The Vice-President's Biography

 

Name:

    Abdullah ibn Omar ibn Abdul Rahman Al-Najjar

Qualification:

    PhD – Applied Statistics and Evaluation

Date of Birth:

    1385 A.H.

Place of Birth:

    Al-Ahasa , Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Marital Status:

    Married 

E-Mail:

    aalnajjar@seu.edu.sa

Qualifications: 

    • Doctorate, Ohio University,  United States, 1418 A.H.

    • a second Master, Ohio University, USA , 1416 A.H.

    • Master Degree, Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia, 1411 A.H.

    • Bachelor Degree,  King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia , Al-Ahsa,1407 A.H.

Major:

    Research and Evaluation Methods 

Specialization:

    Applied Statistics and Evaluation 

Work Experience:

    1.Professor at King Faisal University, 29/12/1428 A.H.

    2.Associate Professor at King Faisal University, 24/03/1423 A.H.

    3.Assistant Professor at King Faisal University, 23/09/1418 A.H.

    4.Lecturer at King Faisal University, 23/08/1412 A.H.

    5.Teaching Assistant at King Faisal University, 1408 A.H.

Academic Positions:

    1.vice-President at Saudi Electronic University 2/9/ 1433 A.H.  (current)

    2.Dean of E-learning and Distance Education 22/2/1431 A.H. until 02/09/1433 A.H.

    3.Interim Dean of Information Technology 

    4.Head of the Department of Statistics and Quantitative Methods, 7/3/1423 – 2/9/1433 A.H. 

    5.Dean of Admission and Registration, 20/4/1420 – 19/4/1430 A.J. 

    6.General Supervisor of the University President, 5/2/1419 -4//1422 A.H.

Memberships:

    -a member of the Council of Saudi Electronic University 

    -a member of the Council of King Faisal University

    -a member of the Council of College of Business Administration at King Faisal University

    -a member of the Council of Higher Education at King Faisal University 

    -a member of the Council of Medicine at King Faisal University 

    -a member of the council of Clinical Pharmacy at King Faisal University 

Researches:

    1.Analytical Study: The Power of Statistical Test in Published Administrative Researchers, Journal of King Faisal University, Humanities and Management Sciences  –Volume 7, Issue 2, March 2007

    2.Evaluation

    Study: The Statistical Significance and Practical Significance of Ka 2 in Published Administrative Researches, Arab Journal of Administrative Sciences, Kuwait University, Issue 2, May 2005.

    3.Trends of Faculty Members of College of Education at King Faisal University toward Statistical Tests, Journal of Educational Research Center, Qatar University, Issue 27, January 2005, (Co-Searcher)

    4.The predictive Value of Acceptance Criteria at King Faisal University, Journal of Education - Kuwait University, Kuwait, Spring 2001, No. 59 (15) pp. 217-256. 

    5. The Reality of Internet Usage in Academic Research By the Faculty Members at the 

    University of King Faisal, Journal of Educational Research Center,

    University of Qatar, January 2001, No. 19 (10), pp. 135-160.

    6. Making Administrative and Academic Decision by Heads of Departments at the Saudi Arabian Colleges and Universities, Arab Journal of Education, the Arab Organization for Education, Culture and Science, Tunisia, 19, December 1999,(2), pp. 32-61. (Co-Searcher)

    7. Problems of Faculty Members at King Faisal in Determining the Appropriate Statistical Methods in Humanities Researches, Journal of King Saud University - Educational 

    Sciences and Islamic Studies - College of Education, Riyadh, June 2002, Issue15.

    8.The difficulties Faced by Researchers in Making Questionnaire  and Using it as a Way of Collecting Data, Journal of Business Studies and Research - Zagazig University / Branch Benha, College of Commerce, the Arab Republic ofEgypt, January 2002, No. 22 (1).

    9.    The Impact of Repeated Values ​​Applicable for the Independent Variables on Some Statistical Indicators to  Simple Linear Regression, the Scientific Journal of the College of Commerce - University of Al-Azhar, theArab Republic of Egypt.

