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ERIC Number: EJ1106283
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Jul-10
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
Training Needs for Faculty Members: Towards Achieving Quality of University Education in the Light of Technological Innovations
Abouelenein, Yousri Attia Mohamed
Educational Research and Reviews, v11 n13 p1180-1193 Jul 2016
The aim of this study was to identify training needs of university faculty members, in order to achieve the desired quality in the light of technological innovations. A list of training needs of faculty members was developed in terms of technological innovations in general, developing skills of faculty members in the use of technological innovations and promoting university faculty members in quality assurance skills. The study followed the descriptive-analytic design in presenting the literature. The data collection was based on a questionnaire developed to assess university faculty members' needs in four areas, these are: teaching, scientific research, community service and promoting quality assurance procedures. The participants were 135 university faculty members chosen from different Saudi universities. Results were statistically analyzed using SPSS. The results revealed the need for university faculty to be trained in the light of technological innovations. The study recommends a program for training faculty members, to use technological innovations, meet their scientific research needs, university teaching, and community service and meet course requirements in terms of quality standards and performance indicators.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Saudi Arabia
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