Department: Arts Education
Faculty: Education
Designation :
Phone: 08038948577

Publications (Articles and Journals):

1.    Umo, U.C., Mbaegbu, N. & Christian, A. (2008). Ezindu. Onitsha:  Beans Expressions.
2.    Umo U.C. & Ogbonna, T.E. (2007). Mkpanaaka akwukwo omumu nchocha n’asusu na omenala Igbo. Nsukka: Ifedimma Communication.

Chapter Contribution in Mainline Books
3.    Umo, U.C. Methods of teaching Igbo language: In F.A. Okwo (Ed.), Methods and media in Arts, Social and Psychological Sciences. Nsukka: University Trust. (In press).
4.    Umo, U.C.  Media for Igbo language teaching. In F.A. Okwo (Ed.), Methods and media in Arts, Social and Psychological Sciences. Nsukka: University Trust. (In press).

Journal Articles
5.     Umo, U.C. (1999). Influence of functionalism on language teaching. Nigerian Journal of Empirical Studies in Psychology and Education UNIPORT, 1 (1), 97-101. 
6.    Umo, U.C. (2000). Factors that influence children’s language development as perceived by nursery school teachers.   Nigerian Journal of Empirical Studies in Psychology and   Education UNIPORT, 1 (3), 120-124.
7.    Umo, U.C. (2000). Low enrollment of students in the Igbo language Department at tertiary level: A handbook at causal factors. Eha-Amufu School of Education Journal, 2 (1), 95-99.
8.    Umo, U.C. (2001). Teachers and students` perception of sources of poor performance in senior secondary certificate examination in Igbo
        language. International Journal of Arts and Technology Education (IJATE.), 1 (1), 51-58.
9.    Umo, U.C. (2001). Demands of Igbo language as medium of instruction in Universal Basic Education. Nigerian Journal of Curriculum Studies, 8(1), 19-23.

10.    Umo, U.C. (2001). Teaching the basic language skills in UBE  Programmes. The Nigerian Universal Basic Educational Journal, 1 (2), 251-257.
11.    Umo, U.C. (2001). Language education as a catalyst for national sustainability. Nigerian Journal of Curriculum & Instruction, 10 (2), 1-3.
12.    Umo, U.C. (2002). Constraints to the use of mother tongue in primary education. Implication for language policy. Nigerian Journal of Curriculum Studies, 9 (2).
13.    Umo, U.C. (2002). The place of skill acquisition in language Art. A           challenge to gifted education in Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of   Gifted Education, 1 (1), 80-87.
14.    Umo, U.C. (2002). Influence of games on the interest of students in Igbo language. Journal of Liberal Studies, 10(2), 183-193.
15.    Umo, U.C. (2002). The implementation of National language policy at the junior Primary Level. Nigerian Journal of Curriculum Studies, 10 (1), 27-33.
16.    Umo, U.C. (2003). Effects of games on students’ acquisition of vowel harmony and word formation in Igbo grammar. Journal   of WCCL, 4 (2),27-33.
17.    Umo, U.C. (2003). Influence of gender on student’s achievement in Igbo grammar using games. The Nigerian Universal Basic Education Journal, 2(1), 65-68.
18.    Umo, U.C. (2004). Production and use of instructional materials in           language Arts. CUDIMAC Journal, 1(1), 130-136.
19.    Umo, U.C. (2005). Qualitative primary education in Nigeria. Journal of Qualitative Education, 1(1), 35-43.
20.    Umo, U.C. (2006). Emerging perspective on exam malpractice in Nigeria. mapping the boundaries of stakeholders involvement. African Journal of Educational Foundation (AJEF), 1(1), 5-18.
21.    Usman, K.O. & Umo, U.C. (2006). Effect of mother tongue (Igbo) on the achievement of lower basic education (UBE) Pupils in mathematics. Journal of STAN, 41(1&2), 89-93
22.    Umo, U.C. (2006). Combined effects of game strategy and location as factors of academic achievement in Igbo grammar. The International Journal of Language, Society and Culture, Australia. (file://E:\My published% 20works.htm).  (18)
23.    Umo, U.C. & Onimisi, G. (2007). Situational analysis of the teaching and learning of Ebira Language in Kogi State:  Review of Education, Institute of Education Journal, UNN, 18(1), 77-88.
24.    Umo, U.C. (2008). Language Science, Technology Mathematics (STM) and poverty alleviation in Africa. A case for Nigeria.  Zimbabwe Journal of Education Research (ZJER), 20(1), 22-29.
25.    Umo, U.C. & Mgbachi, J. (2009). Contrastive analysis of Igbo students’ use of English phonics among secondary school students in Onitsha education zone. International Journal of Educational Research (INJER). A Faculty of Education Journal UNN, 9. (2), 21-22.
26.    Umo, U.C. (2008). Teaching the rudiments of letter shapes and forms to nursery school child: A Multidisciplinary Journal of Research Development, published by the National Association for Research Development, Benue State University Makurdi.
27.    Umo, U.C (2008). Relevance of language text book   evaluation: Implications for The UBE in Nigeria.  In Social Science Education Review, a Journal of Social Science Education Department UNN 1 (1), 140-145.
28.    Umo, U.C. (2009).  Igbo language, culture and politics for National development and sustanance.  Journal of Igbo Studies (JIS) 4. Department of Linguistics, Igbo and other Nigerian Languages. University of Nigeria Nsukka.

