Companions of the Prophet (s) | Part 1 - Fall 2019

Course Category: Sira | Level 1 Course

Click here to view a short segment of this course: Companions of the Prophet (s) with Anse Tamara Gray

Course Code: SIR 101

InstructorAnse Tamara Gray

Length: 1 term (14 weeks)

Course Dates: September 9 - December 9, 2019
Timings: Mondays, 7:00 pm CST/1:00 am UK Click here to convert to your own time zone.

Classes last approximately 1 hour each. Live attendance is not required but recommended whenever possible. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students who cannot attend live.

Daylight savings time will go into effect in the United States on Sunday, November 3rd, 2019. Depending on where you live, this may or may not affect your class timing. In countries where DST is not applied at all, class will be one hour later starting November 3rd.

Offered: Part 1 of this course is offered in the Fall term of each year, and Part 2 is offered in the Spring. Completion of Part 1 is recommended but not required to enroll in Part 2.

Prerequisites: Students should be women above the age of 17.

Summary: 

An in-depth study of the sixty companions discussed in the book Stars in the Prophet’s Orbit. Students will learn their stories, draw conclusions about Islamic precepts from their lives, understand their relationship to the Prophet (s), and derive personal lessons from their lives. Students will apply same to an additional companion upon whom research will be done.

The first thirty companions of this text are covered in Part 1 of the course, and the second thirty are covered in Part 2. It is not required to complete part 1 before part 2.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the weekly online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments, read the assigned material, write one research paper, and review and sit for a final exam.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

Students will have access to course forums, recordings, and files until the first day of the next term.

$100.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)

$20.00 late registration fee after September 7th (if seats are available)

Additional $5.00 auditing fee.

Text: Stars in the Prophet’s Orbit by Asmāʾ al Tabbāʿ, translated by Sawsan Tarabishy.

Students are responsible for ordering their textbooks before the start of class. Ribaat textbooks are available to enrolled students at a discounted rate through Daybreak Press Global Bookshop. Once enrolled, students will have access to the discount code through the course forum.

 

For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org


Registration Options: Before enrolling, please click here to read the Registration Fees & Policies. Then choose one of the registration options below:

 

Option 1: Send payment in 4 monthly installments.

Cost: USD 25.00 x 4 months

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Training the Tongue, Purifying the Heart - Fall 2019

Course Category: Purification| Level 1 Course

Click here to view a short segment of this course: Training the Tongue, Purifying the Heart with Anse Marah Dahman

Course Code: PUR 101

InstructorAnse Marah Dahman

Length: 1 term (14 weeks)

Course Dates: September 11 - December 11, 2019
Timings: Wednesdays, 8:00 pm CST/2:00 am UK Click here to convert to your own time zone.

Classes last approximately 1 hour each. Live attendance is not required but recommended whenever possible. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students who cannot attend live.

Daylight savings time will go into effect in the United States on Sunday, November 3rd, 2019. Depending on where you live, this may or may not affect your class timing. In countries where DST is not applied at all, class will be one hour later starting November 3rd.

Offered: This course is offered in the Fall and Spring terms of each year.

Prerequisites: Students should be women above the age of 17.

Summary: 

An introduction to the concept of tazkiyah, or purification of the self/heart in Islam. It is a beginning look at diseases of the heart and sins of the tongue as well as the relationship between the two. Students will learn some general cures and understand some of the skills necessary to improve relationships with others and with Allah (swt).

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the weekly online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments, read the assigned material, and write one term paper.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

Students will have access to course forums, recordings, and files until the first day of the next term.

$100.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)

$20.00 late registration fee after September 7th (if seats are available)

Additional $5.00 auditing fee.

Text: The Marvels of the Heart by Imām al-Ghazālī, translated by Walter James Skellie.

Students are responsible for ordering their textbooks before the start of class. Ribaat textbooks are available to enrolled students at a discounted rate through Daybreak Press Global Bookshop. Once enrolled, students will have access to the discount code through the course forum.

 

For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org


Registration Options: Before enrolling, please click here to read the Registration Fees & Policies. Then choose one of the registration options below:

 

Option 1: Send payment in 4 monthly installments.

