URSULA, NGOZI AKANWA

 URSULA, NGOZI AKANWA

URSULA, NGOZI AKANWA

PROFESSOR

Biography

PERSONAL DATA

Name:                                                            Prof (Pst). URSULA NGOZI AKANWA

1.         Place of Birth:                                    Gusau, Zamfara State.

2.         Nationality:                                                   Nigerian

3.         Marital Status:                                             Married

4.         Date of Assumption of Duty:                   1st November, 2011

5.         Status of First Appointment:                   Assistant Lecturer

6.         Present Status:                                           Professor

7.         Date of Last Promotion:                           1st October, 2014

8.         Date of Confirmation of Appointment: 1st January, 1987.

9.         Department:                                                 Science Education

10.       Contact Address:                          Science Education Department, College of Agricultural and Science Education,

                                                                Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike. PMB 7267. Umuahia, Abia State.  

11.       E-mail:                                                          sisngoakanwa@yahoo.com

 

B. EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

1. Educational Institutions Attended (with Dates):

    i. Community Primary School Agbala, Owerri.                                               1970- 1974

   ii. Girls’ Secondary School Emekuku, Owerri.                                                 1974- 1979

  iii. University of Nigeria, Nsukka.                                                            1980- 1984

  iv. Federal University of Technology, Owerri.                                                   2000- 2005

   v . Abia State University, Uturu.                                                                  2005- 2008

 

2. Academic/Professional Qualifications with Dates:

  i. First School Leaving Certificate                                                                        1974

 ii.  West African School Certificate                                                                        1979

 iii. B.Sc (Hons) Zoology.                                                                                     1984

 iv. Post Graduate Diploma in Education.                                                               1987

  v. M.Ed Measurement and Evaluation                                                                        1991

 vi. Post Graduate Diploma in Management.                                                                  2000

vii. M.Sc Financial Management.                                                                                    2005

viii. Ph.D Educational Measurement and Evaluation.                                                 2008

 

C. MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES:

Member, American Psychological Association (APA) NO: 32224454 

Member, National Association of Educational Researchers and Evaluators, 2008-Date.

Member, Science Teachers Association of Nigeria, 1989-Date.

Member, Curriculum Organization of Nigeria.

Member, Nigerian Council of Educational Psychologists.

Member, Teacher Registration Council. IM/T/00117.

Member, International Association of Educational Assessment (IAEA)1112408

 

D.  SERVICES AS A RESOURCE PERSON OUTSIDE THE UNIVERSITY:

Consultant: Abia State HIV /AIDS Situation Analysis - 2006

Resource Person: Abia State Universal Basic Education Capacity Building Workshops. 2006 - Date.

Resource Person: ADP Workshop on Data Collection and Management  in Asaba Delta State.

Resource Person Workshop on the Dynamics of a Changing Society and the  role of the Civil Service

Master Trainer- UNFPA programme on Population and Family Life Education-1999 -Date

Member - Abia State World Bank Assisted Project on HIV HAF Fund Technical Review Committee 2012&2013

Member Abia State Representative group for South East FSH/MARPS Appraisal workshop in 2013 Owerri ,Imo State .

Member- Abia State HAF Advisory Committee – 2012-Date.

 Lead Paper Presenter at the 2015 National Conference of the National Council of Educational Psychologists held at Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka 2nd-5th September 2015

Research Fellow during Sabbatical at Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Portharcourt 1st Dec 2015 -30th Nov 2016

Lead   Researcher on “Impact Evaluation of NDDC’s Agricultural and Agric Interventions in the Niger Delta States”   

 

E. MEMBERSHIP OF COMMITTEES:

Member, Abia State University Investigation Panels.

Member Abia State University Sandwich Ad hoc Committee, 2002-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010.

Member ABSU Ceremonial Committee, 2006-2010.    

Member, Students Union Electoral Committee, 2005-2010

Member Committee on Provision of Parks/Waiting Places for Students, MOUAU

Member Investigation Committee on the Leakage of Junior Staff Vacant Positions, MOUAU

Member Panel for the Unethical Activities of a Lecturer in MOUAU

Member Senate Investigation Panel constituted to consider a Lecturer’s “Reply to a Query” in MOUAU.

Member Investigative Panel on the leakage of BIO 111, PHY 117, CHM 114 question papers.

Chairman panel investigating various pending cases about junior staff

Chairman of board of University Demonstration Nursery School

Member, Senate investigation Committee on the Role played by Academic Staff in CEET on the complaint by the 400 level students in Electrical and Electronics Engineering Dept. in (CEET) on the Course EME 511.

Member Senate committee on appointment of a substantive Bursar 2014

Resource Person during the workshop organized for induction of new staff 16-18th September 2016

 

F. POSITIONS HELD:

Centre Coordinator, Institute for Distance Education, ABSU, 2004-2011.

