Welcome to Fall 2019!

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For my IDST 29 students:

Welcome to this enjoyable and exciting way to enhance your knowledge of Islam, the faith of close to 1.5 billion people worldwide and about 6 million in the U.S. Please click IDST 29 above for course details.

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For my IDST 14 students:

Welcome to this celebration of our cultural diversity, using the pleasurable media of literature and film. Please click IDST 14 above for course details.

Instructor Contact Info

Instructor: Abdul Jabbar, Ph.D.

Message phone (415-239-3792).

Preferred and quicker means of communication is by e-mail, using Canvas e-mail. I answer e-mails within 48 hours during week days. On the weekends and during holidays, I monitor my e-mail occasionally and answer only urgent messages. When Canvas e-mail is not available, you can reach me at ajabbar@ccsf.edu

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Log-in Instructions


Username: CCSF ID, examples: W12345678 or @12345678

Your Canvas password is your RAM ID password.

Instructions for new students

Canvas Support Hotline (844) 592-2198 available 24/7.

Canvas Student Guide

Online Learning

What are the real challenges encountered by both new and experienced online students, and how can you be successful? Tune into this short tutorial video to help debunk common myths about online learning.

What Makes a Successful Online Learner? Valuable tips for success and what to expect.