    10. An analytical study of the statistical properties of the distribution of  the degrees of the General Certificate of Secondary Education (males) in the province of Al-Ahsa, Journal of Research Center of College of Education, King Saud University, 2008

    11. The Use of  Some Statistical Models to Estimate the Number of Car Accidents in Saudi Arabia, According to the Reasons of Occurrence, Journal of Security Research, Center of Research and Studies at King Fahad Security College, Riyadh, 2008

    12. Educational Researches and The Extent of Benefiting from their Results as Perceived by Saudi Arabia School Teachers, Conference of Educational Research in the Arab world: To Where - National Centre for Human Resources Development, Jordan, November 1998, pp. 513- 532. (Co-Search)

    13. The Internet at Saudi Arabia Universities and Research Centers, the first annual conference of information technology and management development - about the digital 1-4,  , Sharm El Sheikh – Egypt, October 2002

    14. The impact of Globalization of Information on Research Systems, Symposium on Globalization, Higher Education and Scientific Research in the Arab world, Tunisia, 2001, 22-26/8/1421 A.H. (Co-search)

    15. Electronic Publication and the Academic Community, First Saudi Symposium for Scientific Publication, King Saud University, Riyadh 24-26/11/1421 A.H.

    16. Statistical Analysis of the Daily Returns of the Price Index in the Saudi Stock Market and the Prediction of it by Using Yeux Jatkins Methodology, sent for publication to Journal of University of Jordan - Amman, Jordan, 2009, (co-search)

    17. The Use of Neural Networks and Other Statistical Methods in Analyzing Time Series and Forecasting for Saudi Stock market, sent for publication to Journal of University of Jordan - Amman, Jordan, 2009 (co-search)

    18. Activating Car Insurance to Keep Up with the Requirements of Economic Development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. "Quantitative analysis", the Scientific Journal of the College of Commerce - University of Al-Azhar, the Arab Republic of Egypt. 2007

Books:

    1.The Use of Statistical Software Package (SPSS) in Analyzing the Data, Data Network, Riyadh, 2004. 

    2.Principles of Statistics for Humanities: With Computer Applications, Data Network, Riyadh, 2010. (co-search)

    3.Analytical Statistics in Computer Applications Using the (SPSS): in print 

Reports and Consultations:

    - Studying the internal regulations of undergraduate studies and tests  at King Faisal University, (2009)

    - Studying the future plan of higher education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2007, " The axis of faculty members,"

    - Studying the future plan of higher education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, " The axis of higher education for the girl," 2007.

    - A workshop; "school systems applied in Saudi universities, a comparative study of the system of credit hours system and school levels," a prelude to the meeting of the deans of the colleges of admission and registration  in Saudi universities (2008)

    - A workshop; "a Proposed Mechanism for  Admission at Saudi Arabia Universities." The first meeting of the deans of admission and registration in Saudi Universities, (2005).

Conferences and Seminars:

    - A Seminar on Educational and Information

    Systems to  Support Educational Decision,

    Lebanon - Beirut 13-21/8/2001

    - First Saudi Symposium for Scientific Publication, 

    Riyadh 24-26/11/1421

    - the Annual Conference of American Educational 

    Research Association AERA, Seattle - 10-14/4/2001 America.

    - Seminar on Globalization,  Higher Education and Scientific Research in 

    the Arab world, Tunisia 22-26/8/1421 AH

    - Conference of the International Salon 

    for Students, Spain - Seville University 4-9/4/2000

    - The Seventh Conference of Ministers 

    Responsible for Higher Education and Scientific Research in the Arab world,

    Riyadh 17-21/4/1999.

    - Conference on Educational Research in 

    the Arab World:  To Where, Amman - Jordan

    3-5/11/1998.

    - Seminar of Psychology and Development Prospects 

    in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Qatar 05/13/1998

    - Seminar on Higher Education in the 

    Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Future Visions, Riyadh 22-25/2/1998

    -The  Annual Conference of the American Educational 

    Research Association AERA, Chicago - 25-28/3/1997 America.

