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UNIVERSITY OF MAIDUGURI

POSTGRADUATE
PROSPECTUS

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FACULTY OF EDUCATION
DEPARTMENT OF CONTINUING EDUCATION AND EXTENSION SERVICES
MASTER OF ADULT EDUCATION (M.Ed.) DEGREE
Rationale
With the dynamic nature of adult education enterprise and the subsequent
emphasis on lifelong learning, the M.Ed. programme in Adult Educations is designed
to help Adult Education practitioners (planners, administrators, supervisors and
researchers) develop professional competencies and be able to assume greater
professional responsibilities in their various places of work.
Organisations and parastatals such as DFFRI, MAMSER, Ministries of
Education, Health and Community Development as well as Agencies for Adult and
Non-formal Education will benefit from the programme. Also, the M.Ed. Adult
Education Degree provides opportunities for further education.
Objectives of the Programme
The broad aim of the M.Ed. in Adult Education is to advance the knowledge
and skill of adult education practitioners as well as to produce needed adult
education manpower in the private and public sectors in the country. On specific
note, the objectives are as follows.
1.
2.
3.

To provide training opportunities for the staff of Ministries as well as personnel


in private and public sectors, interested in further and specialised training
areas of adult education.
To train adult educators capable of initiating, planning, administering and
supervising adult education programmes run by various agencies on adult
education in Nigeria.
To expose adult learners to research techniques and approaches on adult
education for advancement of the field.

Admission Requirements
1. Candidates for admission to the M.Ed. Degree in Adult Education shall be
holders of the First Degree in Adult Education from the University of Maiduguri
or from any recognised University.
2. Candidates with First Degree in disciplines other than Adult Education but have
relevant professional experience.
3. Candidates for admission in all cases shall possess a First Degree not lower,
than Second Class.
Duration
Candidates who register as full-time students shall be required to pursue the
programme for a minimum of one calendar year and a minimum of two calendar
years, before being examined for the Degree. Those who register as part-time

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students shall pursue the programme for a minimum of eighteen months and not
more than twenty-four months.
Course Coding
1)
There shall be one level, numbering 700-799, which shall be prefixed by the
Departmental code character - any student without background in Adult
Education may be required to take relevant courses where necessary.
Candidates may however not be credited with the number of Remedial Course
Units except on the recommendation of the Senate Board of Postgraduate
Studies.
2)
Students shall be required to take a minimum of 35 units and maximum of 40
units of course work including a dissertation of 10 units.
Examination and Determination of Results
1)
Candidates shall be required to take examination at the end of the semester
in which the course is given and shall be credited with course units which
they have passed.
2)
The grading system for all courses shall comprise of continuous assessment
and examinations. The former shall constitute 30 percent of the total scores
to be earned in the course, while the latter will take 70 percent.
3)
There will be no resit examination. The candidates who fail to reach the
required number of units or pass mark for the course shall be liable to repeat
the course(s) and the examination(s) at the next opportunity.
4)
An External Examiner shall participate in the Assessment of the course
including dissertation by following the University procedure for such exercise.
5)
The Grading System for all courses shall be as follows:
Scores

Letter Grade

Grade Point

Remark

70-100

Pass

60-69

Pass

50-59

Pass

Below 50

Fail

Programme Structure
The programme is divided into two areas - core courses and areas of
specialisation. Each student is required to take courses in the two areas. Students
must take all the core courses and at least 12 units in one area of specialisation.

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Core Courses
Course No Course Title
CEA 700
Seminar in Adult Education
CEA 701
Foundations of Adult Education
CEA 702
Principles and Practice of Adult Education
CEA 703
Research Designs
CEA 704
Statistical Methods in Education
CEA 799
Dissertation

Unit (s)
1
3
3
3
3
10

Areas of Specialisation

Adult Education Administration and Planning


Course No.
CEA 707
CEA 708
CEA 709
CEA 710
CEA 711

Course Title
Management Techniques in Adult Education
Personnel Administration in Adult Education
Costing and Financing of Adult Education
Policy and Planning of Adult Education in Nigeria
Practicum in Administration and Planning

Curriculum Studies in Adult Education


Course No. Course Title
CEA 712
Psychology of Adult Learning
CEA 713
Curriculum Design in Adult Education
CEA 714
Instructional Methods in Adult Education
CEA 715
Curriculum and Instructional Evaluation in Adult
Education
CEA 716
Practicum in Curriculum Development

Unit (s)
3
3
3
3
3
15
Unit (s)
3
3
3
3
3
15

Community Development and Extension Services


Course No.
CEA 717
CEA 718
CEA 719
CEA 720
CEA 721

Course Title
Unit (s)
Theory and Practice of Community
3
Development, Social Welfare and Extension
Work
Sociological Approaches to Community and
3
Social Problems
Community Education and Problems of Rural
3
Development
Rehabilitation Programme for Disabled Destitute,
3
Aged and Unemployed Adults
Practicum
3
15

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Course Description
CEA 700 - Seminar in Adult Education (1 Unit)
On problems and issues within the area of specialisation of the students.
CEA 701 - Foundations of Adult Education (3 Units)
Advanced study of the historical, psychological, political, philosophical and
sociological foundations of adult education in Nigeria. This includes the contribution
of the various adult education traditions extant in contemporary Nigeria;
contributions of Freire, Illich, Reimier and Laubach toward world of adult education.
CEA 702 - Principles and Practice of Adult Education (3 Units)
Concepts of adult education; adult education typology and scope; contemporary
issues in adult education; adult education decision making structure and institutions.
Delivery strategies; future of adult education; emerging trends and major
challenges.
CEA 703 - Research Designs (3 Units)
Methods of empirical research in the humanities, social sciences, philosophy and
education, including adult education; the principles and techniques of writing
research report; problems and limitations of empirical research design in adult
education.
CEA 704 - Statistical Methods in Education (3 Units)
Descriptive statistics, inferential statistics; elements of probability; hypothesis
testing; using chi-square, correlational analysis and analysis of variance; evaluation
techniques using statistical methods.
CEA 799 - Dissertation (10 Units)
Student submits a dissertation on a topic approved by the University Postgraduate
School.
CEA 707 - Management Techniques in Adult Education (3 Units)
Application of management techniques of adult education administration;
strategies of effective evaluative decision and control in respect of programmes and
projects; model building, PERT, Decision Trees etc; the use of computer for effective
operations.
CEA 708 - Personnel Administration in Adult Education (3 Units)
Principles, policies and practices in personnel administration and their
implications for adult education programmes; recruitment, training and induction of
staff; determination of the conditions of employment; performance evaluation;
career possibilities.
CEA 709 - Costing and Financing of Adult Education (3 Units)
Cost concepts - money expenditure and opportunity cost, private, social and
institutional costs; budget analysis; the study of cost-quality relationship;
measurement of efficiency and productivity in adult education; case studies.
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CEA 710 - Policy and Planning of Adult Education in Nigeria (3 Units)


A discussion of the policy making process and key policy issues in the overall
planning of adult education; social and political context of adult education policy
analysis; federal and state agencies and their roles in policy making and planning of
adult education in Nigeria.
CEA 711 - Practicum in Administration and Planning (3 Units)
A practical exercise undertaken by each student in area of adult education
administration and planning.
CEA 712 - Psychology of Adult Learning (3 Units)
Psychology and motivation process; changes in physical, emotional and social
functions and their effects on learning capacity of adults. Applications of learning
theories and personality development.
CEA 713 - Curriculum Design in Adult Education (3 Units)
Conflicting conceptions of curriculum in relation to adult education, the adults
and disciplines in the curriculum - languages, science and social studies. Principles,
selection and organisation of materials for adult teaching; case studies.
CEA 714 - Instructional Methods in Adult Education (3 Units)
A critical examination of existing methods and recent development
research in teaching adults; special reference to Paulo Freire, Laubach, "each
find a teacher", "correspondence education through air" etc. Principles
techniques of teaching mother tongue, English as a second language, arithmetic
writing distance education.

and
one
and
and

CEA 715 - Curriculum and Instructional Evaluation in Adult Education (3


Units)
The importance of evaluation as an aspect of curriculum development. The
use of evaluation data in decision making. Theories and models of curriculum
evaluation. Design and administration of tests.
CEA 716 - Practicum in Curriculum Development (3 Units)
A practicum on the design of curriculum for specified groups.
CEA 717 - Theory and Practice of Community Development, Social Welfare
and Extension Work (3 Units)
Assumptions, values and principles of community development, approaches
and phases of community development; identification of community needs; case
studies; extension theory and practice in community development.
CEA 718 - Sociological Approaches to Community and Social Problems (3
Units)
Social problems and social actions; analysis of community power structure
and community decision making; the dynamics of group interest and analysis of
problems associated with family delinquency and the incidence of mental ill-health
among adults; techniques of solving community and social problems.
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CEA 719 - Community Education and Problems of Rural Development (3


Units)
Identification of community learning needs, development of learning
programme; principles and practice of conscientisation and community involvement
in programme development and evaluation; rural education; rural development
needs; theory and practice of implementing rural development project.
CEA 720 - Rehabilitation Programme for Disabled, Aged Destitute and
Unemployed Adults (3 Units)
Origin, development and concept of rehabilitation; types of rehabilitation,
developmental, vocational etc. The importance of job bank, placement and follow up
services; the role of the government and individual rehabilitation programmes;
problems and issues of rehabilitation in Nigeria.
CEA 721 - Practicum (3 Units)
Candidates initiate community projects, ensure their implication and submit
comprehensive reports, compulsory for those specialising in community
development.

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DOCTOR OF
EDUCATION

PHILOSOPHY

(Ph.D.)

DEGREE

RESEARCH

IN

ADULT

Introduction
Following the approval granted by the Senate for Departments of the
University to run Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree programmes by research, the
Department of Continuing Education and Extension Services hereby submits its
proposal for running a programme by research leading to the award of Ph.D. Degree
in Adult Education in five areas of specialisation namely: Foundations of Adult
Education, Community Development, Curriculum Development in Adult Education,
Organisation and Administration of Adult Education and Economics of Adult
Education.
The Department is the oldest in the North sub-region and the only one in the
Northern states of Nigeria running an M.Ed. programme for the past ten years. It
has been training and retraining manpower for government and nongovernmental
organisations within and outside the sub-region. With the Masters Degree holders
graduating from the programme, and pressure from colleagues within and outside
the University, it is considered pertinent to mount a Ph.D. programme for those who
are aspiring to undertake advanced and research to acquire intensive academic and
professional training in Adult Education.
Objectives
The objectives of the proposed programmes are to:
(i)
Train academics and professionals for governmental and nongovernmental
organisations.
(ii)
Provide advanced training in the areas of foundations, community and
curriculum development, organisation and administration and economics of
adult education.
(iii)
Expose adult education practitioners to current techniques and approaches for
the advancement of the field.
Admission Requirements
The admission requirements for the Ph.D. degree programme by research
shall be as follows:
(i)
University of Maiduguri Masters Degree in Adult Education or in any related
discipline with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 or 60 percent or a B- average grade.
(ii)
A Masters Degree in Adult Education or related discipline from other
University recognised by and acceptable to the Senate of the University of
Maiduguri with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 or 60 percent or a B-average grade.
Nomenclature of the Degree Programme
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree in Adult Education (Areas of
Specialisation).

