Science Journal of Sociology and Anthropology
January 2015, Volume 2015, ISSN:2276-6359
© Author(s) 2015. This work is distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
The Role Of Higher Education Institutions In Enhancing students' civic engagement : A Case study applied to AL- Quds Open University- Salfeet Branch
Dr. Khaled N. Kerawani
AL-Quds Open University- Salfeet Branch
Accepted November 14, 2015; Available Online 28 January,2015
This study aimed at investigating the efficiency of the role of higher education institutions in enhancing students' civic engagement - Salfeet Branch, AL-Quds Open University. In order to achieve the purpose of the study, and to collect the necessary data, the researcher prepared a questionnaire which was valid and constant with coefficient 96%. To test the study hypothesis, the researcher used the analytical descriptive approach including Statistical Package for Social sciences (SPSS), percent means, Standard Deviations and ANOVA. The study revealed: There is an effective role of higher education institutions in enhancing students' civic engagement - Salfeet Branch, AL-Quds Open University from their viewpoint. There is no effective role of higher education institutions in enhancing students' civic engagement - Salfeet Branch, AL-Quds Open University from their viewpoint due to the (Sex, Age, Marital status, Academic year, Profession) variables at statistical significance (α≤ 0.05). In the light of the results of the study, the researcher recommends: Encouragement for acculturation and intercultural activities with international universities. Specify certain budgets for activities of volunteering and group work. Motivating student to get engaged in summer camps and sport activities outside the country
Keywords:Role, Education Institutions, Enhancing, civic engagement.