The study aimed to identify the role of Omar Al-Mukhtar University in community service through the following dimensions: (dissemination of culture and providing consultancy, scientific research, training and continuing education). The study also aimed to identify the most obstacles that limit the role of Omar Al- Mukhtar University in community service, as well as identifying whether there was a substantial statistically significant differences between the average of the Faculty members viewpoints on the role of Omar Al-Mukhtar University in community service, due to some of the following demographic variables: gender, age, educational qualification, degree, length of service. The study followed the case study method to achieve the objectives of the study; the researcher developed a questionnaire based on some previous studies, which they were sure of their validity and reliability coefficient. The study population included all Faculty members of Omar Al-Mukhtar University in Derna branch, totaling (210) members , and to determine the sample size, the researcher has relied on krejcie and Morgan table as it determined the number of (132) members, and after the distribution of )1970( , the questionnaire, (104) valid forms were retrieval for a statistical analysis, and the . analysis of the study data was done by computerized method using a statistical software program provided in the (SPSS). According to the percentages, the mathematical averages, standard deviations, T test, One — Way — ANOVA test, the following summarized results were reached: The study revealed that the overall level of the role of Omar Al-Mukhtar University in serving the community from the Faculty members of Derna branch view point was moderate. It additionally showed that there are impediments to limit the role of Omar Al-Mukhtar University in service degree high. The study concluded that the most obstacle was that the majority of research directed to get degrees and not to serve the community, and showed that there are no statistically significant differences between the averages of the responses of Faculty members on the role of Omar Al-Mukhtar University in community service Overall attributable demographic variables under study; the study showed no a statistically significant fundamental differences between the averages responses of the Faculty members branch on the role of Omar Al-Mukhtar University in community service variable training and continuing education due to the variables of age and length of service at a significant level of 5%, Finally, the study made a series of recommendations which will hopefully be followed to activate the role of the university under study in the service community
"The role of Omar Al-Mukhtar University in community service from the viewpoint of its faculty members,"
Jerash for Research and Studies Journal مجلة جرش للبحوث والدراسات: Vol. 17:
1, Article 7.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/jpu/vol17/iss1/7