Liaison Officer, Institute for Distance Education, ABSU, 2002-2004.

Head, Catering Unit  ABSU Uturu,  2006-2011.

Hall Mistress  ABSU, Uturu.     2006-2011

Head, Department of Vocational Education Abia State University, Uturu, 2006/2007.

Head, Department of Psychological Foundations, ABSU, 2009-2011.

Acting Dean, Faculty of Education, ABSU, 24th May 2011- 6th June 2011.

Head, Department of Science Education, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, 2011- 2015 .

 

 AWARDS:

1. Award of Excellence as a friend of students by Great Vision Network, Abia State University, 2007.

2. Award of Excellence in Service to God and Humanity by Missionaries on Divine Assignment IAC Liberia York Ville, USA. 2008.

3. Distinction Rating by Students of the Department of Psychological Foundations of Abia State University, Uturu. 2010.

4. Excellence Award as a Nigerian Christian Ambassador 2011 by Queen Elizabeth Hospital Chapel Youth Fellowship.

5. An   Award of Honour as the Most Efficient HOD by National Association of Agricultural and Science Education Students (NAASES) 2012/2013 Session.

6. An Award of Honour as a student friendly HOD by National Association of Agricultural and Science Education Students (NAASES) 2014/2015

 

I. WORK EXPERIENCE:

1. Previous Work Outside Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike:

National Youth Service Corps,  Benue State Polytechnics, Ugbokolo, Benue State, Nigeria.

Taught Biology, Integrated Science, Physics, Mathematics, Health Science in Secondary Schools at these various Schools respectively;

Mount Saint Michael’s Secondary School, Aliade 1986-1988,

Holy Ghost Secondary Technical School, Umuahia 1988-1990,

Ibeku High School, Umuahia 1990-1991,

Okenalogho Secondary Technical School, Obowo 1991-1999.

Assistant Lecturer, Abia State University, Uturu 1999-2002.

Lecturer II, Abia State University, Uturu 2002-2005.

Lecturer I,  Abia State University, Uturu 2005-2008.

Senior Lecturer,  Abia State University, Uturu 2008- October2011.

2. Work Experience Within Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike:

Associate Professor Michael Okpara University of Agricture 1st October 2011-30th September 2011

Professor , Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike 1st October, 2014- Date. 

 

J. PUBLICATIONS AND CREATIVE WORKS:

JOURNAL ARTICLES

1.            Akanwa, U.N. (2001). Societal Factors influence on Secondary School Pupils’ Discipline in Abia State. Nigerian Journal of Professional Studies in Education, 8(3) 9-18.

2.            Akanwa, U.N., Okonkwo, A.C. (2001). An Evaluation of the Infrastructural Facilities, Teaching/Learning Materials in Abia State. Public Primary Schools: Implications for UBE. Nigerian Journal of Professional Studies in Education, 8(4) 27-40.

3.            Olatunji, S.O., Akanwa, U.N. (2001). Trends in Students’ Enrolment and Achievement in SSCE Science and Mathematics: Implications for Nation Building. Nigerian Journal of Professional Studies in Education, 8(4) 114-120.

4.            Olatunji, S.O., Akanwa, U.N. (2002). Trends in Examination Malpractices in May/June SSCE in Nigeria 1988-2001. Nigerian Journal of Professional Studies in Education, 9(3) 90-98.

5.            Akanwa, U.N. (2003). An Evaluation of Knowledge and Attitude of Secondary School Students in Abia State towards HIV/AIDS. Journal of Contemporary and Science Education, 1(1) 124-135.

6.            Olatunji, S. O. And Akanwa, U. N. (2007) University Education in Nigeria; is privatization the Best Option. In E. A. C Okeke (Ed), Implication of Privatization for Education in Nigeria. 195-206

7.            Okonkwo, C. A and  Akanwa, U.N. (2007). An Assessment of Infrastructural Facilities of private schools  in Abia State: JOCASE, 2(1) 61-69.

8.            Olatunji, S.O., Akanwa, U.N. (2007). Sex- Differences in the Uptake of Post- Graduate Courses in Eastern Nigerian Universities. JOCASE, 2(1) 87-95.

9.            Akanwa, U.N. (2007). Comparative Study of Teachers and Students Perception of the Integration of the Sexuality Education in the Curriculum. Journal of Theoretical and Empirical Studies in Education, 1(1) 129-135.

10.         Akanwa, U.N. (2007). Comparative Analysis of Students Academic Performance in the First and Second Teaching Practice Exercise. Journal of Theoretical and Empirical Studies in Education, 1(2).

11.         Akanwa, U.N. (2007). Teachers’ and Pupils’ perception of causes and forms of examination malpractices in Primary schools in Umuahia North. Education Quarterly, 8(1) 144-151.

