Abstract: The objectives of this research were to study the present state of educational provision and to present possible scenarios of educational provision in the group of universities emphasizing production of graduates and social development in Buddhist Era 2565. The methodology used in studying the present state of educational provision were contents analysis and using questionnaire for the sample of 201 persons. The research employed the EDFR (Ethnographic Delphi Future Research) technique by studying 3 rounds with 22 experts opinions and connoisseurship by 14 experts. The instruments for collecting data consisted of a semi-structured interview form and a 5 level rating scale questionnaire. The statistics employed in the analysis of data included the mean, standard deviation, median, mode and inter-quartile range. The results of the research revealed that Rajabhat universities in the group emphasizing production of graduates and social development had their educational provision in all the 10 aspects at the moderate level. A consideration of individual aspects found that the aspect of fostering of arts, culture and conservation of natural resources and academic service for society were operated at the high level while the other aspects were implemented at the moderate level. The development of scenarios for Rajabhat universities in the group emphasizing production of graduates and social development in Buddhist Era 2565 revealed 4 scenarios. The most possible scenario seen by the experts is the first scenario which anticipated the increasing of these Rajabhat universities group.
Chumnian Pollaharn, Chaiyuth Sirisuthi and Somjet Poosri, 2012. The Scenarios of Rajabhat Universities in the Group Emphasizing Production of Graduates and Social Development in Buddhist Era 2565. The Social Sciences, 7: 106-110.