Dr Ali Salim Rashid Alghafri

Dr Ali Salim Rashid Alghafri

Dr Ali Salim Rashid Alghafri

Assistant Professor
Phone: +968 26850100 Extn: 661
Location: Barka building, Office no: 05

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Ali Al-Ghafri is an Assistant Professor at Sohar University in the Sultanate of Oman. He holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Science Malaysia (USM) and won a research grant for the best academic research project in the college. Sultan Qaboos University awarded him a master’s degree in Curriculum and Methods of Science Education with distinction. He has published several scientific articles and research papers in peer-reviewed journals. He holds a variety of administrative, technical, and academic responsibilities related to his research interests in educational psychology, cognitive neuroscience, the science of thinking, and the teaching and learning process. Dr Ali instructed numerous university courses. He has served as a judge for various studies and research projects and has been involved in numerous volunteer activities.


  • Ph.D. In Educational Psychology, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang, Malaysia, April 2012.
  • M.S., In Science Education, Sultan Qaboos University (S.Q.U), Muscat, Sultanate Of Oman, October, 2004.
  • Advantage Diploma, Educational Supervision Diploma, Sultan Qaboos University (S.Q.U), Muscat, Sultanate Of Oman, October, 2002.
  • B.S., In Education, Chemistry Major, Sultan Qaboos University (S.Q.U), Muscat, Sultanate Of Oman, October, 1992.

Teaching Interest

  • Hygiene, Educational Counselling Foundation,
  • Neuropsychology,
  • Cognitive Psychology,
  • Cognitive Neuroscience, Education Brain,
  • Thinking And Its Skills, Educational Evaluation & Measurement,
  • Methods Of Teaching,
  • Statistic Package System (Spss),
  • Technical Learning And Communication Skills,
  • Educational Statistic,
  • Basic Of Educational Research.​

Research Interest

My Main Interest Includes Educational Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive, Neuroscience, Thinking, Brain Learning And Thinking And Neuro-Linguistic. Particular, Interest is in the applying the Neuroscience Finding in Psychology and Education for develop And Improve Learning And Thinking. Also, Interest is in Eeg Experiments of the brain.​

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