12.         Akanwa, U.N., Olatunji, S.O. (2008). Comparative Analysis of Students’ Performance in May/June SSCE Organized by WAEC/NECO. Journal of Review in Education, 19(1).

13.         Akanwa, U.N. and Nkwocha, P.C. (2008). Application of ICT for storing and accessing tertiary education results: A tool for improving some assessment practices and goal attainment. African Journal of Science and Technology, 6(2) 158-167.

14.         Akanwa, U.N., Ukah, P.N. (2008). Comparative Study of Relationship between Continuous Assessment Score in JSS Examination: Implication for Quality Assurance. Journal of Curriculum Studies, 15, 72-81.

15.         Ukah, P.N., Akanwa, U.N. (2008). Encouraging Creativity amongst Primary School Children: Implication for Achieving the Primary School Educational System Objectives. Journal of Counseling Association of Nigeria Imo State Chapter. In Press.

16.         Akanwa, U.N. and Ukah, P.N. (2008). Assessment of Primary School Teachers’ Competency Level in Information And Communication Technology (ICT) as a basis for Quality Assurance in the Lower Basic Education. Education Quarterly, 9(3) 161-167.

17.         Akanwa, U.N. (2008). Comparison of Performance of pupils in the Private and Public Primary Schools in Abia State. Journal of Education, Science and Technology, 2(1) 208 - 222.

18.         Akanwa, U. N (2008). Evaluation of University Students’ knowledge of HIV/AIDS, VCT:   Provision of A Conducive learning Environment.

19.         Akanwa, U.N. (2009). Effect of Location on Performance of Pupils in First School Leaving Certificate. Journal of Counseling Association of Nigeria, 4(2) 194-207.

20.         Akanwa, U.N. and Onofeghara, N. (2009). Predicative Validity of University Matriculation Examination and Post University Matriculation Examination. International Journal of Research in Education, 6(1&2) 282-287.

21.         Akanwa, U.N. (2009). Relationship between CA Scores and Examination Scores in Junior Secondary School Examination: Implication for Quality Assurance in Upper Basic Education. Counseling Spectrum, 4(2) 34-49.

22.         Akanwa, U.N. (2009). Sex differences in performance in Science and Mathematics in WASSCE (2006-2008): Implication for Counseling for Gender Re-orientation. African Journal of Science and Technology, 7(1) 150-158.

23.         Nkwocha, P.C and Akanwa, U.N. (2011). Relationship Between NECO and SSCE Results: Implication for Functional and Sustainable Education. Journal of Education Studies, 11(5) 37 – 47.

24.         Nkwocha, P.C and Akanwa, U.N. (2011). Evaluation of Distance Education for Improved Learning. American Journal of Distance Education, 24(1) 51-58.

25.         Akanwa, U.N. (2011). Assessment of Information and Communication Technology knowledge of Upper Basic (Junior Secondary School) Teachers in Umuahia Education Zone: Implication for Human Capital Development. Nigerian Journal of Educational Research and Evaluation, 10(2) 130-136.

26.         Akanwa, U.N. (2011). Perception of Secondary School Teachers of E-Assessment as a Solution to Examination Challenges. The Educational Psychologist, 5(1) 139-146.

27.         Akanwa, U.N. (2011). Students’ Perception of the Multiple Choices (MCQ) Examination System in Abia State University, Uturu. African Journal of Education and Ideas, 2(3) 73-80.

28.         Akanwa, U.N. (2011). Assessment of Information Communication Technology (ICT) knowledge of Science and Mathematics Teachers. Journal of Curriculum Studies, 18(2) 41-46.

29.         Olatunji, S.O. and Akanwa, U.N. (2011). Nigerian Students’ Academic Achievement in May/June SSCE, Agricultural Science and Chemistry (1993-2007): Implications for Agricultural and Human Capital Development. Nigerian Journal of Educational Research and Evaluation, 10(2) 154-162.

30.         Akanwa, U.N. (2011). Lecturers’ Perception of the Multiple Choice (MCQ) Examination System in Abia State University, Uturu. DELSU Journal of Educational Research and Development, 10(1) 117-126.     

31.         Akanwa, U.N. and Udumaga C.C.U (2012). Enrolment in Technical Schools in Imo State: Implication for Technological Development. Journal of Psychological Studies, 1(1) 126 - 131

32.         Akanwa, U.N. (2012). Comparative Analyses Of Performance Of Students In Science Subjects In Secondary School Certificate Examinations Conducted By West African Examination Council (WAEC) And National Examination Council (NECO). Journal of Psychological Studies, 1(1) 165 – 169

33.         Akanwa, U.N. (2012). Improving Intellectual Functioning Through Emotional Intelligence. The Educational Psychologist, 6(1) 24-29

34.          Akanwa, U.N. (2012). Relationship Between Gender And Performance in Joint Admission University Matriculation Examination(Ume) And Post-Ume. Journal of the Nigeria Academy of Education, 8(2) 143-151

35. Nkwocha, P.C., Akanwa, U.N and Oguoma,C.C. (2012).Challenges And Merits of On-Line Examinations In Open Universities In Nigeria. National Journal of Educational Studies 1(1) 1-6

36.          Akanwa, U.N. and Ovute, A.O (2012). Assessment of Competencies Required and Possessed  by Basic Science and Technology (BS&T) Teachers towards ensuring Teacher Quality Assurance. Lit  Academic Journal 1(1) 225-234.

