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Title:Private university education in Africa: issues and challenges
Editors:Aja, Godwin N.D.
Nwaomah, Sampson M.
City of publisher:Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State
Publisher:Babcock University Press
Geographic terms:Nigeria
Subjects:private education
higher education
conference papers (form)
Abstract:This book is a collection of papers presented at the First International Conference on Private Universities in Africa, held at Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo (Nigeria), on May 3-6, 2010. Issues addressed include: the legal status of private universities, admission policies and quality assurance, Biblical educational curriculum, entrepreneurship-focused academic content, undergraduate nursing training, government funding of private universities, creative financial resources mobilization, costs of private university education, issues of moral health and maintaining morality, Christian universities and management of anti-social behaviour, tattooing, study habits and academic performance, ICT, education and national development, balancing work, family and social life, sanctuary maintenance culture, principles of environmental management in the Bible, private universities and the Millennium Development Goals, ensuring graduate employability, corporate social responsibility, human capital development, building a university press, and managing research in an African private universtiy setting. Most papers focus on Nigeria. [ASC Leiden abstract]