Free Fluency Practice - Fall 2017

Course Category: Quran Program ~ Level 1 Electiveribaat quran icon

Course Code: 
QUR 100

Instructor: Anse Arwa Ghabra

Length: 1 term (15 weeks)

Course Dates: Sept. 12 - Dec. 19, 2017
Timings: Tuesdays, 12:00 pm CST/6:00 pm GMT Click here to convert to your own time zone.

Classes last approximately 1.5 hours each. Students will only be able to participate when attending the class live. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students who cannot attend live.

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

Prerequisites

      • Students should be women above the age of 17.
      • ARA 100 or the ability to read Arabic Quranic script

Summary: Students will gain fluency as they practice their Quran recitation in these live online sessions.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend and participate in the weekly online sessions. This course is not graded.

Registration Fee: This course is free of charge for students enrolled in the Ribaat Quran Program and the Ribaat Arabic Program.

Text: A medium to large-sized Holy Quran in Arabic for the recitation portion.

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


Explanation and Recitation: Juzu' 'Amma - Fall 2017

Course Category: Quran Program ~ Level 1 Core Courseribaat quran icon

View a short segment of this course: Class Sample

Course Code: QUR 101

InstructorAnse Dahlia Kaswani & a recitation teacher

Length: 1 term (15 weeks)

Course Dates: Sept. 12 - Dec. 19, 2017
Timings: Tuesdays, 9:00 pm CST/3:00 am GMT Click here to convert to your own time zone.

Classes last approximately 1.5 hours 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.

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

Prerequisites

      • Students should be women above the age of 17.
      • ARA 100 or the ability to read Arabic Quranic script

Placement:

If you are unsure of your level or have not completed the prerequisites, you may complete an assessment with a tajwīd instructor. Based on that, you will receive a recommendation on the best course for your level inshallah. 

To arrange an appointment, kindly email tajwid.assess@rabata.org with your name, Skype ID, and a brief summary of your background in Quran studies. We will be in touch with you as soon as possible inshallah.

Summary: 

A complete reading and understanding of the last twenty pages of the Holy Quran, Juzuʾ ʿAmma. This is a two-part course:

  1. Students will gain an understanding of the surahs within Juzuʾ ʿAmma during weekly online classes with Anse Dahlia.
  2. Each student will be paired with a recitation 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 to the standardized and acceptable level that is a preparation for application of tajwīd rules in level two.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the weekly online lectures, complete assignments as assigned by the instructor, read the assigned material, complete a reading of Juzuʾ ʿAmma, and review and sit for a final exam.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

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

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

Text: 

1. Recommended: A translation of the Holy Quran for the explanation portion.

2. Required: A medium to large-sized Holy Quran in Arabic for the recitation portion.

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

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Tajwid Part 1: Letters & Phonetics - Fall 2017

Course Category: Quran Program ~ Level 2 Core Courseribaat quran icon

View a short segment of this course: Class Sample

Course Code: QUR 201

InstructorAnse Maryam Salman & a tajwīd teacher

Length: 1 term (15 weeks)

Course Dates: Sept. 20 - Dec. 21, 2017
Timings: Wednesdays, 9:00 am CST/3:00 pm GMT Click here to convert to your own time zone.

Classes last approximately 1.5 hours 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.

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

Prerequisites

      • Students should be women above the age of 17.
      • QUR 101: "Explanation and Recitation: Juzuʾ ʿAmma".
      • Students enrolling in this course must be able to decode and read Arabic text comfortably (ARA 100 and ARA 1A). Understanding of Arabic is beneficial but not required.

Placement:

If you are unsure of your level or have not completed the prerequisites, you may complete an assessment with a tajwīd instructor. Based on that, you will receive a recommendation on the best course for your level inshallah. 

To arrange an appointment, kindly email tajwid.assess@rabata.org with your name, Skype ID, and a brief summary of your background in Quran studies. We will be in touch with you as soon as possible inshallah.

Summary: 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 Anse Maryam.
  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 instructor, having demonstrated the ability to pronounce each letter to the standardized and acceptable level.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the weekly online lectures, complete assignments as assigned by the instructor, read the assigned material, complete a reading of Juzuʾ ʿAmma, and review and sit for a midterm and a final exam.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

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

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

Text: 

1. Excellence in the Science of Tajwīd by Ghada Salahi al-Asbahi

2. A medium to large-sized Holy Quran in Arabic for the recitation portion. (Suggested: 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.

 

For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org

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Tajwid Part 2: Rules & Rhythm of Recitation - Fall 2017

Course Category: Quran Program ~ Level 2 Core Courseribaat quran icon

View a short segment of this course: Class Sample

Course Code: QUR 202

InstructorAnse Ola Habbab & a tajwīd teacher

Length: 1 term (15 weeks)

Course Dates: Sept. 12 - Dec. 19, 2017
Timings: Tuesdays, 8:00 pm CST/2:00 am GMT Click here to convert to your own time zone.

Classes last approximately 1.5 hours 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.