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Course Description.
Core Courses
CEA 800 - Research Methodology (2 Units)
Nature of adult education research. Typology of research designs in adult
education, review of research process. Report writing and evaluation.
CEA 801 - Statistical Methods in Adult Education (2 Units)
Scales of measurement and types of data. Descriptive statistics, statistical
decision making, parametric statistics, non-parametric statistics.
CEA 802 - Computer Application (2 Units)
Basic concepts in Computer use; relevant computer software for educational
studies and research; application of computer in educational research design and
analysis.

Areas of Specialisation

(a) Foundations of Adult Education (9 Units)


CEA 810 - Historical Foundation of Adult Education (Seminar I, 3 Units)
Examination of the origins, growth and pattern of adult education movement
in Islamic and western civilisations. Description of the nature, scope and procedure
of traditional, Islamic and western adult education in Africa. Lessons for
contemporary adult education practice in Nigeria.
CEA 811 - Philosophical Foundation of Adult Education (Seminar II, 3
Units)
Philosophical basis of adult education, components of philosophy metaphysics, epistemology and axiology. Classical and contemporary philosophical
movements and impact on adult education development. Aristotle, Socrates, Paulo
Freire, Illieh etc.
CEA 812 - Psychological Foundation of Adult Education (Seminar, 3 Units)
Psychology of human growth and development. Theories of learning and behaviour
modification. Other psychological theories and application to adult education.

(b)

Community Development (9 Units)

CEA 820 - Theory and Practice of Community Development (Seminar I, 3


Units)
Group processes, purpose, leadership interaction pattern. Community internal
dynamics, status, roles, stratification and decision making. Communities within a
society, culture reference groups, pressure group, interest group. Policy programme
planning and implementation.
CEA 821 - Community Education (Seminar II, 3 Units)
Identification of community learning needs. Development of learning
programmes. Community involvement in programme development and evaluation,
contemporary issues.

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CEA 822 - Perspective in Community Development (Seminar III, 3 Units)


History of community development. Issues and problems. Case studies.
(c) Curriculum Development in Adult Education (9 Units)
CEA 830 - Curriculum Design in Adult Education (Seminar I, 3 Units)
Theories of curriculum design in adult education. Procedure and problems in
developing relevant curriculum for adults.
CEA 831 - Teaching of Adults (Seminar II, 3 Units)
Concept of adult; difference between a child and an adult learner.
Implications for the choice of learning environment, methods, techniques and
materials for teaching. Method of teaching adults. Modes of adult education delivery.
CEA 832 - Material Design for Adult Education (Seminar III, 3 Units)
Identification of types of materials - textbooks, primers etc., considerations in
selecting relevant materials. Preparation, production and distribution of instructional
materials practicum.
(d) Organisation and Administration of Adult Education (9 Units)
CEA 840 - Theory and Practice of Administration in Adult Education
(Seminar I, 3 Units)
Administration theory and practice. Principles and practices in personnel
administration and implications for adult education. Recruitment, training and
induction of staff. Staff motivation, performance and evaluation.
CEA 841 - Organisation of Adult Education (Seminar II, 3 Units)
Principle of organisational structure in adult education. Organisational control
mechanisms. Forms and classification of agencies. Relationship among public and
private adult education agencies. Application of organisational theories to
administrative problems in adult education. Case studies.
EA 842 - Policy and Legislation in Adult Education (Seminar III, 3 Units)
Nature, forms and functions of policy instrument. Constitutional and
legislative provisions and limitations. Political influence on adult education.
(e) Foundations of Adult Education (9 Units)
CEA 850 - Costing and Financing of Adult Education (Seminar I, 3 Units)
Principles of costing and financing, cost-quality relationship; determinants of
expenditure. Private and public financing. International aids in adult education
programmes.
CEA 851 - Planning Techniques in Adult Education (Seminar II, 3 Units)
Manpower planning techniques. Measurement of efficiency and productivity in
adult education, application of econometric and planning modes to adult education.
Case studies.
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CEA 852 - Budgeting Techniques in Adult Education (Seminar HI, 3 Units)


Principle and practice of budgeting as related to adult education. Budgeting
and financial control. Management techniques in budgeting process.
Seminar Series IV & V
CEA 860 - Research Proposal (Seminar IV, 2 Units)
Presentation of a seminar based on the candidate's research proposal in the
first semester of the second year of registration.
CEA 861 - Research Report (Seminar V, 3 Units)
A seminar based on the candidate's research findings to be presented in the
third year of registration.
CEA 899 - Ph.D. Thesis and Oral Examination (40 Units)
Candidates are required to undertake original research in their respective
areas of specialisation and present a written report (thesis) to the department for
oral examination.

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List of Course Lecturers/Supervisors for the Ph.D. Programme From


the Department
S/No. Name

Qualifications

Specialisation

1.

Prof. J.A. Oni

Ph.D.

History of Adult Education and


Curriculum Development

2.

Prof. A.A. Fajonyomi

Ph.D.

Economics and Planning of Adult


Education

3.

Prof. Y.Y. Dibal

Ph.D.

Administration and Planning of


Adult Education

4.

Dr. Saleh M. Joji

Ph.D.

Administration and Planning of


Adult Education

Ph.D.

Guidance and
Adult Education

Senior Lecturer
5.

Dr. Yusuf Balami

Senior Lecturer

Counselling

of

From Outside the Department within the Faculty


S/No. Name

Qualifications

Specialisation

1.

Prof. P.F.C. Carew

Ph.D.

Guidance Services

2.

Prof. D.A. Jiboyewa

Ph.D.

Educational
Administration,
Planning and Management

3.

Prof. D.M. Gwany

Ph.D.

Educational Science Curriculum

4.

Prof. A. HammanTukur

Ph.D.

Educational
Evaluation

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Measurement

and

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES IN EDUCATION
BACKGROUND OF THE DEPARTMENT
The Department of Education was one of the few departments that started

with the creation of the University of Maiduguri in 1976. Since then, the Department had
grown in staff strength, student population and academic programmes. The Department of
Education pioneered postgraduate education at the University of Maiduguri with the
establishment of M.Ed. and Ph.D. degree programmes and by the end of 1988-89 session,
the Department had provided 1 Ph.D. and 30 M.Ed. graduated. Currently, there are Ph.D.
and M.Ed. students enrolled in the postgraduate degree programmes.
Philosophy of the Department
In accordance with the aim of the University of Maiduguri, the Department of
Education is committed to excellence in teaching and research in branches of the discipline
of education. The Department views education as an on-going process of learning and as an
instrument for the growth and development of the individual and the society as a whole. In
the light of this, education should:
a.
promote and nurture a spirit of critical enquiry into knowledge for its own sake
and as a tool for solving societal problems;
b.
encourage open-ended, heuristic and empirical approach to learning;
c.
inculcate personal discipline, altruism, and high moral and ethical
standards;
d.
encourage tolerance and respect for diverse social, cultural and political values
that characterise the Nigerian society;
e.
prepare the youth for a balanced adjustment to his social, economic, cultural and
political environment.
Goals of the Department
In general, the academic programmes both at the postgraduate and the
undergraduate levels aim at the following:
a.
to develop students' understanding of the nature, process and functions of education
both as an academic discipline and as an institution in the society;
b.
to
foster
students'
commitment
to
the
teaching
profession
and
appreciation of education as an instrument for the development of the individual and
society;
c.
to produce teachers, school administrators, school counsellors, curriculum specialists,
and other practitioners who are thoroughly grounded in their professional areas and
who are able to function effectively within the Nigerian educational system;
d.
to provide a variety of learning experiences, both theoretical and practical, which
will equip students with knowledge and skills in conducting research;
e.
to stimulate students' interest in research as a critical means for
generating new knowledge and finding solution to educational problems.

Postgraduate Programmes (Postgraduate Diploma and Degree)

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a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.
g.
h.
i.
j.
k.
l.
m.
n.
o.

The Department offers the following postgraduate diploma and degree programmes:
Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
M.Ed. Educational Administration and Planning
M.Ed. Educational Administration and Management
M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction
M.Ed. Educational Psychology
M.Ed. Guidance and Counselling
M.Ed. Educational Measurement and Evaluation
M.Ed. Philosophy and Foundations of Education
Ph.D. Educational Administration and Planning
Ph.D. Educational Administration and Management
Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction
Ph.D. Educational Psychology
Ph.D. Educational Measurement and Evaluation
Ph.D. Guidance and Counselling
Ph.D. Philosophy and Foundations of Education

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Programme Structure
The following course units must be successfully completed by students as part of the
requirements for graduation.

Programme
PGDE

Course Work
Compulsory Units
26-38

Course Work
Optional Units
0

Thesis/Dissert.
Units
4

Total
32

M.Ed.

23

10

36

Ph.D.

26

30

62

Programme Duration
PGDE
The Postgraduate Diploma is normally a one year part-time programme
undertaken at the weekends (Fridays and Saturdays). The course usually coincides
with the semester period for the degree programmes except that classes are held
during weekends. A maximum period of 2 calendar years is allowed in the
programme so that students can complete their projects and teaching practice.
M.Ed.
The M.Ed. is ordinarily a cone-calendar year full-time programme. However, a
maximum of 2 calendar year period is allowed so that students can complete their
dissertations. In exceptional cases, an extension of limited period may be granted
beyond the 2-year limit. Students seeking such extension must write to the School of
Postgraduate Studies through the head, Department of Education.
Ph.D.
The doctorate programme is normally undertaken within a 2-year period.
However, in view of the extensive research work required for the thesis, a maximum
period of 5 years is allowed for completion of the programme.
Admission Requirements
PGDE
This programme requires a minimum of Third Class bachelor's degree or
better in any field except education. A bachelor's degree older in education need not
apply.
M.Ed.
This programme requires a minimum of Second Class Lower Degree. Degree
holders in any other discipline with NCE or PGDE certificates may also apply.
Ph.D.
The doctoral programme requires a minimum of Masters degree in Education.
Masters degree holders in any other field related to education who also have their
Bachelor's degree in Education may also apply.
In addition to the requirements above, applicants must have 5 credits in
school certificate examination. These should include credits in English Language and
Mathematics.

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Registration
Procedure for students' registration will normally be as follows:
a.
Obtain the registration forms and regulations from the School of Postgraduate
Studies.
b.
Complete the registration forms and make payment of prescribed fees to the
Bursary.
c.
Make entry of all courses relevant to your programme of study on the
registration forms. This could be done in consultation with the Departmental
Co-ordinator of Postgraduate Programmes.
d.
Ensure that the courses listed on your registration forms are endorsed by the
lecturers in charge.
e.
f.
g.

Submit completed registration forms to the School of Postgraduate Studies


before the closing date.
Students must renew their registration at the beginning of each session until
the completion of their programmes.
A candidate's registration shall lapse if he or she fails to renew his registration
in any one session. Lapsed registration may be reactivated on payment of a
prescribed fee to the School of Postgraduate Studies.

