List of Nigerian Universities Offering Open and Distance Learning Courses
Open and Distance Learning (ODL) means that students should not be required to attend classes or have face-to-face contact unless there are compelling reasons to justify it.
Such as Examinations, periodic facilitation and practicum.
Open and Distance Learning (ODL) is an approach to teaching and learning that offers open and flexible access to learning opportunities to anyone, anywhere, and at any time.
ODL is especially useful for potential students who are unable to access learning opportunities where they are provided
The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), with 72 study/resource centres nationwide, is currently the only Uni-mode university mandated for Open and Distance Learning in the delivery of university education.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved seventeen (17) universities which may be regarded as dual-mode universities with limited capacity to deliver degree programmes by open and
distance learning (ODL) in addition to the conventional face-to-face mode.
List of Universities in Nigeria Offering Open and Distance Learning Courses
Below are the list of Distance Learning Centres in Nigeria and the programmes they offer.
|1||University of Ibadan, Ibadan||UI Distance Learning Centre|
|2||Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife||OAU Centre for Distance Learning|
|3||University of Lagos, Akoka||UNILAG Distance Learning Institute|
|4||University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri||UNIMAID Centre for Distance Learning|
|5||Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola||MAUTECH Centre for Distance Learning|
|6||University of Abuja, Abuja||UNIABUJA 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||Babcock University Ilishan||Babcock Centre for Open Distance and e-Learning|
|13||Federal University of Technology Minna||FUTMINNA Centre for Open Distance and e-Learning|
|14||University of Ilorin||UNILORIN Centre for Open Distance and e-Learning|
|15||Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti||ABUAD Open and Distance Learning Centre|
|16||Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye||OOU Open and Distance Learning Centre|
|17||Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Portharcourt||IAUE Institute of Distance Education|