Moulding Self Esteem in Nigerian University Undergraduates

By Augustina Duyilemi and Christopher O. Omoregie.

Published by The Learner Collection

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Researches on Higher Education in Nigeria have been focusing mostly on the problems of finance, efficiency, equity, quality and governance. Besides these issues of financing and equity, moral quality of university graduate is an issue that should bother parents and lecturers who are involved indirectly and directly in University system. This study investigates the effect of self esteem on undergraduates and suggests ways of moulding their self esteem for learning outcomes that University education should produce in developing countries.

Keywords: Moral Quality, Self Esteem, Learning Outcomes, Higher Education, Gender, Type of Course

The International Journal of Learning, Volume 16, Issue 4, pp.155-162. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.159MB).

Dr. Augustina Duyilemi

Lecturing /Senior Lecturer, Department of Science Technical Education, Faculty of Arts and Education, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo, Nigeria

Dr. Duyilemi is a University lectuer whose research activites are in the area of Gender in Science and Technology, out of school Scientific activities, empowering the girl child and women education.She teaches Research and Curriculum studies, methods of teaching Science and intergrated science at Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo State, Nigeria. She holds a PhD degree in Science Education from University of Ibadan, Oyo State Nigeria in 1997. She is a member of several professional bodies including GASAT (Gender and Science and Technology)FAWE (Forum for Africa Women Eucationalist), National Association of Professional evaluators among others.She has published several articles in National and Internatinal journals and Conference proceedings with a special focus on gender equity in science, technology and mathematics.

Christopher O. Omoregie

Research Fellow, Adult Education, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria

Chris. Omoregie is currently an Assistant lecturer at Adekunle Ajasin University.He is Phd student in the Dept of Adult Education, University of Ibadan. He is also a research fellow in University of Ibadan. His research focus is in the area of Cultural education and lifelong learning. He is involved in continuing education programmes organised for the training of adult learners who are not reached by the rigid formal school system. He is collaboraing with Non governmental organisations for the promotion of women empowerment, skill acquistion programmes and lifelong skills.

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