Associate Professor Oforka Theresa Olunwa.

Department: Educational Foundations
Faculty: Education
Designation : Lecturer I
Email: thereseolunwa@yahoo.com
Phone: 08039211769


Publications (Articles and Journals):

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS 

 

TEXTBOOK CHAPTERS 

1. Oforka, T. O. (2014). Role and purpose of indigenous education in Oni, S. (ed) Essentials of Sociology of Education. Ibadan: His Lineage Publishing House.

 

2. Oforka, T. O. (2014). Education and development in Oni, S. (ed) Essentials of sociology of education. Ibadan: His Lineage Publishing House. 

 

3. Oforka, T. O. & Nwosu, E. N. (2015). Teachers matter: Attracting, developing and retaining effective teachers in Oni, S. (ed) Making education work in Africa. New York: Heritage Publishing Company. 

 

4. Nwosu, E. N. & Oforka, T. O. (2015). Skill development in teacher education in Oni, S. (ed) Making education work in Africa. New York: Heritage Publishing Company.

 

JOURNAL ARTICLES 

5. Aye, E. N., Oforka, T. O., Onwuka, G. T., Danjuma, M. A., Nwosu, N., Idris, A. N. & Ugwu, N. U. (2016). Women empowerment and poverty alleviation programmes of rural women in Enugu State, Nigeria. Transylvanian Review, special issue, 24 (9), 1485 – 1494. ISSN: 1221–1249. Impact Factor. Thomson Reuters: 0.012. Website: http://ip science.thomsonreuters.com/cgi-bin/irnlst/jlresults.cgi?PC = MA.      

 

6. Aye, E. N., Oforka, T. O., Onwuka, G. T., Dike, C. I., Anzaa, J. T. & Azikiwe, U. (2016). Social-cultural practices and beliefs in TIV, Nigeria as correlates of girl child education. Transylvanian Review, special issue, 24(8), 1271–1280. ISSN: 1221 – 1249. Impact Factor. Thomson Reuters: 0.012. Website: http://ip-science.thomsonreuters.com/cgi-bin/irnlst/jlresults.cgi?PC = MA.   

 

7. Aye, E. N., Oforka, T. O., Idris, A. N., Danjuma, M. A., Magaji, I., Okolo, A. N. & Eseadi, C. (2016). Drug abuse and social behaviour of university students in North-West Zone of Nigeria. Wulfenia Journal, 28(8), 222 – 244. ISSN: 1561 – 882X. Impact Factor. Thomson Reuters: 0.267. Website: http://www.multidisciplinarywulfenia.org/. 

8. Oforka, T. O., Aye, E. N., Eseadi, C. & Adogu, J. I. (2016). Education as instrument for women emancipation and empowerment in Nigeria. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied sciences, 17,255259. ISSN: 19918178. Impact Factor. Scimago: 0.12. Website: http://www.scimagojr.com/journalsearch.php?q=17600155109&tip=sid. 

 

9. Adogu, J. I., Eze, U. N., Oforka, T. O. & Eseadi, C. (2016). Effect of cognitive restructuring strategy on psychosocial adjustment of adolescent social isolates. Journal of Applied Sciences Research. 13, 11 – 18. ISSN: 1819544x1816157x. Impact Factor. Scimago: 0.13. Website: http://www.scimagojr.com/journalsearch.php?q=17600155105&tip=sid. 

 

10. Aye, E. N., Oforka, T. O., Eze, V. L. & Eseadi, C. (2016). Poverty alleviation and women cooperative societies in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State, Nigeria. Journal of Applied Sciences Research. 13, 49 – 54. ISSN:1819544x, 1816157x. Impact Factor. Scimago: 0.13, Website: http://www.scimagojr.com/journalsearch.php?q=17600155105&tip=sid. 

 

11. Aye, E. N., Idris, M. H., Oforka, T. O., Akaneme, I. N., Idris, M. & Okolo, A. N. (2016). Influence of parents’ educational and occupational background on educational support of secondary school students in Jigawa and Kano States, Nigeria. International Business Management Journal. 10, 1 – 30. ISSN:1993  5250. Impact Factor. Scimago: 0.13, Website: http://www.medwelljournals.com/jornalhome.php?jid=1993-5250.    

 

12. Oforka, T. O., Nwosu, E. N. & Okolo, A. N. (2012). Creating equal educational opportunities for gender equality in education in Nigeria. International Journal of Educational Science and Research (IJESR) 2(3), 1 – 6. ISSN: 2249 – 6947. Impact Factor (JCC): 2.5437. Website: www.tjprc.org.

