The aim of this study is to explore the training needs in scientific researchfor the members of the faculty at Al-Quds Open University in Palestine, and tofind out the relationship of each of the variables (gender, academic rank, specialization,and years of experience) on the responses of the members of the studysample toward, the training needs of scientific research for these members.The researcher used the descriptive methodology due to its relevancenature to the study. This method depended on a prepared questionnaire consistingof five domains and it was distributed to a sample of (119) male andfemale members of the faculty at Al-Quds Open University in Palestine, andthen the data were analyzed using the Averages of Balanced Means, Analysisof Variance Unilateral, and (t test) and Test (LSD).The results revealed that the highest averages were in the training needsin the rules of publishing and documentation, followed by the training needsin the methodology of scientific research, followed by the training needs inreading statistical analysis, followed by the training needs in research rethodology,and the lowest averages in the training needs was in computer skills.The results also showed no statistical significant differences at the levelof (α = 0.05) in the responses of members of the study sample toward thetraining needs of scientific research for members of the faculty at Al-QudsOpen University in Palestine due to the variables of gender, academic rank,years of experience, although there were differences in Specialization variable.The study has the following recommendations:♦♦ The need to hold sessions on how to conduct a comprehensive researchof all kinds.♦♦ The need to introduce compulsory production of research at Al-QudsOpen University.♦♦ The formation of a center for professional development for facultymembers at the university
Nada, Yahia Mohammed
"Needed Trainings for QOU’s Faculty Staff in the Field of Scientific Research,"
Journal of Al-Quds Open University for Educational & Psychological Research & Studies: Vol. 1:
3, Article 4.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/jaqou_edpsych/vol1/iss3/4