Dr. (Mrs.) M.O. Alegbeleye

CURRICULUM VITAE

I. Name: Margaret Olufunke Alegbeleye

Department: Abadina Media Resource Centre

Faculty: Faculty of Education

Date of Birth: 12/11/45

II. Present Post: Adjunct Lecturer

III. UNIVERSITY EDUCATION

(a) University of Ibadan - 1998 – 2005

(b) University of Ibadan - 1986 – 1990

(c) Cleveland State University, Ohio (USA) - 1976 – 1977

(d) University of Ibadan - 1974 – 1975

(e) University of Ife - 1968 – 1971

IV. ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS WITH DATES

a) Ph. D Language Education - 2005

b) M. Phil Language and Communication Arts - 1991

c) M. Ed Language Education - 1977

d) Postgraduate Diploma in the Teaching of English As a

Second Language (TESL) - 1975

e) B. A. Ed (Hons) Education/English - 1971

V. HONOURS DISTINCTIONS AND MEMBERSHIP OF LEARNED SOCIETIES

a. Member, International Reading Association (IRA) - 1976 – 1977

b. Member, International Reading Association (IRA - 2007 till date

c. Member, International Reading Association (IRA) - 1997 till date

d. Member, International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language – 2009

e. Treasurer, Reading Association of Nigeria (RAN) U.I. Chapter -2007-2010

f. Vice-President Reading Association of Nigeria (RAN) U.I Chapter 2011till date

VI. DETAILS OF TEACHING EXPERIENCE AT THE UNIVERSITY LEVEL

Courses taught (University of Ibadan)

a. SMD 105: Use of English

b. SMD 108: Pre-reading Skills

c. SMD 212: Corrective Reading Instruction

d. SMD 215: Basic Reading and Study Skills

POST-GRADUATE

a) AMR 711: Reading Theory, Application and Organizational Communication Strategies

b) AMR 713: Reading Strategies for the Content Fields

c) AMR 806: Advanced Research Method


VII: RESEARCH COMPLETED

a) Case Studies of Reading Difficulties and Remedial Instructions among Secondary School Pupils in Oyo State, Nigeria. Unpublished M. Phil Dissertation, University of Ibadan. 1991. 387p.

b) Effects of Personalized and Free Voluntary Reading Strategies on Secondary School Students’ Achievement in and Attitude to English Reading Comprehension. Unpublished Ph. D Thesis, University of Ibadan, 2005. 202p.

RESEARCH IN PROGRESS

(a) Assessing seven years of Individualized Reading in Abadina Media Resource Centre

(b) Comparative study of pre-reading activities in the private and public nursery schools

VIII: PUBLICATIONS

Books or chapters of books already published

1. Alegbeleye, M.O (2012) Readability: Implications for Book Industry. In Publishing in Nigeria Contemporary Issues. Ibadan. Manifold Grace Publishers Vol. 1 pp 43-52.

Articles that have appeared in learned journals

2. Alegbeleye, M.O. (2008) A Diagnosis of Dyslexia of Selected Senior Secondary School students in Ibadan North East, Oyo State. African Journal of Educational Research Vol. 12. (No 1)

3. Alegbeleye, M.O. (2008) Reading Skills and Development for Effective Use of Library Resources. Nigerian School Library Journal Vol. 7.

4. Alegbeleye, M.O. (2010) Understanding Reading Problems in Secondary Schools: Some Observations and Research Findings. Nigerian School Library Vol. 9.

5. Alegbeleye, M.O. (2012) The Role of Reading for Educational Excellence in a Changing World. Journal of Library Educational: Media and Information Studies.

Vol 4 (3)

6. Alegbeleye, M.O. (2012) Reading for National Development: Catching Them Young. Nigerian School Library Journal Vol. 11, (2)

Books or chapters of books accepted for publication

7. Alegbeleye, M.O. (2013) Achieving Intellectual Development through Reading Skills and Habit Formation; in Sustaining Educational ideals beyond 21st Century. International Conference on Education for Continuity. Faculty of Education, University of Ibadan, Nigeria at 50. A chapter of a book in press

Technical Reports/Monographs

8. Alegbeleye, M.O. (1995) Women in Leadership Role in Nigeria: Foundational Issues from the Perspective of a Secondary School Administrator. Paper Presented at the National Workshop on Enhancing the Participation of Women in Leadership Role in Nigeria Organized by the Centre for African Settlement Studies and Development (CASSAD) in Collaboration with the Friedrick Ebert Foundation. April 10 – 11, 1995.

9. Alegbeleye, M.O. (1999) The Headteacher/Teacher relationship in schools. Paper presented at the lecture organized by the Ibadan North Branch of the Nigerian Union of Teachers. December 16, 1999.

10. Alegbeleye, M.O. (2002) Social environment and the role of the female teachers in the ECOWAS countries. Paper presented at the Educational International (E.I) Workshop on Promotion of Women in Education (PWE) organized by Oyo State Chapter of Nigerian Union of Teachers. February 12 – 14, 2002.

11. Alegbeleye, M.O. (2003) Women in Leadership: Issues and Challenges. Paper presented at the Leadership Training Programme for the Oyo State NUT Promotion of Women in Education (PWE) Local Branch Coordinators and Assistants. October 16, 2003.

CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS ATTENDED WITH PAPERS READ

a) Alegbeleye, M.O. Reading Skills and Development for Effective Use of Library Resources. Being paper presented at the annual conference organized by The Nigerian School Library Association NSLA held at the Conference Centre University of Ibadan, Ibadan 27th – 31st October, 2008.

b) Alegbeleye, M.O. Why We Must Read. Being paper presented on Raders Day by the (NLA) held at Iyaganku Library Hall, Ibadan 27th October, 2008.

c) Alegbeleye, M.O. The Role of Reading for Educational Excellence in a Changing World.Being paper presented at the annual conference organized by the Nigerian School Library Association (NSLA) held at Multi-Purpose Hall Chapel of Resurrection ,University of Ibadan 25th – 29th October, 2009

d) Alegbeleye M.O. (2010) Reading for National Development: Catching them young. Being paper presented at the Annual Conference organized by the Nigerian School Library Association (NSLA) held at Simeon Adebo Library, Ogun State Library Board, Kuto Abeokuta 25th – 28th October 2010.

e) Alegbeleye M.O. (2011) Understanding Reading Problems in Secondary Schools: Some Observations and Research Findings: Nigerian School Library being paper presented at the annual conference organized by the Nigerian School Library Association (NSLA) held at Conference Centre, Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti. 24th – 28th October 2011

f) Alegbeleye M.O. (2012) Faster Reading being paper presented at the Annual Conference organized by the Nigerian School Library Association (NSLA) held at Multi-Purpose Hall Chapel of Resurrection Ibadan. 29th October to 2nd November 2012.

Dr. (Mrs.) M.O. Alegbeleye