37.         Akanwa, U. N and Kanu Success (2012) Unethical practices in the Nigerian Educational    System. Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary in Business. 4(8) 451-464.

38.          Akanwa, U.N. (2013).Assessment of Universal Basic Education Teachers’ Knowledge of Causes, Effects and Solutions of Climate Change: Implication for Curriculum Development. Nigerian     Journal of Curriculum Studies, 20(1) 108-115

39.          Eluwa,I.O.,and Akanwa U.N.(2013). Appraising Impact of School Quality on Instructional Effectiveness of Private Nursery and Primary School Teachers. Journal of the Nigeria Academy of Education, 8(1) 96-110.

40.          Akanwa, U.N. and Okonkwo,C.A. (2013).Open Educational Resources (OER) in Teacher Preparation and Educators Perception   of Computer Self-Efficacy and General Self-Efficacy. Journal of the Nigeria Academy of Education, 8(2)19-41.

41.          Akanwa, U.N. (2013). Assessment of Indiscipline Behavours among Teachers that Influence    Students’ Behavour. Journal of the Nigerian Society for Psychical Research,  4(1) 164-172.

42.          Akanwa, U.N. and  Nkwocha,P.C (2013). Lecturers’ Perception of Adequacy of National    Universities Commission (NUC) Accreditation Guidelines: Implication for Quality Assurance.  Journal of Theoretical and Empirical Studies in Education, 3 (1) 61-72.

43.          Akanwa, U.N. and Ihedoro C.C (2013). Effects of Capacity Building Workshops on the Efficiency and Effectiveness of UBE Teachers in Umuahia Education Zone of Abia State,3(1) 230- 244

44.          Agommuoh P. C and Akanwa U. N(2013). Senior Secondary School Physics Teachers Assessment of  Entrepreneurial Skills Needed For Global competitiveness. IOSR Journal of Research & Method in Education, 4(1)25-29.

45.          Akanwa, U.N (2013).Subject Preferences of Senior Secondary Students in Abia State: Implication for    Technological Advancement and Marketing of Education. Journal of Education, 6(1)30-36.

46.          Eluwa, I. O and Akanwa, U. N (2013) Appraising Impact of School Quality on Instructional Effectiveness of  Private Nursery and Primary School Teachers. Journal of the Nigeria Academy of Education, 8(1)96-110.

47.          Okonkwo, C. A and Akanwa, U. N (2014) Assessment of Tertiary Teachers’ Capacity Development Need  in Test item-Writing: A case Study of Dual Mode Institutions in the West African Sub-Region. West   African Journal of Open & flexible learning 3(2)63-89.

48.         Akanwa, U. N. And Eluwa, M. O (2014)   Effect of Learner-Centered Teaching Method on Academic Achievement of Slow Learners. International Journal of Educational Research. 13(1)

49.          Agommuoh P. C and Akanwa U. N (2014). Science Teachers’ Assessment of Use of Hands: On  Activities in the Management of Indiscipline in the Classroom. International Journal of Innovative  Research & Development,3(3)122-125.

50.          Akanwa, U.N. and Ovute A.O (2014).  The Effect of Constructivist Teaching Model on SSS Physics Students’ Achievement and Interest. IOSR Journal of Research & Method in Education, 4(1) 35-38.

51.          Akanwa, U.N. and Eluwa, I.O(2014).Evaluating Competency Enhancement Needs of Lecturers for  Quality Teaching and Learning in South-East Universities of Nigeria. IOSR Journal of Research &  Method in Education, 4(2) 01-05.

52.          Akanwa, U.N. and Ovute A.O (2014). Effects of Collaborative Learning on Effective Communication  Skills for achieving Peace culture among Science Students in Nigerian Schools. 3(4) 394-397.

53.          Akanwa, U. N. and Eluwa, I. O. (2014) Appraising progress and Challenges to Effective training and Learning in South east Universities of Nigeria. Review of Education Journal. 25 (1)

54.          Agommuoh P. C and Akanwa U. N (2014). Dropout rate in Universal Basic (UBE) in Abia State:  Implication for MDGs Delivery. Review of Education Journal. 25 (1).

