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Dr. Alexander Essien Timothy

Lecturer 1
Arts Education

Alexander Essien Timothy is a Lecturer in the Arts Education Department, Faculty of Education, University of Calabar, Calabar. He holds a Ph.D in Curriculum Studies with specialization in language Arts Education. He is currently the Examinations Officer, course Adviser, Staff Adviser in the Department. He is also the Editor of the Faculty of Education Bulletin. He is involved in teaching, research, project supervision and mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students. He is a member of the Mixed Methods International Research Association, World Council of Curriculum and Instruction and President and Founder of Calabar Qualitative Researchers Association. His area of Research interest is English Language Instructional Strategies and the application of digital technologies in ESL (English as a Second Language). He is also interested in Gender studies and Inclusive Education. He has several publications in local and foreign Journals of repute and has attended several conferences in Nigeria and abroad. He is currently leading a Research team of five investigating Awareness and Utilization of Language Teaching apps. His email address is and his phone number is +2347037731963.

Obiekezie E. O. & Timothy, A. E. (2017). An appraisal of inclusive English Studies education prospect in Cross River State. Education for Today, 13 (2), 213 -321. 

Timothy, A. E. (2018a). Deploying WhatsApp in ‘Use of English and Communication Skills’ Class in Nigeria: Benefits and Constraints. Santhom Journal of Edu RACE, 1(1), 77 - 88. 

Timothy, A. E. (2018b). The Ezekiel Strategy: Prevention and cure for metrophobia. Education Extracts. 6 (2). 96 -105.

Effiom, B.E. & Timothy, A. E. (2017). Rethinking didacticism and moral education in Nigerian literary text in the context of corruption in Nigeria. Niger Delta. Journal of Education. 9(1&2), 280 -289.  

Timothy, A. E. & Bassey, E. B. (2017). Fostering entrepreneurship career through ELS Pedagogy in Nigerian Universities. In Joshua, M. T., Asuquo, P.& Peters, J. (Eds). Education for Careers in the 21st Century: A Festschrift in Honour of Prof.  D. I Denga .Nigeria: University of Calabar Press, 88 – 99.

Timothy. A. E.(2017) Language and communication conflict in Nigeria: implications for English language pedagogy. Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies. 1(2), 43-48.  

Timothy, A. E. & Uguma, V. U. (2017).Language civility, immediacy and peace valence among Nigerian university lecturers. LWATI. A Journal of Contemporary Research 14(1).1-13. 

Okune, S.T & Timothy, A. E. (2017). Despair and Disillusionment in Post-Negritude African Literature.English Language, Literature & Culture, 2,(5), 45-51.  

Timothy, A. E. (2017). Basic skills for re-engineering conference preparation and presentations for national change and development in Nigeria. The Nigerian Educator, 6 (1). 7-15.

Ejemot-Nwadiaro, R. I., Timothy, A. E. Obiekezie. E. O. (2014.). Research innovation strategies in Nigerian universities: Assessment of research uptake practice. Journal of Educational Review,7 (1), 73 – 80.  

Obiekezie, E. O.; Ejemot-Nwadiaro, R. I.; Essien, M. I.; Timothy, A. Essien (2014).Academic Quality Control in Nigerian Universities: Exploring Lecturers' Perceptions. African Higher Education Review (AHER), 8 (1).85-95 

Uguma, V. U. & Timothy, A. E. (2014). Influence of school certificate English achievement and faculty on course of study. Higher Education Studies, 5 (1), 81-90.

Obiekezie, E.O. & Timothy, A. E. (2015). Fostering ethnic and religious harmony through classroom language experiences. Journal of Education and Practice. 6(25), 55 – 62. 

Timothy, A. E. (Spring, 2016). Discovering my left hand: Conducting language arts research in Nigeria. Learning landscapes, 9 (2), 513 -533

Uguma, V. U. & Timothy, A. E. (2014). Appraisal of language arts curriculum for Nigerian schools. International Journal of Continuing Education and Development Studies, 2(2), 50-55.

Uguma, V. U, Timothy, A. E. & Ukwa, E. W. (2015). Spelling innovations and students’ performance in essay writing in English Language. Education for Today, 11 (2). 65 -70

Timothy, A. E., Obiekezie, e. Chukwurah, M., & F.C.Odigwe (2014). An Assessment of English Language teachers’ knowledge, attitude to, and practice of inclusive education in secondary schools in Calabar, Nigeria. Journal of Education and Practice, 5(21), 33-

Obiekezie, E.O.  Essien, M. & Timothy, A. E. (2013). South-South universities curriculum characteristics and global collaboration in the 21st Century. African Higher Education Review (AHER), 7 (2), 45-53. 

2. Omojuwa, J. O. Timothy, A. & Obiekezie, E. (2009).The television factor in vocabulary development among secondary school students in Cross River State, Nigeria, Global Journal of Educational Research, 8(1&2), 55-59.

Omojuwa, J & Timothy, A. (2006). Television viewing frequency and reading comprehension performance of secondary school students in Cross River State, Nigeria. Education for Today, 6(2), 19 – 21

Timothy, A. E., Okune, T. S. & Obiekezie, E. (2010) Transfer of learning in the impact of recreational reading on SS 3 students’ performance in reading comprehension. Literacy and Reading in Nigeria, 12(2), 268 – 272. 

Obiekezie, E.O. & Timothy, A. E. (2011). Students’ perception of teachers’ knowledge of subject matter and reading comprehension performance of SS 3 students in Cross River State, Nigeria. Global Journal of Educational Research, 10 (2), 105 – 110. 

Obiekezie, E.O. & Timothy, A. E. (2012). Parents’ level of education and reading comprehension performance of SS 3 students in Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal for Adult Education and Lifelong Learning, 1(1), 232 – 239. 

Timothy, A.E. (July 2013). The dearth of good men. English Journal, 102 (6). 30.

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8thAnnual National Conference of Association of Nigerian Teachers (ASSONT) in Collaboration with National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) held at National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Enugu Study Centre, Trans Ekulu, Enugu.
The conference featured presentations on a variety of themes around Education for All
Start: Monday 8th July, 2013
End: Saturday 13th July, 2013
No Results for Grants/Awards Received