Maduakolam (Madu) Ireh, PhD

Associate Professor & Chair


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Department: Education
Office Location: Anderson 242C
Phone: 336-750-2556
Fax: -
Email:  irehm@wssu.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Biography

Dr. Maduakolam (Madu) Ireh holds a Ph.D. in Educational Administration and Supervision from Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio. His areas of research interest include teacher preparation, integration of technology in P-12 settings, school leadership, change implementation, teacher professional development, and curriculum reform. He has published several refereed articles and has presented at several regional, national and international conferences. He has also secured and managed several US DoE and UNC-GA sponsored grants including, PT3, NC Quest, and Title III.

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.; Educational Administration and Supervision, Bowling Green State University, 1995
  • M.Ed.; Technology Education, Bowling Green State University 1992
  • BSc.; Career and Technology Education, Bowling Green State University, 1988
  • BSc.; Construction Management and Technology, Bowling Green State University, 1988


  • Selected Publications:

    Ireh, M. (2011). Policies, practices and challenges of integrating information technology in African schools: The case of Nigeria. International Journal for Education, Science and Public Policy in Africa, 1(1), 18-30.

    Ireh, M., & Ibeneme, O. T. (2010). Differentiating instruction to meet the needs of diverse technical/technology education students at the secondary school level. African Journal of Teacher Education, 1(1), 104-114.

    M. Ireh. (2010, September). Budgeting and funding school technology: Essential considerations. School Business Affairs, 76(7), 18-22.

    Ireh, M. (2006). Effects of product-based technology professional development model on P-8 teachers. Journal of College Teaching and Learning, 3(11), 15-24.

    Ireh, M. (2006). Effects of Product-Based Technology Professional Development Model on Teachers. ((ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED491469)


    Additional Information:

    EDU 2336 – Introduction to Computers in Education

    EDU 3336 – Media and Computers in Education 

    EDU 3315 – Curricular, Instructional Planning & and Assessment

    EDU 3304 – Curriculum Development   

    EDU 4339 – Integrating Media & Technology in P-12 Settings

    EDU 6304 – Educational Research Methods

    EDU 6103 – Graduate Research/Issues

    EDU 6309 – Thesis/Project

    PI – NC QUEST-Cycle X – Improving Teachers' Effectiveness in Leading All Students to Mastery of Common Core Standards in English/Language Arts and Mathematics (192,905) (May 2012 – September 2013).

    PI - Title II Grant – Strengthening the Clinical Experiences of Teacher Education Candidates in Teacher Education Programs at WSSU ($125,000) (2011-2012).

    PI – NC-Quest-Cycle VII—Improving the Performance of Elementary Teachers in Facilitating the Literacy Development of Low-Performing and ESL Students in High-Need Schools (149,622.00) (July 1, 2009 – September 30, 2010)

    PI - Title II Grant – Strengthening the Clinical Experiences of Teacher Education Candidates in Teacher Education Programs at WSSU ($125,000) (2010-2011).

    PI - Title III Grant - Infusing Assessment, Evaluation and Technology to Improve Teaching and Candidates Competencies in Teacher Education (135,402.00) (2009 - 2010

    PI - Title III Grant - Strengthening Assessment System and Practices in Teacher Education at WSSU,   07-08 CF-4 (155,482.00) (2009–2010).

    PI – NC-Quest-Cycle VI—Improving the Performance of Elementary Teachers in Facilitating the Literacy Development of Low-Performing Students in High-Need Schools (290,939.00) (June 1, 2008 – September 30, 2009)

    PI, Inspiration Software®, Inc Teacher Education Grant. Site License grant to equip Teacher Education Computer Labs and faculty computer workstations in Winston-Salem State University with Inspiration®, Kidspiration®, and InspireData software; including portable device licenses ($36,869.75) (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009)

    CO-PI – NC-Quest-Cycle V (Professional Development for Practicing Teachers) ($145,000).  Partnership for Improving the Performance of Elementary Teachers and ESL Students. (January, 2006 – July 2007)

    CO-PI – NC-Quest-Cycle III (Professional Development for Practicing Teachers) ($292,000).  Partnership for Improving the Performance of Elementary Teachers and ESL Students. (January, 2005 – July 2006)

    Faculty Research and Grant Award), School of Education and Human Performance, Winston-Salem State University. (2009-2010).

    Exceptional Accomplishments in Sponsored Programs (Silver Award), School of Graduate Studies and Research, Winston-Salem State University. (2008-2009).

    Exceptional Accomplishments in Sponsored Programs (Gold Award), School of Graduate Studies and Research, Winston-Salem State University. (2007-2008).

    Doctoral Research Competition Award (3rd Place), Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.  (1995)

    Faculty Honors Award, College of Education, Bowling Green State University, OH (a yearly award to two outstanding graduate/research fellows each year). (1994/95)

    Doctoral Fellowship, Graduate College, Bowling Green State University, OH. (1993-1995)

    Distinguished Service Award, Graduate Students Senate and African Students' Association, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio in recognition of service as Secretary and President respectively.  (1992/93)

    Outstanding Graduate Teaching/Research Assistant Award, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio.  An annual presentation to graduate assistants for outstanding performance in teaching. (1991 & 1992).

    Science and Technology Teachers' Professional Development Scholarship Award, Federal Government of Nigeria (Professional Development Program in both the United Kingdom and the United States).  (1986-1988)

    Ireh, M. (2010). Technology professional development for teachers: A product-based approach. Paper presented at the Society for Information technology & Teacher Education, San Diego: CA.

    Ireh, M. (2009). Differentiating instruction to meet the needs of diverse technical/technology education students at the secondary school level. Keynote Presentation at the Workshop/Seminar Series of the Nigerian Association of Teachers of Technology (NATT), Federal College of Education (Technical), Umunze, Nigeria.

    Ireh, M. (2008). Creating multimedia content with Lectora Publisher. Paper presented at the 4th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning, Madison, WI.

    Ireh, M. (2006, March). Effects of a product-based professional development module on integration of technology in P-8 classrooms. Paper presented at the College Teaching and Learning Conference, Cancun: Mexico.

    Ireh, M. (2006, January).  Creating digital portfolios and e-learning content with Lectora Publisher. Paper presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.

    Ireh, M. (2006, January).  Impact of a product-based professional development model on faculty and preservice teachers' ability to integrate technology into instruction. Paper presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.

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