55.          Nkwocha, Patricia C. and Akanwa U. N(2014). Use of Video Recording for Practical Examination in some Nigeria Universities. A Contribution to Quality Assurance. Journal of Education, The Teacher, and Professional Practices (JOETEPP).143 (1)

56.          Akanwa, U. N and Nkwocha, P C (2014) Relationship between Ordinary Level Prerequisite Subjects   and Final grade point  Average of Students in Science Based Courses in Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State.

57.          Nkwocha, P. C, Akanwa, U. N and Ihekwaba, C. N(2014) Gender Disparity in enrolment for State Common Entrance Examinations in Owerri Municipal

58.          Akanwa, U.N, Edeoga, G. and Eluwa, I. O (2015) Gender and higher Education in Nigeria. Emerging 21st Century issues. “International Journal of Gender and Development Issues 1(3) 19-25.

59.          Akanwa, U.N, Edeoga, G. and Eluwa, I. O. (2015) Gender Balance. A catalyst to Economic Sustainability and National Development. International Journal of Gender and Development issues 1(3) 26-30.

60.          Akanwa, U. N and Kalu-Uche, N. (2015) Women in Stem: Closing the Gender Gap to National Transformation in Nigeria. IOSR Journal of Research & Method in Education (IOSR-JRME). 5(2). 8-15 DOI:10.9790/7388-05230815.

61.          Nkwocha Patricia.C, Akanwa Ursula. N. and Nkwocha Norbert. C.(2015) Challenges Encountered using CBT by 2015 UTME candidates in Owerri zone one, Nigeria: Test Validity Implication. IOSR Journal of Research &  Method in Education (IOSR-JRME). 5(5). 2 8-35 DOI:10.9790/7388-05512835.

62.          Akanwa .U. N and Nkwocha. P. C.(2015) Prediction of South Eastern Nigeria Students’ Under Graduate Scores with UME and Post-UME  scores.  IOSR  Journal of Research & Method in Education (IOSR-JRME 5 (5).36-39 DOI:10.9790/7388-05513639.

63.          Eluwa, I.O and Akanwa,U.N(2015)Educating Women For Sustainable and Equitable Development:          Imperative for Evaluative Policy Review. International Journal of Gender and Development issues 1(5)211- 217 ISSN:2360-8528 .

64.          Kalu-Uche,N and Akanwa,U.N(2015)University Undergraduates  Rating of 21st Century Transferable     Competencies Necessary For Their Career Development IOSR  Journal of Research & Method in    Education (IOSR-JRME   5(6)(1)1-7  

65.          Eluwa, I.O and Akanwa U.N (2015) Graduation Trends of Students in Abia State University from 1999- 2011 and Implication for Quality Assurance. Journal Of Sustainable Education 1(1) 81-90

66.          Agommouh,P. C and Akanwa, U.N(2016) Validity of Nigeria’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, Physics Computer-Based Tests: Threats and Opportunities. IOSR Journal of Research & Method in  Education (IOSR-JRME   6(3)(2)33-38  P-ISS:2320-737X.

 

67.          Kalu-Uche,Nnennaya and Akanwa,U.N(2016)Information and Communication  Technology in preservice Science teacher preparation:Gaps.Academic Journal of Research and Development (AJORAD)6(1)

68.          Akanwa,U.N(2016)The place of nurture,pschosocial adjustment  in academic achievement of adolescents.TheEducation  Psychologist 10(1)11-17

69.          Akanwa, U.N and Okonkwo, C.A (2016) Development and use of Multiple Choice items as Instrument Science Performance Measure for large Class Sizes. Academic Journal of Research and Development   (AJORAD) 6(6) 1-15.

70.          Akanwa, U.N and Eluwa, I.O (2016) Collaborative Learning and Mentoring on Undergraduates Students’ Cognitive Achievement in Educational State. Academic Journal of Research and Development (AJORAD) 6(6) 16-28.

71.          Akanwa, U.N and Nwankwo U. M (2016) Influence of Item Arrangements in Multiple choice objective Tests on Students Academic in Physics. Academic Journal of Research and Development (AJORAD) 6(6)  205-211.

72.          Ekele Onuoha and Akanwa, U.N (2016) Evaluation of Access to Quality Education and Equity in Educational opportunity through continuing Education programme in South East, Nigeria. Journal of Theoretical and Empirical Studies in Education. 5(1) 11-16.

73.          Agomuo-Nicholas, Chimatara and Akanwa, U.N(2016) Influence of Gender and Emotional Intelligence on Teaching Effectiveness. Journal of Theoretical and Empirical Studies in Education. 5(1) 247-254.

74.          Kelechi Joshua Princewill and Akanwa, U.N (2016) Evaluation of the Availability and utilization of audio visual Aids in Teaching and Learning of Agricultural Science in Imo State Junior Secondary School. Journal of Theoretical and Empirical Studies in Education. 5(1) 265-276.

