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Asiyai, Romina Ifeoma – Education, 2014
This study examined impediments to research among students of institutions of higher learning in Nigeria. The study was guided by one research question and three hypotheses. Data were collected from 600 final year students randomly selected from institutions of higher learning in Nigeria. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics of mean to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Problems, Student Research, Higher Education
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Okoro, James – Education, 2014
This study assessed Resources for Training Prospective Teachers in Business Education at the colleges of Education at South South Nigeria. Business Teacher Education programmes are set up to produce competent teachers for the secondary schools and skilled labour force for the private sector. These products of Business Education programme at the…
Descriptors: Schools of Education, Business Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Educational Resources
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Osagie, Roseline O.; Orheruata, Matilda U. – Education, 2013
This paper presents the findings of a study on funding of the library at the University of Benin in relation to the recurrent budget implementation during the 1992/93 to 1996/97 academic sessions. The findings indicated that the library depended on the central administrations's allocation for its funding. It also showed that the University of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Libraries, College Libraries, Financial Support
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Ofoegbu, Felicia I. – Education, 2009
The formal school system is bedeviled with many problems some of which have defied satisfactory solutions. One major problem plaguing the Nigerian education system is large scale examination malpractice. The aim of the study is to find out the role of parents in academia in perpetrating and perpetuating examination malpractice. The population of…
Descriptors: Parent Role, Integrity, Measures (Individuals), Foreign Countries
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Inegbeboh, Bridget O. – Education, 2009
Female students have been discriminated against right from birth in their various cultures and this affects the way they perform in Spoken English class, and how they rate themselves. They have been conditioned to believe that the male gender is superior to the female gender, so they leave the male students to excel in spoken English, while they…
Descriptors: Phonetics, Oral Language, English (Second Language), Females
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Inegbeboh, Bridget O. – Education, 2008
Hyperactive students belong to "special group of students" whom VIHEP (March 1, 2004) describes as "those students who experience difficulty with their learning due to physical, psychological, health, school and/or environmental factors." These include gifted and talented students who deserve Special Needs Education. They…
Descriptors: Hyperactivity, College Students, Special Education, Academically Gifted
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Omoregie, Norah – Education, 2008
This paper examines quality assurance in Nigerian University education and credentialing. The research contends that university education in Nigeria which hitherto enjoyed tremendous global respectability and acceptability is fast loosing its high esteem in the face of labour market and members of community because the currently certified Nigerian…
Descriptors: Credentials, Higher Education, Quality Control, Foreign Countries
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Ifedili, Chika Josephine A.; Ojogwu, C. N. – Education, 2007
This paper examines globalisation and Nigerian Educational Policies. Different Educational Policies that the Nigerian Government had previously embarked upon were assessed. The failures of various policies were looked into based on who originated the policies; drew up the policies; the budgetary allocation to education; other sources of funds…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Private Colleges, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
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Olubor, Roseline O. – Education, 2006
Women education has been a global issue for decades now. It is therefore appropriate to occasionally find out the situation. This study, which is a comparative analysis of the representation of females in the Faculties of Engineering and Law in University of Benin, was therefore meant to address the issue. Relevant literatures were reviewed.…
Descriptors: Females, Comparative Analysis, Engineering Education, Law Schools
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Aghaji Ifedili, Chika Josephine – Education, 2006
The study examined the application of 1:3 in employments of academic and non-academic staff in Nigerian Universities, as recommended by the National Universities Commission (N.U.C.), following the general feeling that Nigerian Universities were highly bureaucratised; non-teaching staff was over employed while some universities lacked…
Descriptors: Underemployment, State Universities, Private Colleges, Sampling
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Ofoegbu, Felicia I.; Ojogwu, Chiaka – Education, 2006
The objective of the study was to provide substantial evidence on the rate of matriculation related wastage in Nigerian universities. Five federal universities were used for the study. The Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) admission list and the university matriculation clearance documents of the 2002/2003 and 2003/2004 admission years…
Descriptors: Admission (School), Foreign Countries, Universities, Undergraduate Students
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Enuku, Usiwoma Evawoma; Ojogwu, C. N. – Education, 2006
This paper discusses some of the major issues in the operation of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN). The paper presents a brief development of the concept of distance education in Nigeria and the development of flexible open distance learning through the application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). The paper also…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Open Universities, Distance Education, Technology Integration
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Ogiegbaen, S. E. Aduwa; Uwameiye, Raymond – Education, 2005
This study critically examined the factors influencing public attitudes toward teacher education in Nigeria. It analysed a series of nationwide surveys of negative public attitude toward the teaching profession using parents and prospective university students as respondents. A questionnaire made up of 12 items was used to gather data on public…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching (Occupation), Economically Disadvantaged, Negative Attitudes