Publications

Papers in Referred Journals

  1. Sadik, A. (2016). Factors Affecting the Acceptability of Online Degrees: Evidence from Two Arab Countries. International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning, 11(12), 54-63.
  2. Sadik, A. (2016). Students’ Acceptance of File Storage Systems as a Tool for Sharing Course Materials: The Case of Google Drive. Education and Information Technologies, First Online: 10 November 2016, DOI: 10.1007/s10639-016-9556-z.
  3. Sadik, A. (2016). Students’ Preferences for Types of Video Lectures: Lecture Capture vs. Screencasting Recordings. Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 25(2), 189-208.
  4. Sadik, A. (2014). The Development and Evaluation of a Network for Producing and Sharing Video Presentations. Journal of Educational Technology, 11(2), 28-40.
  5. Sadik, A. & Badr, K. (2012). The effectiveness of classroom-based supplementary video presentations in supporting emergent literacy development in early childhood education, Journal on Educational Psychology, 5(3), 21-34.
  6. Sadik, A. (2011). A standards-based grading and reporting tool for faculty: Design and implications. Journal of Educational Technology, 8(1), 46-63.
  7. Sadik, A. (2011). Improving pre-service teachers’ visual Literacy through online photo-sharing applications. International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning, 6(1), 31-36.
  8. Sadik, A. (2008). Digital storytelling: A meaningful technology-integrated approach for engaged student learning. Educational Technology Research and Development, 56(4), 487-506.
  9. Sadik, A. (2007). The readiness of faculty members to develop and implement e-learning: The case of an Egyptian university. International Journal on E-Learning, 6 (3), 433-453.
  10. Sadik, A. (2006). The Reality of Web-Based Interaction in an Egyptian Distance Education Course. The Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology, 5(1).
  11. Sadik, A. and Reisman, S. (2004). Design and Implementation of a Web-Based Learning Environment: Lessons Learned. Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 5(3), 157-171.
  12. Sadik, A. (2004). The Design Elements of Web-Based Learning Environments. International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning, 1(8).
  13. Sadik, A. (2004). Papers and Debates on the Economics and Costs of Distance and Online Learning. Book Review. International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 5(3).
  14. Sadik, A. (2003). Directions for Future Research in On-line Distance Education. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 4(4).

Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

  1. Sadik, A. (2015). The Effectiveness of Flipped Lectures in Improving Student Engagement and Satisfaction. Paper presented at the 14th European Conference on e-Learning ECEL-2015, 29-30 October, Hatfield, UK.
  2. Sadik, A. (2012). Flipping Teaching with PresentationTube. Paper presented at the 6th International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention, Selangor, Malaysia, 29-31 October.
  3. Sadik, A. (2012) The development and evaluation of a network for producing and sharing pre-recorded video presentations, paper presented at the 7th International Conference on Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman,4-7 November.
  4. Sadik, A. (2011). The development and usability evaluation of a standards-based grading tool for faculty. Paper presented at the EDULEARN11 – International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, Barcelona, Spain, 4-6 July.
  5. Sadik, A. & Badr, M. (2011). A new way for producing and communicating virtual conference presentations. Paper presented at the EDULEARN11 – International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, Barcelona, Spain, 4-6 July.
  6. Sadik, A. (2010). The effectiveness of software in blended learning environments. Paper presented at the First International Conference of the Omani Society for Educational Technology, Muscat, 6-8 December 2010.
  7. Sadik, A. (2009). Improving pre-service teachers’ visual literacy through Flickr. Oral Presentation. World Conference on Educational Sciences, February 4-7, Nicosia, North Cyprus.
  8. Sadik, A. (2006). From national challenges to a global community: Establishing and implementing a low-cost learning object repository for Egyptian teachers. Paper presented at the 2nd International Open & Distance Learning Symposium, 13-15 September, Anadolu University, Turkey.
  9. Sadik, A. (2005). Factors influencing the costs of on-line courses, paper presented at the 3rd Conference on E-Learning Applications, January 15-16, The American University in Cairo, Egypt.
  10. Sadik, A. (2005). Interaction Patterns in an On-line Course: A Case Study from Egypt. International Workshop on e-Learning Online Communities e-LOC 2005, January 3, the American University in Cairo, Egypt.
  11. Sadik, A. (2004). The measurement of attitudes toward personal use and school use of computers among Egyptian teachers. Paper presented at the Education Development & Informatics Conference, Cairo University, 26-27 September, Egypt.
  12. Sadik, A. (2004). The Reality of Web-Based Interaction in a Distance Education Course: A Case Study from Egypt. Paper presented at the Modern Technology and Education Development in the Arabic World Conference, 9-10 May, College of Education, Al-Mansoura University in association with The Egyptian Association of Educational Technology, Egypt.

