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Name

Dr. Agnes Lawrence Okute

Department

Vocational Education

Designation

Lecturer I

Email

[email protected]


About Dr. Agnes Lawrence Okute

Dr. (Mrs.) Okute holds a Ph.D. (2016), M.Ed (2007) and B.Sc. (2002) degrees in Business Education from University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She was the best overall graduating student in the six Federal Training Centres in Nigeria in their combined end-of course examination. She also holds both Intermediate (1990) and Advanced (1993) National Diploma in Secretarial Studies obtained from the defunct National Secretarial Examinations Board. Dr. Agnes Okute transferred her services to the University of Calabar in 2008 as Assistant Lecturer from Cross River State Civil Service where she served meritoriously between 1981 and 2008 and rose to the rank of Principal Mistress II. She is presently a Lecturer I and specialises is Business Office Education. Since joining the Department of Vocational Education, University of Calabar, she has been teaching and contributing to the graduation of students at both undergraduate and post graduate levels. She has successfully supervised over five graduate students theses and has also served the University in various capacities including Departmental SIWES Coordinator (2016 – 2017), Faculty of Education Representative to Faculty of Management Sciences (2016 – 2018), Examinations Officer/Unit Coordinator - Business Education Unit , April 2017- May 2019, She is currently the Production Editor International Journal of Vocational Education (A journal of the Department of Vocational Education, University of Calabar) member, African Journal of Vocational Education Editorial Board (2016 – 2018), Member, Local Organizing Committee of the 25th International Conference of Association of Vocational and Technical Educators of Nigeria, Secretary, Faculty of Education Committee on Teachers’ Registration Council Induction of Graduating Students (2017 and 2018), and many others. Dr Okute has authored many journal articles in reputable international and local peer review journals. She has also attended over fifteen international and national conferences where she made presentations. She is a professional member of Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria., Association of Business Educators of Nigeria and Association of Vocational and Technical Educators of Nigeria. Dr. Okute was admitted into the Ladies of St. Mulumba, Nigeria in 1991, and rose to a 4th degree Lady of St. Mulumba Nigeria in 2010. She has served the Ladies of St. Mulumba, Ogoja Sub-Council as Secretary, Vice President, President and Zonal Coordinating President between 1997 and 2018. Dr Agnes Okute is happily married and the marriage is blessed with children.


S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCSt Joseph's Primary School, Okuku, Yala Local Government Area, Cross River State19711977
Intermediate National DiplomaFederal Training Centre, Calabar, Cross River State19881990
Advanced National DiplomaManagement Development Institute, Calabar, Cross River State19931993
B.Sc. (Ed) Business EducationUniversity of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria19992002
M.Ed Business Education University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria20052007
PhD Business Office EducationUniversity of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria20102015

