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Name

Dr. Dada Oluseyi Akintunde

Department

Special Education

Designation

Senior Lecturer

Email

[email protected]


About Dr. Dada Oluseyi Akintunde

Dr. Oluseyi Akintunde Dada was appointed lecturer I in the Department of Special Education, University of Calabar, Calabr Cross River State in Decenber 2013 and promoted to the rank of Senior Lecturer in the year 2016. He has B.Ed in Special Education from University of Ilorin, M.Ed and PhD in Special Education from University of Ibadan. His teaching cut across both courses for postgraduate and undergraduate students in the faculty of education. He has attended and presented researched papers in over thirty (30) professional conferences and workshops locally and internationally. He has participated in policy formulation, curriculum review and evaluation in education. He has taught many courses including statistics and research, psychology of exceptional persons with disabilities and disorders, curriculum development for the gifted child, teaching Strategies and Management of children with exceptionality, inclusive education, as well as counselling the parents and children with disability. He have over forty (45) publications in peer review scholarly journals. He has supervised more than 20 undergraduate projects, six (6) master theses and two PhD dissertations. Dr. Dada belongs to reputable professional, non-profit and non-governmental organizations including National Association for Exceptional Child (NAEC), Nigeria Association for Special Education Teachers (NASET), Nigeria Council of Educational Psychologists (NCEP), National Association of Psycho-Social Education Researchers (NAPER), Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Association of Childhood Educators, Nigeria (ACEN) and Rotary International. He is very skillful in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and SPSS package for data analysis. He enjoys teaching, researching, writing and travelling. He is a good team player and always open to new knowledge. He is happily married with children.  


S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCAfrica Primary School, AyetoroYewa, Ogun State19831989
JSCEAlaye High School, AyetoroYewa, Ogun State19891991
SSCEComprehensive High School, AyetoroYewa, Ogun State19911994
ONDThe Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria 19951997
B.Ed in Special EducationUniversity of Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria19982004
M.Ed in Special EducationUniversity of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria20052007
Ph.D in Special EducationUniversity of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria20082013

