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Dr. Isaac Ubi

Senior Lecturer
Educational Foundation
doctorisaacubi@unical.edu.ng

Isaac Ubi joined the University of Calabar, Nigeria as lecturer on 1st September, 2008 and was promoted Senior Lecturer on 1st October 2014. He holds several degrees including a Ph.D in Educational Measurement and Evaluation of the University of Calabar. He teaches courses in Educational Research, Statistics, Measurement and Evaluation and has supervised a couple of Thesis. He received the TETFUND grant for research in 2014 and submitted bound copies of its report in 2015. A consultant statistician and data analyst, Dr Ubi has been external examiner to some Universities in Nigeria, including the University of Lagos. He has attended and presented papers in several academic conferences, published in several reputable Journals, contributed chapters in edited Research and statistics books. He is member of two academic professional bodies – Educational Assessment and Research Network in Africa (EARNiA), and the Association of Educational Researchers and Evaluators of Nigeria (ASSEREN).

Joshua, M. T., Ubi, I. O., Kritsonis, W. A. and Marshall, R. L. (2007). Gender, personality and neurotic factors in Mathematics achievement among secondary school students in Calabar, Nigeria. National Forum of Applied Educational Research Journal, 20 (2), 37-49.


Osim, R. O., Uchendu, C. C. and Ubi, I. O. (2012). Class size pressure: An impediment to teachers’ work quality. Global Advanced Research Journal of Educational Research and Reviews, 1 (5), 95-99.


Egaga, P. I., Ubi, I. O. and Bassey, P. U. (2015). An impact assessment of academic disciplines on Secondary School teachers’ dispositions to affective characteristics in Cross River state, Nigeria. Global Journal of Human Social Sciences, 15 (10), 37-41.


Egaga, P. I., Bassey, P. U. and Ubi, I. O. (2015). A cross disciplinary assessment of job performance among teachers of secondary schools in Cross River State, Nigeria. Global Journal of Human Social Sciences, 15 (11), 39-43.


Bassey, B. A., Ubi, I. O., and Joshua, M. T. (2003). Sex difference in students’ attitude toward Mathematics and their evaluation of Mathematics instruction. Education for Today, 3 (1), 109-115.


Ubi, I. O., Bassey, S. W. and Joshua, M. T. (2009). Demographic factors in Mathematics performance in University Matriculation Examination (UME) in Nigeria.

Bassey, S. W., Ubi, I. O. and Joshua, M. T. (2010). Instructional accountability in Secondary School Mathematics: Incidence and workability as perceived by Nigerian Teachers. International Journal of Educational Leadership (IJEL), 2 (2), 206-215.

Ukpor, C. O., Ubi, I. O. and Okon A. E. (2012). Assessment of factors determining parents’ preference for private secondary schools in rural communities of Cross River State. Global Journal of Educational Research, 11 (2), 99-106.


Joshua, M. T., Ubi, I. O., Bassey, B. A. and Offong, M. E. (2003). Towards developing a model for teacher evaluation in Nigeria. International Journal of Educational Administration, Planning and Research, 1 (2), 153-166.


Ubi, I. O., Joshua, M. T. and Umoinyang, I. E. (2012). Assessment of dimensionality of Mathematics tests of University Matriculation Examination in Nigeria. Implication for regional development. Journal of Educational Assessment in Africa, 7, 122-130.

Ibe, I. O. and Ubi, I. O. (2017). Principals’ supervisory role and teachers’ application of testing skills in Calabar Education Zone of Cross River State, Nigeria. Education for Today, 13 (2), 284-292.


Bassey, P. U., Bisong, N., Isangedighi, A. J. and Ubi, I. O. (2011). Job performance effectiveness: A comparison of Teachers in public and private schools in Cross River State, Nigeria. LWATI: A Journal of Contemporary Research, 8 (2), 9-15.


Ubi, I. O. and Robert, A. I. (2015). Didactic appraisal of computer-based and paper-pencil testing in Economics at the 2014 unified tertiary matriculation examination in Nigeria. African Journal of Theory and Practice of Educational Assessment, 2, 86-95.