Dissertation/Thesis and Project


Every M.Ed. and Ph.D. student must prepare and submit to the School of
Postgraduate Studies, a dissertation (M.Ed. students) or a thesis (Ph.D. students) as
part of the requirements for the award of Masters and Doctoral degrees of the
University of Maiduguri. Topics for dissertation and thesis will normally be decided
upon a semester before the completion of course work in consultation with students'
supervisors.
Completed dissertation and thesis must be orally defended before a panel of
internal and external examiners. The Postgraduate Diploma (PGDE) students are
required to prepare and submit to the School of Postgraduate Studies a research
project after completion of their course work. As in the case of Masters and Doctoral
students, PGDE students must decide on their project topics; PGDE students must
decide on their topics in consultation their supervisors at least 4 weeks before the
completion of course work. PGDE project do not require oral defence.
Research Proposal
Every postgraduate student in collaboration with his or her supervisor shall
prepare and submit to the Department a proposal for his research activities. After a
successful departmental proposal defence and after the necessary corrections have
been carried out, copies of the proposal shall be prepared for the Faculty of
Education Postgraduate Board. Following the approval of the Faculty of Postgraduate
Board, the candidate shall submit some detailed copies of the research proposal
along with 30 copies of the synopsis to the School of Postgraduate Studies. The
detailed copies of the proposal should include the following:
(a)
Proposal Topic
(b)
Name of Candidate and Registration Number
(c)
Title of Degree Being Sought
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(d)
(e)
(f)
(g)
(h)
(i)
(j)

Name(s) of Supervisor(s)
Name of Department
Introduction (Background of Study)
Review of Literature
Objectives/Research Questions/Hypotheses
Methodology
References

An M.Ed. research proposal should have a minimum of one page synopsis, while
a doctoral degree research proposal should have a minimum of three page synopsis.
The synopsis of the study would normally include:
a)
Topic
b)
Name of Candidate
c)
Registration Number
d)
Degree Being Sought
e)
Name(s) of Supervisor(s)
f)
Department
g)
Synopsis
A candidate whose proposal has been approved can proceed in earnest with
his work in constant consultation with his or her supervisor.
Research Seminar
The research seminar or postgraduate seminar is a requirement of the
University of Maiduguri, and it is normally presented after a student has completed
his research work. The seminar is based on the research work and it is usually aimed
at helping the student to improve the quality of his/her research in preparation for
oral defence.
The seminar is arranged by the Department of Education through the office of
the Departmental co-ordinator - Postgraduate programmes. A student must notify
the Department of his/her readiness to present his/her seminar as soon as his/her
research report is completed. The seminar will normally be attended by a
representative of the Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies (PGSR) and members of
staff of the Department and Faculty of Education. The PGSR will also be an internal
member of the panel for the candidate's oral defence. The seminar paper should
ordinarily contain the following:
(a)
Title of Dissertation/Thesis
(b)
An Abstract of 200-300 Words
(c)
An Introduction Section Featuring Background of the Study, Problem,
Objectives and Hypotheses
(d)
Methodology and Research Findings
(e)
Discussion and Conclusion
(f)
References and Appendices
After successful completion of the seminar and the necessary corrections in
the main text of the research work, candidate should now prepare copies of the
research in readiness for oral defence.

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Grading System
The grading system approved by the Postgraduate School is as follows:
Scores
70-100
60-69
50-59
Below 50

Letter Grade
A
B
C
F

Grade Point
5
4
3
0

Remark
Pass
Pass
Pass
Fail

Continuous assessment normally constitutes 30 Percent of the marks for a


given course, while the end of course examination carries 70 percent of the total
marks. However, this proportion way vary depending on the demands of certain
postgraduate course. There is no resit examination in the postgraduate programme.
Practicum
Certain postgraduate programme require a practicum at the doctoral level.
these are programmes in Educational Administration and Planning; Management;
Educational psychology (M.Ed. & PhD); Guidance and Counselling; and Educational
Philosophy and Foundations. Practicum is a field based experience designed to
expose student to the practical aspect of their study. It is a 3 unit course like most
of the courses in the postgraduate programme. Practicum is normally undertaken
within the postgraduate semester before the student complete his/her programme
of study. A student ready for practicum should first of all obtain the permission in
writing of the relevant institution where he/she is to undertake the practicum. He
would then arrange with his supervisor in consultation with the Head of Department,
the mode of supervision. Practicum normally consist of (a) at least two supervisory
assessment by the supervisor and (b) a report by the candidate based on his/her
experience during the practicum. The supervisors final grading of the candidate is
subject to external moderation.
Supervision of thesis/dissertation and project
At the end of the first semester of his/her study, a student shall be assigned
to a supervisor in his area of study. In close consultation with his/her supervisor, a
student must decide on a suitable semester of his/her academic programme. After
the topic has been approved by the department, the student in regular interaction
with his supervisor would now proceed to proposal preparation (see section on
proposal). Before and after proposal approval, a student must consult regularly with
his/her supervisor on the entire research work from the conceptual to the concluding
stages. A co-supervisor may be necessary in the case of students whose research
topics require additional expertise in other areas of specialisation. In such a case,
the Head of Department will formally contact the required staff.
Supervisors for M.Ed. dissertation and Ph.D. thesis must not be below the
rank of Lecturer I and Senior Lecturer respectively. PGDE projects can be
supervisors by Lecturer II and above. A student may not change his/her supervisor
unless there is an extraordinary circumstance which necessitates such change. If
there is a need for change, it must be communicated in writing to the Head of
Department who shall convene a Departmental Postgraduate Committee meeting
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where such decisions will be taken. Such change of supervisor is also subject to the
approval of the Postgraduate School.
Oral Defence of Dissertation and Thesis
Postgraduate students (M.Ed. and Ph.D.) are required to defend their
dissertation and thesis before a panel of examiners to be constituted by the
Department of Education. After approval of the panel by the School of Postgraduate
Studies, a date for oral defence shall be fixed by the Department in consultation with
the external examiner.
An oral defence panel would ordinarily consist of the following members:
a)
The Head of Department (Chairman)
b)
The Supervisor
c)
An Internal Examiner (from the Department)
d)
An Internal Examiner (PG Representative)
e)
An External Examiner
In the case of a Ph.D. candidate, another internal examiner will be added to
the list. Each member of the panel of examiners will score the performance of a
candidate individually using the prescribed form. Absence of any one of the internal
examiners shall not invalidate the oral examination. A candidate who fails in an oral
defence shall ordinarily not have a second chance. After successfully completing his
or her oral defence and after necessary corrections have been carried out, a student
must prepare and submit six bound copies of his dissertation or thesis to the School
of Postgraduate Studies through the Head of Department of Education.
Withdrawal from Postgraduate Programme
A student may be withdrawn from the postgraduate programme under the
following conditions:
(a)
A student failing more than 50 percent of the courses registered during the
first session of admission will be withdrawn from the programme.
(b)
A student failing to make satisfactory progress in his or her study may be
recommended for withdrawal by the Head of Department.
(c)
A student may be withdrawn from the programme for non-payment of fees
and tuition within the stipulated period of an academic session.
(d)
A student may be withdrawn from the programme if he or she violates
regulations governing discipline within the University.

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Postgraduate Courses
PGDE Programme
Course
Course Title
Code
Teaching
PGDE 600
PGDE 601
Introduction to Sociology of Education
PGDE 603

PGDE
PGDE
PGDE
PGDE

604
605
609
620

PGDE 621

Sociology of Education
Educational Psychology
Principles of Curriculum Development
Learning
Introduction to Guidance Services

Assessment and Evaluation


Teaching Methods

PGDE 640
Introduction to Philosophy of Education
PGDE 641
PGDE 645
Curriculum Theory and Practice
PGDE 650
Introduction to School Administration
PGDE 699
Project
Note: All PGDE courses are compulsory

Unit (s)
4
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2

M.Ed. Programme
(i)
M.Ed. Educational Administration and Planning
Compulsory Courses:
Course Code Course Title
EDU 700
Academic Seminar
EDU 710
Theories of Administration
EDU 711
Educational Supervisor 3
EDU 712
Educational Planning and Organisation
EDU 713
Personnel Management
EDU 714
Administration in Primary and Secondary Schools
EDU 732
Statistics for Educational Research
EDU 733
Research Methods
EDU 799
Masters Dissertation

Unit (s)
2
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
10

Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title
EDU 715
Seminar on Problems and Issues in Education
EDU 716
Politics of Education
EDU 717
Economics of Education
EDU 718
Educational Policies and Social Change
EDU 719
Design and Management of Educational Services
EDU 720
School Community Relations
EDU 721
School Budgeting
EDU 722
Secondary School Principalship

Unit (s)
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3

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(ii) M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction


Compulsory Courses
Course Code
EDU 700
EDU 732
EDU 733
EDU 750
EDU 751
EDU 756
EDU 757
EDU 758
EDU 799

Course Title
Academic Seminar
Statistics for Educational Research
Research Methods
Principles and Procedures of Curriculum
Conflicting Conceptions of Curriculum
Advanced Instructional Strategies
Curriculum Theory and Practice
Analysis of Teaching
Masters Dissertation

10

Optional Courses
Course Code
Course Title
EDU 752
Curriculum and Instruction in Secondary
School Science
EDU 753
Curriculum Trends in Social Studies
EDU 754
Curriculum Trends in Maths Education
EDU 755
Curriculum Trends in Language Education

Units
2
3
3
3
3
3
3
3

Units
3
3
3
3

(iii)

M.Ed. Educational Measurement and Evaluation


Compulsory Courses
Course Code
EDU 700
EDU 731
EDU 732
EDU 733
EDU 740
EDU 741
EDU 743
EDU 744
EDU 799

Course Title
Academic Seminar
Psychological and Achievement Testing
Statistics for Educational Research
Research Methods
Independent Study
Public Examination
Practicum in Testing
Theory of Measurement
Masters Dissertatio

Optional Courses
Course Code
Course Title
EDU
EDU
EDU
EDU

730
734
735
742

Evaluation Approach
Learning Research Methods
Human Growth and Development
History of Testing

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Units
2
3
3
3
3
3
3

3
3
3
3

(iv) M.Ed. Guidance and Counselling


Compulsory Courses
Course Code
EDU 700
EDU 732
EDU 733
EDU 735
EDU 736
EDU 737
EDU 738
EDU 799

Course Title
Academic Seminar
Statistics for Educational Research
Research Methods
Human Growth and Development
Techniques of Guidance Services
Vocational Development
Theories of Counselling
Masters Dissertation

Optional Courses
Course Code
Course Title
EDU 704
EDU 740
EDU 743

Sociology of Education
Independent Study
Practicum

Units
2
3
3
3
3
3
3
10

Units
3
3

(v) M.Ed. Educational Psychology


Compulsory Courses
Course Code
EDU 700
EDU 731
EDU 732
EDU 733
EDU 734
EDU 735
EDU 738
EDU 740
EDU 799

Course Title
Academic Seminar
Psychological Achievement Testing
Statistics for Educational Research
Research Methods
Learning
Human Growth and Development
Theories of Counselling
Independent Study
Masters Dissertation

Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title
EDU 704
Sociology of Education
EDU 730
The Evaluation Approach to Teaching and Learning
EDU 745
Evaluation of Institutional and Circular Programmes

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Units
2
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
10

Units
3
3
3

(vi) M.Ed. Philosophy and Foundations of Education


Compulsory Courses
Course Code
Course Title
EDU
EDU
EDU
EDU
EDU
EDU
EDU
EDU
EDU

700
702
703
704
705
707
732
733
799

Academic Seminar
Evolution of Educational Thought
Philosophical Schools of Thought
Sociology of Education
Comparative Education
History of Western Education in Africa
Statistics for Educational Research
Research Methods
Masters Dissertation

Optional Courses
Course Code
Course Title
EDU 701
Research in Foundations of Education
EDU 706
Historical Development of Education

Units
2
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
10

Units

Doctoral Programmes
(i)
Ph.D. in Educational Administration and Planning
Course Code
EDU 800
EDU 801
EDU 802
EDU 808
EDU 820
EDU 821
EDU 824
EDU 826
EDU 827

Units
2
3
3
3
3
3
3
3

EDU 899

Course Title
Academic Seminar
Statistics for Educational Research
Research Methods
Advanced Sociology of Education
Organisation and Administration of Higher Education
Educational Policy and Planning in Higher Education
Practicum
Financial Resource Management in Education
Advanced Organisational Behaviour and
Management
Doctoral Thesis

Optional Courses
Course Code
EDU 822
EDU 823
EDU 825

Course Title
Problems of Education
Advanced Politics of Education
Independent Study

Units
3
3
3

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3
10

(ii)
Ph.D. Educational Measurement and Evaluation
Compulsory Courses
Course Code
EDU 800
EDU 801
EDU 802
EDU 835
EDU 839
EDU 840
EDU 841

Units
2
3
3
3
3
3

EDU 844
EDU 846
EDU 899

Course Title
Academic Seminar
Advanced Educational Statistics
Research Methods
Independent Study
Issues in Educational Evaluation
Theories of Measurement
Practicum in Educational Measurement and
Evaluation
Intelligence and Aptitude Testing
Advanced Statistics for Education
Doctoral Thesis

Optional Courses
Course Code
EDU 833
EDU 838
EDU 842
EDU 845

Course Title
Experimental Cognitive Neuropsychology
Introduction to Computer
Observational Techniques
Individual Differences

Units
3
3
3
3

3
3
3
30

(iii) Ph.D. Educational Psychology


Compulsory Courses
Course Code
EDU 800
EDU 801
EDU 802
EDU 830
EDU 831
EDU832
EDU 833
EDU 835
EDU 899

Course Title

Academic Seminar
Statistics for Educational Research
Research Methods
Adolescence
Cognitive Psychology
Seminar in Learning
Experimental Cognitive Neuropsychology
Independent Study
Doctoral Thesis

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Units
2
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
30

Optional Courses
Course Code
Course Title

Units

(iv) Ph.D. Guidance and Counselling


Compulsory Courses
Course Code
Course Title
EDU 800
Academic Seminar
EDU 801
Statistics for Educational Research
EDU 802
Research Methods
EDU 830
Adolescence
EDU 834
Group Process
EDU 835
Independent Study
EDU 836
Practicum in Counselling
EDU 841
Personality Assessment
EDU 843
Psychological Testing
EDU 899
Doctoral Thesis

Units
2
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
30

Optional Courses
Course Code
EDU 831
EDU 832
EDU 838
EDU 842

Units
3
3
3
3

EDU
EDU
EDU
EDU

838
844
845
846

Introduction to Computer Programming


Intelligence and Aptitude Testing
Individual Differences
Advanced Statistics for Educational Research

Course Title
Cognitive Psychology
Seminar in Learning
Introduction to Computer Programming
Observational Technique

3
3
3
3

(v) Ph.D. in Foundations of Education


Compulsory Courses
Course Code
Course Title
ECU 800
Academic Seminar
EDU 801
Statistics for Educational Research
EDU 802
Research Methods
EDU 804
Advanced Philosophy of Education
EDU 806
Advanced Sociology of Education
EDU 807
History of Higher Education
EDU 808
Advanced Comparative Education
EDU 811
Independent Study
EDU 819
Practicum
EDU 899
Doctoral Thesis

Units
2
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
30

Optional Courses
Course Code
EDU 803
EDU 805
EDU 809
EDU 910

Units
3
3
3
3

Course Title
Tools and Techniques of Data Collection
Philosophical Analysis
Problems of Education
International Education

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Academic Staff List (Postgraduate Programme


NameRank
P.F.C. Carew, B.A. (Westmar); M.Sc. (Calgary); Ph.D. Iowa,
Counselling Psychology

Professor

D.A. Jiboyewa, B.A. M.A., Ph.D. (New Mexico)


Educational Administration, Management and Planning

Professor

D.M. Gwany, B.Ed. (ABU); M.Ed., Ph.D. (Pittsburgh)


Curriculum and Instruction

Professor

0.0. Badejo (Mrs.), B.A. (Ife); M.A. (Concordia); Ph.D. (Maiduguri)


Foundations of Education
Professor
M.G. Fajonyomi (Mrs.), B.A. (Maiduguri); M.Ed. (Ibadan);
Ph.D. (Maiduguri) Guidance and Counselling

Professor

A. Hamman-Tukur, B.A.Ed. (Maiduguri); M.Ed. (Manchester);Professor


Ph.D. (Jos)
B. Kagu, B.A., M.Ed., Ph.D. (Maiduguri)
Guidance and Counselling

Professor

B. Dauda, B.Sc.Ed. (ABU); M.Ed. (London); Ph.D. (Wisconsin)


Mathematics Education

Reader

H. Abdu-Biu, B.Sc.Ed., M.Ed. (Maiduguri); Ph.D. (Nairobi)


Curriculum and Instruction

Reader

Domiya G. Ali, B.Sc.Ed. (Maiduguri); M.Ed. (Jos)


Guidance and Counselling

Senior Lecturer

K. Bukar, B.Ed., M.Ed. (Maiduguri); Ph.D. (Wales)

Professor

H.I. Bazza, B.A.Ed. (ABU); M.Ed. (Maiduguri); Ph.D. (Kano)


Educational Administration and Planning

Senior Lecturer

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DEPARTMENT OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE


MASTER OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE
(MLIS) DEGREE PROGRAMME
Objectives of the Programme
The objectives of the MLIS Programme are as follows:
1.
To educate graduates to understand and appreciate the changing library and
information needs of the Nigerian society;
2.
To provide students with advanced theoretical knowledge and their relevant
application to library and information problems;
3.
To provide students with advanced management skills and techniques for
application in libraries and other library-oriented institutions such as
publishing and bookselling;
4.
To provide the personnel for library and information science schools;
5.
To educate students in the theory and practice of communication enabling
them to relate information effectively to the needs of their communities;
6.
To train students to acquire advanced skills in one or more areas of library
and information science;
1.
To promote professionals who are competent in identifying problems and
conducting research in various aspects of library and information sciences.
Entry Requirements
Candidates for admission to the MLIS programme shall possess one of the following:
1.
A first degree in library and information science or in any other discipline with
a first or second class honours of the University of Maiduguri, or of any other
approved university.
2.
An equivalent qualification provided that, in any case where there is doubt in
equivalence, the Head of Department shall seek the guidance of the
appropriate university or other institution.
3.
Any other qualification which, together with relevant experience, is deemed
acceptable to the Faculty Board of Postgraduate Studies, the University Board
of Postgraduate Studies and Senate.
Duration of the Programme
All candidates would be required to register as full-time students. The programme
would last a minimum period of eighteen months, and not longer than twenty-four
months.
Structure of the Programme
The programme leads to the award of the Master of Library and Information
Science (MLIS) degree. It consists of five (5) parts:
1.
Four foundation courses for non-library and information science
graduates;
2.
Three core courses for all students in the programme;
3.
Five areas of specialisation, one of which is to be chosen by each student;

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4.
5.

One optional/elective course to be taken either from courses not available in


specialisation area or from the postgraduate courses available in other
departments;
Dissertation.

Unit Requirements
For the award of the MLIS degree of this University, candidates must have passed a
minimum of the thirty-four (34) semester units, including ten (10) units of the
dissertation. Non-graduates in Library Science must pass all foundation courses (10
units), which are prerequisites to the specialisation course. The core courses (8
units) are compulsory to all students, and each area of specialisation has a minimum
of fourteen (14) units to be taken by each student. The candidates should also have
taken a minimum of two (2) units from his non-specialisation area or from the
postgraduate courses offered in other Departments. The course should not be
available in the specialisation area.
Grading System
1.
The grading system for all courses shall comprise of continuous assessments
and examinations. The former will constitute 30% of the total marks to be
earned in the course while the latter will constitute 70%.
2.
There shall be no resit examination.
3.
The grading system for all courses will be as follows:
Marks
Letter Grade
70-100
A
60-69
B
50-59
C
Below 50
F
(Course Listing

Grade Point
5
4
3
-

Remarks
Pass
Pass
Pass
Fail

A.
Foundation Courses (10 Units)
These are compulsory for all Non-Library Science graduates.
LS 451:
Information Resource Development
LS452:
Reference and Bibliography
LS453:
Information Organisation
LS 454:
Concepts in Management and Library
Administration

2 Units
3 Units
3 Units
2 Units

B
Core Courses (8 Units)
These are compulsory to all students in the programme and must be passed before
the commencement of the dissertation.
LIS 701:
Research Methods in Library and Information Science
2 Units
LIS 702:
Statistics in Library and Information Science
3 Units
LIS 704:
Technology in Library and Information Services
3 Units

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Areas of Specialisation
Each candidate shall offer four compulsory courses and two other courses within
each area. A.
Foundations of Library and Information Science
(Historical, Philosophical, Sociological and, Comparative Studies)
Compulsory Courses
1. LIS 717: Principles of Information Science
(2 Units)
2. LIS 719: Education for Library and Information Science
(3 Units)
3. LIS 728: Nigerian Library History
(3 Units)
4. LIS 730: International and Comparative Librarianship
(2 Units)
Optional Courses (Any Two)
1. US 721: Access to Information: Users and Environment
2. US 725: Publishing and Book Trade in Africa
3. LIS 729:
Inter-library Co-operation and Information
Networks
B.
Bibliographical Studies and Information Services
Compulsory Courses
1. LIS 730: Advances in Reference and Information Services
2. LIS 711: Information Sources in the Humanities
OR
LIS 712: Information Sources in the Social Sciences
OR LIS 713: Information Sources in Science and Technology
OR
LIS 714: Information Sources in Health Sciences
OR
LIS 715: Information Sources in Law
3. LIS 721: Access to Information: Users and Environment
4. LIS 726: Indexing and Abstracting
Optional Courses (Any Two)
1. LIS 716: Information Sources for African Studies
2. LIS 720: Information Storage and Retrieval
3. LIS 725: Publishing and Book Trade in Africa
3. LIS 729: Inter-library Co-operation and Information Networks
C.
Library Management Compulsory Courses
1. LIS 705: Management of Academic Libraries
OR
LIS 706:

Management of School Library/Media Resource


Centres
OR LIS 707: Management of Special Libraries and
Information Centres
OR
LIS 708:
Management of Public Libraries
OR
LIS 709:
Management of National Libraries
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(2 Units)
(2 Units)
(2 Units)

(3 Units)
(3 Units)
(3 Units)
(3 Units)
(3 Units)
(3 Units)
(2 Units)
(2 Units)
(
(
(
(

2
2
2
2

Units)
Units)
Units)
Units)

(2 Units)

(3 Units)
(3 Units)
(3 Units)
(3 Units)

2.
3.
4.

