This study aimed to identify the academic problems facing master’sfemale students at the Faculty of Education at Al-Taif University, and itsrelationship with two variables, specialization and study level. The studyused the analytical descriptive methodology including statistical packagefor social sciences (SPSS), arithmetic averages, one way variable analysis(ANOVA) and Scheffe – test.In order to collect the necessary information, a questionnaire wasdeveloped by the researcher which consists of 43 items covering the problemsin six fields of study: time management, scientific supervision, facultymembers, study skills, curriculum and assessment. The questionnaire wasdistributed on a sample which was formed from all master’s female studentsat the Faculty Education at Al-Taif University, in the first semester of theacademic year 14341435/. The study revealed the following:1. The total degree of academic problems facing master’s female students atthe faculty of education at Al-Taif University was great, with an averageof (3.87).2. Severe problems were: curriculum and scientific supervision with greatdegrees, (4.39), (4.35) respectively, followed by problems related to facultymembers, assessment and time management, “high” degree, averages:(3.98), (3.91), (3.74), respectively. The last rank was occupied by theproblems of study skills with an average of (2.84), “medium” degree.3. There were no statistically significant differences at the level (a ≤ 0.05)due to the variable specialization.4. There were significant differences at the statistical level of (a ≤ 0.05) dueto study level in favor of the first level.The study recommended the following: holding workshops in timemanagement, providing a research guide showing community issues thatneed scientific research, spreading the culture of collaboration amongresearchers, and not to adopt curricula based on memorization.
Abu AlOla, layla Mohammed
"Academic Challenges Facing Female Students Enrolled in the Masters Programs of the Faculty of Education at Al-Taif University.,"
Journal of Al-Quds Open University for Educational & Psychological Research & Studies: Vol. 3:
10, Article 7.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/jaqou_edpsych/vol3/iss10/7