Lecturers

DR. ORJI TOBIAS IHIEGBULEM 

CURRICULUM VITAE

OF


DR.ORJI TOBIAS IHIEGBULEM

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

PERSONAL DATA:
NAME:     DR. ORJI TOBIAS IHIEGBULEM
SEX:      MALE
DATE OF BIRTH:    4TH APRIL, 1957
PLACE OF BIRTH:    UBULU
NATIONALITY:    NIGERIAN
STATE OF ORIGIN:   IMO
LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA:  ORU-WEST
MARITAL STATUS:    MARRIED
NAME OF WIFE:    IHIEGULEM, VICTORIA NKECHI (MRS)
NUMBER OF CHILDREN:   FOUR(4)
NEXT OF KIN:    IHIEGBULEM, VICTORIA NKECHI (MRS)
RELIGION:     CHRISTIANITY
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT:  LECTURER, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL
      PSYCHOLOGY, FEDERAL COLLEGE OF
      EDCUATION (TECHNICAL), OMOKU, RIVERS STATE

CURRENT RANK:    CHIEF LECTURER
TOTAL WORKING EXPERIENCE: 25 YEARS

CONTACT ADDRESS:   FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (TECHNICAL),
      OMOKU, RIVERS STATE

PERMANENT HOME ADDRESS:  UBAHADARA-AMORIE, UBULU, ORU-WEST L.G.A,
      IMO STATE

PHONE NUMBER:    08037027257, 08076072024.

E-MAIL:     tvihisjah2006@yahoo.com

VISION:     MY VISION IS TO BE A FULFILED, REPUTABLE
      AND GOD-FEARING ACADEMICIAN.

 

 

 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
INTITUTIONS ATTENDED WITH DATES QUALIFICATION OBTAINED WITH DATES DISCIPLINE
Christ the king School, Ubulu-Ihejiofor,
Orlu, Imo State (1963 -1969) First School Leaving Certificate (Distinction), 1971 (obtained while in secondary school because the result of primary six examination written in December 1969 (civil war period) was not released.  General
Community Secondary School, Ubulu-Ihejiofor, Imo State, Nigeria (1970 -1974) West African School Certificate (Division two), June, 1974. General
University  of Benin, Edo State, Nigeria
(1977 – 1981) B.Ed.(Science) Hons. (Second Class Upper
Division). June 1981. Education/Biology
University  of Benin, Edo State, Nigeria
(1982 – 1985) M.Ed (Master of Education), January, 1986 Guidance and Counseling
University of Port Harcourt, Choba, Rivers State, Nigeria.(2000-2006, including period of ASUU strike)  Ph. (Doctor of Philosophy), October, 2006. Guidance and Counseling

RESEARCH PROJECT AND THESIS

1. First Degree Project: Factors of Choice of Biology Among Secondary Students in Oru Local Government Area of Imo State (1981)

2. Master’s Degree Thesis: Job Satisfaction among Post-Primary School Principles in Imo State of Nigeria (1985)

3. Doctorate Degree Thesis: Correlates of Job Satisfaction among Secondary School Principals in Imo State of Nigeria: Implications for Counselling (2006)

PROFESSIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE:

