Patrick Dougherty

Patrick Dougherty, EdD, is the Acting Chair for Master of Education programs for the Higher Colleges of Technology.  An educator for over twenty years in the United States, Japan, Bangladesh, and the UAE, Dr. Dougherty has written extensively on education and applied linguistics, publishing approximately twenty papers and monographs as well as two English course books.  A published poet and short story writer, he has also edited three editions of prose and poetry.

Articles

From Rags to Riches – Foreword

I was very happy to learn Dr. Melanie Gobert has chosen my book Rags to Riches – The story of …


Creative Writing and Vocabulary Acquisition: A Study of Emirati College Students

Does creative writing improve vocabulary acquisition? A 2009 case study exploring creative writing and Emirati student motivation had one survey question …


Creative Writing in English and Emirati Student Motivation

The questions addressed in this case study are: (1) do Emirati students perceive creative writingin English as motivational in their …