    - First Annual Conference of Information 

    Technology and Management Development, entitled "Towards a Digital

    Organization, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt  1-4/10/2002

    - the Annual Meeting,29th, of The

    International Association for Educational Assessment IAEA, the United Kingdom

    5-10/10/2003

    - the Annual Meeting,28th, of The

    International Association for Educational Assessment IAEA, Hong Kong - China

    1-6/9/2002

Academic Institutions Memberships :

    - a member of the Saudi Association for Statistical Sciences - King Khaled   University, Abha City, 2005

    - a member of the Saudi Computer Association since 2004

    - a member of the Saudi Management Association - King Saud University, Riyadh, since 2003

    - a member of the Saudi Association for Educational and Psychological Sciences - King Saud University in Riyadh since 1998

    - a member of the Association of Educational and Psychological Evaluation, the United States, since 1997

    - a member of the American Educational Research Association AERA, the United States, since 1997

    - a member of Distance Education Center – Ohio University, USA since 1997

Memberships of Committees and Community

Service:-

One: Memberships of Committees:

    - Committee of studying the mechanism for implementing Master programs in Business Administration at College of Administrative Sciences (member).

    - Committee to study the possibility of providing full funded graduate programs at the university (Member)

    - Standing Committee of  admission, registration and addressing students' problems (Chairman of the Committee)

    - Main Committee of graduation ceremony (Member)

    - Committee of studying and prioritizing teaching assistants recruitment jobs (Chairman of the Committee)

    - Committee to study the reality of university requirements comparing to other universities (Chairman of the Committee)

    - Committee to prepare the written admission tests for the academic year (Chairman of the Committee)

    - Committee to evaluate registration programs at the university (Chairman of the Committee)

    - Committee to follow-up educational process in the faculties of the university (Member and Rapporteur of the Commission)

    - Committee to study the way of gratuity for Computer (member and rapporteur of the Commission)

    - Standing Committee for Academic Affairs, (member and rapporteur of the Commission)

    - Committee to prepare tests for the recruitment competition (Member)

    - Standing Committee to discipline students (Member)

    - Committee for academically defaulted student (Chairman of the Committee)

    - Committee for Organizing the Electronic Registration Process (Chairman of the Committee)

    - Commission to study the labor force strategy in Saudi Arabia (Member)

    - Committee to restructure female Colleges at the university (Member)

    - Committee to supervise the master program at the college of Business Administration MBA (Member)

    - Committee to organize the tests of distance learning (Chairman of the Committee)

Two: Community Services:

    - a training course; "Data Analysis using the SPSS program" College of Administrative Sciences- For Female Students, second semester 1427/1428 AH

    - a training course on "Using Banner registration program" for university students, the first semester 1427/1428 AH

    - a training course entitled "Scientific Research and it's Tools" (General Directorate for Education in Al- Ahsa - female), first semester 1423/1424 AH

    - a seminar entitled "Admission and Registration in Saudi Universities" (Alyoum Newspaper - Dammam), 03.14.1421 

    - a seminar entitled "ways to accommodate the large numbers of high school graduates" (Alyoum newspaper - Dammam), 04/15/1422 AH

    - a training course entitled "Choosing the Appropriate Statistical Technique for Analyzing Research Data" (Continuing Training Center - King Faisal University), first semester 1421 AH

    - a seminar entitled "The Large Numbers of Male and Female Students and the Problem of Checking Paper Tests" (College of Education), 12/26/1419 

    - a training course entitled organize and statistical data encoding through the computer (Continuing Training Center - King Faisal University), first semester 1420 AH

    - a training course entitled "The Use of Statistical Software Package", (Continuing Training Center - King Faisal University), second semester 1419

    - a public lecture entitled "The Preparation of the Tests and Methods of Checking them" (College of Agricultural and Food Sciences), the second semester, 1419.


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