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As a developing country characterized by scarcity of natural resources
and high population growth, Jordan is well advised to rely on its educated
human resources for the purpose of becoming knowledge - based economy. However, in order to achieve this objective, higher education system
could be restructured to improve the quality of higher education, and to ensure that university graduates themselves have the necessary skills required in the labor market.
In addition to language and computer skills, university graduates would
have better access to job opportunities if they are well equipped with the skills required in the labor market, such as: creativity, innovation, and critical thinking.
These qualities can only be attained in an education system
that is dynamic and market-oriented. Both public and private universities are under increasing pressure to meet these challenges.
The paper consists of four parts: (l) introduction, (2) quality of higher education, (3) information technology in higher education, and (4) conclusions and recommendations......