S/N Publication
Dada, O. A., Swem, T., & Ausugh, C. A. (2017). Community resources and self-sustenance of person with visual impairment in Cross River State , Nigeria Education for today, 13(2), 72-85.
Dada, O. A. (2017). Equalizing Access and Quality Education through ICT for Gifted Learners. A Festschrift in honour of Professor Daniel I. Denga. In Education for carrers in the 21st Century Edited by Prof. M. T. Joshua, Prof. P. N. Asuquo & Dr. J. S. Peters
Dada, O. A., & Ukputa, C. O. (2017). Sport participation and facilities as predictors of marketable skills in sport for persons with disability in Nigerian University. Europian Journal of Special Education 2(5), https://oapub.org/edu/index.php/ejse
Ogabor, J. O., Dada, O. A., & Sanusi, M. (2016). Analysis of selected physical fitness profile of students with and without disabilities in University of Calabar. Education for Today 12(1), 71-78.
Dada, O.A., Bassey B.A., & Usani, J. O. (2016). Institutional predictors of academic creativity of undergraduates in universities in Cross River State, Nigeria. Global journal of educational research 15, 113-119. www.globaljournalseries.com
Dada, O. A. & Amodu, T. A. (2016). Regular teachers preparation for teaching and management of children of with autism spectrum disorders. Bayero Journal of Education.
Ogabor, J. O., Dada, O. A. & Sanusi, Mohammed (2016). Analysis of Selected physical fitness of profiles of students with and without disability in university of Calabar, Nigeria. Education for today 12 (1), 71-78.
Dada, O. A., Inyango, M. O. & Ntino, S. O. (2016). Hearing impairment and academic achievement of students in inclusive classroom. Special Needs Education, 2, 27-35.
Dada, O.A., & Edem, M. M. (2015). Developmental deviations and home management of the children with intellectual disabilities. Special needs education maiden edition 1, 83-90.
Egaga, P. I., & Dada, O.A. (2015).Community Resources as Correlates of Rehabilitation Services Delivery for Persons with Disabilities in Nigeria. International Journal of Humanitarian Social Sciences and Education (IJHSSE). 2(9), 27-33.
Egaga, P. I. & Dada, O.A. (2015).Efficacy of ICT in Enhancing Mathematics Creative Thinking (MCT) of Exceptional Children in Selected Primary Schools in Calabar, Nigeria.International Journal of Humanitarian Social Sciences and Education(IJHSSE), 2(9), 1-7 .
Egaga, P. I., Dada, O.A., & Fagbemi, O. O.(2015). Socio-Personal Factors as Predictors of Psychological adjustment of Exceptional Students in Ibadan, Nigeria. European Scientific Journal, 11(23), 395-409.
Dada, O. A. & Fagbemi, O. O. (2015). Gender difference in creativity of high achieving students in Ibarapa, Nigeria. Journal of Advocacy and Rehabilitation in Special Education, 14(1),12-18.
Dada, O.A., & Fagbemi, O. O. (2015). Home and school factors as predictors of creativity among high achieving students in Ibarapa, Oyo State, Nigeria. African Journal of Vocational Education, 5(1), 61-72.
Obi, F. B. & Dada, O.A.(2015). Education for All Inclusive Education for Secondary School in Nigeria. Education for Today, 11, 16-24.
Dada, O.A., Ikwem, U. E., & Edem, M.M. (2015). Educational Development, Legislation and Litigation for Person with Disabilityin Nigeria. Education for Today. 11(2), 1-8.
Eke, V. U., & Dada, O.A. (2015). Challenges of Conducting Quality Research among Students with Disabilities in Selected Universities in Nigeria.Nigeria, Journal of Educational Research and Evaluation.14(1), 72-81.
Eno, P. N., Dada, O.A., & Orim, M.A. (2015). Curriculum Adaptation in Enhancing Quality Education for Children with Intellectual Disabilities: Assessment of Teachers’ Knowledge and Strategies. The Exceptional Children, 17(1), 114-123.
Dada, O.A., & Egaga, P. I.(2015). Enhancing Self Reliance through Entrepreneurship Education for Persons with Special Needs. In Millennium Assessment of Disability Advocacy .Onyenwe, P. I. &Elemukan, I. S.(Eds).
Dada, O.A. (2015). Identifying Mathematics underachieving gifted child in inclusive classroom.The Special Educator, 14(1),156-166.
Dada, O.A. & Obi, F.B. (2015). Managing gifted children with behavioural disorder in school. Special Needs Education 1, 14-28.
Egaga, P. I .& Dada, O.A. (2014). Assessment of HIV/AIDS/STDs Awareness and Risk Behaviour among people with special needs in Nigeria. International journal of research in basic and lifelong education, 4(2), 224-251.
Dada, O.A. & Egaga, P.I. (2014). Implementation of EFA Goals for Learners with Special Needs Education in Nigeria: Challenges and Reforms. Education for Today, 10, 31-43.
Dada, O.A. (2014). Assessment of regular teachers’ knowledge on psychosocial needs of gifted children in Nigeria. International Journal of Educational Administration, Planning and Research, 6(1),143-15.
Dada, O.A. (2014). Influence of levels of intelligence in co-operative learning on Mathematics achievement of gifted students. The Special Educator, 13(1), 239-250.
Dada, O.A. & Dada, E.O. (2014).Efficacy of Co-operative and Self-directed Learning strategies in Enhancing Mathematics Achievement of Underachieving Gifted Students in Nigeria.Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 19(9), 41-50.
