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American Journal of Educational Research. 2019, 7(9), 644-648
DOI: 10.12691/education-7-9-7
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Institutional Facilities and the Quality of University Education in Uganda

Godfrey Bagonza1, Nicholas Itaaga2 and Anthony Muwagga Mugagga2,

1Faculty of Education, Kyambogo University, Kampala, Uganda

2School of Education, College of External Studies, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

Pub. Date: September 20, 2019

Cite this paper:
Godfrey Bagonza, Nicholas Itaaga and Anthony Muwagga Mugagga. Institutional Facilities and the Quality of University Education in Uganda. American Journal of Educational Research. 2019; 7(9):644-648. doi: 10.12691/education-7-9-7

Abstract

This study investigated the effect of institutional facilities on the quality of university education in Uganda in Uganda. Quality of university education was measured by satisfaction of students with their current university experience and their labour market expectations. Institutional facilities were measured by adequacy of classroom space and environment, Library facilities and availability of books, Laboratory facilities and availability of teaching apparatus, and Computer facilities and Internet Access. A correlational, cross-sectional survey design was used with quantitative approaches to collect data from a sample of 300 university students of the graduating class and qualitative approaches to collect data from 12 university heads of academic departments and 12 human resource managers of selected employers. The study found a positive significant correlation between institutional facilities and the quality of university education in Uganda. The study recommends that improving the quality of university facilities will improve efficiency in teaching and learning which in the long run should improve the quality university graduates.

Keywords:
quality of university education institutional facilities retention and course completion employment expectations earnings expectations

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