Cost: USD 25.00 x 4 months

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Fast & Friendly Fiqh: An Introduction to Worship Essentials - Fall 2019

Course Category: Fiqh| Level 1 Course

Click here to view a short segment of this course: Fast & Friendly Fiqh with Anse Tamara Gray

Course Code: FQH 101

InstructorAnse Tamara Gray

Length: 1 term (14 weeks)

Course Dates: September 15 - December 15, 2019
Timings: Sundays, 9:00 am CST/3:00 pm UK Click here to convert to your own time zone.

Classes last approximately 1 hour each. Live attendance is not required but recommended whenever possible. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students who cannot attend live.

Daylight savings time will go into effect in the United States on Sunday, November 3rd, 2019. Depending on where you live, this may or may not affect your class timing. In countries where DST is not applied at all, class will be one hour later starting November 3rd.

Offered: Part 1 of this course is offered in the Fall term of each year, and Part 2 is offered in the Spring. Completion of Part 1 is recommended but not required to enroll in Part 2.

Prerequisites: Students should be women above the age of 17.

Course Description: 

A quick and fun introduction to Shafi'i fiqh for the beginner, this course will go over the main rules of worship, covering purification (ṭahāra), prayer (ṣalāh), and fasting (ṣawm).

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the weekly online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments, read the assigned material, write one term project and review and sit for a final exam.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

Students will have access to course forums, recordings, and files until the first day of the next term.

$100.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)

$20.00 late registration fee after September 7th (if seats are available)

Additional $5.00 auditing fee.

Text: The Shafi'i Manual of Purity, Prayer and Fasting by Tashfeen Ekram.

Students are responsible for ordering their textbooks before the start of class. Ribaat textbooks are available to enrolled students at a discounted rate through Daybreak Press Global Bookshop. Once enrolled, students will have access to the discount code through the course forum.

 

For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org


Registration Options: Before enrolling, please click here to read the Registration Fees & Policies. Then choose one of the registration options below:

 

Option 1: Send payment in 4 monthly installments.

Cost: USD 25.00 x 4 months

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Reflections from the Quran: Surat Al 'Imran - Fall 2019

Course Category: Tafsir| Level 1 Course

Click here to view a short segment of this course: Reflections from the Quran with Ustadha Maha Hamoui

Course Code: TAF 101

InstructorUstadha Maha Hamoui

Length: 1 term (14 weeks)

Course Dates: September 14 - December 14, 2019
Timings: Saturdays, 2:00 pm CST/8:00 pm UK Click here to convert to your own time zone.

Classes last approximately 1 hour each. Live attendance is not required but recommended whenever possible. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students who cannot attend live.

Daylight savings time will go into effect in the United States on Sunday, November 3rd, 2019. Depending on where you live, this may or may not affect your class timing. In countries where DST is not applied at all, class will be one hour later starting November 3rd.

Offered: Part 1 of this course is offered in the Fall term of each year, and Part 2 is offered in the Spring. Completion of Part 1 is recommended but not required to enroll in Part 2.

Prerequisites: Students should be women above the age of 17.

Course Description: Take a journey with the Quran, gain deeper understandings of its words and derive lessons from Allah's (swt) words. Each term, students will be guided through an in-depth study of a surah from the Holy Quran and reflect upon the lessons learned from its verses as they sit with one of our modern scholars of the Holy Quran.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the weekly online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments, read the assigned material, and write one reflection paper.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

Students will have access to course forums, recordings, and files until the first day of the next term.

$100.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)

$20.00 late registration fee after September 7th (if seats are available)

Additional $5.00 auditing fee.

Text: A translation of the Holy Quran. Recommended: The Gracious Qur'an,  translation by Ahmad Zaki Hammad

Students are responsible for ordering their textbooks before the start of class. Ribaat textbooks are available to enrolled students at a discounted rate through Daybreak Press Global Bookshop. Once enrolled, students will have access to the discount code through the course forum.

 

For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org


Registration Options: Before enrolling, please click here to read the Registration Fees & Policies. Then choose one of the registration options below:

 

Option 1: Send payment in 4 monthly installments.

