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ERIC Number: EJ901649
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Oct
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 11
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1544-0389
Academic Staff Disposition to Promotion Criteria in Nigerian Universities
Archibong, Ijeoma A.; Effiom, David O.; Omoike, Don; Edet, Aniefiok O.
Journal of College Teaching & Learning, v7 n10 p25-30 Oct 2010
This study aimed at determining academic staff satisfaction with promotion criteria and what, in their view, should be included in the promotion criteria. A researcher-designed questionnaire was utilized for data collection from a sample size of 349 academic staff. Findings show that the majority of the academic staff were dissatisfied with the promotion practices. Academic staff were satisfied with promotion criteria that had to do with required number of publications but dissatisfied with those related to computer literacy and international publication requirements. An oral interview before promotion was advocated for inclusion into the promotion criteria by academic staff. Evolving a more holistic criterion for promotion of academic staff was recommended. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Nigeria