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FULL LIST: NUC Approved 13 Distance Learning Centers in Nigeria

FULL LIST: NUC Approved 13 Distance Learning Centers in Nigeria

Information reaching Naija News House that NUC Approved 13 Distance Learning Centers in Nigeria

Only 13 Nigerian universities have the approval to operate both conventional learning and Open and Distance learning (ODL), the National Universities Commission (NUC) has said.

The 13 were given ‘conventional’ licenses to operate a dual-mode system – face-to-face learning in the classroom and also open distance learning.

Approved Distance Learning Centers in Nigeria
Distance learning is a method of studying in which lectures are broadcast or lessons are conducted by correspondence without the need to attend a school or college.

Since the advent of the internet, distance learning has also included the use of the internet as most students receive and write their examinations online.

Distance Learning Centers

Dual-mode refers to universities that can give instructions in the conventional classroom that is face to face, and it can also give instructions on open and distance learning. Distance learning employs multimedia, and then it uses online.

Out of the 43 federal universities, nine were given licenses to run both conventional and ODL centers in Nigeria.

Two state universities were licensed to operate both conventional and ODL centers out of the 48 states universities, and two private universities out of the 79 private universities were given the license to operate the dual-mode system.

The list of 13 NUC approved Distance Learning Centers in Nigeria are as follows:

1. University of Ibadan, Ibadan Distance Learning Centre

2. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Centre for Distance Learning

3. University of Lagos, Akoka Distance Learning Institute

4 . University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri Centre for Distance Learning

5 . Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola Centre for Distance Learning

6 . University of Abuja, Abuja Centre for Distance Learning and Continuing Education

7 . Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso LAUTECH Distance Learning Centre

8 . Ahmadu Bello University Zaria Distance Learning Centre ABU, Zaria

9 . Lagos State University Lagos State University Open and Distance Learning and Research Institute

10. Joseph Ayo Babalola University University JABU Center for Distance Learning

11. University of Nigeria Nsukka UNN Center for Distance and e-Learning

12. Federal University of Technology Minna Center for Open Distance and e-Learning

13. Babcock University Ilishan Center for Open Distance and e-Learning

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