Research Paper | Education | Nigeria | Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017
Perceptions on Falling Standard and Decline Inquality of Federal Universities in Northwest Zone, Nigeria
Ibrahim Zubairu, Babalola Victor T, Awaisu Umar
The importance of education to the development of any nation needs not to be overemphasized, and so, falling standard and decline in quality of Education has become the public outcry. Dough, this problem not only in Federal Universities of Northwest Zone Nigerian but across the six Nigerian geopolitical zones is a relative term. The study adopts descriptive survey design using the students and lecturers of Federal Universities of Northwest Zone as the population of the study. Stratified random sampling technique was used to draw Four hundred respondents from the four selected Universities as the Sample used for the Study. A self-made questionnaire entitled Questionnaire on perceptions on falling standard and decline in quality of federal Universities in Northwest zone, Nigeriawas used to collect data from 400 respondents from the four selected Universities based on Krejcie and Morgan 1970 table of sample size. The research instrument was subjected to scrutiny by research experts in Bayero University Kano and Northwest University, Kano in order to establish its validity. The instrument was subjected to Cronbacts Alpha Reliability test and the reliability coefficient was found to be 0.85. The data collected was analyzed using, mean (x), t-test, and ANOVA statistical tools. This study discovered that the Standard of Federal Universities in Northwest Zone of Nigeria has not fallen but the quality is declining gradually. Also, the characteristics, causes, and the economic implications of this decline in Quality of Federal Universities in Northwest Zone Nigeria were discovered. Finally, recommendations were made to improve the quality of Federal University systems not only in Northwest zone but in Nigeria at large.
Keywords: Northwest Zone of Nigeria, Poor Graduate Performance, Quality Assurance
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017
Pages: 2000 - 2005
How to Cite this Article?
Ibrahim Zubairu, Babalola Victor T, Awaisu Umar, "Perceptions on Falling Standard and Decline Inquality of Federal Universities in Northwest Zone, Nigeria", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20173463, Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017, 2000 - 2005
29 PDF Views | 27 PDF Downloads
Similar Articles with Keyword 'Quality Assurance'
Quality Assurance in Zambian Higher Education: A New Dawn
Phebby Mwangala Kasimba
Strategy Formulation and Implementation of Program Quality Assurance Education by LPMP Jambi
Dr. Kemas Imron Rosadi M.Pd
The Role of Parents? Teachers Association in the Management of Public Secondary School; in Gatundu North, Kenya
Kingi Petronilla Mutinda Sr.
Quality Assurance and Performance Gap Assessment of Agriculture Teachers in Teaching Yam Production in Colleges of Education in Nigeria
Gertrude-Theresa, U Chiaha, Francis, Madueke Onu, Vera, N. Ogakwu, D. A. Alawa
Improving Accreditation of Higher Education in Vietnam in the Integration Process
Nguyen Quang Giao Ph.D