[This article belongs to Volume - 38, Issue - 01]

Review of the Delphi Method in The Higher Educational Research

The Delphi technique is a research methodology that facilitates expert consensus in addressing complex problems in various fields, including higher educational (HE) research. This review article presents an overview of Delphi studies in education, focusing on their application in HE researches. The review examines the evolution of sixty Delphi studies in educational research and identifies key considerations for conducting a successful investigation. These include selecting appropriate participants, framing research questions carefully, and using appropriate data analysis methods. The paper emphasizes the need for careful planning and execution when conducting Delphi studies and identifies areas for future research. The article provides a comprehensive outline of the primary aspects of Delphi studies in education, including the core topic of each study, the number of experts involved, the types of Delphi methods used, and the findings obtained. The review highlights the significance of the Delphi technique in facilitating expert consensus, which can be beneficial in addressing complex educational challenges. Overall, the article emphasizes the importance of the Delphi technique in HE researches and provides valuable insights for researchers who are planning to use this methodology in their studies. It serves as a valuable guide for future Delphi research in the field of education, as well as other areas where consensus-building is required.