 

 

BOOK OF READINGS  

1.         Akanwa, U.N. (2004). Evaluation of Continuous Assessment Practices in Nigeria Universities. Current issues in Nigerian Education:  A Book of Readings FOE, ABSU Prof Nwadiuto (Ed), 103-111

2.         Olatunji, S.O., and Akanwa, U.N. (2004). Gender Differences in College of Education Science Students Enrolment Implication for UBE Current issues in Nigerian Education: A Book of Readings FOE, ABSU Prof Nwadiuto (Ed), 226-234

3.         Akanwa U.N., and Nwahunanya C. I. (2010 ). Concurrent Validity of JAMB UME scores and University Screening Examination (USE) Scores and its influence on Education. Technology, Educational Administration and national Development: festschrift in Honour of Engineer Onyekwere Ikegwu Nwankwo. Onyekwere O. and Ezechi O. eds. Ibadan: Kraft Books Limited.  Pp 305 – 316.

4.         Akanwa U.N. (2011). Evaluation of University Guidance Programmes in Nigeria. Higher Education and Nigerian National Development: a book of Essays in Honour of Professor Mkpa Agu Mkpa. Uchendu P.K., Emetarom U.G. and Nwosu O. eds. Owerri: Barloz Publishers inc. Pp 75 – 85

BOOK CHAPTER

1.    Akanwa, U.N. (2000). Matter 2: States and Types. NTI Module Series ITS 119.

2.    Akanwa U.N. (2011). Evaluation of Teacher Effectiveness in the Classroom in Afianmagbon B. E. and Nwokocha L. K. (eds),  Classroom Management: Issues, Problems and Prospects. Pp 304 – 316.

 

TEXT-BOOKS

1.         Odoemelam, A.M., Ajoku, M.U., Nwahunanya, C.I. and Akanwa, U.N. (2004). Psychological Testing for Undergraduates and Graduates. Whytem Publishers Nigeria Ltd, 1st Edition, 179.

2.         Olatunji, S.O., Akanwa, U.N. and Nwahunanya, C.I. (2004). Measurement and Evaluation of Learning Outcomes. Naphtali Prints, 1st Edition, 120.

3.         Mkpa, N.D., Igbokwe, U.O., Olatunji, S.O. and Akanwa, U.N. (2006). Educational Statistics: Multiple Choice Questions and Answers. Kaler Books, 1st Edition, 118.

4.         Odoemelam, A.M., Ajoku, M.U., Nwahunanya, C.I. and Akanwa, U.N. (2008). Psychological Testing for Undergraduates and Graduates: An Essential Guide. Crystal Publishers, Revised, 252.

5.         Mkpa, N.D., Akanwa, U.N. and Nwahunanya, C.I. (2008). Continuous Assessment and Instrumentation: Multiple Choice Questions and Answers. Barloz Publishers, 1st Edition, 89.

6.         Nwahunanya, C.I., Akanwa, U.N. (2008). A Practical Guide to Research and Project Writing. Springfield Publishers, 1st Edition.

7.         Akanwa, U.N., Nwahunanya, C.I. and Obilor, F.N. (2011). Understanding Continuous Assessment and Instrument for University Students. Onyi Graphics and Publishers, 1st Edition. In Press.

8.         Akanwa, U.N., Ajoku, M.U. and Okorie, E.O. (2011). Academic Achievement Analysis. Barloz Publishers. In Press.

 

  CONFERENCES ATTENDED

1.         Akanwa, U.N. (2006). University Students Perception of HIV/AIDS. Paper Presented at 4th National Conference of Faculty of Education.

2.         Akanwa, U.N., Ukah, P.N. (2008). Assessment of Primary School Teachers Competence Towards Information and Communication Technology. Paper Presented at 21st Annual Conference of Curriculum Organization of Nigeria (CON).

3.         Akanwa, U.N. (2009). Sex Differences in Performance in Science and Mathematics in WASSCE (2006-2008): Implications for Counselling for Gender Re-Orientation. A paper presented at the 34th Annual National Conference of Counselling Association of Nigeria at Bauchi.

4.         Akanwa, U.N., Nkwocha, P.C. (2009). Application of ICT for Storing and Accessing Tertiary Education Results: A tool for Improving some Assessment Practices and Goal Attainment. Paper presented at the National Conference of Education Researchers and Evaluators at National Mathematics Centre, Abuja.

5.         Akanwa, U.N. (2010). Perception of Secondary School Teachers of E- Assessment as a Panacea to Examination Challenges. Paper presented at the Nigeria Counsel of Education Psychology 2010 at the National Conference at F.C.E. Asa Auditorium.

6.         Akanwa, U.N. (2010). Assessment of ICT Knowledge of Junior Secondary School Teachers in Umuahia Education Zone: Implication for Human Capital Development. Paper presented at the National Conference of Educational Researchers and Evaluators at Ebitimi Banigo Hall.

