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Title: NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA: A TOOL FOR BRIDGING THE DEMAND AND SUPPLY GAP IN UNIVERSITY EDUCATION.
Authors: IBADIN, VINCENT OKOTAKO
INEGBEDION, J.O
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: African Journal of Contemporary Issues.
Series/Report no.: Vol. 10 (1);
Abstract: University is a citadel of higher learning, knowledge, research and sound judgment. Consequent upon the role it plays in high-level work force production, university education in Nigeria has witnessed tremendous growth since its inception until date. According to the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination Brochure for 2010/2011 academic session, Nigeria has one hundred and six 9106) degree awarding conventional institutions. However, it is sad to note that the demand for university education. This unwholesome situation makes an additional means of supplying university education imperative. The identified tool for bridging this gap is the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN). Which is an open and distance learning education system. Therefore, this paper discusses the origin and mode of operation of NOUN, aw well as NOUN being a tool for bridging the gap of demand and supply of university education in Nigeria.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/768
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