# Usman Kamoru Olayiwola

Science Education

University of Nigeria

Nigeria

### Biography

Prof. Usman is a Professor of Mathematics Education in Science Education Department and Associate Dean Faculty of Education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Prof. Usman has participated in many national and international training progarmmes for capacity building in teaching and learning of mathematics. In 1990/2000, Prof.. Usman was a visiting researcher to North Carolina State University, Raleigh, (NC, USA), under the sponsorship of FULBRIGHT and Institute for International Education (IIE) New York. His research interest cut across the use of computers in mathematics instruction, effective methods and materials for teaching and learning of mathematics. His expertise includes- research design, curriculum design, proposal writing, research instrument development, data analysis and interpretation, and gender related issues. He has coordinated the postgraduate programme of Science Education Department for four years and Sandwich programme of Institute of Education in University of Nigeria, Nsukka for two years. He is currently the coordinator of Results Unit of the Institute of Education University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Prof. Usman is the Immediate Past National Secretary of Mathematical Association of Nigeria (MAN) and Deputy Editor in Chief of (ABACUS) the Journal of Mathematical Association of Nigeria (MAN. He was honored with Fellow of Mathematical Association of Nigeria (FMAN) in 2013. He has also served as consultant to so many educational agencies including- JAMB, NECO, NERDC, NOUN, NMC, NUC, NT,I UBEC, UNESCO, UNICEF, UPPlc and WAEC.

#### Research Interest

Mathematics Education