Dr. Morenikeji Alex AKANMU

Status: Lecturer II

Department: Science Education

 

Academic Qualifications:

B. Sc (Ed.), M. Ed., Ph.D. (Ilorin)

Role: Lecturer, Level Adviser and Departmental Examination Officer, Sandwich Programme Organizer (Undergraduate)

 

Area of Research Interest:

Cognitive psychology applied to Mathematics Education, Constructivism and Mathematics Learning and Teaching, Measurement and Evaluation in Mathematics Education.

 

Contact Information:

Department of Science Education, Faculty of Education, University of Ilorin.

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PUBLICATIONS:

Journal Articles in Print

HOME-BASED (Published)

(1) M. A. Akanmu (2017): Bibliometric review of Fajemidagba’s scholarly contributions to development of mathematics education in Nigeria. Journal of Curriculum and Instruction. A publication of Department of Science Education, Faculty of Education, University, Ilorin, Nigeria. 10 (2), 1- 12.

(2) Y. Sunday., M. A. Akanmu and M. O. Fajemidagba (2017). Fostering Entrepreneurship in Education: The impact of mathematics laboratory approach. Journal of Curriculum and Instruction. A publication of Department of Science Education, Faculty of Education, University, Ilorin, Nigeria.  10 (1), 47-54.

(3) Akanmu, M. A. & Isiaka, A. B. (2016): Senior School Teachers’ Views on the Introduction and Implementation of Inclusive Education in Ogbomoso, Oyo State, Nigeria. Journal of Curriculum and Instruction. A publication of Department of Science Education, Faculty of Education, University, Ilorin, Nigeria.  9(1), 49-67.

(4) Akanmu, M. A. (2016): Students’ Learning Styles and Teachers’ Variables as Predictors of Students’ Mathematics Performance. Al-Hikmah Journal of Education. A publication of the College of Education, Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, Nigeria. 3(1), 192-199.

(5) Akanmu, M. A., Sunday, Y., & Ayinla, J. O. (2016): Effects of Laboratory Component of Teaching and Assessment Strategies on Senior School Students’ Performance in Mathematics in Abuja, Nigeria. Ilorin Journal of Education. A publication of the Faculty of Education, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria, 35, 1-12. Available on http://www.unilorin.edu.ng/ejournals/index.php/ije

(6) Akanmu, M. A. & Kolawole, J. T. (2015): Resolving the Menance of Examination Malpractice among Senior Schools Students in Nigeria: Dimensional Facts and Way Forward. International Journal of Educational Management (IJEM). A publication of the Department of Educational Management, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria. 13(1), 157-168.

(7) O.T. Badmus., M. A. Akanmu., & A.O. Akanbi. (2015): Mathematical Concepts Pre-teaching Strategy as Predictor of Senior School Students’ Performance in Physics in Ilorin, Nigeria.  Al-Hikmah Journal of Education. A publication of College of Education, Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, Nigeria. 2 (2), 245-253.

(8) Akanmu, M. A., Olaogun, M. S., & Fajemidagba, M. O. (2013): Effects of Whot Game on Students’ Performance in Mathematics Simple Linear Equation Concept in Ibadan, Nigeria. International Journal of Educational Management (IJEM). A publication of the Department of Educational Management, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria. 11 (1), 15-24.

 

NATIONAL (Published)

(9) Sunday, Y., Akanmu, M. A., Salman, M. F., & Fajemidagba, M. O. (2016): Assessment of Mathematics Teachers’ Knowledge, Availability and Utilization of Mathematics Laboratory in Abuja, Nigeria. ABACUS: The Journal of the Mathematical Association of Nigeria. A publication of Mathematical Association of Nigeria (M.A.N). 41 (1), 158-168.

(10) Ayinla, J. O., Akanmu, M. A., & Fajemidagba, M. O. (2015): Monitoring and Improving Students’ Performance in Mathematics using Curriculum-Based Measurement in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. Frontiers of Education and Management. A publication of the Department of Educational Management, Faculty of Education, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria. 3 (1), 1-12.

(11) Fajemidagba, M. O., Akanmu, M. A., Sunday, Y.,& Adebayo, D. O. (2014): Relationship between learners’ beliefs and academic achievement in mathematics among secondary school students in Ilorin South Local Government Area of Kwara State. Journal of Education in Developing Areas (JEDA). A publication of the Faculty of Education, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria. 22(2), 283-287.