LIS 723 Conservation and Preservation of Information


Resources
LIS 727: Communication for the Information Professional
LIS 723: Personnel Management in Libraries and
Information Centres

Optional Courses (Any Two)


1. LIS 710: Library Work with Children and Adolescents
2. LIS 719: Education for Library and Information Science
3. LIS 722: Records and Archives Management
4. LIS 724: Library Automation
5. LIS 729: Inter-library Co-operation and Information Networks

D.
Organisation of Knowledge Compulsory Courses
1. LIS 711: Information Sources in the Humanities
OR
LIS 712: Information Sources in the Social Science
OR LIS 713: Information Sources in Science and Technology
2. LIS 720: Information Storage and Retrieval
3. LIS 726: Abstracting and Indexing
4. LIS 731: Advances in Cataloguing and Classification
Optional Courses (Any Two)
1. LIS 717: Principles of Information Science
2. LIS 724: Library Automation
3. LIS 729: Inter-library Co-operation and Information Networks
E.
Information Science Compulsory Courses
1. LIS 717: Principles of Information Science
2. LIS 718: Database Production, Retrieval and Management
3. LIS 720: Information Storage and Retrieval
4. LIS 724: Library Automation
Optional Courses (Any Two)
1. LIS 703: Advances in Reference and Information Services
2. LIS 726: Indexing and Abstracting
3. LIS 729: Inter-library Co-operation and Information Networks
F.
Optional/Elective Course
Outside Specialisation Area (2 Units)
One course is to be taken by the candidate outside his/her specialisation
area or from outside the Department.
G.
Dissertation (10 Units)

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(3 Units)
(2 Units)
(2 Units)
(2
(3
(2
(3
(2

Units)
Units)
Units)
Units)
Units)

(3 Units)
(3
(3
(2
(2
(3

Units)
Units)
Units)
Units)
Units)

(2 Units)
(3 Units)
(2 Units)

(2
(3
(2
(3

Units)
Units)
Units)
Units)

(3 Units)
(2 Units)
(2 Units)
(14 Units)

Course Descriptions
1.
LIS 751: Information Resource Development (2 Units)
Principles of developing library collections; the library's community; selection and
acquisition policies and procedures in libraries; criteria for selection, weeding and
evaluation; book selection aids; resource sharing; censorship and intellectual
freedom; library preservation and maintenance; problems of acquisition of library
materials in Nigeria.
2.
LIS 752: Reference and Bibliography (3 Units)
Concept of a reference services characteristics and use of different types of
reference materials; reference interview and reference process; types of reference
materials; evaluation of the reference collection; current awareness and selective
dissemination of information; services, qualities of the reference librarian; status of
reference service in Nigerian libraries.
3.
LIS 753: Information Organisation (3 Units)
Objectives and theory of cataloguing and classification. Standard techniques of
identification and description of subject access to bibliographic units through subject
cataloguing and classification; structure and main features of the major
classification; Library of Congress, Rangananthan and faceted classification; theory;
history; functions of cataloguing; types of catalogues; ^cataloguing codes; subject
heading lists; filing rules; practicals.
4.
LIS 754: Concepts in Management and Library Administration (2
Units)
Current management theories and their application to all types of libraries; principles
of personnel management; staff development, and training, and their application to
libraries; administration of library services; legislation, government, finance, public
relations and reports; patterns of government of Nigerian libraries.
5.LIS 701: Research Methods Library and Information Science (2 Units]
Library and Information Studies, scientific research; documentary, survey and
experimental methods. Steps in research and their application to specific problems in
Library and Information Science; identification of research topics; writing of research
proposals; evaluation of research reports, and general problems of research.
6.LIS 702: Statistics in Library and Information Science (3 Units)
Definition of relevant concepts; the nature of statistical analysis; graphical
presentations of statistical data; frequency distributions; measures of central
tendency - mode, median and mean; sampling; probability; correlation coefficients
and regression analysis; standard error and significance; analysis of variance;
hypothesis testing.
7.LIS 703: Advances in Reference and Information Services (3 Units)
Reference process and reference interview, and sociological, psychological and
environmental factors affecting them; evaluation of reference and information
services; user community and its needs; current awareness, SDI and translation
services, strategies for providing Library and Information services in rural areas;
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application of technologies; reprographic and document delivery systems and


services.
8.LIS 710: Library Work with Children and Adolescents (2 Units)
Topics of discussion include child psychology and how young people learn; reading
habits and how to develop them; youth activities and programmes in the library;
training and qualities of the youth librarian; selecting materials for children and
teenagers; co-operation between school and public libraries; organisation and
promotion of youth library services; literature for children and young adults.

9.LIS 711: Information Sources in the Humanities (3 Units)


A definition and examination of the scope of the literature, constituting the field of
the humanities; religion, philosophy, language and literature, the fine arts, Islamic
studies, music, history etc. A detailed examination of the reference sources and
bibliographical control in the field, including computerised database searches where
applicable, national and international information and documentation activities in the
field of humanities.
10.LIS 712: Information Sources in the Social Sciences (3 Units)
An examination of the scope of the literature, constituting the field of the social
sciences political science, economics, psychology, sociology, law etc; examines the
various reference sources in these disciplines including computerised database
searching; national and international documentation and information services in the
field of social sciences.
11.LIS 713: Information Sources in Science and Technology (3 Units)
Nature and scope of Science and Technology; growth, characteristics and structure
of scientific and technological literature, general reference sources, bibliographic
control, documentation, mechanisation techniques and problems; national
organisations and scientific research institutions in Nigeria and other countries of the
world; role, activities and co-operative efforts of international documentation
centres.
12. LIS 714: Information Sources in the Health Sciences (3 Units)
Nature and scope of the health sciences; history, growth, characteristics
and structure of the health sciences literature; general reference sources;
bibliographic control; documentation, mechanisatior techniques and problems;
national organisations of the health sciences; research institutions in Nigeria and
other countries of the world; role, activities and co-operative efforts of WHO and
other international health science organisations.
13.LIS 715: Information Sources in Law (3 Units)
Nature and scope of the field; general reference sources; literature and bibliographic
control; course also to cover library problems related to the nature of legal
publication such as acquisition, classification and management of legal materials.

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14.LIS 716: Information Sources for African Studies (2 Units)


Examination of the international development of African studies as an academic
discipline; Africana materials and their organisation in libraries; major Africana
collections in Africa and abroad; international efforts in bibliographic control of
Africana related materials; indexing and abstracting of Africana materials; problems
and prospects of African bibliography.
15. LIS 717: Principles of Information Science (2 Units)
Scope of the field; basic terminologies: data, information and knowledge; growth of
knowledge and problems of bibliographic control; origins and growth of Information
Science; information needs and information gathering techniques; vocabulary
control; properties and behaviour of information, bibliometrics; content analysis; role
of computers in information storage and retrieval; designing information systems;
professional implications and career opportunities.
16. LIS 718: Database Production, Retrieval and Management (2 Units)
Definition, nature and structure of a database (bibliographic, numeric source or
textual), explanation of basic terminologies; file, field, record, data; basic retrieval
theory; use of search aids; search strategy; criteria for the selection of database
host and telecommunication network; design of databases; evaluating retrieval
effectiveness (recall, precision, relevance, cost and other measures); intermediary
versus end-user searching; impact of recent developments in information technology
on data retrieval practices.
17. LIS 719: Education for Library and Information Science (3 Units)
Nature and development of professional education for information-related personnel,
particularly librarians; information scientists and archivists; areas to be treated
include historical development of professional library education; curricula contents of
programmes; resource requirements (human and material); learning/teaching
methods; standards and management of library schools.
18.LIS 720: Information Storage and Retrieval (2 Units)
Definition and basic concepts, components of an information retrieval system and
their inter-relationships; basic principles of designing information, storage and
retrieval system; problems of bibliographic organisation and control; information
needs and uses; evaluating of and factors affecting retrieval performance (recall,
precision and relevance); types and characteristics of systems (manual and
computer-based), for the storage and retrieval of data, documents and references.
19. LIS 721: Access to Information: Users and Environment (2 Units)
Concepts and issues influencing access to information; interactioi between users and
information practitioners; analysis of user needs am information environment;
intellectual freedom and censorship, equality o access and freedom of information;
physical, economic, intellectual technological and social barriers to information
access; ethics anc responsibilities of the information profession; impact of
government anc other information policies on access to information.
20. LIS 722: Records and Archives Management (2 Units)
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The history of archives; archival theory and practice; arrangemen and description of
archival materials; communication models by whicl: archives and manuscript
repositories are described; concept of archiva processes; documentation, information
systems, records organisation anc management; problems in the acquisition and use
of original source materials; practical training in the handling of manuscripts.
21. LIS 723: Conservation and Preservation of Inf. Resources (2 Units)
Preservation, repair and restoration of maps, print and non-prini materials;
processes, management control of insects and environmental pollution; deacidification; binding; existing preservation programmes and agencies that organise
them; current trends.
22. LIS 724: Library Automation (3 Units)
Definition and development of automation in libraries; management considerations
such as planning, implementation, and evaluation oi automated systems including
discussions of computer hardware and software applications; techniques of
bibliographic conversion; procurement techniques; problems of automating libraries
in developing countries with particular emphasis on the Nigerian situation.
23. LIS 725: Publishing and Book Trade in Africa (2 Units)
Emphasis on modern book publishing and distribution, with special reference to
Africa; structure and economics of the book industry; relationship of author and
publisher; acquisition and editorial decisions; marketing and promotional techniques;
intellectual property laws; technology in publishing; special problems of book
publishing and distribution in Africa.
24. LIS 726: Indexing and Abstracting (2 Units)
Design, operation and evaluation of abstracting and indexing systems and services;
practice in indexing and abstracting techniques; problems of indexing and
abstracting in Nigeria; major indexing and abstracting services, local and foreign.
25. LIS 727: Communication for the Information Professional (2 Units)
An examination of theories of communication and their applications to libraries as
complex organisations; channels, types of media as sources of communicating
information to users; aspects of inter-personal and group communication.
26. LIS 728: Nigerian Library History (3 Units)
The development of Nigerian libraries and librarianship in its socio-economic context
(from pre-colonial to post independence era); examination of important people and
events, and their influence in shaping the library profession in Nigeria; early Islamic
scholarship and evaluation of private libraries; the professional association, the role
of international organisations and future directions of Nigerian library and
information services.
27. LIS 729: Inter-library Co-operation and Inf. Networks (2 Units)
Definition and explanations of basic terminologies; library cooperation, networks,
resource sharing; factors affecting and constraints on inter-library co-operation;
types of co-operative activities; national and international effort towards resource
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sharing, and evaluation of specific examples of such efforts; the National Library of
Nigeria as the National Bibliographic and Inter-lending Centre; the role of the new
technologies.
28. LIS 730: International and Comparative Librarianship (2 Units)
Concept, history, methodology; benefits and problems of comparative librarianship;
a comparative study of the state of the art of librarianship in developing and
developed countries; international organisations and agencies concerned with the
development of library and information services in different countries.
29. LIS 731: Advances in Information Organisation (3 Units)
Philosophy and historical development of library classification schemes in current
use; theoretical bases of classification and the intellectual organisation of information
and application of standards for description and organisation of information
products; examination ol problems of entry, description and subject analysis,
cataloguing classification, and subject heading tools (AACR2, LC, LCSH, Sears and
DDC) development of an original classification scheme in a subject area of thu
student's interest; computer applications in cataloguing.
30. LIS 732: Personnel Management in Libraries and Information Centres
(3 Units)
Definition and principles of personnel management, problems related to staffing in
libraries and information centres; recruitment, selection; induction, promotion;
retention of personnel; staff development programmes, performance evaluation;
communication in management.
31. LIS 799: Dissertation (10 Units)
An approved topic on any aspect of library and information science to be researched
and reported upon. A seminar is required on the approved topic after field work to
the completion and submission of the dissertation, having successfully defended it at
oral examination.
Name & Qualification
1.
Emmanuel M.K. Dawha BLS (UniMaid);
MLS & Ph.D. (Ul)
2.
Emmanuel Gamble
BLS (UniMaid]; MLS & Ph.D. (UI)
3.
Dr. Gbadebo Oyelekan
BLS (UniMaid}; MLS & Ph.D. (Ul)
4.
Ibrahim Haruna
BLS (ABUZaria); MLS & Ph.D. (UI)