Cost: USD 25.00 x 4 months

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Public Speaking and Community Outreach - Fall 2019

Course Category: Communication| Level 1 Course

Click here to view a short segment of this course: Public Speaking and Community Outreach

Course Code: COM 101

InstructorAnse Najiyah Maxfield

Length: 1 term (14 weeks)

Course Dates: September 9 - December 9, 2019
Timings: Mondays, 11:00 am CST/5:00 pm UK Click here to convert to your own time zone.

Classes last approximately 1 hour each. Live attendance is not required but recommended whenever possible. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students who cannot attend live.

Daylight savings time will go into effect in the United States on Sunday, November 3rd, 2019. Depending on where you live, this may or may not affect your class timing. In countries where DST is not applied at all, class will be one hour later starting November 3rd.

Offered: This course is offered in the Fall term of each year.

Prerequisites: Students should be women above the age of 17.

Course Description: 

This course has two main goals. It is designed to help students become comfortable giving daʿwa in any situation - from intimate gatherings to public addresses to chatting with people on the street. It also provides students with ideas and experience in hosting outreach events in their own communities. Assignments will consist of communication exercises, and the final will be to plan and hold a daʿwa event, at which the student will speak.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the weekly online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments, read the assigned material, conduct in-class speeches, and submit a project and a final exam.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

Students will have access to course forums, recordings, and files until the first day of the next term.

$100.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)

$20.00 late registration fee after September 7th (if seats are available)

Additional $5.00 auditing fee.

Text: Public Speaking: The Evolving Art, by Stephanie J. Coopman & James Lull.

Students are responsible for ordering their textbooks before the start of class. Ribaat textbooks are available to enrolled students at a discounted rate through Daybreak Press Global Bookshop. Once enrolled, students will have access to the discount code through the course forum.

 

For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org


Registration Options: Before enrolling, please click here to read the Registration Fees & Policies. Then choose one of the registration options below:

 

Option 1: Send payment in 4 monthly installments.

Cost: USD 25.00 x 4 months

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Teaching Skills and Methodology - Fall 2019

Course Category: Education | Level 1 Course

Click here to view a short segment of this course: Teaching Skills and Methodology for Elementary with Ustadha Safiyyah Salaam

Course Code: EDU 101

InstructorUstadha Safiyyah Salaam

Length: 1 term (14 weeks)

Course Dates: September 9 - December 9, 2019
Timings: Mondays, 7:00 pm CST/1:00 am UK Click here to convert to your own time zone.

Classes last approximately 1 hour each. Live attendance is not required but recommended whenever possible. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students who cannot attend live.

Daylight savings time will go into effect in the United States on Sunday, November 3rd, 2019. Depending on where you live, this may or may not affect your class timing. In countries where DST is not applied at all, class will be one hour later starting November 3rd.

Offered: This course is offered in the Fall term of each year.

Prerequisites

  1. Students should be women above the age of 17.
  2. Successful completion of at least one Ribaat Level 1 core course.

Course Description: This introductory level course provides aspiring and veteran teachers opportunities to learn and practice effective teaching strategies for students enrolled in Islamic Studies programs. During this course we will examine components of skillful teaching including deep learning, lesson planning, classroom management, nurturing the Prophetic model of emotional and moral intelligence, assessment, professionalism, and upbringing within an Islamic framework. Students will be expected to complete a midterm and final along with one course project.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the weekly online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments, read the assigned material, write one research paper, and review and sit for a final exam.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

Students will have access to course forums, recordings, and files until the first day of the next term.

$100.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)

$20.00 late registration fee after September 7th (if seats are available)

Additional $5.00 auditing fee.

Text: 

Required: With the Heart in Mind: the Moral and Emotional Intelligence of the Prophet, by Mikaeel Ahmed Smith

Recommended: Deep Learning: Engage the world change the world, 1st edition, by Michael Fullan, Joanne Quinn, and Joanne McEachen

Students are responsible for ordering their textbooks before the start of class. Ribaat textbooks are available to enrolled students at a discounted rate through Daybreak Press Global Bookshop. Once enrolled, students will have access to the discount code through the course forum.

 

For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org


Registration Options: Before enrolling, please click here to read the Registration Fees & Policies. Then choose one of the registration options below:

 

Option 1: Send payment in 4 monthly installments.

Cost: USD 25.00 x 4 months

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