THE ROLE OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN PROMOTING UNIVERSITY TEACHERS TEACHING PROFESSION – A CASE STUDY: KING KHALID UNIVERSITY TEACHERS, COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND ARTS, KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA, FORMER UNIVERSITY: SUDAN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, KHARTOUM, SUDAN

Mohammed Elsawi Elsafi Ibrahim

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The purpose of this study is to investigate to what extent professional development promotes university teachers teaching profession. The researcher used the quantitative method of the research representing in interviews with university teachers at King Khalid University who is the sample of the study. The main findings of the research: firstly; high-quality professional development provides room for teachers to think outside the box and aspires for better. Secondly, teachers will interchange ideas when they collaborate in professional development sessions. Finally, professional development helps teachers’ to be creative and innovative inside classrooms.

 

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professional development, teaching outcomes, creativity and innovation

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.46827/ejes.v0i0.2238

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