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Prof. Donald Bette Enu


Social Science Education




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About Prof. Donald Bette Enu

Donald Bette Enu Ph.D, a Paul Harris Fellow (PHF) of Rotary International District 9142 and a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria (fcai), is a Professor of Social Studies in the Department of Social Science Education. He began his career in the University of Calabar, Calabar-Nigeria in November, 1997 as a Graduate Assistant soon after his graduation from the University. He has been teaching and conducting researches in the University from that time till date. Donald is currently the Director of Academic Planning in the University since 2016. He is the immediate past Director of Institute of Public Policy and Administration and a one-time Coordinator of Sandwich Programme between 2011-2015 in the University of Calabar. He has been programmes Coordinator, Examinations officer, Industrial Attachment Coordinator and Chairman Sandwich Teaching Practice Committee and Secretary, Department of Environmental Academic Board. Donald has earned the University of Calabar Staff Development award in 1998 and the same award in 2003 for his Masters and Ph.D degrees. He has been conferred with Leadership Distinction Award as the most Distinguished Administrator for the year 2016 by Nigerian Organization for Youth Advancement (NOYA) and Entrepreneurship Award for Academic Excellence by African Research Council for Sustainable Development (ARCSD) among others, too many to list here. He has been teaching both at the undergraduate and Graduate levels, and has delivered several talks both at formal and informal settings. Donald has successfully supervised seven Ph.D Theses, eight M.Ed Theses and more than 12 Post Graduate projects and an uncountable number of Undergraduate projects. Donald is on two research projects (1) The Perception of SS3 Students toward Nigerian Rotational Presidency with Prof. Omiunota Ukpokodu of Kensas State University, Missouri, USA and a Ph.D research with Taudu, Mary Anyi titled: Assessment of Public/Private Agencies Contributions to Violence reduction against School Children in Cross River State, Nigeria. He equally has attended the 93rd and 94th National Council for the Social Studies Annual Conferences in 2013 and 2014 respectively at Missouri and Boston, USA. He equally attended the 16th World Council on Education Biennual Conference organized by World Council for Curriculum & Instruction (WCCI) held at San Diego, Califonia, USA in 2014. In 2017 and 2018, Donald was a delegate to represent the University of Calabar in U-6 Consortium of African Universities at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana and University of the Gambia, beside many National conferences attended. He organized successfully the 5th IPPA International Seminar in Collaboration with African Research Council for Sustainable Development (ARCSD) in 2016. He was the LOC Chairman that successfully Organized the 33rd Annual National Conference of Social Studies and Civic Educators’ Association of Nigeria (SOSCEAN) that took place in Calabar from 6th – 9th August, 2018. Donald is a member of the following Professional organizations: National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS), USA, International Association of African Educators (IAAE), USA, International Assembly of Social Educators, USA, International Member, World Council for Curriculum and Instruction, Social Studies and Civic Educators’ Association of Nigeria(SOSCEAN) and Curriculum Organization of Nigeria (CON). Donald has published extensively in National and International Journals. He has to his credit 2 Published books, 3 Co-authored books and 45 Published Journal articles. His research bias is Global Education, Civic and governance, Social Justice, Citizenship and Leadership Human Rights, Globalization and Peace Education. He is a Christian of the Roman Catholic Faith. He is married to Rita and the marriage is Blessed with Four Children.

