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Distance Learning is the solution to admission challenges in Nigeria — LAUTECH Don

The Director, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Open and Distance Learning Centre, Prof. Oladiran Tayo Arulogun has disclosed that Open and Distance Learning (ODL) is the major solution to the persistent challenges bedeviling university admission in Nigeria.

Arulogun made the disclosure in an interview with The Nation at a workshop held at the Skye bank Hall in the University, titled, “Online Facilitation and Implementation of Learning Activities on the Learning Management System (LMS)”.

According to the Prof of Computer System Engineering, the available statistics revealed that more than a million qualified candidates write the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board examination every year, but all the universities in Nigeria can only accommodate about 50-60% of the applicants, wondering what happens to the remaining 40%.

There is a need to have more access to education. That’s why the Federal government is creating more universities. There are more people seeking to be admitted. They are qualified, but there is no place to absorb them. We should look into the area of ODL.

“If we can design ODL, it can take multiple of what the Face to Face is taking and doing that means the government has to provide infrastructure, especially ICT infrastructure and human development capacity for the goal to be achieved”, he said.

Source: The Nation

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