Abdulaziz BinTaleb

Associate Professor at the Dept. of Curriculum and Instruction, King Saud University.
Ph.D. in Curriculum Studies. The University of Texas at Austin, 2005. 


Abdulaziz BinTaleb is Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction at College of Education- King Saud University in Riyadh. He earned his Ph.D. in Curriculum Studies from The University of Texas at Austin in 2005. During 2006-2016, Dr. BinTaleb worked as a Consultant with the Ministry of Higher Education. In 2008, he was appointed to the Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission (SACM) in Australia, where he served for two terms (2008-2016) and was appointed as Cultural Attaché in the second term (2012-2016). During his tenure, he oversaw administrative and academic support for about 12,000 Saudi sponsored students. He also led SACM to implement significant initiatives and promote its cultural role. He is the author of two books: “Studying Abroad" and “The Upcoming Oil”. His research interests include: international & cross-cultural education, teaching about world religions, Islamic education, and professional development & K-12 technology integration. His research articles have appeared in local and international journals such as the British Journal of Religious Education, Journal of the Arab Bureau of Education for the Gulf States, Saudi Journal of Educational Sciences and Journal of Educational Sciences. Professional associations include the American Educational Research Association (AERA) (since 2003) and the Saudi Association for Education & Psychology (GESTEN) (since 2005).

Recent Articles:

BinTaleb, A. & Aseery, A. (2022). What can the Prophet Muhammad teach us about pandemics?, Journal of Religious & Theological Information, DOI: 10.1080/10477845.2021.2017552

BinTaleb, A. (2021). Learning about Islam and Islamic civilisation through a webquest: perspectives from pupils and their teacher. British Journal of Religious Education, 43 (2), 218-227.