The Role of Faculty Members at Al-Balqa Applied University in the Development of Educational Creativity among Their Students

Jamal Fawaz Mansour Al Omari, Adnan Abdul Salam Adayleh, Ahmad Abdulhameed Aufan Al-Makahleh, Mujahed Hani Al Tahrawi, Obaid AbdelKarim Obeid Sabayleh

Abstract


This study aims to indicate the role of faculty members in the development of creativity among their students. It has to answer the following question:

What is the role of faculty members at Al-Balqa Applied University in the development of creativity among their students?

The group of the study consisted of all faculty members at the University, their total number was (727) members. The results have shown the following:

1- The overall arithmetic average for the role of faculty members in the development of creativity among college students has reached (3.11), which considered an intermediate level. 2- The reasons behind the differences of views amongst faculty members in the University regarding the development of creativity are connected with the following variables: Gender, field of specialization and teaching experience.

The most important methods of developing creativity among University students, from the viewpoint of faculty members are as follows:

1- The provision of financial allocations.

2- Reducing teaching costs.

3- Encouraging their participation in scientific conferences.

The study group recommended certain procedures according to its results. They can be briefed using the following.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5296/ije.v3i2.1284

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