Professor
Professor
Reader
Professor

5.

Mal. Yusuf Makinta


BLS (UniMaid); MLS (Ul)

Senior Lecturer

6.

Dr. Samuel A. Amkpa


BLS & MLS (UniMaid); Ph.D. (Uni-Uyo)

Senior Lecturer

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DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (Ph.D.) IN LIBRARY AND


INFORMATION SCIENCE BY RESEARCH
Introduction
The Department of Library Science began to offer the professional degree
programme, leading to the award of Bachelor of Library and Information Science
(BLIS) in 1978. Since then, it has graduated hundreds of Librarians, employed in
various types of Libraries and related institutions like the archives or publishing
enterprises in different parts of the country. It is the first Department offering
professional programme in Library and Information Science in North-Eastern Nigeria.
Having enhanced its trained manpower capability with the Master of Library and
Information Science (MLIS) Programme, operating for more than ten years now, the
Department is faced with pressing demand for doctoral programme. The programme
is designed to train academics and professionals with relevant theoretical knowledge
in the field of Library and Information Science for public and private sectors and
develop advanced management personnel with technical and conceptual skills for
the organisation and administration of modern libraries and related institutions. The
programme will also produce teaching personnel for Departments of Library and
Information Science where the possession of a doctorate qualification is a
prerequisite to advancement beyond Lecturer I and its equivalent rank in the
University Libraries.
The Department of Library and Information Science is sufficiently equipped with
modern technologies, such as computers, micrographics and audio-visual media and
a sufficient number of staff with doctorate degrees to mount the programme.
Objectives of the Programme
The objectives of the programme are to:
(i)
train academics and professionals with relevant theoretical knowledge in the
field of Library and Information Science for public and private sectors;
(ii)
develop advanced management personnel with technical and conceptual skills
for the organisation and administration of modern libraries and related
institutions;
(iii)
produce teaching personnel for Departments of Library and Information
Science in the Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education.
(iv)
Numenclature of the Programme
The programme shall lead to the award of the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Library
and Information Science.
Bibliographic Control and Services Foundations of Library Science Information
Science
Programme
Duration of Study
a.
Fun-time: From six (6) to ten (10) semesters.

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b.
Part-time: From eight (8) to twelve (12) semesters.
Entry Qualification
Unless otherwise specified, the general regulations governing the Ph.D. programme
by research in the University of Maiduguri shall also apply to this Ph.D. degree
programme in Library and Information Science. Candidates seeking admission to the
programme should have an MLIS degree with an average of 60% or CGPA of 4.0
from the University of Maiduguri or equivalent qualification from any other
university, recognised by the University of Maiduguri.
Structure of the Programme (60 Units)
The programme, which will lead to the award of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
degree, consists of three (3) parts carrying 60 credit units namely:
(a)
Three core courses including one by seminar;
(b)
Five areas of specialisation, one of which shall be chosen by each student.
The student must undertake his/her research in his/her approved area of
specialisation, reflected in the seminar papers; and
(c)
Thesis
Core Courses (6 Units)
The two core courses are to be offered in the first year of the programme, namely:
(i)
LIS 801: Advanced Statistics in Library and Information Science (3
Units) (ii)
LIS 802: Advanced Research Methods in Library and Information
Science
(3 Units)
Seminar Courses and Unit Distribution in Specialisation Areas
There shall be five [5) seminar courses, four (4) of three (3) semester units each.
Seminars I, II, III shall be non thesis-based; Seminar IV will involve the research
proposal; Seminar V will involve the candidate's presentation of his/her doctoral
research findings.
Ph.D. Thesis and Oral Examination
Both carry 40 units. The candidate, after carrying out original research in his/her
area of specialisation, shall present the thesis in the format approved by
The Sehpol'of Pf)'&%faduate Studies, to the Department for oral examination.
The proposed programme will consist of sixty (60) credit units, to be distributed as
follows:
(i)
Six units of course work, to be assessed on completion of the first semester of
the first year and two units by seminar.
(ii)
LIS 801: Advanced Statistics in Library and Information Science.
(iii)
LIS 802: Advanced Research Methods in Library and Information Science.
(iv)
LIS 803: Trends and Issues in Library and Information Profession
(Seminar).
Each candidate is expected to write five in-depth seminar papers, to be graded by
the Departmental Postgraduate Committee. A.
Seminar I: Non thesis-based - 2
Units

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(LIS 803 is compulsory to all


students).
B.
Seminar II: Non thesis-based - 3 Units
C.
Seminar III: Non thesis-based - 3 Units
D.
Seminar IV: Thesis-based Ph.D. Proposal - 3 Units
E.
Seminar V: Thesis-based - 3 Units (Findings of Doctoral Research)
Each candidate shall present three seminar papers in his/her area of specialisation.
Seminar I topics shall be compulsory to all students in the Ph.D. programme. The
doctoral thesis topic must be based on the candidate's substantive area of
specialisation, as approved by Departmental Postgraduate Committee. The
programme is expected to last from 8-12 semesters.
Seminar Courses in Five Specialisation Areas (i)
bibliographic Control and
Services
(a)
LIS 804: Advanced Cataloguing and Classification (3 Units)
(b)
LIS 805: Bibliographic Control - Advanced Indexing and Abstracting (3 Units)
(ii)
(a)
(b)

Publishing
LIS 806: Publishing and Book Trade (3 Units)
LIS 807: Legal Aspects of Publishing and Intellectual Property Rights (3 Units)

(iii)
(a)
(b)

Information Science
LIS 808: Issues in Information Science (3 Units)
LIS 809: Advances in Information Storage, Retrieval and Services (3 Units)

(iv) Management of Library and Information


(a)
LIS 810: Management of Libraries and Information Centres (3 Units j (to)
LIS 8.11: Information Resource Development and Management (3 Units)
(v)
Foundations of Library and Information Science
(a)
LIS 812: Nigerian Library History (3 Units)
(b)
LIS 813: Social and Philosophical Bases of Library and Information Science (3
Units)
Course Descriptions
1.
LIS 801: Advanced Statistics in Library and Information Science (3
Units)
The nature and value of statistics in data analysis; tabulation and classification of
data, graphical presentations of statistical data; measures of central tendency;
normal distribution; variability; statistical tests; regression, correlation coefficients
applicable to library and information studies, testable hypothesis, standard errors,
analysis of variance, one way design, two-way design.
2.
LIS 802: Advanced Research Methods in Library and Information
Science (3 Units)
Devices of speculation, perceptive, criticisms and analysis of library and information
science problems and methodological approaches, validation; construction of
research instruments; population and sample, methods of data analysis,
interpretation and presentation, statistics and computer application in Library and
Information Science research, evaluation of research proposals and reports, types of
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research (experimental, survey and historical); limitations and problems in the


developing countries.
LIS 803: Trends and Issues in Library and Information
Profession (2 Units, Compulsory - Seminar I) .
Examination and analysis of current and -emerging trends, issues and developments,
which affect libraries and other'information centres; includes examination of major
factors that influence "change in libraries and information environments. The student
is free to choose for discussion any trend or issue in any aspect of library and
information science.
LIS 804; Advanced Cataloguing and Classification (3 Units - Seminar II)
Advanced theory and detailed study of descriptive cataloguing; the development of
cataloguing codes; the evolution of the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules (AACR2);
techniques of preparing bibliographic data for different types of resources e.g. books
and non-book material; evolution of classified and alphabetical catalogues; subject
cataloguing and its relationship to classification; methods and techniques of
determining subject headings, using various subject heading lists: e.g. Sears List of
Subject Headings, Library of Congress Subject Headings etc, the.use of PRECIS and
Chain Indexing and other methods of subject Indexing; Advanced Theory and
Principles of Classification; Philosopher's Classification, as practiced by Plato,
Aristotle etc and its influence on library classification; historical development and
principles on library classification; faceted and enumerative classification schemes
e.g. Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC), Library of Congress (LC), Universal Decimal
Classification (UDC) etc.
5.
LIS 805: Bibliographic Control - Advanced Indexing and Abstracting
(3 Units - Seminar III)
Advanced and in-depth study of theory and principles of indexing and abstracting;
preceded by a study of the theory of bibliographic control by such writers as Patrick
Wilson on "Descriptive" and "Exploitative" control of recorded knowledge; types of
indexing and abstracting systems and services; techniques and procedures of
indexing and abstracting; critical study and evaluation of major indexes and
abstracts in the fields of humanities, science, social sciences and technology; indexes
and abstracts as veritable sources of research; problems of indexing and abstracting
with special reference to Nigeria.
6.
LIS 806: Publishing and Book Trade (3 Units - Seminar II)
Oral tradition, reading and literacy, Islamic scholarship and other scholarships,
evolution of printing and publishing, development of modern publishing in Africa,
techniques and economics of book publishing and book trade; author-publisher;
publisher-printer; and printer-author relationships; acquisition and development of
manuscripts, editorial decisions, national book plans and policies, the role of modern
technology in publishing, types of publishing-serials, children's trade, textbooks,
scholarly, north-south partnership; marketing and distribution; co-publishing;
education and training of publishing personnel.

