Help with Search courses

Fall 2020 - Companions of the Prophet (s) | Part 1

InstructorAnse Dr. Tamara Gray

Day: Tuesdays    Time: 8:00 am CST/2:00 pm UK


Course Category: Sira | Level 1 Course

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

Course Code: SIR 101

InstructorAnse Dr. Tamara Gray

Duration: 14 weeks

Course Dates: Sept. 15 - Dec. 8, 2020

Day: Tuesdays

Time: 8:00 am CST/2:00 pm UK

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

Daylight savings time will begin in the United States on Sunday, November 1, 2020. 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 1st.

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: 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 online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments, read the assigned material, write a term paper, complete a term project, and review and sit for a mid term and a final exam.

This is an online course so students will need:

  1. Access to internet with an internet speed of at least 2 Mbps recommended for best performance. 
  2. Headphones, camera and microphone may be required for in-class participation. 
  3. To access the live class, students will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet/iPad with the AdobeConnect app. 
  4. To access recordings of the sessions on a smart device, students may need to install the Puffin or Photon browser.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

Students will have access to course forums, recordings, and files until December 31st, 2020.

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

$20.00 late registration fee after September 10th (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.

Contact: 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

send payment in installments 

Log in to access all registration options.


Fall 2020 - Training the Tongue, Purifying the Heart

InstructorAnse Marah Dahman

Day: Wednesdays  Time: 8:00 pm CST/2:00 am UK


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

Duration: 14 weeks

Course Dates: Sept. 16 - Dec. 9, 2020

Classes last approximately 1.5 hours each. Live attendance is recommended whenever possible for the best learning experience. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students who cannot attend live.

Daylight savings time will begin in the United States on Sunday, November 1, 2020. 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 1st.

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

Course Description: 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 online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments, read the assigned material and write a term paper.

This is an online course so students will need:

  1. Access to internet with an internet speed of at least 2 Mbps recommended for best performance. 
  2. Headphones, camera and microphone may be required for in-class participation. 
  3. To access the live class, students will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet/iPad with the AdobeConnect app. 
  4. To access recordings of the sessions on a smart device, students may need to install the Puffin or Photon browser.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

Students will have access to course forums, recordings, and files until December 31st, 2020.

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

$20.00 late registration fee after September 10th (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.

Contact: 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

send payment in installments 

Log in to access all registration options.


Fall 2020 - Fast & Friendly Fiqh: An Introduction to Worship Essentials with support for deaf and hard-of-hearing students

Instructor: Anse Dr. Tamara Gray

Day: Tuesdays  Time: 10:00 am CST/4:00 pm UK


Course Category: Fiqh | Level 1 Course

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

Course Code: FQH 101

Duration: 14 weeks

Course Dates: Sept. 14 - Dec. 8, 2020

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

Daylight savings time will begin in the United States on Sunday, November 1, 2020. 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 1st.

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.

This is an online course so students will need:

  1. Access to internet with an internet speed of at least 2 Mbps recommended for best performance. 
  2. Headphones, camera and microphone may be required for in-class participation. 
  3. To access the live class, students will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet/iPad with the AdobeConnect app. 
  4. To access recordings of the sessions on a smart device, students may need to install the Puffin or Photon browser.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

Students will have access to course forums, recordings, and files until December 31st, 2020.

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

$20.00 late registration fee after September 10th (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.

Contact: 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

send payment in installments 

Log in to access all registration options.


Fall 2020 - Foundations, Flounderings & Faith

InstructorAnse Dr. Tamara Gray

Day: Tuesdays   Time: 12:00 pm CST/6:00 pm UK


Course Category: Aqida | Level 1 Course

Click here to view a short segment of this course: Foundations, Flounderings, and Faith with Anse Dr. Tamara Gray

Course Code: AQD 101

Duration: 14 weeks

Course Dates: Sept. 15 - Dec. 8, 2020

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

Daylight savings time will begin in the United States on Sunday, November 1, 2020. 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 1st.

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

Course Description: Belief and practice are the essential building blocks for Muslims and, as such, in order to build a fortress of faith, we need solid building materials. This course will cover basic ʿaqīda (tenets of belief), discuss issues of practice, and attempt to answer controversial questions. We will build a community of faithful friends, quell the floundering heart, and revive the faithful heart.

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

This is an online course so students will need:

  1. Access to internet with an internet speed of at least 2 Mbps recommended for best performance. 
  2. Headphones, camera and microphone may be required for in-class participation. 
  3. To access the live class, students will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet/iPad with the AdobeConnect app. 
  4. To access recordings of the sessions on a smart device, students may need to install the Puffin or Photon browser.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

Students will have access to course forums, recordings, and files until December 31st, 2020.

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

$20.00 late registration fee after September 10th (if seats are available)

Additional $5.00 auditing fee.

Text: 

  1. Being Muslim: A Practical Guide  by Asad Tarsin
  2. Islam Religion of Life  by Abdul Wadod Shalabi

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.

