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Pages: 196-202
Publication year: 2015
ISBN: 978-84-608-2657-6
ISSN: 2340-1095

Conference name: 8th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation
Dates: 18-20 November, 2015
Location: Seville, Spain

RECONSIDERING OUR ENVIRONMENT TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE FUTURE

O. Izobo-Martins1, E. Ekhaese1, K. Ayo-Vaughan2, O. Ajibade1, V. Onah1

1Covenant University (NIGERIA)
2Bells University of Technology (NIGERIA)
It has been observed that one significant problem facing the higher institutions in Nigeria is the declination in the performance of the students. Studies have been carried out by several researchers to ascertain the cause of the declining performance and drop outs that is gradually becoming a norm. The phenomenon has been identified as low level of students’ retention. In order for higher institutions to improve the students’ retention, the act of rethinking the environment can enhance and improve the students learning. If higher institutions campus experience by creating environments for speedy integration coupled with the provision of academic advisors. This study brings to focus affordable student center as a medium for student campus integration which would present a creative environment for improving student enthusiasm about schooling, simultaneously improving performance. Therefore, the core of this study is to investigating the decline of students’ performance and drop out in order to establish a sustainable and cost effective higher education environment. The findings show that students’ retention can be improved upon, through the provision of affordable and sustainable student centers in the higher institutions. This paper concludes that if the capacity of an institution is to improve a student’s enthusiasm, then a sustainable and affordable environment would contribute and determine the rate of student retention.
@InProceedings{IZOBOMARTINS2015REC,
author = {Izobo-Martins, O. and Ekhaese, E. and Ayo-Vaughan, K. and Ajibade, O. and Onah, V.},
title = {RECONSIDERING OUR ENVIRONMENT TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE FUTURE},
series = {8th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation},
booktitle = {ICERI2015 Proceedings},
isbn = {978-84-608-2657-6},
issn = {2340-1095},
publisher = {IATED},
location = {Seville, Spain},
month = {18-20 November, 2015},
year = {2015},
pages = {196-202}}
TY - CONF
AU - O. Izobo-Martins AU - E. Ekhaese AU - K. Ayo-Vaughan AU - O. Ajibade AU - V. Onah
TI - RECONSIDERING OUR ENVIRONMENT TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE FUTURE
SN - 978-84-608-2657-6/2340-1095
PY - 2015
Y1 - 18-20 November, 2015
CI - Seville, Spain
JO - 8th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation
JA - ICERI2015 Proceedings
SP - 196
EP - 202
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O. Izobo-Martins, E. Ekhaese, K. Ayo-Vaughan, O. Ajibade, V. Onah (2015) RECONSIDERING OUR ENVIRONMENT TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE FUTURE, ICERI2015 Proceedings, pp. 196-202.
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