Implications of Poor Management of Students’ Academic Records in Nigerian Universities

  • Shehu Umar Mabera
Keywords: Students’ Records, Academic Record, Poor Records Management, University

Abstract

This study assessed students’ perceived implications of poor management of students’ academic records in Nigerian universities. The study followed the single case study and was conducted at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto (UDUS). The population of the study comprised of 5905 final year students from eleven faculties of the University in 2018/2019 session. Data was collected by means of a questionnaire. Simple random sampling technique was used to select 361respondents. 320 representing 85% responded. The data collected were analysed using mean and standard deviation to find answers to the research questions. From the analyses it was established that delays in decision making, in graduating students, as well as loosing opportunities by the students were identified as part of the implications of poor management of the students’ academic records. The managements of the UDUS should consider the findings of the study and address these malaises for proper record management and the associated benefits.

Keywords: Students’ Records, Academic Record, Poor Records Management, University

Published
2020-08-25
Section
Articles

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eISSN: 2360-994X
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