(12) Akanmu, M. A., & Fajemidagba, M. O.(2014):The use of graphical materials in teaching of mathematics: Effects on students’ understanding and performance. Frontiers of Education and Management. A publication of the Department of Educational Management, Faculty of Education, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria. 2(1), 127- 133.

(13) Akanmu, M. A. (2014): A study of Teachers’ and Students’ Variables in Mathematics Classrooms and Implications on Students’ Performance. Journal of Educational Studies and Management (JESM). A publication of the Department of Educational Studies and Management, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria. 2(2), 113-119.

(14) Sunday, Y., Akanmu, M. A., & Fajemidagba, M. O. (2014): Effects of Target-Task Mode of Teaching on Students’ Performance in Geometrical Construction. ABACUS: The Journal of the Mathematical Association of Nigeria. A publication of Mathematical Association of Nigeria (M.A.N). 39 (1), 33-42.

(15) Akanmu, M. A., Fajemidagba, M. O., & Sunday, Y.(2014): Effects of Peer Square and Cooperative Learning Modes on Senior Secondary School Students’ Performance in Mathematics. Journal of Educational Studies and Management (JESM). A publication of the Department of Educational Studies and Management, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria. 2(1), 72-81.

(16) Akanmu, M. A. & Fajemidagba, M. O. (2013): Relationship among Cognitive Styles, Learning Strategy and Students’ Performance in Mathematics. Journal of Mathematical Sciences Education. A Publication of National Mathematical Centre, Abuja. 2(1), 246-256.

(17) Jimoh, R. G., Yusuff, M. A., Akanmu, M. A., Enikuomehin, A. O & Salman, I. R. (2013). Acceptability of Computer Based Testing (CBT) mode for undergraduate courses in Computer Science. Journal of Science, Technology and Mathematics Education. A publication of the Department of Science Education, Federal University of Technology, Minna. 9(2), 15-27.

 

INTERNATIONAL (Published)

(18) Adeleke, A. K., Fajemidagba, M. O & Akanmu, M. A. (2016). Senior school students’ perception of the use of Geogebra instructional package in learning linear equations in Ogbomoso, Nigeria. GeoGebra International Journal of Romania. A publication of Institute of Timisoara, Romania. 5 (2), 107-116.

 

EDITED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

(19) Akanmu, M. A., Otunla, J. A. & Fajemidabga, M. O. (2015): Employing the potency of virtual classroom as a tool for improving senior secondary school students’ performance in Mathematics. Edited Proceedings of the Mathematical Association of Nigeria: 52nd Annual Conference of Mathematical Association of Nigeria (M.A.N.). University of Nigeria, Enugu, Nigeria. A publication of Mathematical Association of Nigeria. pp: 39-48.

 

INTERNATIONAL (Edited Conference Proceedings)

(20) Akanmu, M. A., Koroma, A., Omosewo, E. O. & Fajemidagba, M.O (2016): Teachers' Gender Disparity as Correlates of Students Academic Performance in Mathematics. Edited Proceedings of Africa Forum of Teaching Regulatory Authorities (AFTRA): 5th Teaching and Learning in Africa Conference. Republic of Zambia. pp: 84-88.

(21) Mohammed-Raji,M, Akanmu, M. A & Fajemidagba, M. O. (2015): Mathematics Teachers’ Views on the Inclusion and Adequacy of Computer-Related Topics in the Nigeria Upper-Basic Mathematics Curriculum. Edited Proceedings of Africa Forum of Teaching Regulatory Authorities (AFTRA): 4thTeaching and Learning in Africa Conference, Namibia. pp:189 -198.

Chapters in Book

(22) A. Yusuf., A. M. Akanmu., A. D. Hussain., M. A. Usman.,E. Olorunsuwa., Surajudeen., A. A. lawal., A. Y. Ishowo & I. I. Alao (2015): The 21st Century Student Unionism. In University of Ilorin at 40: The Soaring Eagle (Edited by N. Y.S Ijaiya). University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria. pp: 230-250.

(23) M. A. Akanmu & M. O. Fajemidagba (2016): Problems and Prospects of Teaching Mathematics Education. In Methods of Teaching Science, Basic Technology and Computer Studies in Nigerian Secondary Schools. A publication of the Faculty of Education, University, Ilorin, Nigeria. pp:133-137.

(24) M. A. Akanmu & M. O. Fajemidagba (2016): Some Methods of Teaching Mathematics. In Methods of Teaching Science, Basic Technology and Computer Studies in Nigerian Secondary Schools. A publication of the Faculty of Education, University, Ilorin, Nigeria. pp: 142-146.

