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Companions of the Prophet (s) | Part 1 with support for deaf and hard-of-hearing students

Course Category: Sira | Level 1 Course

*New:* This course provides support for support for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. For inquiries, email accessible@rabata.org

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 16 - December 23, 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 is no longer available for this course.

 

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 is now closed for this course.


Falah: Seven Fundamentals of Personal and Spiritual Excellence with support for deaf & hard of hearing students

Course Category: Purification | Level 2 Course

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

Course Code: PUR 202

Instructor: Dr. Anse Tamara Gray

Duration: 5 weeks

Course Dates: June 1 - July 1, 2020

Days: Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays

Time: 12:00 noon CST/6:00 pm UK

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.

Prerequisites

  • Students should be women above the age of 17.
  • PUR 101: "Training the Tongue, Purifying the Heart"  
  • OR successful completion of at least 1 Level 1 course 
  • OR the Falah Workshop

Summary: A 7-step program that provides enrichment, guidance, and direction for Muslim women. Each of the seven steps will help attendees attain true success, true falah, in both worlds. 

An expansion on the Falah 7 Steps to Success Workshop, this course will provide practical exercises, assignments, and carefully designed activities that will help students to put the principles into practice in their daily lives.

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.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

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

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

Additional $5.00 auditing fee.

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For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org


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Cost: USD 25.00 x 4 months

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Companions of the Prophet (s) | Part 2 with support for deaf & hard of hearing students

Course Category: Sira | Level 1 Course

*New:* This course provides support for support for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. For inquiries, email accessible@rabata.org

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

Course Code: SIR 102

InstructorAnse Dr. Tamara Gray

Length: 1 term (14 weeks)

Course Dates: January 20 - April 27, 2020
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 end in the United States on Sunday, March 8, 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 earlier starting March 8.

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 a term 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 January 18th (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