S/N Publication
Egbri, J. N., & Okute, A. L. (2018). Internet resources and postgraduate Business Education research in Universities in South-East and South-South Universities in Nigeria: Problems and Way Forward. International Journal of Educational Benchmark, 10(1), 47 – 56.
Okute, A. L., Egbri, J. N., & Iwowo, S. E. (2018). Quality assurance in vocational/technology education and sustainable economic development in Cross River State. International Journal of Educational Development, 22(2), 74 – 87.
Okute, A. L., Aquah, P. A., & Iwowo, S. E. (2018). Business teachers’ perception of the quality of research by business education undergraduates of universities in Cross River State. Education for Today, 4(1), 193 – 201.
Okute, A. L. (2017). The Nigerian worker and value re-orientation in a depressed economy. Nigerian Journal of Business Education, 4(1), 286 - 291.
Okute, A. L., Enang, C. E., & Asuquo E. E. (2017). Reposition technical and vocational education and training through open and distance learning in Nigerian universities. Journal of Association of Vocational and Technical Educators of Nigeria, 22(1), 206 – 216.
Okute, A. L., Enang, C. E., & Egbri, J. N. (2016). Utilization of computer operation skills for entrepreneurship development of senior secondary school students in Federal Unity Colleges in Nigeria. African Journal of Vocational Education, 9(1), 87 – 98.
Okute, A. L., Olom, P. A., & Ewuru, A. A. (2016). Artificial intelligence and expert systems in information processing: an imperative for global competitiveness. African Journal of Vocational education, 6(2), 197 – 208.
Okute, A. L., & Agomuo, E. E. (2014). Electronic learning and business education in tertiary institutions in Nigeria: issues of adoption and adaptation. Computer Education Research Journal, 1(1), 101 – 107.
Enang, C. E., Okute, A. L., & Egbri, J. N. (2014). Use of web 2.0 technologies and security risk awareness by staff of Federal Ministry of Education, Abuja, Nigeria. Nigerian Vocational Association Journal, 19(1), 153 – 169.
Okute, A. L. (2013). Ensuring quality training and effective selling skills for sales personnel in an ICT-based economy. Association of Business Educators of Nigeria Book of Readings, 3(1), 27 – 32.
Okute, A. L. (2013). Capacity building needs of vocational education teachers for qualitative teaching and development of attitude in technical colleges in Nigeria. Nigerian Vocational Association Journal, 18(2), 196 – 203.
Okute, A. L., & Olom, P.A. (2012). Entrepreneurship education as a tool for sustainable national economy: entrepreneurs’ perception. Nigerian Vocational Association Journal, 17(1), 1 – 10.
Okute, A. L. (2012). Human capital development in vocation and technical education: Making business education relevant in a globalized economy. International Journal of Adult Education and Lifelong Learning, 1(1), 217 – 225.
Chukwurah, C. C., & Okute, A. L. (2011). Rethinking teacher quality in an information Age: Implication for pre-service teacher production. International Journal of Vocational Technical Education, 3(6), 71-74.
Okute, A. L., & Chukwurah, C.C. (2011). Rethinking teacher quality at The higher education level: need for ethical re-orientation towards teacher effectiveness in business education. Annals of Modern Education, 3(1), 98 – 107.
Okute A. L., & Chukwurah, C. C. (2011). Repositioning business education for work skill requirements in an information and communication echnology era. African Journal of Vocational Education, 4(1), 64 – 71.
Okute, A. L., & Agomuo, E. E. (2010). Business teachers’ perception of the application of e-learning in reforming business courses delivery system in tertiary institutions in Cross River and Akwa Ibom States. Nigerian Vocational Association Journal, 15(1), 40 – 54.
Okute, A. L. (2010). Impact of information and communication technology (ICT) on the Nigerian business environment: implication for business educators. Association of Business Educators of Nigeria Book of Readings, 1 (10), 41- 45.
Ashi, M. M., & Okute, A. L. (2010). Impact of institutional vocational education on career prospects of people with special needs. The Exceptional Child, 12 (1)171 – 183.
Okute, A. L.; Onabe, M. B., & Olom, P. A. (2009). Revisiting technical/vocational education curriculum towards attaining the millennium development goals. Nigerian Journal of Curriculum Studies, 3(2&2), 247 - 255.
Okute, A. L., & Agomuo, E. E. (2009). Business teachers’ perception of the technological competencies required for the adoption of e-learning in teaching business courses in tertiary institutions in Cross River and Akwa Ibom States. Business Education Journal, 7(1), 144 – 156.
Duruamaku-Dm, G.C.E.; Okute, A. L., & Ajuluchukwu, E. N. (2008). Utazi* Model: its relevance to decision making and problem solving in vocational education. African Journal of Vocational Education, 3(2), 1-7.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
20th Annual National Conference of the Association of Business Educators of Nigeria (ABEN) held at the Federal Polytechnic, Nasarrawa, Nasarrawa State, from 14th – 18th October, 2008.A paper titled Business teachers’ perception of the technological competencies required for the adoption of e-learning in teaching business courses in tertiary institutions.2008-10-142008-10-18