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7.
LIS 807: Legal Aspects of Publishing and Intellectual Property
Rights - 3 Units (Seminar III)
Copyright, its importance, scope and forms of infringement, (piracy, plagiarism];
copyright agreements - Universal Copyright Convention (UCC), WIPO, Berne
Convention; administration of copyright law in Nigeria; licensing of rights; impact of
technology on copyright; collective administration of rights; publishing rights and
contracts; copyright infringement in the age of technology and solution to the
problem arising there-from; the role of the Nigerian Copyright Commission.
LIS 808: Issues in Information Science - 3 Units (Seminar II)
The information user; information policies and transfer; planning and
implementation of information systems; information system analysis and evaluation;
management of information sources and systems; bibliometrics; the information
economy and marketing; international information systems; community and rural
information services.
LIS 809: Advances in Information Storage, Retrieval and Services 3 Units (Seminar
HI)
Communications and computer technologies in libraries and information centres;
software packages for libraries and information systems; online information products
and services; electronic information resources and services; digital libraries.
10.

LIS 810: Management in Libraries and Information Centres 3 Units


(Seminar II)
Management principles and practices applicable to a variety of libraries and other
information environments; include management theory, leadership styles, and
principles; the background of modern management and function of management;
include important aspects of interpersonal and organisational communication, the
diffusion of ideas, innovations; concepts of measurements and evaluation as they
apply to library and information services; issues and problems associated with
measurement and evaluation.
11. LIS 811: Information Resource Development and Management 3
Units (Seminar III)
Study and evaluation of the literature in different fields of knowledge; includes print,
computer-based and other formats, with their problems of selection, acquisition,
organisation, storage and use; intellectual freedom and censorship; stock taking;
weeding; budgeting techniques; policy decisions; electronic information resources
with implications for space, personnel training and skill building; funding,
conservation and preservation of information resources; disaster management and
control.
12. LIS 812: Nigerian Library History - 3 Units (Seminar II)
Historical development of libraries in Nigeria from pre-colonial to post-independence
era; examination of important people and events and their influence in shaping the
library profession; early Islamic scholarship and libraries in Nigeria; professional
association and professional education for librarianship and the role of international
organisations in library development in West Africa.
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13.
LIS 813: Social and Philosophical Bases for Library and Information
Science - 3 Units (Seminar III)
The library history and cultural development; libraries and rural information services;
intellectual freedom and censorship; oral tradition and transmission of information in
contemporary rural village; nature and historical development of professional
education for information professionals (librarians, publishers, information scientists
and archivists); curricula contents of the programmes, teaching methods and
evaluation; standards and management of education and training for information,
examination of Rangananthan's Five Laws of Library Science and other
contemporary philosophies and normative principles of library and information
service.
14. LIS 899: Thesis - 40 Units
An approved topic on any aspect of library and information science to be researched
and reported upon. A seminar is required on the approved topic after field work, to
the completion and submission of the thesis, having successfully defended it at oral
examination.
Senior Academic Staff from other Departments in the University will be engaged
especially in collaborative supervision where necessary.
Other Resources in Support of the Programme
The Department has a Laboratory equipped with professional Library books and
journals of Prof. Irvin Lieberman of the U.S. and the Emporia State University
through a linkage programme. It also has computers connected to the internet,
micro-graphics and audio-visual media as part of its modern technology
components. The University Library will also be fully utilised.

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DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION


MASTERS DEGREE PROGRAMME
Preamble
The Department of Physical and Health Education was established in 1981 in the
Faculty of Education. The Department has been offering programmes leading to the
degree of B.Sc. (Education) Physical and Health Education and B.Ed. (Physical and
Health Education). Since its inception, a number of students have completed various
programmes in the Department.
To provide scholarship for these categories of students, the Department commenced
postgraduate programmes for graduates of Physical and Health Education from
Universities inside and outside Nigeria.
Objective of the Programme
The major objective of the postgraduate programme is to afford interested and
qualified graduates, an opportunity for further studies in the fields of Health
Education, Psychology of Sports and Sports Administration. The following are the
specific objectives of the Master's Degree programme of the Department:
i.
To provide opportunities for graduates in Physical and Health Education
to undertake higher degrees and scholarship in their areas of interest in
physical education, health education and sports,
ii.
To impart a high level of competence in the administration, teaching and
research of Physical and Health Education,
iii.
To expose physical and health education graduates to the higher academic
discipline of Physical and Health Education,
iv.
To lay an appropriate groundwork for any future doctoral studies in the
students' areas of academic and professional interest,
v.
To prepare students for a career within the broad spectrum of sports,
physical education and health education including careers in various
sports and health programmes, agencies and related organisations at the
professional, national or international levels,
vi.
To assist in solving the acute high level manpower shortage in Nigerian
institutions of higher learning, sports councils, ministries of sports, health,
education,
the
emerging
non-governmental
organisations
and
establishments like private sport clubs, fitness centres, WHO, UNICEF etc.
Admission Requirements
Candidates should comply with the admission requirements as stipulated in the
general regulations governing postgraduate studies of the University.
Masters Degree Programme
The following Master's degree programmes are offered in the Department of Physical
and Health Education:
i.
ii.
iii.
iv.

M.Ed.
M.Ed.
M.Ed.
M.Ed.

Sports Administration
Exercise Physiology
Health Education
Sports Psychology

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Course Duration
The Master's degree programmes are for one academic year minimum duration and
a maximum of two calendar years.
Number of Units to be Taken
A candidate for any of the Master's degree programme shall take a minimum of 30
(thirty) units as follows:
Compulsory (Core) Courses
Course Code Course Title
PHE 700
Statistics for Education Research
PHE 701
Research Methods
PHE 702
Research Seminar in Physical and Health Education
PHE 799
Masters Dissertation
6
Total:

Units
3
3
3
15

Elective Courses
The remaining fifteen (15) units shall be taken from courses relevant to the
candidate's area of specialisation and from courses outside the Department as may
be recommended by the Department.
Course Requirements and Examinations
Candidates should meet the following requirements:
i.
Follow a programme of course work together with a Masters dissertation to
constitute a minimum of 30 units.
Maintain a minimum level of C-grade performance in course work and
assignments as required by the University.
Follow a scheme of supervised research and present a thesis on relevant
topic as approved by the Senate on recommendation of the University of
Maiduguri Board of Postgraduate Studies.
Appear for an oral examination before a panel comprising two internal
examiners including the supervisor, the Head of Department, the External
Examiner and any other examiner(s) who may be appointed by the School
Postgraduate Studies of the University.
Fulfil other course and examination requirements as stipulated by the
School of Postgraduate Studies.
Course Listing
Core Courses (these courses are compulsory to all students in the programme)
Course Code Course Title
PHE700
Statistics for Research
PHE 701
Research Methods
PHE 702
Research Seminar
PHE 790
Practicum
PHE 799
Masters Dissertation
Total:
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3
3
3
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Areas of Specialisation
(i)
Sports Psychology
Course Code
Course Title
PHE 711
Psychology of Childhood Sports
PHE 712
Applied Psychological Analysis of Sports Problems
PHE 713
Sports & Psychological Variables
PHE 714
Social Interaction in Sports
PHE 715
Human Growth and Development
PHE 716
Giftedness and Physical Activities
PHE 717
Advanced Psychology of Coaching
2
PHE 718
Supervision of Instruction
PHE 719
Psychosocial Perspectives of Sports
i)

Units
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2

Exercise Physiology

Course Code
Course Title
PHE 720
Human Bio-energetics and Exercise Training
PHE 721
Neuromuscular Systems and Physical Activity Performance
PHE 722
Cardiorespiratory Systems and Physical Activity
Performance
PHE 723
Physical Conditioning for Fitness
PHE 724
Environment and Physical Activity Performance
PHE 725
Biomechanics of Sports Techniques
PHE 726
Diet, Nutrition, Exercise and Body Composition
PHE 727
Exercise Testing and Prescription
(iii) Sport Administration
Course Code
Course Title
PHE 741
Preparation of Physical Education Teacher
PHE 742
Curriculum Development and Innovation in
Higher Education
PHE 743
Public Relations in Sports
PHE 744
Practicum
PHE 745
Personnel Administration in Sports
PHE 746
Facility Management and Programmes
PHE 747
International Sports
PHE 748
Decision Making in Sports Administration
PHE 749
Sociology of Sports
(iv) Health Education
Course Code
Course Title
PHE 771
School Health Programme
PHE 772
Community Health Programme
PHE 773
Planning & Evaluation in Health Education
PHE 774
Nutrition and Health
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Units
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2

Units
2
2
2
3
2
2
2
2
2

Units
2
2
2
2

PHE
PHE
PHE
PHE
PHE
PHE

775
776
777
778
779
780

Injury, Care & Prevention Techniques in Sports


Human Sexuality
Safety Education
Methods and Materials in Health Education
Drug Education in Contemporary Society
Guidance and Counselling in Physical Education

2
2
2
2
2
2

Course Description
PHE 700 - Statistics for Educational Research
Techniques of sample selection; tabulation and classification of data; graphical
representations of statistical data; measures of central tendency; measures of
variability; correlation coefficients; normal probability curve; statistical versification
of test hypothesis; standard error and significance of analysis of variance.
PHE 701 - Research Methods
The scientific method of problem-solving; location of problem and defining it;
methods of research; formulation of hypotheses; sources of data for research
sampling techniques; data analysis; documentation in research.
PHE 702 - Research Seminar in Physical Education
The seminar will report, discuss and evaluate research and articles in physical
education, recreation, health education and sports.
PHE 711 - Psychology of Childhood Sports
Psychological behaviour of growing child towards sports; psychological of child's
environment on his concepts of physical activities and sports; )gy of children's
competitive sports; children's learning process and ; skill acquisition.
PHE 712 - Applied Psychological Analysis of Sports Problems
Applied
psychological analysis of problems relating to sports itions; hypertension,
addiction, depression, coping with crippling injuries, and stress; issues related to
societal expectations; maintaining self- theories of learning applicable to movement
behaviours; information
sing.
PHE 713 - Sports and Psychological Variables
Motivation and physical performance; personality dynamics and mventories; anxiety
and aggression in sports; psychological ergogenic aids.
PHE 714 - Social Interaction in Sports
Social interaction within sports and physical activities; group cohesion and group
performance; leadership theories and application in sports situation; psychology of
social interaction.
PHE 715 - Human Growth and Development
Classification of growth, deficiency disorders, characteristics of various deficiencies;
role of physical activity in modelling disorders in growth and development;
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prevention or adjustment to disability; indications and contradictions for exercises,


