عنوان مقاله [English]
Purpose:Innovation is one of the main and important components for the development of any country and since the innovation of universities can be the main cause of progress and development, it is very necessary to be able to use innovative universities using the index. Identify the right ones. Therefore, the main purpose of the present study is to validate the innovation indicators in Iranian universities based on the innovation indicators of the world's universities.
Methodology: This research is applied in terms of purpose, which has been done with a scientometric approach. The method of this research is documentary and survey, which has been done by using The Delphi technique and forming an expert panel; the panel of experts included 10 faculty members of public universities and research experts who are based on willingness and availability. They were purposefully selected to use their information. It should be noted that the Delphi section questionnaire was conducted in two rounds to determine the validity of the innovation indicators of Iranian universities from the perspective of experts. In the documentary method section, the statistical population consisted of printed and electronic texts and resources related to the indicators of university innovation assessment in knowledge assessment centers inside and outside the country. To collect the data required for the research, a checklist and a researcher-made questionnaire were used. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyze the data using Excel version 16 and SPSS version 25 software.
Findings: The findings of the present study showed that there is no clear and codified index for evaluating innovative universities in Iran. It was also found that there are 63 indicators in the world for evaluating innovative universities. Among the 63 identified indicators, 18 indicators were identified and proposed based on the views of experts to evaluate the indicators of innovative universities in Iran. Based on the variables of variable validity, the indicators of innovative universities averaged 0.52% away from the population average. The degree of matching of the evaluation criteria of Iranian universities with the evaluation criteria of innovative universities in the world was 0.56%.
Conclustion: It is very necessary and necessary in Iran to develop clear and codified indicators for the evaluation and evaluation of innovative universities in the country so that the strengths of universities in terms of innovation can be emphasized. The evaluation indicators of Iranian universities, which were 0.56% consistent with the evaluation indicators of the world's innovative universities, indicate that this level of conformity is very weak and should be more than the innovation indicators of universities. Focused.