1. NYSC Biology lecturer, Kano State College of Education, Cumel, 1981/82 service  year.
2. Lecturer in the School of Education, Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku,
 River State, 1989 till date. Courses include (i) History of Education (1988/89, 1989/90) session (ii) Measurement and Evaluation (1990/91, 2011 till date) (iii) Research Methods (1990/91) session till date (iv) Guidance and Counseling (1989/90 session till date (v) Supervision of Students’ Projects (1990/91 session till date) (vi) Supervision of Students on Teaching Practice (1989/90 till date)
3. College Guidance-Counsellor, Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, (1989 till date).
4. Head, Department of Educational Psychology, federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, (November, 1992-February, 1996) and November 1997-February, 2003).
5. Teaching practice Coordinator, Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, (November, 1996-February, 1999).
6. Acting Director, Continuing Education Centre, Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, (November, 1994-November, 1996).
7. Sole Administrator (Acting Dean), School of Technical Education, federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, (November-December, 1994).
8. Dean, School of Education, Federal College of Education,  (Technical) Omoku, (February 2003-July, 2007).
9. Director Guidance and Counselling Centre, Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, (August, 2007-July, 2009).
10. Dean, School of Preliminary Studies, Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, Rivers State (August 2009 till date).
11. Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Advancement in Teaching (2008 till date).
12. Consulting Editor, Nigerian Journal of Science Education (2009 till date)
13. Consulting Editor, Journal of Contemporary  Business and Education Research (2010 till date).
14. Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Research in Contemporary Education (2000-2001)
15. External Assessor for promotion of lectures from Principal Lecturer to Chief Lecturers’
 Position in Federal College of Education Eha-Amufu, Enugu State (2004).
16. External Assessor for promotion of Lecturers from principal lecturer to Chief lecturer position in Federal College of Education (Technical), Umunze, Anambra State (2007, 2010 and 2011).
17. Chairman, committee of Deans, Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, (August 2009 till date).
18. Chairman, Seminar Paper Presentation Committee, School of Education, Federal College of Education (Technical),, Omoku (2009-2011).
19. Resource Person, Students’ Teaching Practice Orientation, Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku (2009-2011)
20. Resource Person, Workshop for participants in the Federal UBE Teachers’ Scheme,  Bayelsa State (2007).
21. Resource Person, Seminar for New Lecturers in Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku (2009).

 

 

APPOINTMENT INTO BOARDS, PANELS AND COMMITTEES IN FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (TECHNICAL), OMOKU: 

1. Member, College Academic Board, (1992 till date).
2. Member, Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, Staff Nursery and Primary School Board, (1999-2007).
3. Chairman, Board of Governors, Federal College of Education (Technical),Omoku, Staff Nursery and Primary School Board (2007-2009).
4. Secondary, panel on alleged examination leakage in Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, (1994).
5. Member, panel on alleged examination leakage in Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, (1997).
6. Member, Panel on alleged sexual harassment in Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, (2001).
7. Chairman, Examination malpractice panel in Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, (1997/98, 1998/99 and 2001/02).
8.         Member , examination malpractice panel in Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, (2000/01). 
9. Member, panel on secret cult activities in Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, (1999).
10. Chairman, Committee on Conference attendance by Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, lecturers (1997 – 1998).
11. Chairman, inspection committee for the College Nursery/Primary and Demonstration Secondary Schools, (1995 – 2002).
12. Chairman, Students’ projects grades review committee in Federal College of Education, (Technical), Omoku, (1995, 1997 – 2002).
13. Member, students’ projects grades review committee in Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, (2008-2009).
14. Member, Committee on admission into the College Nursery and Primary School (1999-2000)
15. Member, appointment and promotion committee (senior), 2003-2007, 2009 till date)
16. Member, Committee of Deans (2003- 2007)
17. Chairman, Teaching Practice Committee (2003-2007)
18. Member, editorial board of Journal of Research in contemporary Education (1999 – 2001)
19. Member, College information bulletin editorial committee (1992- 1994)
20. Member, College continuous assessment management committee (1992)
21. Member, College Journal Editorial Board (1994 – 1998)
22. Member, College certificate verification committee (2001)
23. Member, College management committee (2003-2007, 2009 till date)
24. Chairman, Investiture committee for the college 7th convocation ceremony (2006)
25. Chairman, College panel for investigating the case of a student slapping a Dean of School (2009)
26. Chairman, committee on Improper handing of a students’ result in School of Business Education, Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, (2010).
27. Chairman, panel on the case of a students’ death in the hostel in Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, (2010)
28. Chairman, committee on guideline for promotion of a principal lecturer to Chief Lecturer position in Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, (2010).
29. Member, School of Pre-NCE Board, Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, (2009 till date).
30. Others.

 

EDITORIAL ENGAGEMENTS

1. Editor-In- Chief Journal of Advancement in Teaching (2008 till date)
2. Consulting Editor, Nigerian Journal of Science Education (2009 till date)
3. Consulting Editor, Journal of Contemporary Business and Educational Research (2010 till Date).


4. Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Research in contemporary Education (2000-2001)
5. Co-editor, Basic Research Methods in Education.

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES:

1. Members, Counselling Association of Nigeria, (1999 till date).
2. Member, National Association for the Advancement of knowledge, (1999 till date).
3. Member, Association of Teacher Education in Nigeria, (200 till date).
4. Member, Nigeria, Nigeria Association of Educationists for National Development,(1999 till date).
5. Member, Nigeria Society for Education Psychologists, (2000 till date).
6. Member, Philosophy of Education Association of Nigeria, (1997 till date).
7. Member, Association for Promoting Quantity Education in Nigeria, (2008 till date).

COMMUNITY SERVICE:

1. Member, Ubahadara-Amorie Ubulu peace-making committee (1986 – 1990)

2. Financial Secretary, Oru L.G.A, progressive association, Omoku branch (1991 till 1994)

3. Contributor, Ubahadara-Amorie Ubulu rural development scheme (1998 till date)

ACADEMIC PUBLICATION:

Journal Articles

1. Ihiegbulem,O.T. (1992). Academic Performace of Nigerian Certificate in Education (Technical) students, with different entry requirements: A case study of FCE (T), Omoku.
 Journal of Technical Teacher Education, 1 (1), 79-86.

2. Ihiegbulem, O.T. (1993). The relationship between continuous assessment and examination scores of students in the cognitive domain. Delta Journal of Education Development, 1 (1), 91-102.

3. Ihiegbulem, O.T. (1993). The motivational role of the guidance counselor in Students’ actualization of their education goals. Delta Journal of Educational Development, 1 (2) 76-85.

4. Ihiegbulem O.T. (1994).The relationship between continuous assessment and semester examination cognitive scores of NCE (T) students with different entry requirements. Journal of Studies in Technical Education, 1 (1), 93-103.
 
5. Ihiegbulem, T.O.(1994). Sex differences in consistency of continuous assessment and examination scores of students in the cognitive domain. Journal of Technical Teacher Education, 2 (1), 63-71.

6. Ihiegbulem T.O. (1997) Enhancement of examination grades of students through effective evaluation. Journal of Technical Teacher Education, 2 (1), 69-74.

7. Ihiegbulem T.O. (1998). The Relationship between NCE (T), students score in the pre-requisite theoretical education courses and department practical courses. Journal of Studies  Technical Teacher Education, 2 (1&2), 63-69.

8. Ihiegbulem T.O.(1998). Sex differences in academic performance of NCE (T) students in practical education courses. Journal of Technology and Education in Nigeria, 3, (1&2), 8-16.

9. Ihiegbulem T.O. (1999). The role of the guidance counselor in enhancing required standards among 21st century Nigerian Students in College of Education (Technical).
 Journal of Teacher Education, 1 (1), 130-134.

10. Ihiegbulem,  T.O. (1999). Educational guidance service. A pivot for educational Success of Nigeria Post-Primary school students in the 21st century. Knowledge Review Journal, 1 (4). 67-71.

11. Ihiegbulem,O.T.(2000) Forms of husband abuse and prevention: Implications for effective marriage counseling. Nigerian Journal of Empirical Studies in Psychology and Education, 1 (2), 19-24.

12. Ihiegbulem O.T.(2000).Guidance and Counselling  uses of students’ continuous assessment scores in enhancing functionality of their education. Knowledge Review Journal, 2 (4), 108-111.

13. Ihiegbulem, O.T. (2000). Physical development of the Nigerian child: Implications for his successful Technical Education in the 21st century. Journal of Research in Contemporary Education. 1 (1), 56-61.

14. Ihiegblem, O.T. Obomanu, B.J And Ellah, I. (2000). Migrant fishermen’s children  education in Rivers State: Issues and Prospects. Journal of Research in Contemporary Education, 1 (1), 185-196.

