NOTE FOR EDITOR: Administering Examinations For Quality Control In Distance Education: 
The National Open University Of Nigeria Perspective


Examination is an important tool for evaluating students learning outcome and require proper planning to meet high standards. This paper therefore examines the processes leading to administration of face-to-face examination in distance education with focus on the National Open University of Nigeria. It highlighted some procedures such as test development, test administration and post test administration/award procedures. It also identified some quality control practices adopted in administering examinations at the National Open University of Nigeria, and concludes that quality control in examinations is the means by which an educational institution ensures that test development and administration procedures meet high standards.

KEYWORDS: Administration; Examinations; Quality; Control; Distance Education; Perspective.