This study aimed at identifying the trends of curriculum and instruction researches in post-graduate studies in Palestinian universities through the period 2000 - 2013 in terms of research subject, variables, type, population, sample, tools, and statistical analysis. To achieve the study aims, a total of 320 master theses researches were chosen as stratified sample from five Palestinian universities and analyzed using bibiolimetric analysis. The results showed that 97.19 % of the analyzed researches were quantitative and only 0.94% were qualitative. With regard to research types, the results showed that 56.6% of the analyzed researches were experimental, and 43.4% were descriptive.
Also the results showed that 61.15 % of the descriptive researches were survey studies, and 25.18 % content analysis, 6.47% correlation, 4.32 % case study and 2.88% were causal comparative research. Nearly 46.56% of the researches used two tools for data collection, 35.31% used one tool, whereas 18.13% used three or more tools. Regarding to the type of used tool; the test was more popular. Also the results showed that 92.44% used simple inferential Statistics and 7.56 % used advanced inferential statistics, and nearly 70.62% of the researches used nonrandom sample, whereas about 25.63% used random sample, and 3.75% used all of the population as a sample. Based on the results of the study the researcher suggested some recommendations as using different types of research methodology, tools, and statistical methods in master theses.
الاسطل, ابراهيم حامد
"توجهات أبحاث المناهج وطرق التدريس في الدراسات العليا في الجامعات الفلسطينية (تحليل ببليوميتري لرسائل الماجستير ),"
Hebron University Research Journal-B (Humanities) - (مجلة جامعة الخليل للبحوث- ب (العلوم الانسانيه: Vol. 10
, Article 4.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/hujr_b/vol10/iss1/4