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ERIC Number: EJ1106268
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 20
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-2332-3205
Research Map of Research Priorities in HE Studies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
AlSumih, A. M.
Universal Journal of Educational Research, v4 n7 p1629-1643 2016
This study presents a research map for the key research priorities of higher education (HE) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The study diagnoses and analyzes the research reality in HE studies in KSA in terms of strength points and improvement opportunities. It also explores the research map fields of current and prospective research priorities in HE in KSA. Moreover, it applies a descriptive and forward-looking approach. "Delphi technique" to determine the research priorities of HE studies and foresee them at present and in the future in KSA. The study population was composed of 83 HE experts. The current study has reached several conclusions, most importantly: The experts strongly agreed on the research reality in KSA HE studies in terms of points of strength; the average of all points of strength was (2.3) out of (3). The experts strongly agreed on the research reality in KSA HE studies in terms of development opportunities; the average of all points of strength was (2.65) out of (3). The experts strongly agreed on 216 priorities in 13 HE study fields, thus forming a map of research priorities for current and upcoming HE studies in KSA.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Saudi Arabia