orthopaedic of childhood and adolescence; ageing proces
PHE 716 - Giftedness and Physical Activities
Characteristics of giftedness and talentedness; identification process, cognitive
process and motor ability; educating the gifted in the least restrictive environment;
physical education; sports and recreation for the gifted.
PHE 717 - Advanced Psychology of Coaching
Identification of coaching needs, organisation of training sessions; behavioural
modifications, emotional, attitudinal and personality problems with athletes; sports
psyching, control of attention and concentration; relaxation techniques, identification
and management of athlete stress.
PHE 718 - Supervision of Instruction
Theories of supervision and analysis of instructional issues from the perspectives of
the role of the supervisor in physical education; study of educational organisations in
local government areas, ministry of education and other government agencies as
related to supervision of physical education at the primary and post primary levels.
PHE 719 - Psycho-Social Perspectives of Sport
In-depth study of some of the ways in which organised sports affect life in a
country's citizenry; social facilitation, group dynamics, sports and national
development; socio-economic systems and impact on sports.
PHE 720 - Human Bioenergetics and Exercise Training
Discussions of what energy is, its sources, production and utilisation by the human
body at rest and during exercise; in-depth discussions of biology energy cycle,
energy pathways (phosphogen, glycolytic and aerobic) replenishment of energy
sources during recovery, restoration of oxygen stores, geometry (direct and indirect
calorimetry); measurement of net oxygen cost of exercise.
PHE 721 - Neuromuscular System and Physical Activity Performance
An in-depth examination of the structure and function of nerves, the nervous system
and muscles as they apply to physical activity and sports performance. Discussion on
how muscles respond to stimuli in particular and the complex communication system
that is an integral part of the human movement.
An in-depth discussion on the structure of muscle (connective, tissues, tendons,
blood supply, nerve supply), structure of muscle cells (myofibrils, sarcoplasrnic
reticulum, T-tubules, protein filaments), sliding filament theory of muscular
contraction, types of muscular contraction, functional unit of muscle (motor units),
fibre types (FT and ST-fibres), muscle force-velocity and power-velocity
relationships, local muscular fatigue, nervous system and motor skills, basic
structure of nerves, voluntary control of motor functions, premotor area for learning
specialised motor skills, sensory input and motor skills.
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PHE 722 - Cardiorespiratory Systems and Physical Activity Performance


Discussion of the functional components of the respiratory system and circulatory
system with a view to examining the processes by which gas transport is facilitated
and regulated, and how cardiorespiratory responses to exercise training differ
between trained and untrained individuals; in-depth discussion of ventilation at rest
and during exercise; concept of anaerobic threshold; alveolar ventilation and dead
space; standard lung volumes and capacities; ventilator mechanisms, gas exchange
and transport; blood flow changes at rest and during exercise; structure and
function of the heart, cardiac cycle, electrical and mechanical events in the heart;
pressure and volume changes, cardiac output, stroke volume and heart rate at rest
and during exercise; venous return, distribution of systemic flow at rest and during
exercise.
PHE 723 - Physical Conditioning for Fitness
Discussion of training methods and techniques with a view to understanding the
scientific and physiological principles on which they are based, for instance, overload
principle. Programme designing for different conditioning programmes (sprint
interval, endurance interval weight and circuit training protocols) effects of various
training methods; factors that influence training effects (specificity of training
effects, specificity and types of exercise, muscle group specificity, specificity of
training programme); genetic limitation; mode of exercise; maintenance of training
efforts, intensity, duration and frequency determination of intensity of exercise
bouts.
PHE 724 - Environment and Physical Activity Performance
Discussions of the process of diffusion and osmosis and their relations to physical
activity performance at high altitude, in the heat and cold environments. Specific
discussion of effects of changes in pressure, and temperature on gas volumes;
effects of pressure and concentration on gas absorption, sports performance at high
altitude, altitude acclimatisation, physiology of acclimatisation; exercise performance
in heat and heat disorders (heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke);
prevention of heat disorders (salt and water replacement, acclimatisation, clothing
and detecting weather changes); emergency care in heat illness.
PHE725 - Biomechanics of Sports Techniques
Discussion of the application of mechanical principles and laws to living structures
particularly to the locomotor system of the human body. The focus is on examining
the internal and external forces acting on the human body and the effects produced
by these forces. Discussion on specific concept such as forms of motion, Newton's
Laws of motion and their application to sports, linear and angular kinematics
(distance, displacement, speed, velocity, acceleration, projectiles); linear and angular
kinetics (inertia, mass, force, weight, friction, work, energy power, air and wind
resistance) and analysis of sport techniques (basketball, football, volleyball, tennis,
track and field athletics and gymnastics).

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PHE 726 - Nutrition, Exercise and Body Composition


Discussion of the relationships among diet, nutrition, exercise performance and body
composition. Detailed examination of nutrients (carbohydrates, fats, vitamins,
mineral salts and water). Attention is paid to the structure, fuel forms and food
sources of carbohydrates, fats proteins, the uses of all the nutrients to the human
body, pre- and post-game meals, muscle glycogen loading and its significance to
endurance sports; effects of high-fat diet on endurance performance. Examination of
body composition (endomorphy, mesomorphy and ectomorphy); body fat concept
and its assessment (hydrostatic and skillfold methods); calculating percent body fat;
body weight control (negative energy balance and weight loss, positive energy
balance and weight gain); guidelines for losing body fat and gaining fat-free weight
and effects of regular exercise on body weight.
PHE 727 - Exercise Testing and Prescription
Detailed discussion of risk assessment and safety of exercise guidelines for exercise
testing and administration; principles of exercise prescription (medical history,
physical examination, twelve-lead resting electrocardiogram, resting systolic and
diastolic pressures, and graded EGG monitored exercise test); exercise prescription
for special population (hypertensives, diabetics, obese children, adults and elderly);
assessment of physical fitness components (muscular strength, endurance, power,
flexibility, agility, speed, balance, reaction time, aerobic and anaerobic capacities).
PHE 741 - Preparation of Physical Education Teachers
Memories of supervision and analysis of instructional issues from examination of
concepts and models relating to teacher preparation in physical education,
designing, implementing and evaluating of teacher education programmes as related
to physical education.
PHE 742 - Curriculum Development and Innovation in Higher Education
Detailed study of curriculum development processes, innovation strategies in
physical education; National Policy on Education and physical education instruction.
PHE 743 - Public Relation in Sports
Purpose, need, importance and relevance of public relation in sports, sports and the
media, marketing and advertising through sports; the tools for public relations;
public relation in democratic/society, tailoring public relations for diverse audiences;
research in communications and public relations, action cases; communication's
cases; the future of public relations in sports.
PHE 744 - Personnel Administration in Sports
A survey of the staff personnel function in sports organisations and institutions,
recruitment process, personnel training, performance evaluation, personnel problems
in sports, leadership behaviours of sports administrators.
PHE 745 - Facility Management and Programme
Principles basic to facility management and programme planning in sports
organisations and institutions; principles of determining facility needs for indoor and
outdoor sports and recreation; purchase, care, storage and maintenance; office

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management, legal liability and insurance, planning for new construction,


architectural requirements.
PHE 746 - International Sports
An in-depth study of the content and structure of international sports competitions
and analysis of the various factors which affect its development, sports and polities,
international sports organisations and national Olympic committees, professionalism
and amateurism in sports, and foreign policy.
PHE 747 - Decision Making in Sports Administration
Management techniques as applied to sports administration; example Management
By Objectives (MBO); problem identification and conflict resolution; case studies in
decision making.
PHE 748 - Sociology of Sports
Study of play, games and sports in societies and cultures, principles and methods of
sociology as applied to human societies, social sources of differing values and
conceptions of reality, patterns of relationship among groups, class and gender
inequality in sport, indigenous dances, games and sports in Africa and cultural
significance; sociometry in physical education and sports.
PHE 771 - School Health Programme
An examination of current health problems in Nigerian schools, health services and
healthful school environment; instructional methodology; health promotion and
maintenance, drug use and abuse; school and public health; health records, social
facilities in relation to pupils health.
PHE 772 - Community Health Programme
Theory and practice of community health education through different media.
Institutional framework and activities of agencies responsible for the promotion and
maintenance of community health. Environment health problems, waste generation
and modern treatment modalities; process of detecting and preventing disease;
communicable and non-communicable diseases.
PHE 773 - Planning and Evaluation in Health Education
Principles of planning health education programmes, protecting and evaluation of
health education materials; voluntary health agencies, mass communication and
health education; social workers and public health.
PHE 774 - Nutrition and Health
Nutrition in relation to health needs of students and the school community; planning
programme of nutritional health, nutritional value and quality of local food; economic
and emotional factors influencing food selection; nutritional needs of athletes,
nutrition and exercise; food fads and fallacies.

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PHE 775 - Injury Care and Prevention Techniques in Sports


Developing and evaluating different conditioning techniques and programmes for
ears and prevention of sports injuries, mental, emotional and physical trauma;
hazard of physical exercise, emergency procedures, planning progressive
conditioning exercise; management of sports injuries.
PHE 776 - Human Sexuality
Biochemistry of sex, the sexual systems of men and women; myths and
misconceptions, birth control, sexual attitudes and behaviours; sexual dysfunctions
and counselling; sexual variance, sex-linked diseases and disorders; methods of sex
education in schools.
PHE 777 - Safety Education
School physical environment as it affects the health of students, safety measures in
schools, homes and community; accident types, causes and prevention; industrial
and occupational safety; hazard evaluation.
PHE 778 - Methods and Materials in Health Education
Examination of different methods, materials, principles of instruction; review of
current problems in health teaching; audio visual materials in health education,
health promotion techniques.
PHE 779 - Drug Education in Contemporary Society
Society and drug psychological factors and adolescents; drug use and abuse among
students and athletes; drug services, co-ordinators of drug programmes; types and
sources of drug information; food and drug authorities.
PHE 780 - Guidance and Counselling in Physical Education
An overview of the psycho-social factors influencing athletes' behaviour, techniques
and methods of guidance services in physical education. Career opportunities,
student-athlete advising, anxiety of an athletic performance.
PHE 790 - Practicum
PHE 799 - Masters Dissertations
Masters dissertation (including orals) on a theme/field of study as approved by
the supervisor and Departmental Board on Postgraduate Studies.

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List of Academic Staff


S/No. Name/Qualification
1.
B.S. Mshelia
Ed., M.Ed., Ph.D.

Professor

2.

N. Tanglang

Reader

3.

M.W.U. Gaya (.Ed., M.Ed., Ph.D.)

Reader

4.

A. Kaidal

(B.Ed., M.Ed., Ph.D.)

Reader

5.

LA. Njodi

(B.Sc., M.Ed., Ph.D. [Nig.])

Snr. Lecturer

6.

D.W. Bwala

(.Ed., M.Ed.)

Snr. Lecturer

7.

S.S. Hamafyelto

(B.Sc., M.Ed., Ph.D.)

Snr. Lecturer

8.

A.A.. Sanusi

B.Sc., M.Ed., Ph.D.)

Snr. Lecturer

9.

D.A. Folaranmi

(B.Ed., M.Ed.)

Chief Tutor

10.

A. Balami

(B.Ed., M.Ed.)

Lecturer I

11.

M.K. Gana

(B.Ed., M.Ed.)

Lecturer II

12.

Z.M. Nayawo

(B.Ed., M.Ed.)

Lecturer II

13.

M. Shettima

(B.Ed.)

Asst. Lecturer

14.

E.A. Haruna

(B.Ed.)

Asst. Lecturer

(Ed., M.Ed. [Lagos]; Ph.D.)

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