communication Program at the Syrian Virtual University (SVU)

1989-1992

Teaching Assistant at the Department of Journalism, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Damascus

 

ACADEMIC & TRAINING COURSES TAUGHT

• Teaching the course of "Media Research Methods" in undergraduate and postgraduate studies in the Faculty of Media and in the Open Learning Program of Mass Communication - University of Damascus
Trainer of the use of the statistical analysis program (SPSS) in the undergraduate and postgraduate studies in the Faculty of Media as part of the Applied Statistics Course - University of Damascus
Teaching the course of "A Course of Mass Communication in English" in the Open Learning Program - University of Damascus
Teaching course of "Public Opinion" in the Open Learning Program - University of Damascus
Supervision and discussion of many graduation projects at the Faculty of Media - University of Damascus
Supervision and discussion of several master's thesis in the Faculty of Media - University of Damascus
Teaching "Marketing Research" course at the Faculty of Management and Finance - International University of Science and Technology (IUST)
Teaching the course of "Methods of Scientific Research" in the Faculty of Management and Finance - International University of Science and Technology (IUST)
Teaching the course of "Mass communication Research Methods" in the Mass Communication Program - Syrian Virtual University (SVU)
Teaching the course of "Public Opinion and it's Assessment " in the Mass Communication Program - Syrian Virtual University(SVU)

 

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

1997-present

- Free-Lancer Consultant specialized in scientific research and statistical analysis methods using SPSS programo Consultant of Methodology and Statistical Analysis, Al Hayat TV Network - Cairo, 2009 .
o A member of CRC-Egypt (Communication Research Center), 2008 – 2009.
o Consultant of Methodology and Statistical Analysis, International Marketing & Management Institute - Cairo, 2004 – 2006.
o An instructor of database design, data entry and statistical analysis using SPSS.
o Evaluation of questionnaires and another data collection methods, database design and statistical analysis for wide range of studies and research projects, e.g.
- "Representative Household Survey to Assess the Interest of Remot Villages in Fayoum in Communal Sewerage Systems and their Willingness to Pay" – Fayoum Drinking Water and Sewerage Project with the Netherland Development Cooperation – Egypt , 2008
- "Arab Youth and the Satellite Channels", The Institute Of Arabic Researches and Studies – League Of Arab States, 2007
- Evaluating the Academic Performance of the Open Learning in Egyptian Universities, Institute Of Educational Studies – Cairo University, 2006
- Evaluating the Academic Performance of the International Academy of Mass Media Sciences – Cairo, Egypt, 2005
- “Life Conditions Of Egyptian Women”, JICA and North South Consultants Exchange, Cairo, 2004
- “Household sample survey in Boulaq El Dakrour and Manshiet Nasser”, poverty study on behalf of KfW German Development Cooperation, Cairo, 2003
- “The livelihood of Palestinian Refugees in Egypt”, American University in Cairo, Forced Migration and Refugee Studies Program, 2003
- “Exploring Women’s work in Small and Middle Industrial Projects and it’s Futuristic Horizons”, “Audience Evaluation of Mass Media Environmental Content in Delta Province and their Futuristic Needs”, and “A Poll About The Problems of Egyptian Society”, University of Cairo, Faculty of Mass Communication, Center of Public Opinion Research. 2003-2005
- “Needs of Female Workers in Egyptian Villages for Legal Protection”, UNICEF, Cairo, 1998
- “Content Analysis of Human Rights Issues in Egyptian Press”, AMIDEAST, Cairo, 1998
- Directing, analyzing and supervising a number of researches and polls in Syria in "the Syrian Center for Public Opinion Research"
• More Than One Thousand Of Academic studies and research projects of M.A., M.Sc., PHD and habilitation candidates and researchers from different countries: Egypt, Syria, Oman, Libya, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Kuwait, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Bahrain, Nigeria, Algeria, And Morocco, Faculties of :Social Sciences, Mass Communication, Education, Psychology, Finance & business administration, Medical Sciences, Engineering, Architecture, in Cairo and Damascus, 1997 – present

2001 – 2005

Translator from English to Arabic editing, and preparation for publishing of a large number of articles in the field of computer and information technology in the magazines: Online and eXPerience (Microsoft), Cairo-Egypt