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Fifty years of university education in Nigeria : evolution, achievements, and future directions

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University of Ilorin and National Universities Commission, Ilorin, Nigeria, p.581 (2010)

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Cubb LA1633 .F54 2010



Academic achievement--Nigeria, Education, Education and state--Nigeria, Higher--Nigeria--History, Universities and colleges--Nigeria


Contents: The beginnings and evolution of university education in Nigeria / Babs Fafunwa -- Highlights of historical development of university education in Nigeria / Michael Omolewa -- An overview of the philosophical, historical, political, and socio-economic factors that have impacted on the development of universities in Nigeria / A.A. Jekayinfa ... [et al.] -- Phases in the development of a Nigerian university : the University of Ilorin experience / Is-haq O. Oloyede -- Policy directives at the systems level : NUC's response over the years / Julius Okojie -- Funding : a vexed issue in university education / Ayu Sijuwola -- Accreditation : its benefits and challenges / A.G.A.S. Oladosu -- Accreditation of Nigerian universities : the practice, benefits, and challenges / Ifeoma A. Archibong -- Peculiar challenges of state government-owned universities / J.O. Faniran -- Prospects and challenges of private universities in Nigeria / H.O.B. Oloyede and Bola Adekola -- Prospects and challenges of private universities in Nigeria : focus on Islamic missions' universities / Ibrahim Rafiu Adebayo -- Towards a viable self-sufficiency in university funding / C.N. Abimbola and B.O. Badmus -- The Nigerian university system since independence : challenges, uncertainties, and innovative survival strategies / Oye Ibidapo-Obe -- Managerial competences : veritable tools for higher institutional survival / Olufolake Oyeyemi -- Contributions of information and communication technology (ICT) to institutional management and academic work : the UNILORIN experience / O.V. Mejabi and S.A. Raji -- Managing student-flow in Nigerian universities : the UNILORIN experience / K.I. Ayorinde and F.A.O. Olasehinde-Williams -- Contributions of Nigerian universities over the years to knowledge and development in linguistics and language / Victoria A. Alabi and Mahfouz A. Adedimeji -- Enhancing the contributions of Nigerian academics and institutions to knowledge and development in mathematics / Sam O. Ale -- Contributions of Nigerian universities to agricultural development in Nigeria / J.O. Atteh -- Legal education in Nigeria in the 21st century : challenges and prospects / Abdulwahab Egbewole and Yusuf Ibrahim Arowosaiye -- The university as an element in the law and development matrix : an appraisal of 50 years of legal education in Nigeria / John Adebisi Arewa -- Entrepreneu[r]ship education in Nigerian universities / Jackson O. Ofujide -- Developing and implementing an institutional research policy / Olugbenga Mokuolu -- Filling functional gaps in university education in Nigeria / Isaac Olawale Albert -- The future of university education in Nigeria : distance learning in the universities / Olugbemiro Jegede -- The global meltdown : an opportunity to refocus the triple mandate of universities / Pai Obanya -- World-class status for Nigerian universities : goals, challenges, and pathways / Peter Okebukola -- System-wide and institutional level prerequisites for building world-class universities in Nigeria / Pai Obanya.

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