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Dr. James S. Etim

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Dr. James S. Etim

Professor of Education

Office: Anderson 242A
Phone:  336-750-2382

Curriculum Vitae

Educational History

Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction ,  University of Wyoming, 1979

M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction, University of Wyoming, 1977


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.


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

Selected Publications

  • 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


  • 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

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