James S. Etim, Ph.D.
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Dr. James S. Etim holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Wyoming, Laramie. His areas of research interest include teacher preparation, teaching English language arts in middle school settings, diverse learners, women writers of children and adolescent literature and gender issues in education . He has written one book and edited or coedited six books. He has more than 50 book chapters and journal articles in books and in national and international journals. He is on the Editorial Board of three journals and a reviewer for several journals.
- Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction, 1979, University of Wyoming
- M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction, 1977, University of Wyoming
Etim, J. (2012) What Research Says About Strategies to Engage Families and diverse Learners for Maximum Student Success. Etim, J. ed. (2012) Essays in Helping Diverse Students Attain Educational Success: When the Classroom ISN'T White and Middle Class. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press
Etim, J & Fennell, A. (2012) Parental Perceptions of Student Led Parent Conferences in the Middle School. In Etim, J. ed. (2012) Essays in Helping Diverse Students Attain Educational Success: When the Classroom ISN'T White and Middle Class. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press
Etim, James (2009) Repositioning the Junior Secondary School in Nigeria in the Information Age. James, Valentine and Etim, James ed. Education Reform in Africa: Essays in Curriculum, Libraries, Counseling and Grade Level. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press
Papoola, B.I, Ajibade, Y., Etim, J., Oloyede, E.O & Adeleke, M.A. (2010) Teaching Effectiveness and Attitude to Reading of Secondary School Teachers in Osun State, Nigeria. African Symposium 10.2
Etim, James S. (2007) Education for Sustainable Development: The Junior Secondary School in Nigeria. Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa. 9.1 , 102-117
- Courses Taught
EDU 1351 Critical and Current Issues and Trends in Education
MGE 3201/ 3101 Middle School / Middle School Practicum
MGE 3310 Early Adolescent Learner and Classroom Management
MGE 4201/ MGE 4101 Emerging Adolescents in School Setting
MGE 5360 Middle School Philosophy and Organization
Fulbright Senior Specialist Award August-October 2012 , Polytechnic of Namibia
Fulbright Senior Specialist Award May-June 2010 Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria
Wilveria B. Atkinson Distinguished Research Award, WSSU, May 2010.
Power, Politics and the Place of Women in Achebe's A Man of the People and Lunga's Long Live His Excellency. Paper presented at the 4th Annual Conference of the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Namibia, Windhoek, September 26, 2012
What Research Says About Working with Families and Diverse Learners for Student Success. Paper Presented at the Association for Middle Level Education, Louisville, Kentucky, November 2011