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Journal of Educational Research and Review

Research Article | Published March 2017 | Volume 5, Issue 2, pp. 14-20

The conversion process in the university system: Nigerian university students’ assessment

 

 

 

Elizabeth Yinka Ibijola1*

Nneka Salome Ezeani2

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   1.    Department of Educational Management, Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria.

    2.    Department of Vocational and Technical Education, Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria.

 

 

 

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Citation: Ibijola EY, Ezeani NS (2017). The conversion process in the university system: Nigerian university students’ assessment. J. Edu. Res. Rev. 5(2): 14-20.
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 Abstract 

 

This study examined the Nigerian university students’ assessment of the conversion process in the university system. The descriptive research design of survey type was used. The population consisted of all students of the public universities in Nigeria, while the sample was made up of 1,200 students from six universities selected using multistage procedure, purposive and random sampling techniques. A self-designed questionnaire tagged ‘Students’ Assessment of the Conversion Process in the University System’ (SACPUS) was used to collect data for the study. The instrument was validated by research experts in Educational Management and Tests, Measurement and Evaluation Departments of Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti. The data were analyzed using frequency counts, percentage scores and t-test analysis. The Hypothesis formulated was tested at 0.05 level of significance. The study revealed that, inadequacy of infrastructural facilities, equipment, the consumables, and the student support service affected the quality of outputs, even when the quality and quantity of lecturers are adequate and curriculum contents are adequately covered. Based on the findings, it was recommended that adequate infrastructural facilities, equipment and consumables be made adequate in Nigerian universities in order to improve upon the quality of its outputs.

 

Keywords  Conversion process   university education   university students    assessment

 


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