Unpublished

(25) Akanmu, M. A. (2013). Effects of Guided-Discovery Learning Strategy And Cognitive Styles On Senior School Students’ Performance In Mathematics In Ejigbo, Nigeria. An unpublished Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Science Education, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria.

MAJOR CONFERENCES ATTENDED WITH PAPERS READ

(1) 53rd Annual Conference of Mathematical Association of Nigeria (M.A.N) held between August 28- September 2, 2016 at Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria.

(2) 2nd State Conference of Science Teachers’ Association of Nigeria, Kwara State Branch held between May 5-6, 2016 at the Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. Paper Presented: Views of Kwara South Schools’ Physics Teachers on the need to acquire ICT Skills for effective Physics Teaching.

(3) 52nd Annual Conference of Mathematical Association of Nigeria (M.A.N) held between August 30- September 4, 2015 at University of Nigeria, Enugu, Nigeria. Paper Presented: Employing the Potency of Virtual Classroom as a tool for improving senior secondary school students’ performance in Mathematics.

(4) 4th Teaching and Learning in Africa Conference & 6th AFTRA Roundtable held between June 8-13, 2015 at Windhoek Country Club and Resort, Windhoek, Namibia. Paper Presented:  Mathematics Teachers’ Views on the Inclusion and Adequacy of Computer-Related Topics in the Nigeria Upper-Basic Mathematics Curriculum

(5) 2015 iSTEAMS Research Nexus Conference: International Conference on Science, Technology, Education, Arts, Management and Social Sciences held between 11th – 13th March, 2015 at University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria. Paper Presented: Teachers’ Perceptions of Relevance and Implementation of Computer-related Topics in the Nigerian Upper-Basic Mathematics Curriculum.

(6) 5th Conference of Collaboration of Education Faculties in West Africa (CEFWA) held between 8th – 12th September, 2014 at University of Osun State University, Osogbo, State of Osun, Nigeria. Paper Presented: Relationship between learners’ beliefs and academic achievement in mathematics. Book of Abstracts, p.37

(7) National Conference in Science, Technology & Mathematics Education held between 13th -17th July, 2014 at University of Lagos. Akoka-Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria. Paper presented: The use of graphical materials in teaching of mathematics: Effects on students’ understanding and performance. Book of Abstracts, p.23 

(8) 49th Annual Conference of Science Association of Nigeria held between 27th April – 1st May, 2014 at University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria. Paper Presented: Analysis of student’ poor performance in science related subjects: Challenges and implication for national development. Book of Abstracts, p.91 

(9) 4th Conference of Collaboration of Education Faculties in West Africa (CEFWA) held between 9th – 13th September, 2013 at University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana. Paper Presented: Teachers’ Teaching Strategies and Students’ Performance in Senior Secondary Schools Mathematics in Ilorin, Nigeria. Book of Abstracts, p.79

Paper presented at Public Lectures

(1) Akanmu, M. A., Restoring the Validity and Sanctity of our School Examinations: Facts about Examination Malpractices and Way Forward. Being paper delivered at a day workshop

on examination malpractice by AMIS, Oyo State Chapter on Saturday, 9 March, 2017.

(2) Akanmu, M. A., Balancing Unity in Diversity: Professional Preparation for Changing Educational Environments. Being a paper delivered as Guest Lecturer for 2016/2017 Annual Conference State Conference of Association of Model Islamic Schools (AMIS), Oyo State Chapter on Wednesday, 4 January, 2017.

(3) Akanmu, M. A., Leadership and School Administration: Planning for and resolving succession crisis. Being a paper delivered as Guest Speaker at DEFI EDU Consult/ Lead City University Training Workshop for School Proprietor on Saturday, 19 November, 2016.

(4) Akanmu, M. A., Your Network is your Net Worth. Being a paper delivered as Guest Speaker on the occasion of Matriculation and Induction of Entrepreneur Grooming Institute in Ilorin, Kwara State on Saturday, 14 November, 2015.

(5) Akanmu, M. Alex, Social Media as Veritable Tool for Reaching Wider Political Audience. Being paper delivered as Guest Lecturer on the occasion New Media Awareness Training organised by Osogbo Press Chapel, Osun State on Saturday, 14 September, 2013.

(6) Akanmu, M. Alex, Career enhancement through ICTs.  Being paper delivered as Guest Speaker on the occasion of 2013 Digitest Summer Camp organized by Digital Peers International in Ilorin, Kwara State on Tuesday, 6 August, 2013.