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Enu, D. B. (2000). Educational Accountability: The basis for a Realistic Education in the 21st     Century. West Africa Journal of Educational Research. 3(1), 73 –76.
Enu, D. B. & Unimke, S. A. (2015). Exploring current trends of Social Studies curriculum in Nigeria within the context of global competiveness. Accepted for publication in International Journal of Humanities and social Science, USA
Enu, D. B., Opoh, F. A., Bassey, P.  E. (2017) Balancing the Imbalances in the Structure of Nigeria Federalism: The Civic Educators' Perspective. Advanced Research in Public Policy, Social Development and Enterprise Studies,2(1), 71-82
Enu, D. B., Kalu, I. M. & Obi, Florence B. (2006). Secondary School Students’ Perception of Societal Value for Paper Qualification and Cheating Tendency in Examinations. Journal of the faculty of Educational Studies, 170-176, Ghana.
Enu, D B, Omoogun, A C & Okeme, I. (2009). University Education Curriculum and Emerging Challenges of Responding to Global Trend. Nigerian Journal of Curriculum Studies, 3(1&2),50-58.
Enu, D. B. (1999) Environmental Education as a major Innovation in the Nigerian School Curriculum. West African Journal of Educational Research 2(2).120-126.
Enu, D.B. (2006). Attaining Environmental Sustainability  Through The Formal School Curriculum. Journal Of Curriculum Organisation  of Nigeria,2(1),101-106
Enu, D.B. (2014), Predictive Influence of Academic Self-concept and Motivational Arousals in examination Cheating Tendency among Students in Cross River State - Nigeria; British Journal of Education, Society & Behavioural Science; 4(3), 383-391, Britain.
Omoogun, A. C, &Enu, D. B. (2009). The challenges of the University as Agent of Social Change. Nigeria Journal of Curriculum Studies, 16(3) 258-266.
Essien E. E., Enu, D. B. & Gimba, Joseph (2017). Achievement motivation towards Social Studies on Students Academic Achievement in Tertiary Institution in Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Education, Learning and Development.5 (5), 45-50. 
Enu, D. B. (2004) Evolving a Functional Human Rights Education Curriculum through Sustainable Human Resources Development. Nigeria journal of curriculum studies, 11(2), 18-24.
Enu, D. B., Unimke, S.A., Anthony, B. A. (2017) Re-Affirmation of National Core Values in Civic Education as Compass for True Federalism in Nigeria.International Journal of Entrepreneurial Development, Education and Science Research. Vol. 4, No. 1, 218-228.
Enu, D. B. (2000). Actualizing the UBE curricula through Community Participation. International Journal of Research in Basic and Life-Long Education. 1(1&2), 52-59.
Olah, S., Undie, J. A.  & Enu, D. B. (2009). Globalization and the realities of Cross Border Higher Education in an Unequal world. International Journal of Higher Education Research (IJHER).68-81, Ghana
Enu, D. B. (2012), Enhancing the Entrepreneurship Education in Nigeria. American Journal of Social Issues & Humanities, 2(4), 232-239, USA.
Enu, D. B., Oru, P. B., Omoogun, A. C., Oden, S. N. & Domike, G. (2009). A survey of Bush Meat Extraction within the Forest Communities of Ojok and Ekonganaku in Akamkpa in Respect of Environmental Curriculum in Education. Journal of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Ecology, 2(1) 78-85, China.
Eneji, C. V. O., Qi Gubo, Q., Umoren, G. U, Omoogun, A. C., Oden, S. N, Enu, D. B. & Edet, P. B (2009). Socio-economic impacts of the Cross River National Park, Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Ecology, 2 (1)57-58, China. 
Enu, D. B. (2015). Teaching for social justice: An exploration of ethnic discontent in Nigeria. Accepted for publication in Journal of Education and Practice, USA.
Enu, D. B. (2016) Social Educators’ Contribution to Educating for Peace and Security in Nigeria. Journal of Education and Practice, 7(36), 97-103. USA
Enu, D. B., Unimke S. A. & Undie, J. B. (2016). The Efficacy of Social Studies in Promoting Social Justice in Nigeria Multi-Ethnic Society. American Journal of Social Issues and Humanities, 6(4), 917-926 USA.
Enu, D. B., & Esu, A. E. O (2011) Re-Engineering Values Education in Nigerian Schools as Catalyst for National Development. International Education Studies 4, (1)147-153, Canada.
Omoogun, A.C.,&Enu, D. B. (2008). Quality and Quality Assurance: The Imperative For Improved Teacher Quality. Nigerian Journal of Curriculum  Studies, 15(4),1-10.
Omoogun, A. C., Enu, D. B., Akpan, D. S. (2009). Ensuring Sustainability of Universal Basic Education: The Wheel Dimensions. Nigerian Journal of Curriculum Studies,3 (1&2),229-238.
Enu, D. B. & Effiom, Veronica Nakanda (2012) Producing Responsible Citizenship in Nigeria for National Development through Social Studies. American Journal of Social Issues & Humanities; 2(5), 329-343, USA.
Enu, D. B., Esu, A. E. O., & Kalu, I. M. (2008). School Environmental Variables                   as Predictors of JSS3 Students Social studies academic achievement in                   Cross  River State. Nigerian Journal of Curriculum Studies. 15 (2),85- 95.
Enu, D. B., Odey, C. O. (2017). Civic Education Curriculum   Implementation: Pathway to the Realisation of True Federalism in Nigeria. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Development, Education and Science Research, 4(1), 153-164United Kingdom.
Enu, D. B., Bassey, E. A. (2017) Strengthening the Foundation of Economic Development in Africa: A Review of the Trinitarian Relationship between Education, Technology and Productivity. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development. 4(6); June; 529-538,USA. 
Enu, D. B., Omoogun, A. C., Oji, G. O., Ekuri, E. E., Okeme, Isaac (2008).Achieving Quality Assurance in Nigeria University System  through Strategic Human Resources Development.  International   Journal of Educational Research. 4 (1), 161-166.
Enu, D. B. & Ugwu, U. (2011) Human Security and Sustainable Peace Building in Nigeria: The Niger Delta Perspective. Journal of Sustainable Development 4,(1), 254-259, Canada.
Enu, D. B. (2005). New Challenges for Social Studies Curriculum Content in a Globalised Social System. Journalof World Council for Curriculum and  instruction. 5 (1& 2).
Enu, D. B. (2002). Curriculum Approach of Mobilization of the Rural Communities for Sustainable Development planning in Nigeria. Global  Journal of Educational Research, 1, (1&2),43-48.
Enu, D. B. & Eba, Maxwell Borjor (2014) Teaching for Democracy in Nigeria: A Paradigm Shift. Journal of Higher Education Studies; 4 (3), Canada.
Enu, D. B. & Dibang, F. E. (2001). Facilitating the UBE Curricula Implementation through Sustainable Human Resources Development. West African Journal of Research and Development in Education, 8(1), 61-65
Enu, D. B., Omoogun, C. A. (2009). Can the school curriculum teach students to be Peacemakers in a Multi-Ethnic Society?  Nigerian Journal of Curriculum Studies,19, (4), 125-134 
Enu, D. B., Unimna, F. A., Odidi, M. O (2017) Civic Education as Catalyst for the Sustenance of True Federalism in Nigeria. International Journal of Advanced Research in Public Policy, Social Development and Enterprise Studies,2(1), 36-46 
Enu, D. B., Opoh, F. A. & Esu, A. E. O. (2016). Evaluation of Cross River State access to matching grants for the implementation of UBE policies between 2010 and 2014. Journal of Education and Practice, 7 (35), 161 -166.USA

warning No Result For Grants Received.

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The 16th World Council on Education organized by the World Council for Curriculum and Instruction (WCCI) held at San Diego, California, USA, August 7 – 13, 2014Teaching for Social Justice: An exploration of ethnicdiscontent in Nigeria. 2014-08-072014-08-13