Dada, O.A., Ikwen, E.U., & Fagbemi, O.O. (2014). Home background and self-concept of high achieving students with emotional disorder in Ibadan Nigeria.Research on humanities and social science, 4(24), 20-25.
Dada, O. A. (2014). Education of the gifted/talented students in Nigeria: A Justification. Journal of education and practice, 5(33), 9-11.
Dada, O.A. (2013). Models and Strategies for Implementing Qualitative Inclusive Gifted Education in Nigeria.A book of Readings in Inclusive Education by National Council for Exceptional Children.Jos, Nigeria:Oxford Binders.
Dada, O.A., Oluokun, P.O., & Archibong, I.E. (2013). Towards Sustainable Inclusive Education in African: Assessment of Nigerian Teachers’ knowledge on Inclusive Education.Journal of Advocacy and Rehabilitation in Special Education, 12(1), 24-31.
Dada, O.A. (2013). ICT for Learners with Special Needs Education.In Foundation of Special Needs Education. Edited by Ajobiewe, T.andAdebiyi, B.A. Oyo: Odumatt Press and Publisher.
Onwubolu, C. O. & Dada, O.A. (2013). Comparative Analysis of Teachers Factors in Child Friendly Schools for Pupils with Hearing Impairment in Public and Private Schools. Education for Today. 9, 22-41.
Dada, O.A. & Egaga, P. I. (2013). School Administrator’s Knowledge, Attitude & Effort towards Inclusive Early Childhood Education in Nigeria.Journal of Early Childhood and Primary Education, 2,146-155.
Dada, O.A. (2012). Ability Grouping and Enrichment Programmes in Enhancing Mathematics for High Ability Students. Journal of Advocacy and Rehabilitation in Special Education, 11(1), 1-7.
Adeosun A.O., & Dada, O.A. (2012).Research Methods in Special Education. Ibadan, Nigeria: Foladex publications.
Dada, O.A. (2011). Peer Assessment in cooperative learning: The view of Gifted Student in High Schools. The Exceptional Child, 13(1), 27-35.
Dada, O.A. & Oluokun O.P. (2011). Appropriate Strategy for Accommodating Gifted learners in an inclusive context: Enrichment or Acceleration Strategy? Contemporary Issues in the Education of the Gifted and Talented. A book of Reading in honour of Dr.(Mrs) C.N. Uyanwa. Edited by Okuoyinbo, J.M. and Ufford A.A. Ibadan Nigeria: Glory land Publishing Company.
Dada, O.A. (2010).Perception of High Ability in Selected Regular School on Peer Tutoring in Ibadan Nigeria. The Exceptional Child, 12 (1),117-124.
Dada, O.A. (2009). Repositioning Gifted and Talented Education for National Development. The Exceptional Child, 11(1), 234-239.
Dada,O.A. (2008). Implementation of Policy on Gifted Education. The Exceptional Child, 10(2), 601-608.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
Nigerian Association of computer Science Student (NACOSS), the Polytechnic, Ibadan Chapter. 1997-02-131997-02-13
Annual Conference of the National Council for Exceptional Children, University of Ibadan, Ibadan-NigeriaNigeria Economic Empowerment Development Strategies and Persons with Special Needs.2005-08-082005-08-11
Three-Day National Conference on Special Education, FCE (Special), Oyo, Oyo Nigeria.Special Education Development in Nigeria: Past, Present and Future.2007-10-012007-10-03
Annual Conference of the National Council for Exceptional Children, Abuja-Nigeria.Towards Exploring New Perspective in Special Needs Education for National Development2008-08-122008-08-12
Two-Day National Stakeholders Forum.Improving the Educational Provision for Persons with Visual Impairment in Nigeria.2009-05-272009-05-28
1st International Conference of the National Council for Exceptional Children, Calabar, NigeriaNational Council for Exceptional Children.2009-08-042009-08-08
National Annual Conference of the National Council for Exceptional Children, FCE (Special), Oyo, NigeriaGlobalization and Special Needs Education2010-08-232010-08-27
Annual National Conference/Workshop of the Nigeria Association of the Special Education Teacher, Ibadan. Access and Cost of Special Education in Nigeria2010-10-252010-10-29
National Annual Conference of the National Council for Exceptional Children, Markudi, Nigeria. Teachers’ Preparation for Inclusive Education.2011-07-252011-07-25
Annual National Conference of the National Council for Exceptional Children, Sokoto, Nigeria. Teacher Preparation, Quality and Policy in Special Needs Education in Nigeria.2011-07-252011-07-29
First Sub-Regional Inclusive Education summit: West and Central African, at University of education, Winneba, GhanaSub-Regional Inclusive Education summit: West and Central African.2012-02-062012-02-10
National Resource Centre for the Disabled (NRCD), FCE (Special) Oyo, Oyo-NigeriaCapacity Building Training in Information and Communication Technology (ICT2012-04-132012-04-13
A-2 Capacity Building Training Workshop for Academic Staff, Oyo, Oyo-Nigeria.Strategies for Enhancing Academic Performance in the Colleges of Education FCE (Special)2012-06-202012-06-21
1st Annual International Interdisciplinary Conference on Africa’s golden Jubilee by the Department of Research of the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), Nairobi, KenyaAssessing 50 Years of Scholarship and Development in Africa.2012-06-262012-06-30
