Federal University of Lafia (FULafia)
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Special Education, Faculty of Education

Prof. Josephine Egbor Odey


Literacy and Reading, Gender and Development, School Achievements.



Selected Publications in Scientific Journals

    1. Odey, J.E. (1992) Education for the Development of Man. In ARTSCOPE, vol. 1, pp.56-63.

    2. Odey, J.E. (1997) “Teaching English the Play way” in Makurdi Journal of Arts and Culture (MAJAC), Vol. 1 pp 26-35.

    3. Odey, J.E. (1998) Mother Tongue Education in the Primary School: Implications for National Development. In FASC, 1st Faculty of Arts Annual Conference Proceedings, Benue State University. Pp. 16-23

    4. Odey, J.E. & Nyitse, L. (1998) An Artist in Search of Voice: Maria Ajima, in FASC, 1st Faculty of Arts Annual Conference Proceedings, Benue State University, pp. 23-33

    5. Odey, J.E. (1999) “The national Language Question versus National Consciousness: Implications for Education Advancement. In Benue State journal of Education, BSUJE, 2(1). 88-98

    6. Odey, J.E. (2001) Communication as an Effective Tool for School Administration in Benue State University Journal of Education, BSUJE (3) (1&2), pp. 204 -213.

    7. Odey, J.E. (2002) “Multilingualism and indigenous Language Education in Nigeria”. In Literacy and Reading in Nigeria, Journal of the Reading Association of Nigeria (RAN). 9(1) 1-8

    8. Odey, J.E. & Anyogo, C. O. (2002). The Possessive Pronoun in Gender relations. The Home Front. In Faculty of Arts Seminar Series (FASC), vol.1 pp. 91-98.

    9. Anyogo, C.O. & Odey, J.E. (2002) The Language Attitudes of People in Multilingual State. The Study of Benue, in Faculty of Arts Seminar Series (FASC), vol. 1 pp. 84-90.

    10. Odey, J.E. (2002) The Changing Faces of Women in Emechata’s the Joys of Motherhood and Second Class Citizen in Review of gender Studies in Nigeria, Maiden Issue pp. 136-145.

    11. Odey, J.E. (2002) Tess Akaeke Onmuewe and the Modernist tradition: A Focus on Feminism. In MAJAC, vol. pp 51-62.

    12. Odey, J.E. (2002) Lesson Planning for Communicative Teaching in Education for Today Journal of Faculty of Education, University of Calabar, Calabar. 2(1) 177-183.

    13. Alachi, J.A. & J.E. Odey (2003) Using Drama to Teach Science in Nigerian Junior Secondary School. In Africa Reads: A publication of International Reading Association, IRA. No 3 pp. 16-17.

    14. Odey, J.E. & Ortese, P. (2003) Counseling Women for Rural Development in Benue State. In BEWACS Journal of scientific Research and Development Studies. 1(1). 47-55.

    15. Odey, J.E. (2003) The Image Forum: A Problem-posing approach to HIV/AIDS Education: The example of AVSI/C&L HIV/AIDS Exhibition in Benue State. In Trumpeting Health: A Journal of Participatory Work in health Service, vol.1, pp. 59-75.

    16. Ortese, P. & J.E. Odey (2003) Human Resource development in Education for National Survival: The Need for Service training for Teachers in the 21st Century. In Benue State University Journal of Education, BSUJE vol. 4(2), pp. 20-30.

    17. Odey, J.E. (2003) A Case for HIV/AIDS Education across the Curriculum. In Benue State University Journal of Education BSUJE vol. 4(1) pp. 172-180.

    18. Odey, J.E. (2003) Scare them Young: The Dilemma of the Nigerian Child-Artist. In Calabar Journal of Liberal Studies, CAJOLIS, vol. (1) pp. 47-58.

    19. Odey, J.E. (2004) Language and Conflict in Nigerian Families: Implications for foundations in Civil Education. In Nigerian Journal of Curriculum and Instruction 2(2), pp. 12-16.

    20. Odey, J.E. & Wang, A.M. (2004) Learning to Read in the Mother Tongue: The Role of Parents. In Multidisciplinary Journal of Research Development, pp. 51-66.

    21. Odey, J.E. (2004) Youth Perceptions of People Living with HIV/AIDS as a Basis for Counseling Interventions in Nigerian Secondary Schools. In The Counselor, A Publication of the counseling Association of Nigeria. 20(91), pp. 100-106.

    22. Odey, J.E. & Deakaa, M. (2004) Integrating Women in Nigerian Politics: The Role of Education. In Journal of Contemporary African studies, Vol. 1, pp. 108-116.

