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Fall 2020 - Quran Fluency | Part 1

InstructorUstadha Lina Jammal

Day: Sun & Thurs  Time: 9:00 am CST/3:00 pm UK


Course Category: Tajwid | Level 1 Course

Click here to view a short segment of this course: Quran Fluency with Anse Ola Habbab

Course Code: TAJ 101

Duration: 14 weeks

Course Dates: Sept. 20 - Dec. 13, 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: This course is offered every term.

Prerequisites

  • Students should be women above the age of 17. 
  • ARA 100: "Introduction to Arabic". 
  • Knowledge of Arabic letters and harakat  (tashkil).

Course Description: A practical course providing students the opportunity to learn to read the Arabic script and master the skill of decoding the Holy Quran. Students will learn the Nooraniyya method of decoding Quranic script, learn the types of Arabic sounds and how to pronounce them correctly, and be introduced to the science of tajwīd. These skills will be put into practice in class with the instructor, and students will also gain strategies to practice at home. By the end of this course, students should be able to recognize all the Arabic letters and vowel sounds, and be able to pronounce most of them correctly.

Placement: New students in the Ribaat Tajwid Program should complete an assessment with a tajwid instructor. Based on that, they will receive a recommendation on the best course to start with. To arrange an appointment, kindly email tajwid.assess@rabata.org, and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible inshallah.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the weekly online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments, read the assigned material, and complete a recitation assessment to ensure they are prepared for application of tajwīd rules in level two.

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)

Auditing is not available for Tajwid courses.

Text: No text is required for this course

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 

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Fall 2020 - Quran Fluency | Part 2

Day: Tuesdays

Time: Tuesdays 11:00 am CST/ 5:00 pm UK


Course Category: Tajwid | Level 1 Course

Click here to view a short segment of this course: Quran Fluency with Anse Ola Habbab

Course Code: TAJ 102

InstructorAnse Diala Lababidi

Duration: 14 weeks

Course Dates: Sept. 15 - Dec. 14, 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: This course is offered every term.

Prerequisites

  • Students should be women above the age of 17.
  • ARA 100: “Introduction to Arabic”. 
  • Knowledge of Arabic letters and harakat(tashkil).
  • TAJ 101: Quran Fluency | Part 1

Course Description: A practical course providing students further opportunities to practice reading the Arabic script and master the skill of decoding the Holy Quran. Students will continue practicing the Nooraniyya method of decoding Quranic script, learn more about the types of Arabic sounds and how to pronounce them correctly, and be introduced to the science of tajwīd. These skills will be put into practice in class with the instructor, and with further practice at home students will be ready to read fluently. By the end of this course, students should be able to read all the Arabic letters and vowel sounds.

Placement: New students in the Ribaat Tajwid Program should complete an assessment with a tajwid instructor. Based on that, they will receive a recommendation on the best course to start with. To arrange an appointment, kindly email tajwid.assess@rabata.org, and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible inshallah.

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)

Auditing is not available for Tajwid courses.

Text: No text is required for this course

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 - Tajwid Part 1: Letters & Phonetics

Instructor: Anse Maryam Salman

Day: Tuesdays  Time: 9:00 pm CST/3:00 am UK


Course Category: Tajwid | Level 2 Course

Click here to view a short segment of this course: Tajwid Part 1: Letters & Phonetics with Anse Maryam Salman

Course Code: TAJ 201

Duration: 14 weeks

Course Dates: Sept. 15 - Dec. 8, 2020

Classes last approximately 1.5 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: This course is offered every term.

Prerequisites

  • Students should be women above the age of 17.
  • TAJ 101 & 102: “Quran Fluency Part 1 & 2
  • ARA 100: “Introduction to Arabic”
  • ARA 101 “Arabic Grammar Level 1A”
  • Ability to decode and read Arabic text with ease. Understanding of Arabic is beneficial but not required.

Course Description: A study of the science of tajwīd accompanied by an instructor-led recitation of Juzuʾ ʿAmma. This is a two-part course:

  1. Students will gain an understanding of introductory tajwīd concepts (including points of articulation - makhārij - and letter attributes - ṣifāt) during weekly online sessions with the instructor.
  2. Students will be divided into small groups and have an additional weekly session in which they will work with a recitation teacher. This part of the course will be complete when the student has demonstrated the ability to read short sūrasof the Quran and pronounce each letter correctly.

Placement: New students in the Ribaat Tajwid Program should complete an assessment with a tajwid instructor. Based on that, they will receive a recommendation on the best course to start with. To arrange an appointment, kindly email tajwid.assess@rabata.org, and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible inshallah.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments, read the assigned material, recite the assigned amount to the assigned tajwid instructor, and review and sit for a midterm 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)

Auditing is not available for Tajwid courses.

Texts: 

  1. Excellence in the Science of Tajwīd by Anse Ghada Salahi al-Asbahi. (Currently out of stock. An alternative will be shared through the course forum as a PDF file.)
  2. Juzu' 'Amma OR medium to large sized Holy Quran in Arabic script. Recommended: Mus-haf al-Tajwid (Color coded for tajwid) 

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 for this course is now closed. 

