The faculty members’ engagement: Their preference and actual workload in the hashemite university

Aieman Ahmad Al-Omari, Mahmoud Khaled Al-Jradat

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This study explores the faculty members’ engagement in the Hashemite University. Faculty Engagement Survey used in this study. A stratified proportional randomsample was selected; consisted of a total of 270 faculty members. The results revealed that faculty member’s preferences workload spent on research, while they spent more time on teaching as an actual workload. They rated "service" as low actual workload, but they try to preference it than teaching. Associate professors show that their engagement in the actual workload has more in "service" than assistant and full professors. Gender had no significant effect based on their actual workload. Scientific participants show that their actual workload engagement have more in teaching, research and service than others in humanities. Male participants show that their preferences engagement has more in teaching and service than females. Scientific participants show that their preference engagement has more in service than others in humanities.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)75-89
Number of pages15
JournalJournal of Institutional Research South East Asia
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2016
Externally publishedYes


  • Faculty members
  • Hashemite university
  • Jordan
  • Research
  • Service
  • Teaching

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education

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