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Name

Dr. Grace Onya Edu

Department

Curriculum and Teaching

Designation

Lecturer I

Email

[email protected]


About Dr. Grace Onya Edu

Grace Edu holds a National Certificate in Education a Bachelor Degree (B.Ed), a Master’s Degree (M.Ed) and a Ph.D in Curriculum Studies and Elementary Education. Her work-life spans from 1991 with a teaching job by the Cross River State Government, which lasted until the 19th of December, 2014. On same date, she was appointed into the service of the University of Calabar where she is working till date. Additionally, she got a part-time lecturing appointment with the Cross River University of Technology in 2011 to date. She is a Curriculum Studies//Elementary Education scholar with several journal articles and other academic write-ups, has also attended several conferences and a member of some professional bodies. Her hobbies are reading, computer appreciation and politicking. Currently working the influence of play as a teaching strategy for the learning of English Language in Lower Basic Education in Calabar Municipality of Cross River State, Nigeria.


S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
First School Leaving CertificatePCN Primary School, Usumutong, Abi Local Government Area, Cross River State, Nigeria19741979
WASCSecondary School, Usumutong, Abi Local Government Area, Cross River State, Nigeria19791983
National Certificate of EducationFederal College of Education, Obudu, Obudu Local government Area, Cross River State, Nigeria19891991
B.Ed Elementary EducationUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria19931996
M.Ed Curriculum Studies and Elementary EducationUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria20042007
Ph.D Curriculum Studies and Elementary EducationUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria20072013

