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Dr. Alexander Essien Timothy


Arts Education


Lecturer I


[email protected]

About Dr. Alexander Essien Timothy

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 [email protected] and his phone number is +2347037731963.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
B. A, Ed. Education/EnglishUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria19831987
M. Ed. Curriculum Studies (Language Arts)University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria19912000
PhD Curriculum Studies (Language Arts)University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria20022006

S/N Publication
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.  
Okune, S.T & Timothy, A. E. (2017). Despair and Disillusionment in Post-Negritude African Literature.English Language, Literature & Culture, 2,(5), 45-51.  
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.
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.(2017) Language and communication conflict in Nigeria: implications for English language pedagogy. Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies. 1(2), 43-48.  
Timothy, A.E. (July 2013). The dearth of good men. English Journal, 102 (6). 30.
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
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.
Timothy, A. E. (Spring, 2016). Discovering my left hand: Conducting language arts research in Nigeria. Learning landscapes, 9 (2), 513 -533
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 
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. 
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.  
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., 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-
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. 
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. (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. 
Timothy, A. E. (2018b). The Ezekiel Strategy: Prevention and cure for metrophobia. Education Extracts. 6 (2). 96 -105.
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.
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. 
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.
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. 
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. & Uguma, V. U. (2017).Language civility, immediacy and peace valence among Nigerian university lecturers. LWATI. A Journal of Contemporary Research 14(1).1-13. 

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
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 All2013-07-082013-07-13