The Strategy of Practicing Methods of Building Community Partnership among the Heads of Departments in Prince Sattam Bin Abdul-Aziz University (Published)
This study is an attempt to identify the strategies practiced by heads of departments in Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University in building community partnership with individuals and institutions of the local community from their perspective and to identify the statistically significant differences between the scores of participants due to the variables (Scientific Qualification, Years of Work Experience and Number of Training Courses). To achieve the study objective, the two authors designed a questionnaire for “The methods of building community partnership” that consisted of (51) items distributed to (5) domains: (administration, activating the role faculty members, funding and economy, developing the programs of community partnership, and community guidance and awareness). The sample consisted of (58) department heads, randomly selected. The study resulted that the administrative domain occupied the first rank, while the economic domain ranked the last. The arithmetic mean of the participants for the total domains was (2.75), medium-leveled. According to the findings, some recommendations have been made.