Ubi, I. O., Egbona, A. E., Mbon, U. F. and Inyang B. J. (2009). Perception of the new pension scheme among academic and non-academic staff of Universities in South-South, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Social and Development Issues, 6 (2), 10-21.

Otu, B. D., Inaja, A. E., Ubi, I. O. and Ekpang, P. U. (2009). Student achievement motivation and malpractice behaviour in examination in tertiary institutions in Cross River State. The Calabar Counsellor – Journal of Counselling Association of Nigeria, 3(2), 228-240.

Ubi, I. O. (2009). The predictive validity of general intelligence, test anxiety and prior achievement test on Mathematics performance of JSS students in Cross River State, Nigeria. THE LEAJON: Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 1 (1), 116-122.


Ubi, I. O., Orji, E. and Inaja, A. E. (2011). An impact evaluation of the UBE school feeding and health programme in Cross River State, Nigeria. The International Chercheur, 2 (1 and 2), 1-5.

Ubi, I. O., Ukpor, C. O. and Bassey, S. W. (2011). Cumulative continuous assessment3 averages scores as predictors of final grades in First School Leaving Certificate Examination: Lessons for global reforms in primary teacher education. Education for Today: Journal of faculty of Education, 7 (1), 143-149.

Ubi, I. O., Umoinyang, I. E. and Joshua, M. T. (2011). Item local independence in selection examination in Nigeria. Education for Today: Journal of faculty of Education, 7 (1), 175-185.

Ubi, I. O. and Bassey, P. U. (2016). Teachers’ affective characteristics as predictors of job performance in public secondary schools in Cross River state, Nigeria. International Journal of Educational Administration, Planning and Research, 8 (1), 259-264.


Ubi, I. O. and Okoi, O. A. (2015). Panic, neurotic and chronic anxieties as predictors of students’ achievement in junior school certificate Mathematics in Calabar, Nigeria. Journal of Evaluation, 1 (1), 62-69.


Ubi, I. O. (2015). Students’ entry background scores and school based assessment performance in Universities in Calabar, Nigeria. International Journal of Educational Administration, Planning and Research, 7 (2), 126-131.

Ubi, I. O. and Ibe, I. O. (2017). An assessment of the application of testing skills among secondary school teachers’ in Calabar Education Zone of Cross River State, Nigeria. Journal of Educational Research and Evaluation, 16 (2), 145 - 149.

Joshua, M. T., Agborbechem, P. T. and Ubi, I. O. (2006). Achieving universal basic education by the year 2015: Assessment of the readiness of school systemsin the Federal Republic of Nigeria. In M. K. Akinsola, D. Mapolelo, M. Mosothwane and K. Bose (Eds). Primary Basic Education (pp. 235-243). Botswana: Macmillan Publishers.

Ubi, I. O. and Bassey, B. A. (2012). Multivariate Statistics. In A. J. Isangedighi (Ed). Essentials of research and statisticsin education and social sciences (pp.257- 274). Calabar: Eti-Nwa Associates. (ISBN: 978-007-293-7).

Bassey, B. A. and Ubi, I. O. (2012). Correlation. In A. J. Isangedighi (Ed). Essentials of research and statisticsin education and social sciences (pp.211-234). Calabar: Eti-Nwa Associates. (ISBN: 978-007-293-7).

Ubi, I. O. and Odiong, J. E. (2017). Institutional variables and attitude towards research among undergraduate students of Universities in Cross River State. In M. T. Joshua, P. N. Asuquo and J. S. Peter (Eds). Education for careers in the 21st century: A fest script in honour of Professor Daniel D. Denga (pp. 562- 570). Calabar: University of Calabar Press. (ISBN: 978-007-310-8).