15. Ihiegbulem O.T. And Ihiegbulem V.N.(2001). Helping students in the University Basic Education Programme to acquire and develop science study skills. SITTED, 4 (1), 66-71.

16. Ihiegbulem O.T.  And Ihiegbulem, V.N  (2003). Enhancing national development through effective guidance and counseling at the family level. Nigerian Journal of Education, Science and Technology, 1, (1), 44-47. 

17. Ihiegbulem, O.T. (2003). Possible causes of husband abuse and their checks through effective marriage counseling. Omoku Journal of Woman in colleges of Education, 1, (1) 268-269.

18. Oguzor, N.S and Ihiegbulem, O.T. (2005). Continuity of acquisition of knowledge after formal education. Nigerian Journal of Professional Teachers, Maiden issue.

19. Ihiegbulem, O.T. Ihiegbulem,V.N. & Dimkpa, I. (2011). Effect of token economy on Academic Achievement of Secondary School Students: Implications for counseling. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 2 (4)87-95.

 


BOOK CHAPTERS:

20. Ihiegbulem O.T. (1996). Scope, Nature and Meaning of Guidance and Counselling. In I.C. S. Ifeluni and C.N .Agbaegbu (eds). Guidance and Counselling and Special Education.  Onitsha: Leotina (Nigeria) Limited.
 
21. Ihigbuulem O.T. And Uzoeshi, K.C.(1997). Development Tasks. In U.  Dappa (ed). Developmental Psychology Owerri: Cape Publishers International Limited.

22. Ihiegbulem, O.T. (1997). Indivdual differences. In U. Dappa (ed). Developmental Psychology. Owerri: Cape Publishers International Limited.

23. Ihiegbulem, O.T. (1998). The role of the counselor in controlling examination malpractice among post-primary and tertiary institutions students. In S. I. Okoli and I .U. Ezechi (eds). Problems of Nigerian Education in Perspective. Onitsha: Lincel Publishers.
 
24. Ihiegbulem O.T. (1999). Guidance and counseling aspect of implementing the 6-3-3-4 system of education. In B. J. Obomanu (ed) General Concerns in Curriculum Development. Owerri: Cape Publishers International Limited.

25. Ihiegbulem O.T.  (2000). Research variable, Research questions and Research hypothesis. In O. T. Ihiegbulem and C.M. Amini (ed). Basic Research Methods in Education. Owerri: Cape Publishers International Limited.

26. Ihiegbulem, O.T. (2000). Testing of Research hypothesis. In O. T. Ihiegbulem and C.M. Amini (eds). Basic Research Methods in Education. Owerri: Cape Publishers International.
 
27. Ihiegbulem O. T. And Agbaegbu, C.N. (2000). Format of a Research report. In O.T.
Ihiegbulem and C.M. Amini (eds). Basic Research Methods in Education. Owerri: Caps Publishers International.

28. Ihiegbulem O.T (2000). The guidance-counselor in the 6-3-3-4 system of education. In K Babarinde (ed). Education and the Challege of Patrotism in Nigeria. Ijebu-Ode: PEAN.
 
29. Ihiegbulem O.T.(2000). Vocational guidance service: A pivot for vocational success of Nigeria technical teacher trainees in the 21st century. Published in a book titled “Trends in Technology Teacher Education in Nigeria”.

30. Ihiegbulem O.T. (2010).Guidance and Counselling functions of the teacher in the UBE Programme.In B. Ubong (editor). Quality and Education for All. Omoku, Facet Services Limited.
  
31. Ihiegbulem O.T. (2011). Evaluation in Teaching Practice. In N. S Oguzor & j.k. Obara (eds). Fundamentals of Teaching Practice. Omoku: Jef printing and Publishing Company.


TEXT BOOKS:

32. Ihiegbulem O.T.(2000). Fundamental Concepts and Issues in Guidance and Counselling Owerri: Cape Publishers International Limited.

