Utibe Uduak James
University of Nigeria
Mr. Utibe, Uduak J. is a Lecturer 1 in the Department of Science Education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. His research interests include studies in science, technology and mathematics curriculum from primary to tertiary education levels, creation of entrepreneurial skills in STM education, performances of students in STM at all levels of education and general issues in Nigeria education. Utibe is also into the design and construction of instructional materials in science and technology. He teaches integrated science courses, research and measurements and evaluation courses. He supervised under graduate and post graduate students. He has worked in different curriculum development programmes in Nigeria, entrepreneurial skills development and instructional materials development for all levels of education in Nigeria. Presently he developed instruments for WAEC in electrical installation and maintenance workshop, moderate examination papers, scripts and serve as one of the International moderator of the Final marking guide and as Chief examiner in the same subject. He has published papers in several local and international journals
Main research interests include STM curriculum development and entrepreneurial skills development in STM across cultures. Current research interest is guided-discovery, demonstration methods and senior secondary physics students’ acquisitions of entrepreneurial skills in household electrification in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, comparative studies of students’ performance in Pre-degree and post degree programmes in Physics and students awareness of the connectivity in physics, society and technology.