S/N Publication
Edu, G. O. (2017). Demographic variables of experience and location as correlates of teachers’ perception of Basic Science concepts in Cross River State, Nigeria. In A.E.O. Esu, I. M. Kalu and C. C. Chukwurah (Eds.). Issues in education, science and technology. Calabar: Stifffaith Print and Suppliers Co., 153-163.
Edu, G. O. Nkpubre, U. and Oko, B. A. ( 2017). Perception of challenges inherent in the implementation of assessment for learning (AfL) among primary school mathematics teachers in Calabar Municipality, Cross River State, Nigeria. Digital Innovations Research Journal, 5 (4)., 15-22.
Edu, D. O., Edu, G. O. and Kalu, I. M. (2009). Influence of academic qualification and gender on teachers’ perception of difficult concepts in Primary Science in Ikom Educational Zone of Cross River State, Nigeria. Greener Journal of Educational Research, 2 (2)., 001-006.
Ayang, E. E., Edu, D. O. and Edu, G. O. (2012). Child rearing pattern’s influence on examination malpractice and academic performance among secondary school students in Ikom Education zone, Cross River State. Journal of Resourcefulness and Distinction, 4 (1), 51-59.
Edu, D. O., Edu, G. O. and Ada, S. (2012). The need for integration of information and communication technology (ICT) into teacher training programmes in Nigeria. African Research Review, 6 (2)., 301-311.
Ukwetang, J. O., Edu, G. O. and Ukah, J. U. (2017). An analysis of teaching method sin tourism related topics in Basic Education in Nigeria: A case study of Calabar Municipality, Cross River State. Advances in Multidisciplinary and Scientific Research Journal, 3 (4)., 87-92.
Edu, G. O. (2018). Enhancing elementary education in Nigeria through Cloud Computing. Educational Extracts, 6 (2)., 24-35.
Edu, G. O. Cornelius-Ukpepi and Ndifon R. A. (2016). Information and Communication Technology (ICT) integration into universal basic education for sustainable national development in Nigeria. Education for Today. 12 (2)., 43-51.
Edu, D. O. and Edu, G. O. (2012). Vocational education of women: A tool for community and national development in Nigeria. Universal Journal of Management and Social Science, 2 (2)., 1-5.
Cornelius-Ukpepi, B. U., Edu, G. O. and Ndifon, R.A. (2017). Learner diversity and academic achievement of primary school pupils in Basic Science in Calabar Education Zone of Cross River State, Nigeria. Advances in Multidisciplinary and Scientific Research Journal, 3 (3)., 85-94.
Edu, D. O., Edu, G. O. and Achu, G. D (2016). Attitude of upper basic education teachers towards the use of multimedia instructional resources for enhancing learning in Calabar Education Zone of Cross River State, Nigeria. ISOR Journal of Research and Methods in Education, 6 (6)., 37-40.
Edu, G. O. and Edu, D. O. (2016). Cloud computing: A support tool for enhancing educational advancement in Nigeria. Presented and published in the International Conference on Education Development and Innovation (INCEDI), 2016 Proceedings, held in Tang Palace, Accra, Ghana.
Oko, B. A. and Edu, G. O. (2016). Primary school teachers’ perception of the benefits of information and communication technology in Ogoja Education Zone of Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Innovative Science, Engineering and Technology, 3 (8)., 271 -281
Edu, D. O., Edu, G. O. and Ayang, E. E. (2011). Globalization and its implications for education in Nigeria. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 2 (3)., 251-257.
Edu, D. O. and Edu, G. O. (2013). Exploiting the vocational interest of the Nigerian child for informed choice of vocational careers. American International Journal of Contemporary Research, 3 (5)., 93-98.
Edu, G. O., Edu, D. O. and Sanda, A F. (2016). Upper Basic students’ perception of concepts as correlate of their academic achievement in Basic Science in Cross River State, Nigeria. Advances in Multidisciplinary and Scientific Research, 2 (4)., 103-108.
Edu, G. O. (2015). Achieving pragmatic curriculum for primary, secondary and tertiary levels of education in Nigeria. In D. I. Denga (Ed.)., Educational fitness for sustainable developing in Nigeria. Calabar: Glad Tidings Press Ltd. 220-271.
Olofu, M., Edu, G. O. and Ifere, B. (2009). Financing primary education through government and private partnership. Journal of Curriculum Organization of Nigeria, 13 (3)., 53-59.
Neji, H. A. and Edu, G. O. (2016). Use of environmental resources: Innovative teaching for enhancing pupils’ academic performance in Basic Science in Cross River State, Nigeria. Advances in Multidisciplinary and Scientific Research (AIMs) Journal, 2 (2)., 291-297.
Edu, G. O. and Umoren, G. (2015). Gender influence on teachers’ perception of difficult concepts in Basic science in Cross River State: Implications for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Journal of Curriculum Organization of Nigeria, 22 (1)., 178-197.
Edu, D. O., Edu, G. O. (2013). Attitude and experience as influencing variables of teachers’ perception of difficult concepts in Primary. International Education Research (Today Science), 1 (1)., 60-68.
Domike, G. C., Edu, G. O. and Idaka, E. I. (2017). Teachers’ classroom management and pupils’ academic performance in social studies in Calabar, Metropolis, Cross River State, Nigeria. Humanities, Management, Arts, Education and the ‘social Sciences Journal, 5 (4)., 51-58.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
1. 3rd Biennial Conference of Curriculum Organization of Nigeria (CON), Calabar Chapter1. 3rd Biennial Conference of Curriculum Organization of Nigeria (CON), Calabar Chapter held at the University of Calabar, Cross River State on February 11-14, 2009 - Participant.2009-02-112009-02-14
2. 27th Annual Conference of Curriculum Organization of Nigeria2. 27th Annual Conference of Curriculum Organization of Nigeria held at University of Calabar on 17th-20th September, 2014. Paper presented: Gender influence on teachers’ perception of difficult concepts in Basic Science: Implications for achieving the Millennium Development Goals. 2014-09-172014-09-20
3. Faculty of Education Annual Conference on education and contemporary issues3. Faculty of Education Annual Conference on education and contemporary issues Held on 2-5 September, 2015 at the University of Calabar New Senate Chambers, Calabar. Paper presented: ICT integration into basic education for sustainable national development in Nigeria. 2015-09-022015-09-05
4. 6th iSTEAMS multidisciplinary Cross- Border Conference4. 6th iSTEAMS multidisciplinary Cross- Border Conference held on 21st - 23rd March, 2016 at the University of Professional Studies. Accra Ghana - West Africa. Paper presented: Enhancing academic performance and gender difference of Basic Science pupils through the use of environmental resources in Cross River State, Nigeria. 2016-03-212016-03-23
5. African Apps Development Conference and Exhibition, 2016 held at the University of Professional Studies, Accra, Ghana – West Africa5. African Apps Development Conference and Exhibition, 2016 held at the University of Professional Studies, Accra, Ghana – West Africa, on 21st – 23rd March, 2016. - Participant. 2016-03-212016-03-23
6. International Science, Technology, Education, Arts, Management and Social Science (iSTEAMS) Multidisciplinary innovations and technology transfer conference held at the University Auditorium, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria6. International Science, Technology, Education, Arts, Management and Social Science (iSTEAMS) Multidisciplinary innovations and technology transfer conference held at the University Auditorium, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria from 27th -29th September, 2016. Paper presented: Students’ perception of concepts and their academic achievement in Basic Science in Cross River State, Nigeria. 2016-09-272016-09-29
7. Research Nexus Africa Network Conference (2017) held at the University Auditorium, Caleb University, Imota, Lagos, Nigeria7. Research Nexus Africa Network Conference (2017) held at the University Auditorium, Caleb University, Imota, Lagos, Nigeria, on 31st May to 2nd June, 2017. Paper presented: Perception of challenges inherent in the implementation of ‘Assessment for Learning (AFL)’ among Middle Basic Mathematics teachers in Calabar Municipality, Cross River State, Nigeria. 2017-05-312017-06-02