The purpose of this study was to assess at the Scientific Research Impediments facing the full time academic supervisors in Al-Quds Open University in the second semester (2003\2004). This study also investigated the effects of the variables of gender, qualification, specialization and number of published studies. The researchers developed a questionnaire that included (40) items to measure the scientific research impediments. Study population consisted of (282) full time academic supervisors. The sample consisted of (79) supervisors selected by a stratified cluster sample. The results of this study indicated the most difficulties appeared in the University facilities, financial difficulties and difficulties that related to teaching process, the results of this study also revealed that there were statistically significant differences due to academic qualifications and it was in favor of PhD holders. This study recommend getting enough updated references in the university libraries and supporting the scientific research financially, and giving enhance to the supervisors sabbatical year equally to other local uiversities
Omar, Faisal Abdul Rahim and Zidan, Afif Hafiz
"The Scientific Research Impediments Facing the Fulltime Academic Supervisors at Al-Quds Open University,"
Palestinian Journal for Open Learning & e-Learning: Vol. 1
, Article 5.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/jropenres/vol1/iss1/5