    23. Odey, J.E. (2004) Relevance and Adaptability in Literary Studies: assessing Reader Response to Literary Texts through Empirical Studies. In Benue State University Journal of Education, BSUJE, vol. 5, pp. 33-46.

    24. Odey, J.E. (2005) The Role of the Family in Sex and Sexuality Education. In Journal of Family Development 1(1), pp. 76-85.

    25. Muodumogu, C. & J.E. Odey (2006) Effect of Projected Media on Students’ achievement in Composition Writing. In Benue State University Journal of Education, BSUJE, vol. 6, pp. 288-296.

    26. Uwatt, L.E., Odey, J.E. & O.O. Ebam (2006) An Analysis of the Reading Content of the Nigerian Primary English Language Curriculum: A Case for reading as a Core Subject. In Nigerian Journal of Curriculum Studies. (2)1. pp. 179-187.

    27. Uwatt, L.E., Odey, J.E. & Molemodie, V.S. (2007) Tips on Improving Literacy Materials for Sustainable teaching/Learning in Primary School. In Journal of applied Literacy and reading. Vol.3, pp. 256-260

    28. Odey, J.E. (2008) Using Longman Health Education Readers for HIV/AIDS Awareness Creation among Neighbourhood kids. In Journal of Research in Curriculum and Teaching, (3)1 pp. 180-190.

    29. Odey, J.E., Uwatt, L.E. & O.O. Ebam (2009) Spelling Skills and Language Proficiency among 1st Year Undergraduates. In Benue State University Journal of education, BSUJE, vol. 9 pp. 233-240.

    30. Uwatt, L.E., Ogar, D.I. & Odey, J.E. (2010). Literacy and Health Seeking Behaviours among Patients in Benue and Cross River State of Nigeria. In F.I. Mogu (ed.) LWATI: Journal of contemporary Research 7(3) pp. 58-63.

    31. Uwatt, L.E. & Odey J.E. (2010). Reading Clinics on University Campuses: A Way Forward for Language Skills Development. In F.I. Mogu (ed.) LWATI: Journal of Contemporary Research 7(2) pp.1-5.

    32. Alachi, J.A. & Odey, J.E. (2002) Participatory Family Living: A Recipe for HIV/AIDS education, Makurdi: Onaivi Publishers.

    33. Ada, N. & Odey, J.E. (eds.) (2003) Basic Instructional Technology: with Practical Applications to Classroom procedure Makurdi: traces.

    34. Odey, J.E. (2009) Reader Responses to dramatic Literature: Gender Perspective. Makurdi: Selfers Academic Press.

    35. Anene, J. N., Odey, J. E. & Anene, C. (2018) Comparing Choices of Entrepreneurship Education Curriculum Content Among Undergraduate Students in Nigerian Universities. COOU Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies. 12(1) 20-31

    36. Alachi, J.A & Odey, J.E. (2003) Participatory learning and Action Strategies for Increased Female Participation in Nigerian Politics. In Yerima, A. & Akinwale, A. (eds.) Theatre and Democracy in Nigeria Ibadan: Kraft Books Ltd. Pp. 273-231.

    37. Odey, J.E. & C.A. Muodumogu (2006) Learning to do it Right: How to Evaluate Teaching of English Language in Faculty of Education Improving Teacher Education. Makurdi: Selfers Educational Books. Pp. 21-33;

    38. Odey, J.E. (2003) Communication in the Classroom. In Ada, N. & Odey, J. (eds.) Basic Instructional Technology: With Practical Applications to Classroom Procedure Makurdi: Traces pp. 38-49.

    39. Odey, J.E. (2013) Mainstreaming Entrepreneurship in Nigeria’s Education System. Paper presented at the 2nd Entrepreneurship Directors’ Conference, Kwara State University, Malete.

    40. Odey, J.E. (2016) the Politics of Literacy: Paulo Freire’s Literacy Method and Nigeria’s Journey to Sustainable Change. Being a Lead Paper Presentation at the Biennial Conference of Reading Association of Nigeria (RAN) in Calabar.

    41. Odey, J.E. (2017) Language, Literacy and Reading at the Centre of Cross Curricular Instruction for Life Long Education. Being a Lead Paper Presented at the International Conference of COEASU, Federal College of Education, Pankshin Chapter.

    42. Odey, J.E. (2018) “Gender Dimensions of Agro-Literacy and National Development”. Being a Lead Paper Presentation at a National Conference of Society for Gender in Agriculture and Rural Development (SOGARD).


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