 

13. Nwosu, E. N., Oforka, T. O., Okolo, A. N. & Onuigbo, L. N. (2012). Socio-cultural factors as correlates of women’s participation in politics in Nigeria. International Journal of Environment, Ecology, Family and Urban Studies (IJEEFUS) 2(4), 29 – 36. ISSN: 2250 – 0065. Impact Factor (JCC): 1.7851. Website: www.tjprc.org. 

 

14. Nwosu, E. N., Oforka, T. O., & Onuigbo, L. N. (2013). Strategies for promoting culture of non-violence and peace among youths in Federal Universities in South East, Nigeria. Golden Research Thoughts (GRT) 3(6), 1 – 4. ISSN: 2231 – 5063. Impact Factor (UIF): 1.9508. Website: www.aygrt.isrj.org. 

 

15. Nwosu, E. N., Oforka, T. O. & Onuigbo, L. N. (2013). Gender based violence in Federal Universities in South East, Nigeria. Review of Research Journal 3(3), 1-7. ISSN: 2249 – 894X. Impact Factor (UIF): 1.6772. Website: www.ror.isrj.org. 

 

16. Onuigbo, L. N., Makata, E., Nwosu, E. N. & Oforka, T. O. (2013). Inculcating creative problem solving to students with special needs in Nigerian Universities through entrepreneurship education. Indian Streams Research Journal (ISRJ) III(XI). ISSN: 2230 – 7850. Impact Factor (UIF): 1.7604. Website: https://www.isrj.net OR www.drji.org/JournalProfile.aspx?jid=2230-7850. 

 

17. Oforka, T. O., Nwosu, E. N. & Okolo, A. N. (2013). Ineffective education process as a correlate of examination misconduct in secondary schools in Nigeria. Journal of Educational Review, 6(3), 373 – 377. (www.serialspublications.com). 

 

18. Oforka, T. O. (2011). Modification of primary school curriculum for quality education in Nigeria. Journal of CUDIMAC. 3(1), 66 – 78.

 

19. Oforka, T. O. (2010). Improving the quality of secondary education for poverty reduction in Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Sociology of Education. 4(1), 96 – 101.

 

20. Oforka, T. O. (2010). Reformation of teacher quality for achieving Universal Basic Education (UBE) and gender equality in primary schools. International Journal of Educational Research, 11(4), 161 – 168.  

 

21. Oforka, T. O. Nwosu, E. N. & Okolo, A. N. (2010). Teacher retirees perception of entrepreneurial education for retirement preparation. International Journal of Educational Research, 10(3), 24 – 32.

 

22. Oforka, T. O. (2009). Meal services as a strategy for promoting enrolment in primary schools as a reform in Universal Basic Education. International Journal of Educational Research 9(1), 137 – 142. 

 

23. Nwosu, E. N. & Oforka, T. O. (2009). Enhancing teaching and learning strategies in gender stereotyped societies. Nigerian Journal of Sociology of Education. 3(3), 327 – 334. 

 

24. Okolo, A. N. & Oforka, T. O. (2008). Social preparations for managing life in retirement. Journal of Educational Foundations, 5(2), 86 – 88.

 

25. Eze, N. M. & Oforka, T. O. (2008). Skill acquisition for economic preparations for retirement. Journal of Educational Foundations, 5(2), 243 – 245. 

 

26. Okolo, A. N. & Oforka, T. O. (2008). Modalities for involving parents and teachers in the effective implementation of the Universal Basic Education (UBE) programme in secondary schools in Nsukka Education Zone. Nigerian Journal of Sociology of Education 2(2), 46 – 52.

 

27. Nwosu, E. N., Oforka, T. O. & Omeje, J. C. (2010). Gender perception of the utilization of entrepreneurial education for youth empowerment. International Journal of Educational Research, 10(2), 46 – 58.

 

28. Oyeoku, E. K., Nwosu, E. N. & Oforka, T. O. (2012). Child rearing practices and cultural inhibitions as correlates of prostitution tendencies among University undergraduates in South East, Nigeria. International Journal of Research in Arts and Social Sciences. 4.407 – 417.

 

29. Oforka, T. O. (2007). Constraints to the implementation of the Universal Basic Education. Journal of Educational Foundations, 4,153 – 158.

 

30. Nwosu, E. N., Oforka, T. O. & Mbagwu, F. (2015). Peace education, insecurity and youth restiveness in Nigeria. Journal of Sociology of Education. 9(1), 254 – 262.


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