Chapters in Edited Books

  1. Sadik, A. (2016). PresentationTube: A Network for Producing and Sharing Online Video Lectures at Sultan Qaboos University. In Alshahrani, K & Ally, M. (Eds.), Transforming Education in the Gulf Region: Emerging Learning Technologies and Innovative Pedagogy for the 21st Century (pp. 98-109). Milton Park: Routledge.
  2. Sadik, A. (2013). A Low-Cost Learning Object Repository for Egyptian Teachers. In F. Albadri (Ed.), Information Systems Applications in the Arab Education Sector (pp. 307-321). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-1984-5.ch021.
  3. Sadik, A. & Reisman, S. (2009). Design and implementation of a Web-based learning environment. In Orellana, A., Hudgins, T. & Simonson, M (Eds.), The perfect online course: Best practices for designing and teaching (pp. 179-200). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Book Review

  1. Sadik, A. (2004). Papers and Debates on the Economics and Costs of Distance and Online Learning [Review of the book Papers and Debates on the Economics and Costs of Distance and Online Learning, Rumble, 2004]. International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 5(3). Available online http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/201/283

Presentations in Professional and Scientific Events

  • The societal acceptance of online degrees in the Arab world.
    The 3rd International Conference in e-learning and Distance Education, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, February 4-7 2013.
  • The development and evaluation of a network for producing and sharing pre-recorded video presentations.
    The 7th International Conference on Science, Mathematics and Technology Education (SMTE), Sultan Qaboos University and Curtin University, Muscat, Oman, 4-7 November2013.

Invitations as a Keynote Speaker

  • Producing video lectures for e-learning and distance education students.
    The 12th Gathering of the Committee of Distance Education Administrators in Universities and Higher Education Institutions in the States of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, 15/5/2012.
  • Digital learning resource centers and teachers’ professional development.
    Forum of Applied Sciences, Department of Educational Supervision, General Directorate of Human Resources Development, the Ministry of Education, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, on 22/11/2008.
  • Flipped lecture for student engagement in higher education.
    The 6th International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention, Selangor, Malaysia, 29-31 October 2012.

Awards of Scholarly Achievements 

  • Certificate of appreciation from Sultan Qaboos University in the celebration of 15th University Day in recognition of achievement and excellence in research, May 2015.
  • Certificate of appreciation from Sultan Qaboos University in the celebration of the Silver Jubilee of the University in recognition of achievement in research during the academic year 2012/2013, November 2012.

Patent

  • Patent certificate for RealGrade 5.0 program from the Intellectual Property Department of the Directorate General for Trade, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Muscat, January 2011.

Research Grants

  • PresentationTube: A new way for producing and sharing video presentations
    UN, Internet Society (2014)            
  • The effectiveness of online learning objects repository in developing and sharing quality learning resources at the College of Education (2013)
    Internal funding budget, College of Education, SQU    
  • The evaluation of an electronic grading book for faculty at the College of Education (2013)
    Internal funding budget, College of Education, SQU

Memberships of Professional Associations

  • Member of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), USA, membership number 418063.
  • Member of the Omani Society of Educational Technology (OSET), Oman