This paper aims at discussing the role of Al-Quds Open Universityin promoting sustainable development in Palestine by means of using thecontent analysis methodology. To achieve this objective, the researcheranalyzed the content of the published materials on the academic portal ofAl-Quds Open University between 2009-2012 under the following sections:latest news and activities, announcements, pioneering stories and reports,and the latest achievements and outcomes. Later, the researcher sought todiscuss the relationship between these activities and contributions on oneside and the university objectives on the other side in order to investigatetheir expected relationship with the basics of sustainable development. Toachieve this objective, the researcher started this paper by defining anddiscussing some related terms and concepts including the definition of openeducation, human development and sustainable development. Furthermore,the researcher talked about the historical background of Al-Quds OpenUniversity and its early emergence as a living model of the open educationand a good representative of the Palestinian higher education and itseducational philosophy
Dweikat, Khalid Abd Aljalil
"The Role of Al-Quds Open University in Promoting Sustainable Development in Palestine,"
Palestinian Journal for Open Learning & e-Learning: Vol. 4
, Article 5.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/jropenres/vol4/iss8/5