An-Najah University Journal for Research - B (Humanities)


An -Najah Univ. J. Res. (Humanities). Vol. 34(6), 2020Towards a smart University in the light of 21stcentury skillsنحو جامعة ذكية في ضوء مهارات القرن الحادي والعشرونRania Abed Moneimرانيه عبد المنعمDepartment of Methods & Education, Al-Aqsa University, Gaza, Palestineقسم المناهج والتدريس، جامعة الاقصى ،غزة ،فلسطينE-mail: raniaabed1@hotmail.comReceived: (13/9/2018), Accepted: (12/11/2018)AbstractIn the recent years, the accelerated development of knowledge and the changeable demands of the technological learning put the educators on the face of many challenges.The 21stcentury skills promote the competitiveness and innovation capabilitiesof the organization. These skills are crucial for sustainability and development of organization. The main objective of this study istoevaluatethe ownership degree of the faculty members at Al-Aqsa University of 21stcentury skills to propose a vision to transform Al-Aqsa University into a smart university in the light of the 21stcentury skills. The results show that(79.3%)of faculty members have high ownership degree of 21stcentury skills regardless of the specialization and academic degree;these skills are one of the most important elements for the transformationto smart universities