The aim of this study is to identify the reasons for the weakness of thestudents of Islamic Education specialization at Al- Qud Open University inmastering the skills of reading and reciting the Holy Quran, and to suggesta proposal for the treatment of those reasons from the students’ viewpoint ofand faculty members.The researchers adopted a questionnaire as a tool for the study consistingof 31 items distributed on three main domains: student, faculty member, andcourses. The questionnaire has been distributed on a random sample of maleand female students from the University (253 students) , and a sample of facultymembers (14) . The results showed that the main reasons for the weaknessof students in mastering the skills of reading and reciting the Holy Quranfrom the students’ viewpoint are: lack of directions from faculty members tothem, lack of emphasis from faculty members on the need to master the skillsrequired, in addition to dealing with reciting and reading the Holy Quranas other courses, without taking into consideration the importance of thiscourse, the assessment procedures of students are not commensurate with thenature of the course, and faculty members do not follow the development ofstudents’ skills because of the large number of students in each class.The faculty members believed that the reasons for the weakness ofstudents in the mastery of skills of reading and reciting the Holy Quran islack of students’ practicing and that many jobs do not require these skills.Based on the results of the study, the researchers suggested a proposalfor the treatment of those causes. They recommended the need for furtherstudies in the field of reading and reciting of the Quran, utilizing all availableresources to develop those skills, and incorporating the skills of reciting andreading in the classes in early stages of education
Shaheen, Mohammed Abdel Fattah; Shandi, Ismail Mohammed; and Alloush, Ali Sabri
"Reasons behind the Weakness of Islamic Education Students in Reading and Reciting the Holy Quran at Al- Quds Open University and a Proposed Remedial Program,"
Journal of Al-Quds Open University for Educational & Psychological Research & Studies: Vol. 3
, Article 1.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/jaqou_edpsych/vol3/iss9/1