The Importance of Statistical Analysis in the Development of the Capabilities of Faculty Members in the BAU

Noha Mahmood Rashid

Abstract


This study seeks to assess the needs of faculty members at the University of Baku Applied inthe use of statistical analysis software and activate it to improve performance, through pollingon how to activate the use of these programs in the academic field and assess the needs fortraining, to provide an opportunity for studies to come through which to work on thedevelopment of training programs well and on a scientific basis.A questionnaire was built has been distributed to more than 200 faculty members at theUniversity of Baku Applied who are registered in the register of the university in the secondsemester of the academic year 2011-2012 as: professor, assistant professor, associateprofessor, lecturer, teacher, and after analyzing 175 questionnaires obtained by theresearcher, the results showed that the use of members of the statistical analysis programs intotal is low. Has been using a set of tests conducted to identify the extent and the effect of theindependent variables on the axes of the study like gender, years teaching experience, andacademic rank, and use of sample for statistical analysis applications and assess their needsfor training. Also a set of recommendations was added. The most important ones were theneed for future studies in this area , and the need for planning for training programs in thefield of statistical analysis in order to improve the performance of faculty members, and sothey can use these applications in all areas, both in the academic field, or in the field ofscientific research.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5296/ije.v5i2.2905

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