UniAbuja Probes Poor Academic Performance Of Students


The
University of Abuja is to look into the academic performance of its
students over an eight-year period with a view to improving the academic
performance of the students of the University.The University
Senate had at its 159th regular meeting held on Wednesday, 27th July,
2016, set up a 13-man Committee with Professor M.A. Maisamari, Dean,
Faculty of Education as Chairman to investigate the academic performance
of students of the University from 2008-2015 with a view to halting the
poor performance of students.
In a statement made available to
LEADERSHIP BY THE Deputy Registrar (Information), Uniabuja, Waziri
Garba, said the committee is to among other things look at the
distribution of class of degrees of grandaunds for each academic
programme over the period, review the admission process and identify any
lapses as well as evaluate campus life, students’ reading culture,
personal study time, library usage, students involvement in distractive
activities and the value systems.

He
said the committee is also to assess teaching at the institution
including depth of coverage, understanding, attendance at lectures,
lecture venues, quality of examination marking scheme, evaluate the
state of facilities and
infrastructure including physical and
electronic, as well as assess the quality of the lectures bearing in
mind subject mastery, specialization, workload on lecturers, adequacy of
staff and environmental factors, among others.

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