Research Performance of Agriculture Faculty Members: A Comparative Study at West Part of Iran

Based on personal and professional characteristics, the present study compares the research performance among faculty members of agricultural colleges in west part of Iran. The statistical population of this study consisted of all faculty members in the agricultural colleges of universities of Ilam, Razi and Kurdistan at Iran, which 116 faculty members were selected as the sample using the proportionate stratified random sampling method. The main instrument in this study was questionnaire which its validity was confirmed by the panel of experts. The data was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics with SPSSWin20 software. Results showed that the present status of research performance among faculty members of agricultural colleges in west part of Iran was weak. Results of mean comparisons showed that there was significant difference between research performance based on age, work experience, academic degree, educational group and gender variables. Findings of this study can pave the way for formulating sound programs in higher agricultural education system to promote research performance among faculty members of agricultural colleges.


Issue Date:
2013-12
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/163375
Published in:
International Journal of Agricultural Management and Development (IJAMAD), Volume 03, Number 4
Page range:
281-288
Total Pages:
8




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