Dr. Apena Temilola Taiwo

Dr. Apena Temilola Taiwo

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Senior Lecturer

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 Chapters in Books already published:

  1. *Apena, T. T. (2013) Retirement Education: Need for Inclusion in Higher Education Curriculum in Nigeria. In Pedagogical psychology. A book of reading in honour of Late Prof. Babatunde Ipaye. (Ed.) Prof. Victor Adedipe & Dr. Olugbenga D. Ojo: Learners’ Support Services Directorate, NOUN, Pp. 75-86 (Contribution 100%)


  1. *Gbenro A. I., Oni, M. B. & Apena, T. T. (2018). Developing curriculum for Adult Learning: Some   considerations. Understanding Adult Education Practice in Nigeria. Essay in Honour of Professor Kehinnde Oluwaseun Kester. (Ed.) Prof. Kola Kazeem, Ass. Prof. Kofoworola Aderogba & Dr. Olufunke Ogidan: John Archers Ibadan Pp. 149-164 (Contribution 30%)


 Articles that have already appeared in Learned Journals:


  1. *Apena, T. T., Sobowale, I. O. & Ojeomogha, T. O. (2012). Reforming Nigeria technical and vocational education and training to meet global challenges through information and communication technology. Journal of Educational Research and Development. Vol. 7, No 2, 136-141, 0794-4667 Pp. 136-141 (Ahmadu Bello University Zaria) (Contribution 60%)


  1. *Apena, T. T. (2013). The young old and the youth as users: impact and challenges of information and communication technology in open and distance learning paradigm. West African Journal of Open and Flexible Learning. (WAJOFEL NOUN) Volume 2, No. 2, 145-159, 2276-6472 Pp. 145-159 (Contribution 100%)


  1. *Apena, T. T. (2014). Income distribution inequality and social exclusion: tragedy of the elderly in Nigeria. Journal of Legal Studies. Vol 1, chapter 14, 285-297 Pp. 195-202 (NOUN) (Contribution 100%)


  1. *Apena, T. T., IGE, O. O. & OJEOMOGHA, T. O. (2014). Self-employed artisans’ socio-economic status and children educational attainment. Journal of Educational Thought. Volume 5, No. 1, 197-210, 1585-4731. Pp 197-210 (University of Lagos) (Contribution 70%)


  1. *Apena, T. T. (2017). The perception of retirees on Open and distance education as a panacea for poverty and loneliness in Ibadan, Nigeria. Journal of Educational Foundations and Development. Vol. 06 ISSN: 2476-8375 Pp. 34-41 Benin City, Nigeria (University of Benin) (Contribution 100%)


  1. *Apena, T. T. (2017). Retirees’ readiness and socio-economic factors as determinants of adjustment strategies among civil servants in Lagos state, Nigeria. The Journal of Empirical Studies in Psychology and Education (NJESPE) Vol. 19, No. 1 ISSN: 1595-4870 Pp. 117-129 Career Publishers Owerri, Imo State (University of Port Harcourt) (Contribution 100%)


  1. *Apena, T. T. & Sokefun, J. A. (2018). An Expose on the Gains and Challenges of the Open University System in Nigeria. An International Journal of Psychology in Africa Vol. 26 No. 1 ISSN: 1117-1421 Pp. 79-93 Ife Centre for Psychological Studies/Services (Contribution 50%)


  1. *Apena, T. T. & Oyeleke, O. (2018). Stakeholders’ Perception on Some Selected Critical Issues in Open and Distance Education in Nigeria. Journal of Educational Foundations and Development. Vol. 07 ISSN: 2476-8375 Pp. 234-243 Benin City, Nigeria (University of Benin) (Contribution 50%)


  1. *Apena, T. T. (2018). Between the Elderly, the Caring Home and the Nigerian Law. Niger Delta Journal of Education Vol. 1. No. 1 ISSN: 978-245-572-5 Pp. 107-112 Faculty of Education (Niger Delta University) (Contribution 100%)


  1. *Apena, T. T. (2018). An Assessment of the Role of Literacy for Sustainable Development in Lagos state, Nigeria. FUOYE Journal of Education Vol. 1 No. 1. Faculty of Education (Federal University Oye Ekiti) Pp.100-104 (Contribution 100%)


  1. *Apena T. T. (2018). Imperatives of Micro Teaching and Teaching Practice on Effective Teaching of Adult Learners. NOUN Journal of Education. Vol. 5 Pp 134-137 (Contribution 100%)


  1. *Apena, T. T. (2019). The National Open University and Adult Education Practice in Nigeria: Past, present and future Journal of Educational Thought Vol 8, No. 1. Faculty of Education (University of Lagos) Pp. 42-53 (Contribution 100%)


  1. *Apena, T. T. (2019). Ensuring Quality in Lifelong Learning through Learner Support Services. Proceeding of the Pan-Commonwealth of Learning 9th Conference held between 9th and 12th September, 2019 in Edinburgh, Scotland.


  1. *Apena, T. T. (2019). Assessment of the Imperatives of Adult and Non-Formal Education as a Panacea to Insecurity and Economic Empowerment in South-West Nigeria. International Journal of Topical Education Issues Vol. 3 (No. 2) Concept Designs & Prints Faculty of Education and Extension Services (Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto) Pp. 134-141 (Contribution 100%)


  Books, Chapters in Books and Articles already accepted for publication (Articles)


  1. *Apena, T. T. Educating against Discrimination against Female Adult Citizens in Nigeria: The Open Distance Learning as a Panacea. Journal of Educational Thought. University of Lagos (Contribution 100%)











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