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Modupe, Adeyinka Foluso; Adelowo, Wahab Bashir – African Higher Education Review, 2015
The drive to foster an entrepreneurship culture in the higher education (HE) system is one of the ongoing proposals in place for dealing with the daunting challenges of unemployment in Nigeria. It is now a policy of the National Universities Commission (NUC) to encourage Nigerian universities to provide entrepreneurship training for undergraduates…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries, Self Employment, Undergraduate Students
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Femi, Sunday Akinwumi; Yemisi, Etomi Edwin – African Higher Education Review, 2015
This study investigated effective teaching with the aid of ICT in Nigerian higher education institutions as a proposed solution to graduates' unemployability. The survey method was utilized for this study. Respondents were randomly selected from students and teachers of selected higher institutions in Nigeria. The findings reveal that, even though…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Effectiveness, Information Technology, Educational Technology
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Abiodun-Oyebanji, Olayemi Jumoke – African Higher Education Review, 2015
This paper examines the worrisome issue of employability of Nigerian university graduates in recent times, which have become a great concern to all and sundry. Certain indices such as, lack of complementary life skills, low moral standards, low employment generating capacity of the Nigerina economy, and the certification mentality, are discussed.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employment Potential, Stakeholders, College Graduates
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Adebakin, Azeez B.; Ajadi, O. Timothy; Subair, S. 'Tayo – African Higher Education Review, 2015
University is a place where skilled labour is produced for societal and global consumption. This is premised on the fact that education provided at this level enhances human capital development, which widens employment opportunities. However, there seems to be a disparity between the skills required and those possessed by graduates from Nigerian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employment Potential, Job Skills, Skill Analysis
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Adebisi, M. A.; Akinkuowo, F. O. – African Higher Education Review, 2015
Learning at the tertiary level of education could be described as being effective and functional, if it results in bringing about the expected transformation in the lives of its graduates over a period of time. Moreover effective learning should produce graduates who are adequately informed and technically equipped to become productive workers and…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Employment Potential, Risk, Entrepreneurship
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Bakkabulindi, F. E. K.; Mugagga, A. M.; Shopi, J. M.; Kabasiita, J. – African Higher Education Review, 2015
This survey sought to establish how performance expectancy (PE), effort expectancy (EE), social influence (SI) and facilitating conditions (FC) related to the use of ICT by undergraduate students in the School of Education at Makerere University. Descriptive analysis was done using percentages and means, while hypotheses were tested using Multiple…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Technology Uses in Education, Schools of Education
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Chibuogwu, Nnaka V. – African Higher Education Review, 2015
In Nigeria, as in most developing countries, there is gender disparity in education access especially at the higher education level. Research reports on this subject link this phenomenon to the prevailing socio-cultural and economic values and practices in Nigeria. Efforts are on ground to widen access to tertiary education for all including…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Open Universities, Womens Education, Womens Studies
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Aduloju, M. O.; Obinne, A. D. E. – African Higher Education Review, 2015
This study examined the assessment of chemistry teachers' effectiveness by chemistry students. A survey research design was used. Two hundred students were sampled for the study from Benue State. The result showed that students agreed that their teachers cover a large part of the syllabus before the examination. Findings also revealed that there…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Teacher Effectiveness, Science Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Adepoju, O. O.; Adedeji, A. O – African Higher Education Review, 2015
Research evidence shows that university industry collaboration presents a wide range of benefits to industries, higher institutions, and to the development of a nation. This study investigated the existence of university industry collaboration, the factors militating against the collaboration, and the extent to which university industry…
Descriptors: School Business Relationship, Foreign Countries, Unemployment, Entrepreneurship
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Dada, M. S.; Imam, Hauwa – African Higher Education Review, 2015
This study analysed accreditation exercises of universities undergraduate programs in Nigeria from 2001-2013. Accreditation is a quality assurance mechanism to ensure that undergraduate programs offered in Nigeria satisfies benchmark minimum academic standards for producing graduates with requisite skills for employability. The study adopted the…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Undergraduate Study, Universities, College Programs
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Kayode, David Jimoh; Yusoff, Nurahimah BtMohd; Veloo, Arsaythamby – African Higher Education Review, 2015
University education in Nigeria has been recognized for its role in pertinent workforce training for the benefit of learners and the community. However, the role of university education in stimulating national economic growth and transformation exacerbates the need to ensure quality within the universities system. The quality and focus of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Surveys, Preservice Teacher Education, Schools of Education
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Obiekezie, E. O.; Ejemot-Nwadiaro, R. I.; Essien, M. I.; Timothy, A. Essien – African Higher Education Review, 2014
The level of job performance, international comparability and competitiveness of Nigerian university graduates are burning issues. Consequently, the academic quality of Nigerian universities has come under severe criticism. Since university lecturers are key players in quality control in universities, this study explored their perceptions of…
Descriptors: Job Performance, Educational Quality, Quality Control, Student Attitudes
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Onuka, A. O. U.; Ajayi, Kassim O.; Lawani, Abisola O. – African Higher Education Review, 2014
Information Communication Technology (ICT) covers a wide range in our world today. This paper examined how students access and utilize information communication technology (ICT) for the betterment of their learning outcomes in Mathematics. This is because Mathematics is considered to be indispensable to humankind. The study adopted a survey…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Information, Predictor Variables, Technology Uses in Education
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Appah, O. R.; Ojo, M. O.; Adegbite, R. A.; Adeniyi, O. S.; Oluwatayo, G. K. – African Higher Education Review, 2014
Mathematics serves as a strong reinforcement to most of the courses being offered at the Federal College of Forestry Ibadan, Oyo state, Nigeria. The knowledge gained from mathematics is expected to be applied to the courses offered in the College of Forestry. This study investigated the relationship between the students' score in mathematics and…
Descriptors: Forestry, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Education, Academic Achievement
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Akinwumi, Femi Sunday; Adebayo, Timothy Afolami – African Higher Education Review, 2014
This paper posits an articulation between skill acquisition and development. It attempts to critically reposition tertiary education curriculum in order to avert mass production of academic dregs in Nigeria. The issue of unemployment in Nigeria and the need for restructuring tertiary institutions' curricula to include entrepreneurial studies as…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Unemployment, Entrepreneurship, Skill Development
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