The Effect of Readiness for Change and Stage of Concern on Web Quest Usages in Teaching among Arabian Gulf University’ Staff Members

Hamdy A. Abdelaziz, Ahmed M. Nouby, Alagab M. Alagab

Abstract


The purpose of this research was to investigate the effect of readiness for change and stage of concern on Web Quest level of use among staff members at the Arabian Gulf University. To achieve this purpose, a descriptivecorrelational study was conducted on a sample consisted of 47 staff members during the academic year of 2010 – 2011. To collect the needed data to answer research questions, three instruments were applied the Readiness for Change Survey, the Stage of Concern Survey, and the Web Quest usages survey. The findings of the research revealed that the majority of Arabian Gulf University’ staff members rarely used Web Quest in teaching. The results also showed that the majority of staff members are having a high level of readiness for change and a moderate level of concern towards using Web Quest in teaching. The findings revealed that the Web Quest level of use was not affected by the academic degree and the major of staff members. Based on these findings, a set of educational recommendations and suggestions provided.

 


Keywords


Human Rights, Readiness for Change, Stages of Concern, Web Quest, Instructional Practices, University Teaching.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24200/jeps.vol6iss2pp41-58

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