Publication Date


Degree Name

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

First Advisor

Leslie Turpin


What kind of affordances do students from different cultures require? More specifically, how can a Western teacher best help students from an observant Islamic background? These were the questions that began my quest into Islamic society for an answer. This essay offers a method where a teacher uses an essay to teach an essay. This is a flexible and highly effective way to get more advanced students producing higher quality academic essays.