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Dr. Maureen Okang Okon


Educational Foundation


Associate Professor


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About Dr. Maureen Okang Okon

Dr Maureen Okang Okon holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Foundations, Faculty of Education, University of Calabar. A professional teacher with Primary, Secondary and now University teaching experience. Dr. Okon has several publications including scientific papers in both local and international Journals. She has some book chapters to her credit and has co-authored a textbook in Sociology of Education. Dr. Okon has supervised three Ph.D’s and seven Masters theses. She is a member of several scholarly organizations among which are: The Nigerian Society for Psychosocial Research; Nigerian Society of Educational Psychologists; Counselling Association for Nigeria and so on. A Psycho-educational consultant with research interest spanning across issues of teaching and learning; behavioural problems; behavior modification; achievement motivation and psycho-educational problems. She is married with children.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC).Convent Primary School, Calabar Road, Calabar, Cross River State Nigeria.19721974
West African School Certificate (WASC).Holy Child Secondary School, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.19741979
Nigerian Certificate in Education.Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.19811983
Bachelor of Education (B.Ed).University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.19881990
Master of Education (M.Ed) in Educational Psychology.University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.19911993
Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Psychology (Ph.D).University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.20022010

S/N Publication
Njoku, J. N. & Okon, M. O. (2018). Knowledge of Educational Psychology, ICT Skills and Quality of Teaching among Basic Education Teachers in Calabar, Nigeria. IOSR Journal of Research & Method in Education. (IOSR-JRME), 8(4), 29 - 34.
Anthony, E. G. & Okon, M. O. (2017). Family Structure and Cohesion on Social anxiety of University Freshmen in Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Educational Administration Planning and Research, (IJEAPR), 9(2), 113-124.
Okon, M. O. (2016). Stress characteristics and cheating tendencies among primary learners in Calabar South, Cross River State, Nigeria. American Journal of Education and Learning, 1(1), 51 - 59.
Okon, M. O. & Petters, J. S. (2015). Parental involvement and academic performance of secondary school students in Calabar South Local Government Area of Cross River State. International Journal of Educational Administration Planning and Research, 7(2), 212 - 220.
Petters, J. S. & Okon, M. O. (2014). Students’ perception of causes and effects of examination malpractice in the Nigerian Educational system: The way forward for quality education. Procedia-Social and Behavioural Sciences, 114, 125 - 129.
Okon, M. O., Bassey, P. U., & Okon, A. E. (2014). Influence of some psychological variables on aggressive tendencies among University students in the South-South Geo-political Zone of Nigeria. Education for Today, 10, 82 - 93.
Iheanacho, R. A. E. & Okon, M. O. (2013). Bodily-kinaesthetic intelligence and youths alienation to crime and misconduct. Journal of Educational review, 6(4), 511 - 516.
Okon, M. O. & Petters, J. S. (2013). Peer relations and aggressive tendencies among university students. The Nigerian Educational Psychologist, 11(1), 76 - 86.
Agbor, U. I., Petters, J. S., & Okon, M. O. (2011). An evaluation of the European union micro projects in Nigeria: the case of educational improvement in Cross River State. African Journal of Education and Technology, 1(2), 143 - 157,
Okon, M. O., Momoh, S. O., Imhonde, H. O., & Idiakheua, E. O. (2011). Aggressive tendencies among undergraduates: The role of personal and family characteristics. Revista Espanola de Orientacion Psicopedagagla (REOP), 22(1), 3 -14.
Bassey, P. U., Isangedighi, A. J., Okon, M. O., & Idaka, E. Idaka (2010). Some affective characteristics as correlates of secondary school students performance in Mathematics in Cross River State. Global Journal of Educational Research, 9 (1 & 2), 77 - 83.
Iheanacho, R. A. E. & Okon, M. O. (2010). Perception of Quality Valuation and Quality Control Implementation in Tertiary Institutions. The UWI (University of West Indies) Quality Education Forum, 16(1), 48 - 56.
Bassey, P. U., Okon, M. O., & Idaka I. E. (2010). Manifest anxiety and student mathematics performance in Cross River State. The Calabar Counsellor (CALJOCAN), 4(4), 36 - 41.
Petters, J. S. & Okon, M. O. (2008). Extroversion introversion and study habits among secondary school students in Calabar Municipality. The Calabar Counsellor 2(1), 1 - 12.
Petters, J. S., Okon, M. O., Okon, A. E., & Okpoko, I. U. (2008). Pre-retirement preparation and genda factors in workers retirement confidence. Journal of Educational Foundations (Jef), 5(2), 189 -194.
Tawo, R. E., Okon, M. O. & Bassey P. U. & Justina E. Eze (2006). Marital adjustment as an index of family stability. The Counsellor, 22, 120 - 126.
Okon, M. O., Bassey, P. U., & Asia, R. E. (2005). Capacity development of second chance learner through vocational guidance. Journal of World Council of Curriculum and Instruction (WCCI), 5(2), 60 - 69.
Asagwara, C. G., Iheanacho, R. A. E., Duruamaku-Dim, J. C., & Okon, M. O. (2005). Ability in Nigerian Languages among the educated elite. Bilingual Journal of Arts, Letters and Social sciences, 1(3), 60 - 66.
Asia, R. E., Okon, M. O., & Arah, V. N. (2004). Psychological consequences of retirement in Cross River State. Implications for counseling. The Counsellor, 21, 165 - 171.
Iheanacho, R. A. E., Asagwara, C. G., Okon, M. O., & Inaja, A. E. (2004). Effectiveness of group size in brainstorming. African Journal of Contemporary Issues, 4(1), 143 - 148.
Okon, M. O. (2003). Effect of positive reinforcement on the academic achievement motivation of secondary school students in Cross River State. The Nigeria Educational Psychologist, 2(1), 18 - 27.
Okon, M. O. (2000). The need for attitude change for sustainable democracy: implications for counseling and education. The Counsellor, 18 (1), 1 - 8.
Okon, M. O. (1997). Parental role in behavior modification: Implication for counseling. The Calabar Counsellor, 1 (1), 138 -145.
Iheanacho, R. A. E. & Okon, M. O. (1997). Diagrams and symbols as facilitators of learning among the mentally retarded. The Researcher, 2 (1), 1 - 8.

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