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

Prerequisites

1. Students should be women above the age of 17.
2. QUR 101: "Explanation and Recitation: Juzuʾ ʿAmma"
3. QUR 201: "Tajwid Part 1: Letters & Phonetics"
4. Students enrolling in this course must be able to decode and read Arabic text comfortably (ARA 100 and ARA 1A). Understanding of Arabic is beneficial but not required. 
5. Knowledge of the points of articulation (makhārij) and letter attributes (ifāt).
Placement:

If you are unsure of your level or have not completed the prerequisites, you may complete an assessment with a tajwīd instructor. Based on that, you will receive a recommendation on the best course for your level inshallah. 

To arrange an appointment, kindly email tajwid.assess@rabata.org with your name, Skype ID, and a brief summary of your background in Quran studies. We will be in touch with you as soon as possible inshallah.

Summary: Building upon concepts taken in QUR 201, students will complete the study of the rules of tajwīd, accompanied by an instructor-led recitation 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 Anse Ola.
  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 a recitation of Juzuʾ Tabārak.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the weekly online lectures, complete assignments as assigned by the instructor, read the assigned material, complete a reading of Juzuʾ ʿAmma, and review and sit for a midterm and a final exam.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

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

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

Text: 

1. Excellence in the Science of Tajwīd by Ghada Salahi al-Asbahi

2. A medium to large-sized Holy Quran in Arabic for the recitation portion. (Suggested: 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.

 

For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org

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Khitmah Project - Fall 2017

Course Category: Quran Program ~ Level 3 Core Courseribaat quran icon


View a short segment of this course: Class Sample

Course Code: QUR 301

InstructorAnse Eamaan Rabbat & a tajwīd teacher

Length: 1 term (15 weeks)

Course Dates: Sept. 17 - Dec. 17, 2017
Timings: Sundays, 9:00 am CST/3:00 pm GMT Click here to convert to your own time zone.

Classes last approximately 1.5 hours 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.

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

Prerequisites

  1. Students should be women above the age of 17.
  2. QUR 201: "Tajwid Part 1: Letters & Phonetics"
  3. QUR 202: "Tajwid Part 2: Rules & the Rhythm of Recitation"
  4. Students enrolling in this course must be able to decode and read Arabic text comfortably (ARA 100, ARA 1A, and ARA 1B). Understanding of Arabic is beneficial but not required.
  5. Students enrolling in this course must have a firm understanding of the rules of tajwīd.

Placement:

If you are unsure of your level or have not completed the prerequisites, you may complete an assessment with a tajwīd instructor. Based on that, you will receive a recommendation on the best course for your level inshallah. 

To arrange an appointment, kindly email tajwid.assess@rabata.org with your name, Skype ID, and a brief summary of your background in Quran studies. We will be in touch with you as soon as possible inshallah.

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

  1. Students will attend a weekly online session with Anse Eamaan to follow up on their progress and share the wonders of the Holy Quran. Practical assignments will be given to solidify the knowledge of tajwīd rules taken in Level 2.
  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 cover to cover with her assigned tajwīd teacher, having demonstrated the ability to apply the rules of tajwīd to the standardized and acceptable level.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the weekly online lectures, complete assignments as assigned by the instructor, and complete a reading of the Holy Quran.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

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

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

Text: 

1. Excellence in the Science of Tajwīd by Ghada Salahi al-Asbahi

2. A medium to large-sized Holy Quran in Arabic for the recitation portion. (Suggested: 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.

 

For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org

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The Crowning Venture: Quran Memorization - Fall 2017

Course Category: Quran Program ~ Level 4 Core Courseribaat quran icon

Course Code: 
QUR 401

InstructorAnse Saadia Mian & a tajwīd teacher

Length: 1 term (15 weeks)

Course Dates: Sept. 12 - Dec. 19, 2017
Timings: Tuesdays, 8:00 pm CST/2:00 am GMT Click here to convert to your own time zone.

Classes last approximately 1.5 hours 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.

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

Prerequisites

  1. Students should be women above the age of 17.
  2. QUR 201: "Tajwid Part 1: Letters & Phonetics"
  3. QUR 202: "Tajwid Part 2: Rules & the Rhythm of Recitation"
  4. QUR 301: "Khitmah Project"
  5. Students enrolling in this course must be able to decode and read Arabic text comfortably (ARA 100, ARA 1A, and ARA 1B). Understanding of Arabic is beneficial but not required.
  6. Students enrolling in this course must have a firm understanding of the rules of tajwīd.

Placement:

If you are unsure of your level or have not completed the prerequisites, you may complete an assessment with a tajwīd instructor. Based on that, you will receive a recommendation on the best course for your level inshallah. 

To arrange an appointment, kindly email tajwid.assess@rabata.org with your name, Skype ID, and a brief summary of your background in Quran studies. We will be in touch with you as soon as possible inshallah.

Summary: 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 Anse Saadia 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.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the weekly online lectures, complete assignments as assigned by the instructor, and reach their memorization target from the Holy Quran.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

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

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

Text: 

1. Excellence in the Science of Tajwīd by Ghada Salahi al-Asbahi

2. A medium to large-sized Holy Quran in Arabic for the recitation portion. (Suggested: 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.

 

For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org

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