—The aim of this research was to assess the
Department of Library and Information Science (DLIS);
College of Basic studies (CBS) Kuwait, faculty members'
usefulness of a web 2.0 tools activity course and how it affected
their attitude towards Information and Communication
Technology (ICT) use. The faculty members who had applied to
the ICT training course were taught and then surveyed after its
The results conveyed a positive overall attitude towards the
course; the faculty found the course helpful in work/non-work
related tasks, gained adequate ICT skills, understood the course
clearly, thought it was interesting, would recommend it to
colleagues and they were interested to take another related
course in Kuwait/abroad.
Departments and colleges of different disciplines can make
use of this research to assess their faculty members’ ICT skills
to find out the benefits gained and to help them in professionally
developing their faculty ICT skills regularly.
—ICT Skills, professional development, faculty
members, web 2.0.
Hanadi J. Buarki is with Public Authority for Applied Education and
Training, Kuwait (e-mail: email@example.com).
Cite: Hanadi J. Buarki, "Faculty Members’ Information and Communication Technology Skills after a Web 2.0 Tools Activity Course," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 5, no. 9, pp. 704-709, 2015.