29.    Umo, U.C. (2009). Language Teachers as role models For Students: The expectations. Review of Education. Journal of Institute of Education UNN. 21.

30.    Umo, U.C. (2009). Resource Utilization For Effective Teaching Of Igbo Language. Knowledge Review, A Multidisciplinary Journal    Published by the National Association For Advancement Of Knowledge UNIBEN, ( 3), 135-139.
31.    Umo, U.C. & Okeke C. (2009). Mwulite asusu Igbo n’ uloakwukwo sekondri nugwu Naijiria. Journal of Igbo Studies. 4 (1), 73-81.                  
32.    Umo, U.C. (2010). Classroom environment as correlate   of students’ cognitive achievement in senior secondary school Igbo language. The African Journal of Social Science Public and International Affairs Spring, 4 (1), 77 -84.   
33.    Umo, U.C. & Igbeaku, B. (2012).  Movement transformation and Igbo language teaching appraisal. Ikenga International Journal of African Studies 14 (1).
34.    Umo, U. C. & Ude, F. U. (2013). Influence of Gender on Senior Secondary School Students in the production of the standard Igbo phonology. International Journal of Arts and Technology Education, 9(1), 142 – 156.
35.    Umo, U. C. & Ude, F. U. (2013). Influence of Gender on Senior Secondary School Students in the production of the standard Igbo phonology. International Journal of Arts and Technology Education, 9(1), 142 – 156.
36.    Umo, U. C. (2013). Igbo Language and Identiy. Journal of Literature and Arts Studies (3) 9, 576-588

37.    Umo U.C (1999). Strategies for increasing students interest in igbo                    language in secondary schools: A match into positive educational alternatives for the 21st century. In J.O. Mogbo (Ed), National policy on Education for sustainable development. Issues for 21st century. 1st annual conference proceedings.
38.    Umo, U.C. (2000). Role of information technology media in achieving the National language policy. In A. Ali & E. Okeke (Eds), Information Technology and Education: A book of reading (pp 219 – 226).  Enugu: City.
39.    Umo, U.C. (2001). The National Language policy – A critique for an Alternative language policy. In A.C. Okeke & D. Egonu (Eds), Education Alternatives for Nigeria (2), 106 -113.
40.    Umo, U.C. (2001). Culture and violence: Implication for Higher Education. In A.U. Akubue & D. Enyi (Eds), Crisis and Challenges in Higher Education in Developing Countries (pp 335 – 340). Ibadan: Wisdom.       
41.    Umo, U.C & S.A. Ezeudu (2007). Relationship between UME scores                    and screening scores at the University of Nigeria Nsukka  (UNN). In Referred and Published Conference Papers of the 33rd  Annual conference of International Association for Educational Assessment (IAEA) on the theme: Mutual Dependence of  National Estimation Systems and Education Standards ,at  Azerbaijan, Baku.
42.    Umo, U.C & C.N. Aguokogbuo (2008). Re-focusing on the pre-primary education in Nigeria for the attainment of MDGs. Faculty of Education Annual conference on the Theme: Educational Reforms and the Attainment of MDGs, the Nigerian experience. 334-448.
43.    Aguokogbuo C.N. & Umo, U.C. (2008). Teaching and Teacher effectiveness for lifelong education. Faculty of Education International Conference on the Theme: Education in the Information Age Global Challenges and Enhancement Strategies.
44.     Ofoegbu, T.O. & Umo, U.C (2008). Perception of Igbo language teachers on information and communication technology (ICT): Implication for Quality assurance in Nigerian Secondary Schools. Journal of Nigerian Academy of Education Congress.
45.    Umo, U. C. (2010) (Ed). Department of Arts Education handbook. Enugu: Prince production
46.    Umo, U. C. (2013). Pedagogical issues in Igbo preposition IJATE (9) (In press).
47.    Umo, U. C. (2013). University of Nigeria Secondary School Nsukka at 30: The journey so far. A paper presented at the first International Convention/Reunion of University of Nigeria Secondary School Nsukka Alumni Association, North American Atlanta held at Atlanta from 24th – 28th August, 2013.
48.    Umo, U. C. (2013). Repositioning Igbo Language Instruction in secondary schools through Information Communication and Technology. A paper presented at the World Educators Forum held at Freetown Sierra Leone from 11th – 15th November, 2013 on the theme, Peace Education and Economic Development of African Studies.
49.    Umo, U. C. (2013). Igbo Language and identity. Journal of Literature & Arts Studies, 3(9), 576-588. USA: David Publishing Company.
50.    Umo, U. C., Ezeudu, S. A. & Idu, G.O. (2014). Globalization and its challenges to Igbo culture and values: implications for leadership. Being a paper presented at the 12th International Conference of the Igbo Studies Association held on May 23-24, 2014 at Dominican University, River Forest, Illinois, USA (in press).
51.    Omeje, M. O., Chineke, S. & Umo. U. C. (2014). Repositioning Igbo Language instruction in secondary schools through ICT. World Educators Forum, 3(1), 80-87.
52.    Umo, U. C. & Chineke, S. (2014). Effect of Task-Based language teaching method on students’ achievement in Igbo essay writing. International Journal of Research in Arts and Social Sciences (IJRASS), 7, 125-130.            

53.    Umo, U.C. (2007). Basic Education Igbo curriculum modules 1.  A  Commissioned ETF project.

Area of Specialization
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