7.         Akanwa, U.N. (2010). Assessment of Information Communication Technology Knowledge (ICT) of Science and Mathematics Teachers. Paper presented at the (CON) Conference at Abakaliki Law Auditorium of CAS Campus, EBSU.

8.         Nkwocha, P.C, Akanwa, U.N., Oguama, C. (2012). Challenges and Merit of On-line Examinations in Open Universities in Nigeria: A Case Study of Abia State and Imo State Study Centres. A Paper presented at National Conference Organized by School of Education, Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri.

9.         Akanwa, U.N. and Nkwocha, P.C. (2012). Lecturer’s Perception of Adequacy of National Universities Commission (NUC) Accreditation Guidelines: Implication for Quality Assurance. A paper presented on 14th Annual Conference of Nigerian Association of Educational Researchers and Evaluators (NAERE), at Princess Alexandra Auditorium, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.    

10.       Akanwa, U.N (2012). Teachers’ Perception of Teacher Characteristics Necessary For Entrepreneurship Education In Abia State Paper Presented at 2012 Annual Conference Of The Institute of Education At Princess Alexandra Auditorium, University Of Nigeria, Nsukka On The 3rd-6th September, 2012.

11.       Akanwa, U. N. (2012). Assessment of Universal Basic Education Teachers’ Perception of Causes, Effects and Solutions of Climate Change: Implication for Curriculum Development. A Paper Presented at the 25th Annual Silver Jubilee Conference of Curriculum Organization of Nigeria (CON) held at Imo State University, Owerri from the 19th-22nd September, 2012.

12.       Akanwa, U. N. and Cyprian Ihedoro, S.M.N. (2012). Evaluation of the Effects of Capacity Building Workshops on the Efficiency and Effectiveness of UBE Teachers in Umuahia Education Zone. A Paper Presented at the 2012 National Conference of the National Council of Educational Psychologists held at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike from 5th-8th September, 2012.

13          Agommuoh, P.C and Akanwa, U.N, (2012). Science teachers’ assessment of use of hands-on activities in the management of indiscipline in the classroom. Paper presented at the 12th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Educational Psychologists holding at Nwafor Ugochukwu multipurpose hall temporary site, Federal College of Education, Umunze, Anambra State.

14          zof Indiscipline Behaviours of Students and its effects on achievement in Mathematics. Paper presented at the 12th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Educational Psychologists holding at Nwafor Ugochukwu multipurpose hall temporary site, Federal College of Education, Umunze, Anambra State.

15        Akanwa, U.N (2012). University Students’ ratings of entrepreneurship skills needed on graduation for sustainable development. Paper presented on the 2012 Annual National Conference of Faculty of Education, Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) held at ESUT auditorium Agbani. Monday 22nd – Friday 26th October, 2012.

16        Akanwa, U.N (2012). Subject preferences of senior secondary students in Abia State: Implication for technological advancement and marketing of education. A paper presented at the 2nd Annual National Conference of Education of the Faculty of Education, University of Uyo at CBN Auditorium, town campus from Monday 8th - Friday 12th October, 2012.

17          Akanwa, U. N. (2012). Assessment of Indiscipline Behaviours among Teachers that Influence Students’ Behavior.

18        Akanwa, U. N. (2012). The Impact of Mentoring on Inexperienced Teachers in the Education Zones of Abia State. A Paper Presented at the 2012 National Conference of the National Council of Educational Psychologists held at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike from 5th-8th September, 2012

19        Nkwocha, P.C and Akanwa, U.N. (2014). Gender Disparity in Enrolment for State Common Entrance Examinations in Owerri Municipal. A paper presented at the 2014 National Association of Educational Researchers and Evaluators held at University of Calabar, Calabar.

  

20          Akanwa,U.N ,Okonkwo, C.A (2014) Development and use of multiple choice items as instrument for  Science performance measure for large class sizes. A paper presented at the 2014  conference of IAEA at Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore 25th-30th May 2014

 

21          Eluwa ,I.O and Akanwa,U.N (2014) Educating women for sustainable and equitable development A paper presented at the 3rd International conference on gender and environment at Federal University of Technology Owerri22nd-25th February 2014.

 

22          Nkwocha, P.C and Akanwa, U.N. (2014). Gender Disparity in Enrolment for State Common Entrance Examinations in Owerri Municipal. A paper presented at the 16th Annual National conference of Association of Educational Researchers and Evaluators (ASSREN) held at University of Calabar, Calabar 14th-18th July 2014.