School of Special education conference, at FCE (Special) Oyo, Oyo-Nigeria.Access and Quality of Special Educational Needs Service Delivery in Nigeria2012-07-022012-07-06
National Centre for Exceptional Children (NCEC) College of Health Sciences Auditorium, BSU, Mahurdi. Implementation of Inclusive Education in Nigeria: Model, Strategies and Involvement. 2012-08-162012-08-16
One-Capacity Building Workshop for Academic and Senior Administrative Staff, powered by the FCE (Special) Oyo in Conjunction University of Ibadan, Ibadan-Nigeria, Preparing for the next level2013-01-112013-01-11
Annual National Conference of the National Council for Exceptional Children, Uyo- Nigeria.Road map to Special Needs Education and Nigeria’s Vision 20-20:20.2013-08-062013-08-10
2nd International conference of early childhood education (ICECE). at Kwara State University, Molete Kwara State, NigeriaNew Perspective in Administration of Early Childhood Education2013-09-092013-09-09
2nd Annual conference of the Institute of Education, University of Calabar, , Calabar, NigeriaEducation for Global Competitiveness2014-04-222014-04-26
Association of Educational Researchers and Evaluators of Nigeria (ASSEREN)Association of Educational Researchers and Evaluators of Nigeria (ASSEREN)2014-07-122017-07-17
Annual National Conference of the Association of Educational Researchers and Evaluators of Nigeria (ASSEREN) held in at University of Calabar Calabar-Nigeria.Contemporary Issues in Research, Assessment and Evaluation in Nigerian Educational System2014-07-142014-07-18
24th Annual National Conference of the National Council for Exceptional Children, Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education Oweri- Nigeria. Education for All by 2015 and Special Needs Education: The Journey so Far2014-08-042014-08-09
University of Calabar Faculty of Education Annual Conference, Calabar-NigeriaEducation and Contemporary Issues2014-09-052014-09-08
26th Annual Conference & workshop, Nigeria Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) Best Practices in the Administration and Management of Special Needs Education in Inclusive Schools in Nigeria. 2014-09-082014-09-13
Annual National Conference of the Association of Educational Researchers and Evaluators of Nigeria (ASSEREN) held in University of Ibadan, Calabar-Nigeria. Repositioning Research, Assessment and Evaluation in Nigerian 2015-07-232015-07-23
25thAnnual National Conference of the National Council for Exceptional Children, ,Model Girls’ High School, Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, NigeriaEducation for All by 2015 and Special Needs Education: The Journey so Far2015-08-052015-08-09
University of Calabar Faculty of Education Annual Conference, at Calabar-NigeriaKnowledge Integration in Education2015-09-052015-09-05
Re: capacity Building Workshop on Computer statistical packages for Research and Analysis for Mathematical Sciences Education Lecturer in Tertiary Institution. Computer statistical packages for Research and Analysis for Mathematical Sciences Education Lecturer in Tertiary Institution.2015-09-132015-09-19
Capacity building Workshop at National Mathematical Centre, Abuja, NigeriaComputer Statistical package for Tertiary Institution for Mathematics Science Lecturers2015-09-132015-09-19
27th Annual National Conference and Workshop of the Nigeria Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) held at J.S. Tarka Foundation Markurdi Benue State, Nigeria.Capacity Building of Teachers and Development of Stakeholders for Sustaining Inclusive Education in Nigeria.2015-11-092015-11-14
Training Course on Jewellery Makin Techniques for Developing Countries Changsha, Republic of China.Training Course on Jewellery Makin Techniques for Developing Countries.2016-06-232016-08-17
5th National Conference on EducationEducation & Economic Diversification of self-Reliance in Nigeria2016-09-252016-09-28
Faculty of Education, University of Uyo, Annual Conference, Economic Diversification in Nigeria2017-06-032017-06-03
29th Annual Conference & Workshop, Nigeria Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET)Sustainable Special Education Service Delivery in the 21st Century.2017-10-222017-10-26
28th Annual National Conference and Workshop of the Nigeria Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) held at Kwara State University, Molete, Kwara State, Nigeria. 2017-11-102017-11-10
8th Annual National conference of the Nigerian Society for Psychosocial Research, Nigerian Leadership and Psychosocial Issues2017-11-172017-11-17
World Congress on Special Needs Education held in Church Hill College Cambridge University UK 2017-12-112017-12-14
28th Annual National Conference, National Association for Exceptional Children (NAEC)Equity Quality Education 2030: Including the Excluded.2018-08-062018-08-11
Annual national conference of the Association for Childhood Educators, Nigeria. University of Nigeria, Nsukka,Repositioning Childhood Education in Nigeria through Children Literature. 2018-09-112018-09-14