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One and a Half Centuries of the University in Nigeria, 1868 - 2011. a Historical Account

Nduka Okafor

Published by Progress Publishing
ISBN 10: 0984883606 / ISBN 13: 9780984883608
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Publisher: Progress Publishing

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Paperback. 412 pages. Dimensions: 8.1in. x 5.8in. x 1.1in.This book, One and Half Centuries of the University in Nigeria, 1868 - 2011: A Historical Account describes the journey of the university from its origin in the European Middle Ages through the time when it was first demanded in west Africa in 1868, to 1948 when the first university, the University College, Ibadan, was established in Nigeria, to 1979 when the first State University, the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, was established through 1999 when the first three private universities, namely Igbinedion, Babcock, and Madonna were established. The book looks in separate chapters at admission into Nigerian universities, the industrial training of students for the Nigerian labour market, the National Youth Corp scheme (NYSC), examination malpractices and cult activities in Nigerian Universities, the courses given in Nigerian universities, the influence of Britain and America on the Nigerian university system, distance education, including the National Open University of Nigeria, trade union activities among staff and student unionism in Nigerian universities, and the adaption of the university to the Nigerian environment. It tells the story with as many references as possible as a help for further exploration of these areas by future authors. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780984883608

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Synopsis: This book, One and Half Centuries of the University in Nigeria, 1868 - 2011: A Historical Account describes the journey of the university from its origin in the European Middle Ages through the time when it was first demanded in west Africa in 1868, to 1948 when the first university, the University College, Ibadan, was established in Nigeria, to 1979 when the first State University, the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, was established through 1999 when the first three private universities, namely Igbinedion, Babcock, and Madonna were established. The book looks in separate chapters at admission into Nigerian universities, the industrial training of students for the Nigerian labour market, the National Youth Corp scheme (NYSC), examination malpractices and cult activities in Nigerian Universities, the courses given in Nigerian universities, the influence of Britain and America on the Nigerian university system, distance education, including the National Open University of Nigeria, trade union activities among staff and student unionism in Nigerian universities, and the adaption of the university to the Nigerian environment. It tells the story with as many references as possible as a help for further exploration of these areas by future authors.

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