3rd Biennial Conference of Curriculum Organization of Nigeria (CON) Calabar Chapter, held at the University of Calabar, Calabar from 11th – 14th February, 2009.i) 3rd Biennial Conference of Curriculum Organization of Nigeria (CON) Calabar Chapter, held at the University of Calabar, Calabar from 11th – 14th FebrA paper titled Revisiting technical/vocational education curriculum towards attaining the millennium development goals. 2009-02-112009-02-14
1st International Conference of National Council for Exceptional Children (NCEC), held at University of Calabar Hotel Conference Hall, Calabar, from 5th – 8th August, 2009. A paper titled Impact of institutional vocational education on career prospects of people with special needs.2009-08-052009-08-08
21st Annual National Conference of the Association of Business Educators of Nigeria (ABEN) held at the Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, from 13th – 17th October, 2009.A paper titled Impact of information and communication technology (ICT) on the Nigerian business environment: implication for business educators.2009-10-132009-10-17
Faculty of Education, University of Nigeria International Conference held at Princess Alexandra Auditorium, University of Nigeria, Nsukka from 19th – 22nd May, 2010. Two papers: (i) Rethinking teacher quality at the higher education level: need for ethical reorientation towards teacher effectiveness in business education. and (ii) Rethinking teacher quality in an information age: implication for pre-service teacher production, were prsented2010-05-192010-05-22
vi) Nigerian Vocational Association (NVA) Annual Conference held at University of Nigeria, Nsukka from 28th – 31st July, 2010.Two papers: (i) (b) Globalization, technological advances and marketing activities: challenging roles of marketing companies in Nigeria. and (ii) repositioning business education for work skill requirements in an information and communication technology era.2010-07-282010-07-31
Nigerian Educational Research Association (NERA) Annual Conference held at University of Nigeria, Nsukka from 4th – 7th November, 2010.A paper titled Human Capital development in vocational and technical education: making business education relevant in a globalized economy. was presented. 2010-11-072010-11-07
24th Annual National Conference of the Association of Business Educators of Nigeria (ABEN) held at Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Owerri, Imo State from 16th – 20th October, 2012.A paper titled Quality assurance: training and effective selling skills for sales personnel in a knowledge-based economy. was presented2012-10-162012-10-20
i) 1st International conference of Nigeria Association of Computer Educators held at Princess Alexandra Auditorium University of Nigeria, Nsukka from 22nd – 26th October, 2013.A paper titled Electronic learning and business education in tertiary institutions in Nigeria: issues of adoption and adaptation was presented.2013-10-222013-10-26
Nigerian Vocational Association (NVA) 21st annual international conference held at University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State from 25th – 28th February, 2014.A papaer titled Capacity building needs of vocational education teachers for qualitative teaching and development of attitude in technical colleges in Nigeria. was presented.2014-02-252014-02-28
xi) Association of Business Educators of Nigeria (ABEN) 28th Annual Conference held at Federal College of Education, (Technical) Omoku, Rivers State from 11th – 15th October, 2016.A paper titled The Nigerian Worker and Value Re-Orientation in a Depressed Economy. was presented2016-10-112016-10-15
Association of Vocational and Technical Educators of Nigeria (AVTEN) Annual National Conference held at the University of Calabar, Calabar from 13th – 16th June, 2017.A paper titled Repositioning Technical and Vocational Education and Training through Open and Distance Learning in Nigerian Universities in Post-Oil Boom Economy. 2017-06-132017-06-16
7th Faculty of Education International Conference Held at the new Senate Chambers, University of Calabar, Nigeria from 23rd – 27th October, 2017.A paper titled Business Teachers’ perception of the quality of research by business education undergraduates of Universities in Cross River State, Nigeria.2017-10-232017-10-27
26th International Conference of Association of Vocational and technical Educators of Nigeria held at Federal College of Education (Technical), Gombe, Gombe State, Nigeria from 24th – 27th July, 2018.Utilization of social media for research by vocational education graduating students of University of Calabar, Nigeria2018-07-242018-07-27
8th University of Calabar Faculty of Education Annual Conference held at the new Senate Chambers, University of Calabar, Nigeria from 11TH - 14TH September, 2018Vocational Business Education for self-reliance and employability in contemporary Nigeria: A tool for curbing corruption.2018-09-112018-09-14
30th National/3rd International Conference of Association of Business Educators of Nigeria (ABEN) held Maitama, Abuja from 8th – 11th October, 2018.Challenges of teacher preparation in a knowledge economy in the e-era.2018-10-082018-10-11