Contact: 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

send payment in installments 

Log in to access all registration options.


Fall 2020 - Reflections from the Quran: Surat Al Imran

InstructorAnse Maha Hamoui

Day: Saturdays

Time: 2:00 pm CST/8:00 am UK


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

Duration: 14 weeks

Course Dates: Sept. 19 - Dec. 12, 2020

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

Daylight savings time will begin in the United States on Sunday, November 1, 2020. 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 1st.

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

Course Description: This course takes students on 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. This term, Ustadha Maha will continue with the exploration of Surat Al Imran.

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

This is an online course so students will need:

  1. Access to internet with an internet speed of at least 2 Mbps recommended for best performance. 
  2. Headphones, camera and microphone may be required for in-class participation. 
  3. To access the live class, students will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet/iPad with the AdobeConnect app. 
  4. To access recordings of the sessions on a smart device, students may need to install the Puffin or Photon browser.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

Students will have access to course forums, recordings, and files until December 31st, 2020.

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

$20.00 late registration fee after September 10th (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.

Contact: 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

send payment in installments 

Log in to access all registration options.


Fall 2020 - Public Speaking and Community Outreach

InstructorAnse Najiyah Maxfield

Day: Wednesdays  Time: 11:00 am CST/5:00 pm UK


Course Category: Communication | Level 1 Course

Click here to view a short segment of this course: Public Speaking & Community Outreach with Anse Najiyah Maxfield

Course Code: COM 101

Duration: 14 weeks

Course Dates: Sept. 16 - Dec. 9, 2020

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

Daylight savings time will begin in the United States on Sunday, November 1, 2020. 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 1st.

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: 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.

This is an online course so students will need:

  1. Access to internet with an internet speed of at least 2 Mbps recommended for best performance. 
  2. Headphones, camera and microphone may be required for in-class participation. 
  3. To access the live class, students will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet/iPad with the AdobeConnect app. 
  4. To access recordings of the sessions on a smart device, students may need to install the Puffin or Photon browser.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

Students will have access to course forums, recordings, and files until December 31st, 2020.

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

$20.00 late registration fee after September 10th (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.

Contact: 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

send payment in installments 

Log in to access all registration options.


Fall 2020 - Teaching Skills and Methodology

Instructor: Ustadha Safiyyah Salaam

Day: Saturdays  Time: 7:00 am CST/1:00 pm UK


Course Category: Education | Level 1 Course

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

Course Code: EDU 101

Duration: 14 weeks

Course Dates: Sept. 19 - Dec. 12, 2020

Day: Saturdays

Time: 7:00 am CST/1:00 pm UK

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

Daylight savings time will begin in the United States on Sunday, November 1, 2020. 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 1st.

Prerequisites: 

  • Students should be women above the age of 17.
  • 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.

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.

This is an online course so students will need:

  1. Access to internet with an internet speed of at least 2 Mbps recommended for best performance. 
  2. Headphones, camera and microphone may be required for in-class participation. 
  3. To access the live class, students will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet/iPad with the AdobeConnect app. 
  4. To access recordings of the sessions on a smart device, students may need to install the Puffin or Photon browser.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

Students will have access to course forums, recordings, and files until December 31st, 2020.

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

$20.00 late registration fee after September 10th (if seats are available)

Additional $5.00 auditing fee.

Text: 

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.

Contact: 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

send payment in installments 

Log in to access all registration options.


Fall 2020 - The Prophets: Lives & Lessons | Part 1

InstructorAnse 'Alimatunnisa Abdul Ghani

Day: Wednesdays  Time: 8:00 am CST/2:00 pm UK


Course Category: Aqida | Level 1 Course

Course Code: AQD 103

Duration: 14 weeks

Course Dates: Sept. 16 - Dec. 9, 2020

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

Daylight savings time will begin in the United States on Sunday, November 1, 2020. 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 1st.

Offered: Part 1 of this course is offered in the Fall term, 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: This course is designed to create an experience like no other by enhancing students' relationships with each of the prophets of Islam. From Adam (as) to Muhammad ﷺ, the message of tawhid was brought to generations of believers by specially blessed individuals. Now we can get to know each of them and their unique challenges through in-depth lessons and thought-provoking exercises which will bring the legacy and history of Islam to life.

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

This is an online course so students will need:

  1. Access to internet with an internet speed of at least 2 Mbps recommended for best performance. 
  2. Headphones, camera and microphone may be required for in-class participation. 
  3. To access the live class, students will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet/iPad with the AdobeConnect app. 
  4. To access recordings of the sessions on a smart device, students may need to install the Puffin or Photon browser.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

Students will have access to course forums, recordings, and files until December 31st, 2020.

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

$20.00 late registration fee after September 10th (if seats are available)

Additional $5.00 auditing fee.

Text: A History of the Prophets in Islam - Volume 1 by Suzanne Haneef

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.

Contact: 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

send payment in installments 

Log in to access all registration options.