COLLEGE OF SCIENCE,
ENGINEERING AND
TECHNOLOGY
Adjunct Professor
SB 403A | (713) 313.4839
ekwereoj@tsu.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Education and Training

  • Ph. D. Science Education (Chemistry),
  • University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria, 1998
  • Thesis: Metacognitive Instructional Strategies and Students Concept Attainment in, and Attitudes Towards Chemistry in Ibadan Municipality
  • M.ED. Teacher Education (Science Education), University of Ibadan, Nigeria, 1990
  • Thesis: Effects of Schema Activation and Concept Attainment Instructional Models on Secondary School Students Attainment of the Mole Concept
  • B. Ed., Science Education (Chemistry), Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria, 1985
  • Project: A Survey of Scientific Attitudes Possessed by Students in Selected Secondary Schools in Kano Metropolis

AWARDS, HONORS AND GRANT RECEIVED

Certification, GLOBE program , March 2007

Letters of appreciation for participation in clinical practice at College of Education, TSU, 2006 & 2007

Letters of appreciation for contributions to development of a proposal to support certification by National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), 2007

Doctoral Thesis Support Grant from Association of African Universities, P. O. Box 5774, Accra- North, Ghana. 1995

Certificate of national service from National Youth Service Corps(NYSC) in accordance with section 11 of the NYSC degree # 24 of 1973, August 1983

Biography

Research Interests

Research/Scholarly Activities

Recent Publications

PUBLICATION

EKWERE, O. J. (1997) Metacognitive Instructional Strategies: Innovations in Chemistry Teaching. Proceedings of the 40th Annual Conference of Science Teachers Association of Nigeria, pp. 168-172.

PRESENTATIONS

EKWERE, O. J. (2007) Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE): Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching and Learning. Paper presented to pre-service teachers, College of Education, Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas

EKWERE, O.J. (2000) Metacognitive Inquiry and Students Concept Attainment in Chemistry, Paper presented at faculty and staff seminar, Faculty of Education, University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State

EKWERE, O.J. (1998) Metacognitive Instructional Strategies and Students Concept Attainment in, and Attitude Towards Chemistry in Ibadan municipality. Paper presented at faculty, staff and students seminar, Department of Teacher Education, University of Ibadan.

EKWERE, O. J. (1996) Metacognitive Instructional Strategies of Concept Mapping and Rehearsal and Students Performance in Secondary School Chemistry, Paper presented at the joint staff/higher degree students seminar series, Department of Teacher Education, University of Ibadan.

EKWERE, O.J. (1994) Metacognitive Instructional Strategies, Cognitive Style and Gender as determinants of Students’ Concept Attainment in and Attitude towards Chemistry. A research paper presented to the Association of African Universities Accra – North, Ghana.

EKWERE, O. J. (1993) Metacognitive Instructional Strategies, Cognitive Style and Gender and Students Concept Attainment in Chemistry in Senior Secondary Schools. Paper Presented at Departmental Seminar, Department of Teacher Education, University of Ibadan.

EKWERE, O. J. (1991) Teaching Science Students in Secondary Schools, Paper Presented at Science Unit Seminar, Department of Teacher Education,University of Ibadan

EKWERE, O. J. (1989) Effects of Schema Activation and Concept Attainment Instructional Models on Secondary School Students Attainment of the Mole Concept. Paper presented at Departmental Seminar, Department of Teacher Education, University of Ibadan.

Funding