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Dr. Catherine Alex Agbor


Arts Education


Associate Professor


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About Dr. Catherine Alex Agbor

Dr Catherine Alex Agbor is an Associate Professor of Curriculum Studies (Language Arts) in the Department of Arts Education. She holds a Ph. D in Curriculum Studies (Language Arts) from the University of Calabar (2006). Catherine joined the services of University of Calabar in 1998 as Graduate Assistant. She rose through the ranks to be promoted to the rank of Associate Professor in 2014. Her research interests include Curriculum delivery at all levels of education. She teaches both undergraduate and post graduate (Masters and Ph.D) courses in Language methods (French) and Curriculum theories respectively. She has successfully supervised over five graduate students’ thesis. Dr Agbor has published papers in national and international journals. She has also attended both local and foreign conferences where she has made presentations. Dr Agbor is a member many leaned organisations including the Curriculum Organisation of Nigeria, University French Teachers Association of Nigeria, World Council for Curriculum and Instruction and many others. She is married with children.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCEdgerley Memorial Primary School, Calabar 19701975
WASCFederal Government Girls’ College, Abuloma, Port Harcourt19761980
NCE University of Cross River State, Uyo 19811984
B.A. (Hons) Education/FrenchUniversity of Calabar, Calabar 19851987
M.Ed Curriculum Studies (Language Arts)University of Calabar, Calabar19992002
PhD Curriculum Studies (Language Arts)University of Calabar, Calabar20032006

S/N Publication
Agbor, C. A. (2016). Pedagogic Practices of Language Arts Educators and Knowledge Integration for National Development. Education For Today, 12(1), 237-241.
Agbor, C. A., & Inyang, M. I. (2016). Sustainable development goals include literacy for all adults everywhere. International Journal of Continuing Education and Development Studies, 3(1), 194- 199
Agbor, C. A. (2014). French Language Curriculum and Teaching in Nigerian Schools. In: Ivowi, M. O. (Ed), Curriculum and Teaching in Nigeria. Foremost Educational Services Ltd, Lagos, pp. 137-145.
Agbor, C. A. (2014). Language Arts Study and Child development. In: Effiom, D. A., (Ed), University of Calabar Press, Calabar, pp 179-190.
Agbor, C. A. (2013). Scaffolding guide to curriculum development on climate change in a language classroom Nigerian Journal of Curriculum Studies, 20(2), 16-22.
Agbor, C. A. (2013). Ecological literacy: Educating our youths for a peaceful Nigeria Literacy and Reading in Nigeria, 14(1), 165-169.
Agbor, C. A. (2013). Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL) as an extension of e-learning in language classes at higher education level in Nigeria Journal of Curriculum and Instruction, Nigeria Chapter, 9, (2), 106-112.
Agbor, C. A. (2012). Promoting quality French language achievement in Cross River State, Nigeria. LWATI: A Journal of Contemporary Research, 9(1), 171-176.
Agbor, C. A., & Perekeme, B. A. D. (2012). An assessment of language arts curriculum and instruction in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. Journal of Education and Practice, 3(8), 175-179.
Cornelius-Ukpepi, B. U., Agbor, C. A., & Ndifon, R. A. (2011). Correlates of disadvantaged children and literacy achievements in Cross River State, Nigeria. LWATI: A Journal of Contemporary Research, 8(2), 16-25.
Ekwueme, C. O., Agbor, C. A., Meremikwu, A., & Ekwueme, B. N. (2009). Literacy and gender liberation in a third world country. International Journal of Sustainable Development, 2(6), 87-90.
Agbor, C. A. (2009). Writing in an age of electronic literacy IKOGHO: A Multi- Disciplinary Journal, 6(1), 33-34.
Agbor, C. A. (2009). Differentiating curriculum for language learners with special needs Nigerian Journal of Curriculum Studies, 3(1&2), 239-246.
Agbor, C. A. (2008). The politics of literacy and technology in secondary school classrooms West Africa Journal of Educational Research, 11(1&2), 7-10.
Agbor, C.A., & Emeh, J. U.(2007). Two Paradigms of Teacher Education Nigerian Journal of Curriculum Studies, 14(3), 87-97.
Agbor, C. A. (2006). Teacher preparation: implication for individual instruction Education for Today, Journal of Faculty of Education, Unical, 6(1), 121-128.
Emeh, J. U., & Agbor, C. A. (2006). Ethics of the teaching profession West Africa Journal of Educational Research, 9(1&2), 35-39.
Agbor, C. A., & Emeh, J. U.(2005). Influence of Teachers Classroom Interaction Behaviour on Students Attitude to French Nigerian Journal of Curriculum Studies, National, 12(2), 233-236.
Agbor, C. A., & Emeh, J. U.(2005). Teachers classroom managerial variables and students academic achievement in French in Cross River State, Nigeria. Global Journal of Humanities, 4(1&2), 25-27.
Agbor, C. A. (2004). Improvisation and French Language Development in Nigerian Secondary Schools Nigerian Journal of Curriculum Studies, Calabar Chapter, 1(1), 167-171.
Agbor, C. A. & Emeh, J. U. (2003). ‘Teacher Education Challenges in the Age of Information Technology’ Global Journal of Educational Research, 2(1 & 2), 7- 12.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
Curriculum Organization of Nigeria, Calabar Chapter Conference, CalabarImprovisation and French language Development in Nigerian Secondary Schools2004-02-172004-02-20
Curriculum Organization of Nigeria, Uyo Chapter Conference, UyoInfluence of Teachers' Classroom behaviour on students' Attitude to French2004-09-142004-09-17
Curriculum Organization of Nigeria, Calabar Chapter Conference, CalabarLanguage in an inclusive classroom2006-02-142006-02-17
Curriculum Organization of Nigeria, Ago-Iwoye Chapter Conference, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun StateTwo Paradigms of Teacher Preparation 2006-09-122006-09-15
International Conference on Research and Develpment Institute of African Studies, Accra, GhanaLiteracy and gender Liberation in the Third World Countries2009-11-252008-11-28
Curriculum Organization of Nigeria, Owerri Chapter Conference, Owerri, Imo StateScaffolding: Guide to Curriculum Development on Climate Change in a Language Classroom2012-09-192012-09-22
WCCI: Nigerian Chapter Nsukka Chapter, Nsukka, Enugu StateMALL As Extension of E-Learning in Language Classes at higher Education level in Nigeria2012-10-162012-10-20
National Conference of Reading Association of Nigeria, Abuja Ecological Literacy: Educating our Youths for a Peaceful Nigeria2012-11-302012-12-02
Curriculum Organization of Nigeria, Calabar Chapter Conference, Calabar, Cross River StateA Review of the 'How' of Language Teaching and Learning for a sustainable future2014-09-172014-09-20
International Conference on Education and Information Technology, Boston, USABasic Education Curriculum in outh South Nigeria: Challenges and Opportunities of Quality Contents in the French Language2016-04-252016-04-26
Annual Conference of University French teachers Association of Nigeria, Uyo, Akwa Ibom StateMultimedia Efficacy in French language Pedagogy at the Tertiary Level Education in Nigeria2016-11-062016-11-10
Faculty of Education Conference, University of Calabar, Cross River StateTeching Corruption and Governance: The NUC BMAS Guiding Principles2018-09-022018-09-05
12th Biennial World Council for Curriculum and Instruction, Nigeria Chapter Conference held in Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria Inclusive Education: Implementation barriers in French Language Classrooms at the UBE Level in Nigeria2018-10-172018-10-20