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American Journal of Educational Research. 2017, 5(4), 409-418
DOI: 10.12691/education-5-4-9
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Difficulties of Applying Creative Thinking Skills in Teaching from the Perspective of Faculty Members in Najran University, Saudi Arabia

Rula Ali Wahsheh1,

1Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education, Najran University, KSA

Pub. Date: April 21, 2017

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Rula Ali Wahsheh. Difficulties of Applying Creative Thinking Skills in Teaching from the Perspective of Faculty Members in Najran University, Saudi Arabia. American Journal of Educational Research. 2017; 5(4):409-418. doi: 10.12691/education-5-4-9

Abstract

The current study is an attempt to explore the difficulties of applying creative thinking skills in teaching from the perspective of faculty members in Najran University, KSA. The population consisted of all faculty members in Najran University, 700 faculty members. The sample has been chosen randomly, 248 faculty members. The results revealed that the difficulties of applying creative thinking skills in teaching from the perspective of faculty members in Najran University were medium. Furthermore, there were not statistically significant differences for the level of the difficulties of applying creative thinking skills in teaching from the perspective of faculty members in Najran University due to gender, but the differences attributed to qualification and experience. The study recommended the importance of training the faculty members on methods and activities that develop creative thinking skills they have; and the need to develop new curricula and study pals that include activities, which promote creative and critical thinking among faculty members.

Keywords:
difficulties creative thinking skills faculty members Najran University

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