33. Ihiegbulem O.T. (2008). Fundamental Concepts and Issues in Guidance and Counselling (Revised edition) Owerri: Cape Publishers International limited

 

CONFERENCE, SEMINAR AND WORKSHOP PAPER:

34. Ihiegbulem O.T. (1989). Guidance for High academic performance. Lecture given to 1989/90 fresh students of Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, during their orientation, December 12.

35. Ihiegbulem O.T. (1990). Academic performance of NCE (T), Students with different entry qualifications. Paper presented at the senior staff seminar of Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, 22nd November.

36. Ihiegbulem O.T. (1992). An overview of Primary Science and Mathematics  methodology. A paper presented at the Ideato-North L.G.A.  Headmaster’s’ Workshop at Uruala, October, 1992.

37. Ihiegbulem O.T (1994). Effective evaluation of primary school: Focus on continuous assessment. A paper presented at the Oru L.G.A . Teachers’ Workshop at Mgbidi, December, 1994.

38. Ihiegbulem O.T. (1996). Physical and Psychomotor development of the Nigerian child: Implications for technical education in the 21st century Nigeria. A paper presented at the First National Conference of FCE (T), Omoku, 22nd – 24th May.

39. Ihiegbulem, O.T. (1997). Meaning of, rationale for and features of continuous assessment. A paper presented at the workshop on the use of continuous assessment/terminal report booklets for the FCE(T) Staff Nursery and Primary School teachers, 6th March.

40. Ihiegbulem, O.T. (1999). Expected learning problems of the 21st century Nigeria mentally gifted learn and their possible solutions. A paper presented at the special End-of-Century international Century Conference at Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna, 3rd -6th August

41. Ihiegbulem, O.T.(2000). The preliminary part and chapters one and two of a typical research report. A paper presented at the seminar/workshop on students’ project supervision for lecturers of the F.CE (T), Omoku, 12th July.
42. Ihiegbulem O.T. And Agbaegbu, C.N. (2000). Chapter five and the final part of a research report. A paper presented at the seminar/workshop on students’ project supervision for lecturers of the FCT (T), Omoku, 12th July.

43. Ihiegbulem O.T. (2000). Helping students in the Universal Basic Education Programmes to form and develop good effective study habits. A paper presented at the third national conference of the FCC (T), Omoku, 16h – 18th November.

44. Particpant in the two-day round-table workshop organized by National Commission for Colleges of Education at Abuja, for Heads of primary Education Studies Department from 8th – 9th November, 2005.

45. Ihiegbulem, O.T. (2008).Gender Differences in job Satisfaction among secondary school principals in Imo State of Nigeria: Implications for sustainable development. A paper presented at the First National Conference of The Nigerian National Association for Gender Equity, held at the University of Port Harcourt, 10th -14th March.

46. Ihiegbulem, O.T. (2008).Guidance and Counselling functions of the Teacher in Promoting Quality Education at the Primary Level of the Universal Basic Education Programme. A paper presented at the 20th Annual National conference of Association for Promoting Quality Education in Nigeria, Held at Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, 25th -28th November.

47. Ihiegbulem O.T. (2009). The conference Participant: preparing for and presenting conference and seminar papers. A paper presented in a seminar for new lectures of Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, Rivers State on the 22nd of July, 2009.

48. Ihiegbulem,O.T And Ikeyiri, E..(2010). Parental Influence on career choice of children implications for counseling parents. A paper presented at the 2010 Annual Conference of the Counselling Association of Nigeria at Enugu Campus of University of Nigeria Nsukka, 2nd -6th of August, 2010.
49. Ihiegbulem, O.T. Ihiegbulem, V.N. & Dimkpa. I (2011). Effect of token economy on Academic Achievement of Secondary School Students: Implications for counseling. A paper presented at the First International Biennial Conference on the Teaching and Learning held at Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, Rivers State, from September 5-8.

Hobbies:

1. In-door Games
2. Pleasure Reading

REFEREES:

1. Dr. N.S Oguzo (JP).Provost Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku.
2. Dr. S.E Onuebunwa, Former Deputy Provost, Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku
3. Prof.O.G. Kemjika (JP), Former Director, Post-NCE Degree programme, University of Port-Harcourt Rivers State.