International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online)

Faculty Production of Research Papers: Challenges and Recommendations
Dr. Hala Fawzi, Dr. Abdulghani Al-Hattami

Abstract
Universities and colleges have started focusing on how to encourage their faculty member to write and publish research papers in all different sectors. This study highlights the challenges that faculty members face and which hinder them from conducting scientific research papers at one promising educational college in the region, Bahrain Teachers College, University of Bahrain. The data collected using a questionnaire that was sent to all faculty members across different academic divisions. The sample consisted of 28 faculty members of different academic ranks. The results showed that faculty members have the competence to do and publish research. However, they indicated that they need more time which, they believe, can be gained through reducing the teaching load.

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