|EEO. 2021; 20(3): 304-315
The degree to which faculty members at Imam Abdul Rahman bin Faisal University possess educational and social values from the students viewpoint and its relationship to some variables.
Saddam Rateb Darawsheh, Ahmed Mahmoud Elkilany, Anwar Saud Al-Sha'ar, Sabrin Abdelaty Labib Abdelaty, Yumna Ahmed Atoum, Hana youssef Faltakh, Hussein Mohamad Atoom,Lubna Abdullah abass almahdi.
The progressive rise in technological and socio-economic dynamics has given rise to certain social challenges which resulted from inadequate transference of values successive generations among several societies. This study aims to ascertain the degree to which faculty members of Imam Abdul-Rahman Bin Faisal University possess educational and social values. To achieve this objective, a structured questionnaire was designed to collect primary data from 360 students of the university. A simple random sampling technique was used to select respondents. The data obtained were analyzed statistically with the aid of Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) 20. The results shows that most (142, 40.6%) of the students (respondents) reported that faculty members possessed high degree of imparting students with information and knowledge. Majority of the respondents (37.1%) reported a low degree of freedom of students within the lecture. Also, the faculty members generally possessed a medium degree of social values such as integrity (35.1%), modesty (39.4%), empathy (36.6%); training of students on social responsibility (39.4%), altruism and enhancement of students citizenship values (40.0%); dedication/teamwork/healthy dealings with others (37.7%). Furthermore, the correlation between educational and social values is 0.993 indicating a positively strong relationship between educational and social values. The p-value was less than 0.05 indicating that there was no statistically significant correlation between the variables of educational and social values.
Key words: Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, educational, social, values, students, degree