Prof. Ali Sharaf Al Musawi

College of Education

Sultan Qaboos University, Oman



1995 Ph.D.,Educational Technology, University of Southampton, UK

1987 M.Sc. Educational Administration, Policy and Planning, University of Southern California, USA

1983 B.Sc. Biology, Yarmouk University, Jordan

1983 Diploma Science Education, Yarmouk University, Jordan

Publications (Selected)

  1. Al Akhzami, S., Al Hinai, A., Al Musawi, A. (2019). The Omani Distance Learning Program to Teach the Holy Quran: Analytical Descriptive Study. TARBIYA: Journal of Education in Muslim Society, 6(1), 1-9. doi:10.15408/tjems.v6i1.11182.
  2. Al Musawi, A., Al-Ani, W. and Al-Aghbari, M. (2019) Impact of Using m-Health App on Improving Undergraduate Students’ Sports and Health Habits and Their Attitudes toward Its Use. E-Health Telecommunication Systems and Networks, 8, 1-9.
  3. Al Musawi, Ali, Shubair A., Samih S., Abraham V and Alghatrifi, Issa (2018). Analytical Review on the Stakeholders Perceptions about IPv6 Readiness and their Implications to the Omani Higher Education Institutions, International Journal of Current Engineering and Technology, 8(4), 1041-1046, DOI:, Available at
  4. Al Musawi, A. and Ammar, M. (2015). Students Use of the Internet and Social Networking Sites for Learning and Other Activities at Sultan Qaboos University, International Journal of Social Media and Interactive Learning Environments, 3(2), 142-161, Inderscience Publishers.
  5. Abdelraheem, A. & Al Musawi, A. (2013).Using Students’ Feedback to Improve Course Materials and Teaching Methods at the College of Education at Sultan Qaboos University, Journal of Educational and Psychological Sciences, 14(2), 11-36, Bahrain University; From
  6. Al Musawi, A., Asan, A., Osman, M., and A., Abelraheem, A. (2012). A case of web-based inquiry learning model using learning objects, The Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology (TOJET), 11(1), 1-9; From
  7. Porcaro, D. and Al Musawi, A. (2011). Lessons Learned from Adopting Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning in Oman, EDUCAUSE Quarterly (EQ), 34(4), From
  8. Al Musawi, A. (2011). Redefining Technology Role in Education, Creative Education, Scientific Research Publishing (SCRIP), 2(2), 130-135, DOI:10.4236/ce.2011.22018; From
  9. Alkharusi, H., Kazem, A., and Al-Musawi, A. (2011). Knowledge, skills, and attitudes of pre-service and in-service teachers in educational measurement, Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 39(2), 113–123.
  10. Alkharusi, H., Kazem, A., and Al-Musawi, A. (2010). Traditional versus Computer-Mediated Approaches of Teaching Educational Measurement, Journal of Instructional Psychology, 30(2), 99-111.
  11. Amer, T. and Al Musawi, A. (2010). Ethical Patterns Criteria of Using Computer and Internet by Faculty Members, Journal of Faculty of Education, 21(84), 179-226, Banha University: Egypt.
  12. Al Musawi, A. (2008). Faculty Perceptions of the Professional Development Workshops Conducted at Sultan Qaboos University, Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 5(2), 92-104, Centre for Educational Development and Interactive Resources (CEDIR), University of Wollongong.
  13. Al Musawi, A. (2007). Current Status of Educational Technologies at Omani Higher Education Institutions and Their Future Prospective, Educational Technology Research and Development (ETR&D), 55(4), 395-410, Association of Educational Communication and Technology, DOI: 10.1007/s11423-007-9041-x, USA.
  14. Al Kindi, M., Al Musawi, A., Eltahir, M., and Al Naamany, A. (2006). Analyzing Theoretical Approaches and Their Implications to the Development of Distance Learning Courses Research Project at Sultan Qaboos University, Malaysian Journal of Distance Learning, 8(1), 15-29, Malaysian Society of Educational Technology: Malaysia.
  15. Kazim, A., Al Musawi, A., & Al Kindi, M. (2004). Effect of Teaching by Using the Cognimeter During Lecture on Academic Achievement and Some Affective Variables: An Experimental Study, Education Journal, 18(72), 41-74, Scientific Publishing Council, Kuwait University.
  16. Al Musawi, A. & Abelraheem, A. (2004). E-learning at Sultan Qaboos University: Status and future, British Journal of Educational Technology, 35(3), 363-367, British Educational Communications and Technology Agency, UK.
  17. Al Musawi, A. & Abelraheem, A. (2004). The Effect of Using On-Line Instruction on Sultan Qaboos University Students’ Achievement and their Attitudes Towards it, Education Journal, 18(70), 11-26, Scientific Publishing Council, Kuwait University.
  18. Kazim, A., Al Musawi, A., & Al Kindi, M. (2004). Cognimeter: A New Suggested Model for University Teaching, Contemporary Education Journal, 65(1), 125-138, Modern Education Association, Egypt.
  19. Abdelraheem, A. & Al Musawi, A. (2003). Instructional Uses of Internet Services by SQU Faculty Members, International Journal of Instructional Media, (Part 1), 30(1), 45-57; and (Part2), 30 (2), 163-176, and, USA.
  20. Al Musawi, A. (2002). The existing Formats and Functions of Media Units in the Omani Higher Education, Journal of Educational and Psychological Sciences, 3(2), 33-51. Bahrain University.
  21. Akinyemi, A. & Al Musawi, A. (2002). Re-orientating Instructional Development Practice in Higher Education: A Case of Sultan Qaboos University, In Kelliny, W. (Ed.) Surveys in Linguistics and Language Teaching III, E-Learning and E-Research, European University Studies Journal, (XXI)112, 29-37, Belgium.
  22. Al Musawi, A. (1999). AV and Education Technology Centers Role in Higher Education Institutions, Contemporary Education Journal, 51(1), 179-201, Modern Education Association, Egypt.

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