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|Re: George Weah Declares Tuition Free In Public Universities In Liberia by CodeTemplar: 3:29pm On Oct 26, 2018|
abbey621:If u admit uni and technical sch complement each other why compare them in the first place?
Check out this University of Ibadan Link and tell me if it matches or comes close to any US university's CS curriculum : https://sci.ui.edu.ng/compscicourse
|Re: George Weah Declares Tuition Free In Public Universities In Liberia by abbey621(m): 3:39pm On Oct 26, 2018|
|Re: George Weah Declares Tuition Free In Public Universities In Liberia by CodeTemplar: 3:47pm On Oct 26, 2018|
abbey621:Is your comparison of a technical university like Gtech to partially/non technical one fair in you own opinion?
|Re: George Weah Declares Tuition Free In Public Universities In Liberia by abbey621(m): 3:52pm On Oct 26, 2018|
Do we have technical universities in Nigeria? If so bring out their syllabus let's compare. My initial comparison was to the best universities in Nigeria when it comes to programming and the two names given were UniIlorin and Covenant. I can also show you the curriculum of Georgia State or Clayton State and they both still beat the best in Nigeria. It gets to a point when you realize syllabus matters just as much as the mode of teaching. A computer science student expected to pass 15 classes in the final year is a joke, there is no defense for it!
|Re: George Weah Declares Tuition Free In Public Universities In Liberia by CodeTemplar: 4:05pm On Oct 26, 2018|
You still refuse to acknowledge there is no specific way to teach computer science. Covenant is doing great. Unilorin too. Even OAU ((Ife) I just finish checking theirs.
Don't transfer you bias of OSU(OOU) to all schools. There are many students who finished from CU and UI and are dong great in advanced studies in those countries you mentioned.
|Re: George Weah Declares Tuition Free In Public Universities In Liberia by abbey621(m): 4:21pm On Oct 26, 2018|
Why do you like to speak as if you are an expert on this matter? You are not an educator or a computer science professor so what do you mean there is no specific way to teach? I wouldn't waste my time fully analyzing your statement above but speaking from a statistical point of view, what percentage of Nigerian computer science graduates successfully completed their advanced degree in computer science abroad? A more realistic question, what percentage of computer science graduates from Nigeria are successfully employed in a computer science field abroad? If you don't have the answers to these questions then please don't make blanketed statements, I can only give you my experience and that of at least 12 colleagues of mine from Nigeria. Our B.S in Comp. Science was practically worthless, keep in mind some of these guys went to Ife and Unilag but still got the shock of their lives when they realized they were operating on outdated knowledge. My intention here is no to talk bad about the Nigerian education system but to raise awareness that the rest of the world is leaving us behind educationally.
|Re: George Weah Declares Tuition Free In Public Universities In Liberia by HigherEd: 5:01am On Oct 27, 2018|
TheVictorious:Thing is i don't even know much about this CS thing. But ivknow CU produces a lot of excellent developers.... Very excellent ones in fact.
|Re: George Weah Declares Tuition Free In Public Universities In Liberia by HigherEd: 5:09am On Oct 27, 2018|
abbey621:All i know is Covenant produces a lot of excellent developers home and abroad. Currently, we have quite a number working at Silicon Valley and i know they are excellent. I do not know whether they acquired their practical knowledge from school or elsewhere.
The issue of curriculum is an issue for all Nigerian programmes. We need to get to the point where universities are allowed to determine and design their own curriculum.
|Re: George Weah Declares Tuition Free In Public Universities In Liberia by abbey621(m): 5:38am On Oct 27, 2018|
I can guaranty that if they are working in Silicon Valley they got the knowledge outside of Nigeria. You are definitely right about curriculum, it is high time for a new design with modern systems and techniques, hopefully we get it right one day because many countries are so far ahead in math and science especially Asian countries.
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