The Social Sciences

Year: 2018
Volume: 13
Issue: 7
Page No. 1265 - 1272

Content Analysis of Educational Master Theses Conducted in University of Nizwa Between the Years of 2009-2016

Authors : Rana Al-Smadi, Khawla Alsaida, Duha Aboud and Maryam Al-Naamani

Abstract: This research is a qualitative study using content analysis as a method to examine the educational theses in the University of Nizwa in Oman. A table included the determined variables was developed by the researchers to code the raw data of the educational theses in two Masters (Psychological Guidance and Counseling Master and Educational Administration Master). Content analysis interpreted the data by providing descriptive data of the percentages and frequencies of the proportions of themes in the theses. The results of the study revealed that a number of these theses were supervised by faculty that most of them were assistant professors and non-majored in teaching master students and there was an equal gender representation in the terms of gender distribution of theses. Moreover, the results showed that there is a limit of variety on the themes and a domination of the descriptive method using questionnaire as the main and only tool of collecting data with the focus on K-12 school body mostly conducted in Muscat and Aldakelyeh.

How to cite this article:

Rana Al-Smadi, Khawla Alsaida, Duha Aboud and Maryam Al-Naamani, 2018. Content Analysis of Educational Master Theses Conducted in University of Nizwa Between the Years of 2009-2016. The Social Sciences, 13: 1265-1272.

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