Ubi, I. O. (2017). Fundamentals of statistics in education. Calabar; University of Calabar Press. (ISBN: 978-37541-8-1)

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1. 10th annual conference of the Nigerian Association of Educational Researchers and Evaluators (DAERE)
1. 10th annual conference of the Nigerian Association of Educational Researchers and Evaluators (DAERE) held from 8th July to 11th July, 2009 at Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council, Abuja. Paper Presented State mock examination as a predictor of students’ academic performance in the senior secondary certificate examination in Cross River State, Nigeria.
Start: Wednesday 8th July, 2009
End: Saturday 11th July, 2009
6. 17th annual national conference of Association of Educational Researchers and Evaluators of Nigeria (ASSEREN)
6. 17th annual national conference of Association of Educational Researchers and Evaluators of Nigeria (ASSEREN) held at the University of Ibadan, 12th to 17th July, 2015. Paper Presented Panic, neurotic and chronic anxieties as predictors of junior secondary school certificate Mathematics examination achievement in Cross River State, Nigeria.
Start: Sunday 12th July, 2015
End: Friday 17th July, 2015
2. 2nd international conference on the Role of Assessment and Research in Catching-Up with the Trends in Global Education
2. 2nd international conference on the Role of Assessment and Research in Catching-Up with the Trends in Global Education organised by the Educational Assessment
Start: Monday 28th November, 2016
End: Friday 2nd December, 2016
8. 18th annual national conference of Association of Educational Researchers and Evaluators of Nigeria (ASSEREN)
8. 18th annual national conference of Association of Educational Researchers and Evaluators of Nigeria (ASSEREN) held at Imo State University Owerri, 11th to 15th July, 2016. Paper Presented An assessment of the application of testing skills among secondary school teachers in Calabar Education Zone of Cross River State, Nigeria.
Start: Monday 11th July, 2016
End: Friday 15th July, 2016
7. Capacity building workshop for Mathematics and Statistics Lecturers
7. Capacity building workshop for Mathematics and Statistics Lecturers held at National Mathematics Centre, Abuja, 18th to 24th October, 2015.
Start: Sunday 18th October, 2015
End: Saturday 24th October, 2015
4. 2nd annual conference of the Institute of Education, University of Calaba
4. 2nd annual conference of the Institute of Education, University of Calabar held at the University of Calabar on 22nd to 26th April, 2014.
Start: Tuesday 22nd April, 2014
End: Saturday 26th April, 2014
3. South-South zonal workshop on instructional delivery through ICT tools organized by Nigeria Association for educational media and technology (NAEMT)
3. South-South zonal workshop on instructional delivery through ICT tools organized by Nigeria Association for educational media and technology (NAEMT) at University of Calabar, 26th February to 1st March 2013.
Start: Tuesday 26th February, 2013
End: Friday 1st March, 2013
1. 16th annual national conference of Association of Educational Researchers and Evaluators of Nigeria (ASSEREN)
1. 16th annual national conference of Association of Educational Researchers and Evaluators of Nigeria (ASSEREN) held at the University of Calabar on July 14th to 18th 2014.
Start: Monday 14th July, 2014
End: Friday 18th July, 2014
9. Faculty of Education, University of Calabar, conference on sustainable development goals: the educationist perspective
9. Faculty of Education, University of Calabar, conference on sustainable development goals: the educationist perspective held in Calabar, 5th to 9th September, 2016 Paper Presented Principals’ supervisory role and teachers’ application of testing skills in Calabar Education Zone of Cross River State, Nigeria.
Start: Monday 5th September, 2016
End: Friday 9th September, 2016
10. 2nd international conference on the Role of Assessment and Research in Catching-Up with the Trends in Global Education
10. 2nd international conference on the Role of Assessment and Research in Catching-Up with the Trends in Global Education organised by the Educational Assessment and Research Network in Africa, 28th November to 2nd December, 2016. Papers Presented i) An assessment of regulatory standards and spatial distributions of public primary schools in Calabar Municipality, Nigeria. ii) Information processing pedagogy as a panacea for effective learning: an imperative for global assessment and research practice.
Start: Monday 28th November, 2016
End: Friday 2nd December, 2016
5. 6th annual national conference of Association of Educational Researchers and Evaluators of Nigeria (ASSEREN)
5. 6th annual national conference of Association of Educational Researchers and Evaluators of Nigeria (ASSEREN) held at the University of Calabar on July 14th to 18th 2014. Papers Presented i) Students’ entry background scores and school based assessment performance in Universities in Calabar, Nigeria. ii) Factor analytical procedure for item appraisal in a test on Mathematics: Lessons for school based assessment practice in Cross River State, Nigeria.
Start: Monday 14th July, 2014
End: Friday 18th July, 2014
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