A Proposed Training Program to Integrate Technology in Education for Faculty Members at Private Jordanian Community Colleges According to their Traning

Abdul Hafiz M. Salamah

Abstract


This study aimed to identify the training needs of faculty members at community colleges in Jordan from their points of view regarding the integration of technology in higher education. The study will took into account the impact of gender on those needs suggested a training program to integrate technology in community colleges in Jordan according to the needs in this field.
The study population consisted of all members of the faculty in these colleges with a total number of (842) of whom (551) males and (291) females. The sample of the study was (225) members, of whom (80) females and (145) males who were selected randomly. The study came to a conclusion that including: training needs were highly emphasized with a number of (36) which is (100%).
The results also indicate that there was no statistically significant difference in assessing the training needs of faculty members belonging to the gender variable. Thus, training program was proposed to meet the needs for integrating technology in education for faculty members of community colleges in Jordan.
Based on the findings, the researcher recommended identifying the training needs of faculty members of private and governmental community colleges in using technology in education, and conduct a study on the designing of training programs for faculty members of community colleges in the field of design educational media production.

Keywords


IT Education, Training, Higher Education, Training Programs.

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