This study aimed at identifying the extent of faculties of education commitmentto the rules of High Graduate Department in selecting thesis supervisorsand examiners in the universities in Gaza Strip. It also aimed to identifythe statistical differences in the supervisors' and examiners' viewpointsattributed to the following variables: (University- educational degree- experiencein supervision and discussion).The sample of the study was (68) supervisors and examiners. The researcherused a questionnaire as a tool for the current study. The findings ofthe study were as follows: the importance of forming the Examiners Committeescomes first with a general average (26.49); the second was the selectionof the supervisor and his/her educational qualifications with general average(26.26); the third in importance was the role of High Graduate Departmentwith a general average (26.25); and the least in importance was the examiners'educational qualifications with a general average (21.01). In addition,the study revealed 1) that there were no statistical significant differences attributedto the faculties of education commitment to the suggested criteriaof selecting theses' supervisors and examiners, 2) there were statistical significantdifferences attributed to the educational degree variable between theprofessor and the Assistant professor in favor of the professor and there wereno differences among the other degrees, 3) there were no statistical significantdifferences attributed to the years of experience in supervision and discussion,4) there were no statistical significant differences attributed to the university,educational degree, years of experience variables towards the High GraduateDepartment role in selecting theses' supervisors and examiners.In light of the results of this study, the researcher recommends that: 1)It is necessary to departments of education to abide by the rules of selectingsupervisors and forming examiners committees in the faculties of education,2) activating the role of the High Graduate Department and the councilsof departments and faculties in the selection process of examiners andsupervisors, 3) and a constant reviewing and evaluating of the rules of theHigh Graduate Department and the current criteria to develop them to reachboth international and Arab standards.
Salman, Mohammed Ibrahim
"Level of Commitment of Education Faculties to the Regulations and Bylaws of Postgraduate Studies when Selecting Thesis Supervisors and Examiners at the Universities in Gaza Strip.,"
Journal of Al-Quds Open University for Educational & Psychological Research & Studies: Vol. 2
, Article 4.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/jaqou_edpsych/vol2/iss7/4