The study aims to identify the barriers that face social work education programs across national borders in the Arab universities from the students' perspective. This is a comparative descriptive study based on a quantitative approach. By using probability sampling and comprehensive social survey method, the study population consisted of (424) students from different social work faculties/ departments at 7 universities in 4 Arab countries. The researchers relied on a scale prepared by them. The Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) was used for obtaining the results as well as analyzing and discussing them. The survey included questions and items about several variables. The study results revealed that students' responses related to the subject of barriers that encounter social work education programs across national borders in the Arab universities were average. These responses are associated with the variables (faculty members, social work students, social work curriculum, the university textbook, the quality of the library, professional practice institutions, societal/ community recognition of the profession, methods of teaching, field practicum, quality of student’s assessment/ evaluation, social work graduates,and the interaction of the profession with the community issues).
|Number of pages
|Dirasat: Human and Social Sciences
|Published - 2020
- The barriers, social work education
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Health(social science)
- Sociology and Political Science