Fall 2020 - Tajwid Part 2: Rules & Rhythm of Recitation

InstructorAnse Ola Habbab

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


Course Category: Tajwid | Level 2 Course

Click here to view a short segment of this course: Tajwid Part 2: Rules & Rhythm of Recitation with Anse Ola Habbab

Course Code: TAJ 202

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.

Offered: This course is offered every term.

Prerequisites:

  • Students should be women above the age of 17.
  • TAJ 101 & 102: “Quran Fluency Parts 1 & 2”.
  • TAJ 201: “Tajwīd Part 1: Letters & Phonetics”.
  • ARA 100: “Introduction to Arabic” 
  • ARA 101 & 102: “Arabic Grammar Level 1A & 1B”
  • Ability to decode and read Arabic text with ease. Understanding of Arabic is beneficial but not required.
  • Knowledge of the points of articulation (makhārij) and letter attributes (ṣifāt).

Course Description: Building upon concepts taken in QUR 201, students will complete the study of the rules of tajwīd, accompanied by an instructor-led recitation of the second half of Juzuʾ ʿAmma. This is a two-part course:

  1. Students will gain an understanding of the rules of tajwīd (proper pronunciation of the Holy Quran) during weekly online sessions with the instructor.
  2. Each student will be paired with a certified tajwīd teacher, either online or locally, with whom she will work one-on-one. This part of the course will be complete when the student has read through Juzuʾ ʿAmma with her assigned tajwīd teacher, having demonstrated the ability to apply the rules of tajwīd to the standardized and acceptable level. Upon completion, advanced students may begin reciting Juzuʾ Tabārak.

Placement: New students in the Ribaat Tajwid Program should complete an assessment with a tajwid instructor. Based on that, they will receive a recommendation on the best course to start with. To arrange an appointment, kindly email tajwid.assess@rabata.org, and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible inshallah.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments, read the assigned material, recite the assigned amount to the assigned tajwid instructor, 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)

Auditing is not available for Tajwid courses.

Texts: 

  1. Excellence in the Science of Tajwīd by Anse Ghada Salahi al-Asbahi. (Currently out of stock. An alternative will be shared through the course forum as a PDF file.)
  2. Juzu' 'Amma OR medium to large sized Holy Quran in Arabic script. Recommended: Mus-haf al-Tajwid (Color coded for tajwid) 

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 for this course is now closed. 


Fall 2020 - Quran Khitmah Project

InstructorAnse Saadia Mian

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


Course Category: Tajwid | Level 3 Course

Click here to view a short segment of this course: Khitmah Project with Anse Saadia Mian

Course Code: TAJ 301

Duration: 14 weeks

Course Dates: Sept. 14 - Dec. 7, 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: This course is offered every term.

Prerequisites

  1. Students should be women above the age of 17.
  2. TAJ 101 & 102: “Quran Fluency Parts 1 & 2”.
  3. TAJ 201: “Tajwīd Part 1: Letters & Phonetics”.
  4. TAJ 202: “Tajwīd Part 2: Rules & the Rhythm of Recitation”
  5. ARA 100: “Introduction to Arabic” 
  6. Arabic Level 1: ARA 101, 102, 103, 104
  7. Ability to read the Holy Quran fluently.
  8. Knowledge of the points of articulation (makhārij), letter attributes (ṣifāt),and all tajwīdrules.

Course Description: In the Khitmah Project, students will recite the Holy Quran from Surat al-Fāṭiḥa to Surat al-Nās to their assigned tajwīd instructors, as a preparation and foundation for beginning with memorization. This is a two-part course: 

  1. Students will attend a weekly online session with the instructor to follow up on their progress, work together to achieve consistent Quran reading habits, and receive inspirations about the Holy Quran. 
  2. Each student will be paired with a certified tajwīd teacher, either online or locally, with whom she will work one-on-one. This part of the course will be complete when the student has read through the Holy Quran from start to finish with her assigned tajwīd teacher, having demonstrated the ability to apply the rules of tajwīd to the standardized and acceptable level.

Placement: New students in the Ribaat Tajwid Program should complete an assessment with a tajwid instructor. Based on that, they will receive a recommendation on the best course to start with. To arrange an appointment, kindly email tajwid.assess@rabata.org, and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible inshallah.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the weekly online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments, recite the assigned amount to the assigned tajwid instructor, and submit a term project. The course is complete when the student recites the entire Quran, having demonstrated the ability to apply the rules of tajwid at the acceptable level. Students should keep enrolling in the course each term until they have completed their recitation.

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)

Auditing is not available for Tajwid courses.

Texts: 

  1. Excellence in the Science of Tajwīd by Anse Ghada Salahi al-Asbahi. (Currently out of stock. An alternative will be shared through the course forum as a PDF file.)
  2. The Crowning Venture by Hafiza Saadia Mian, MD
  3. Medium to large sized Holy Quran in Arabic script 

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 for this course is now closed. 


Fall 2020 - The Crowning Venture: Quran Memorization

InstructorAnse Saadia Mian

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


Course Category: Tajwid | Level 4 Course

Click here to view a short segment of this course: The Crowning Venture: Quran Memorization with Anse Saadia Mian

Course Code: TAJ 401

Duration: 14 weeks

Course Dates: Sept. 14 - Dec. 7, 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: This course is offered every term.