 

23          Akanwa, U.N, Edeoga, G. and Eluwa, I. O (2015) Gender and higher Education in Nigeria. Emerging 21st Century issues. A paper presented at the 4th International conference on gender and environment at Federal University of Technology Owerri 25th-28th February 2015

 

24          Akanwa, U.N, Edeoga, G. and Eluwa, I. O. (2015) Gender Balance. A catalyst to Economic Sustainability and National Development. A paper presented at the 4th International conference on gender and environment at Federal University of Technology Owerri 25th-28th February 2015

 

25          Akanwa,U.N(2015)The place of nurture, psychosocial adjustment  in academic achievement of adolescents. Lead Paper Presented at the 2015 National Conference of the National Council of Educational Psychologists held at Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka 2nd-5th September 2015

 

26          Agommuoh, P. C and Akanwa, U.N(2015) Validity of Nigeria’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation   Examination, Physics Computer-Based Tests: Threats and Opportunities. Paper presented at IAEA2015 conference at University of Kansas, Lawrence Kansas. United States of America 11th-15th October 2015.   

 

27          Eluwa ,I.O and Akanwa,U.N (2016) Gender Equity and inclusive governance in Nigeria :reflections on measurement and policy A paper presented at the 5th International conference on gender and environment at Federal University of Technology Owerri22nd-25th February 2016.

 

28          Nkwocha,P.C, Akanwa,U.N,  Nkwocha, C.C(2016 )   LECTURERS' KNOWLEDGE OF QUALITATIVE RESEARCH REQUIREMENTS AND PERCEIVED PROCEDURES FOR ENHANCING AUTHENTICITY OF ITS REPORTS. A paper presented at the 18th Annual National  conference of Association of Educational Researchers and Evaluators held at Imo  State University Owerri.11th-15th July 2016

 

29          Akanwa,U.N, Nkwocha P.C and  Agoha,T.C (2016)ASSESSMENT OF SCHOOL READINESS OF PRIMARY ONE PUPILS IN SCHOOLS IN OWERRI AND UMUAHIA. A paper presented at the 18th National conference of Association of Educational Researchers and Evaluators held at Imo State University Owerri.11th-15th July 2016     

 

30          Agommuoh, P. C and Akanwa, U.N(2016) ASSESSMENT OF THE  SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS    PERFORMANCE IN  THE NEW ENTRPRNEURAL SUBJECTS IN WEST AFRICAN SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION  IN ABIA STATE OF NIGERIA. Paper presented at the IAEA 2016 hosted by Council for Quality Assurance Umalusi   at Westin Hotel, Capetown  21ST-26 August 2016

 

31          Workshop on Value Chain Addition in Agricultural Products at ARMTI,Ilorin from 23rd-27th May 2016.

 

32          Workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation at ASCON  Badagry,Lagos From the 9th-15th October 2016.

 

33          Transformational Leadership organized by United Nation Institute for Training and Research hosted by Geneva Institute For Leadership and Public Policy at Geneva Swizerland from16th -20th 2017.

 

34 Akanwa, U.N,Ebere,Collins,Nkwocha,P.C(2017) PERFORMANCE IN 300 LEVEL AND 400 LEVEL, JAMB UME AND POST UME IN UNIVERSITIES IN SOUTH EAST NIGERIA: IMPLICATION FOR QUALITY ASSURANCE.A PAPER PRESENTED AT 19TH   ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ASSOCIATION OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCHERS AND EVALUATORS OF NIGERIA (ASSEREN) AT UNIVERSITY OF JOS, PLATEAU STATE from14th to 17th July 2017

 

EDITORSHIP OF LEARNED JOURNALS

1.    Akanwa,  U.N (Member of Editorial Board), (2008). African International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy. (AIJEAP), 1(1).

2.    Akanwa, U.N. (Member of Editorial Board), (2010). African International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy. (AIJEAP), 2(1).

3.    Akanwa, U.N. (Associate Editor), (2011). African Journal of Education and Ideas (AJEI), 2(3).

4.    Akanwa, U.N. (Associate Editor), (2012). Journal of Psychological Studies. 1(1).

5.    Akanwa, U.N., (Consulting Editors) (2012),National Journal of Educational Studies  1(1).

6.    Akanwa, U. N. (Consulting Editors) (2015), National Journal of Education Research

7.    Akanwa, U.N (Consulting Editors)(2015),School of Education National Journal of Educational Research studies

 

K. COMMUNITY SERVICES

- President, Women’s wing of Owerri development union Umuahia branch, 1994-1996

- Women’s Leader Christian Pentecostal Mission, Umuahia I, 2000- 2013

- Women’s leader, Streams of Joy Ministries International, Umuahia, 2009- Date

- Member, Streams of Joy Ministries Board, Umuahia, 2008- Date

- Member, Abia State University Women Association, 2000- 2011

- Member, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture women, 2012- Date

- Sunday School Superintendent, Christian Pentecostal Mission I, Umuahia, 2000- 2013

- Matron, Family Love International, Abia State University, Uturu, 2005- 2011

- Financial Secretary, Nigerian Fellowship of Evangelical Students Owerri and Aba Zonal Councils, 2007- Date