QUALITY ASSURANCE AND ACCREDITATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND ARTS IN YANBU’ IN LIGHT OF THE STANDARDS OF THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR ACADEMIC ACCREDITATION AND ASSESSMENT

Rowaidah.A. Samman, Fatmah Abualnoor

Abstract


This research aimed to explore the requirements of implementing quality assurance and accreditation requirements of the College of Science and Arts in Yanbu’ in light of the standards of the National Commission for Academic Accreditation and Assessment. The research tool was a questionnaire composed of three aspects: One: Achieving the quality assurance requirements in line with some fields. Two: Teachers’ awareness of the culture of quality. Three: Difficulties and requirements of achieving quality. It also includes individual interviewing of the sample members, where the research tool was applied to the college teachers. Moreover, the researchers used the descriptive methodology to identify the reality of quality and accreditation at the college using the statistic analysis pack to draw conclusions. The findings unveiled that there are some difficulties that obstruct the achievement of quality and academic accreditation in the College of Science and Arts in Yanbu’, the most paramount of which is understanding the vision and mission of the college and the need of faculty members for culture in the field of quality and academic accreditation. This is in addition to the tools, devices and learning resources which require to be supported to actualize quality requirements. In light of these findings, the two researchers have given a proposed perception for achieving quality and accreditation in the college in addition to the implementation mechanism that guarantees the success of whatever is given through the proposed perception.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.19044/esj.2013.v9n19p%25p


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