Prerequisites:

  1. Students should be women above the age of 17.
  2. TAJ 101 & 102: “Quran Fluency Parts 1 & 2”.
  3. TAJ 201: “Tajwīd Part 1: Letters & Phonetics”.
  4. TAJ 202: “Tajwīd Part 2: Rules & the Rhythm of Recitation”
  5. TAJ 301: “Quran Khitmah Project”
  6. ARA 100: “Introduction to Arabic” 
  7. Arabic Level 1: ARA 101, 102, 103, 104 
  8. Arabic Level 2: ARA 201, 202, 203, 204
  9. Ability to read the Holy Quran fluently with full application of the rules of tajwīdand few errors.
  10. Knowledge of the points of articulation (makhārij), letter attributes (ṣifāt),and all tajwīdrules.

Course Description: A self-paced memorization course, students will set a personal memorization target each term and recite to a tajwīd teacher. This is a two-part course:

  1. Students will attend a weekly online session with the instructor to follow up on their progress and receive inspirations and tips on memorizing the Holy Quran, achieving effective memorization, and overcoming hurdles.
  2. Each student will be paired with a certified tajwīd teacher, either online or locally, with whom she will work one-on-one. This part of the course will be complete when the student has recited the amount agreed upon at the start of the term, having demonstrated the ability to apply the rules of tajwīd to the standardized and acceptable level.

Placement: New students in the Ribaat Tajwid Program should complete an assessment with a tajwid instructor. Based on that, they will receive a recommendation on the best course to start with. To arrange an appointment, kindly email tajwid.assess@rabata.org, and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible inshallah.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the weekly online lectures, read the assigned material, and recite the assigned amount with a Ribaat tajwid teacher.

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)

Auditing is not available for Tajwid courses.

Text: 

  1. Excellence in the Science of Tajwīd by Anse Ghada Salahi al-Asbahi. (Currently out of stock. An alternative will be shared through the course forum as a PDF file.)
  2. The Crowning Venture by Anse Saadia Mian
  3. Medium to large sized Holy Quran in Arabic script. 

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 for this course is now closed. 


Fall 2020 - Ijazah Track

Course Category: Tajwid | Level 5 Course

Course Code: TAJ 501

InstructorRibaat Tajwid Instructors

Prerequisites:

  1. Students should be women above the age of 17.
  2. TAJ 101 & 102: “Quran Fluency Parts 1 & 2”.
  3. TAJ 201: “Tajwīd Part 1: Letters & Phonetics”.
  4. TAJ 202: “Tajwīd Part 2: Rules & the Rhythm of Recitation”
  5. TAJ 301: “Quran Khitmah Project” 
  6. TAJ 402: “Quran Memorization: Juzu Amma”
  7. ARA 100: “Introduction to Arabic” 
  8. Arabic Level 1: ARA 101, 102, 103, 104 
  9. Arabic Level 2: ARA 201, 202, 203, 204
  10. Arabic Level 3: ARA 301, 302, 303, 304
  11. Ability to read the Holy Quran fluently with full application of the rules of tajwīdand few errors.
  12. Knowledge of the points of articulation (makhārij), letter attributes (ṣifāt),and all tajwīdrules.

Course Description: The ijāzah in the Holy Quran is a certification which recognizes that the bearer has recited the Holy Quran from start to finish with complete application of the rules of tajwīdand authorizes its bearer to teach and pass on the same ijāzah in turn. The Ribaat Quran Ijazah will be issued by the Ribaat Academic Institute and authorized by the Ribaat Tajwid Committee. 

Through this program, students will work individually with their instructors to memorize and recite the Holy Quran from start to finish and will learn Al-Jazariyyah, a poem dedicated to the science of tajwīd, as well as other requirements as assignedEach student will be paired with a certified tajwīd teacher, either online or locally, with whom she will work one-on-one. 

This course will be complete when the student has recited the entire Quran to one tajwīdteacher, and passes a series of oral examinations with a tajwīdcommittee, having demonstrated the ability to apply and explain the rules of tajwīd. In order to provide this ijāzah, students will need to travel to meet and recite to a tajwīd committee in person. Details of this travel will be shared later with students who are accepted to the program.

Placement: New students in the Ribaat Tajwid Program should complete an assessment with a tajwid instructor. Based on that, they will receive a recommendation on the best course to start with. To arrange an appointment, kindly email tajwid.assess@rabata.org, and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible inshallah.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to be present at scheduled meeting times and recite the assigned amount with a Ribaat tajwid teacher. While students will begin this journey online (through  FaceTime, Whatsapp call, or other apps), they will be required to travel periodically to complete the final stages of recitation in person.

Application Process: 

1- Application form: Complete the application form below.

2- Written tajwid assessment 

3- Oral tajwid assessment: After submitting the application, applicants will be contacted to schedule this assessment.

4- Registration: Students whose applications are approved will be able to register and make the payment for the program.


Application Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

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

Auditing is not available for this track.

Contact: For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org

Registration for this course is now closed.