Dr Ayotola AREMU(neé Ogunranti)
Personal Profile – UI Web Page
Ayotola AREMU(neé Ogunranti)
B.Sc. (Electrical& Electronics Engineering), P.G. Diploma in Education, M.Ed (Educational Technology), Ph.D (Educatinal Technology), Cerificate in Higher Education(MASHAV, Israel)
Areas of Specialisation-
Pre-primary and Primary Mathematics, Girls in Science & Technology
Office and Contact Addresses
Room D303, Faculty of Education
Tel : +234 802 3351506
Current Research Projects
i. Effects Of An Information Technology (ICT) Based Learning Package on the Mathematics Self-efficacy, Interest, Anxiety And Gender Stereotypes Of Primary School Girls, A University Community Partnership Intervention.
A University of Ibadan MacArthur multidisciplinary team Research.
(Co-researchers- Funke Fayehun, Folake Samuel, Praise Adeyemo, Akindele Salami)
ii. The Mathematics Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK) of primary school teachers in Nigeria.
iii. Relationship between the Mathematics self-efficacy and achievement of University students in Nigeria.
iv. ‘The elephant and the animals’-A digital story based learning package for teaching mathematics.
v. Investigation of flow and immersion in serious games
I. Books or Chapter of Books already published
1. Aremu, A. (1999). Educational Technology in Ogunsanya M. (ed.): Basic Processes in Education. Andrian Publication Series. p. 126 – 144.
2. Aremu, A. (1999). The Computer and Mathematics Instruction by the Twenty first Century in Abimbade A. (Ed), Teaching and Teacher preparation in the 21st Century. Department of Teacher Education, University of Ibadan, Ibadan.
3. Aremu, A. and Bolaji, W.A. (2002). Modern Trends in Technical Drawing in Ayodele S.O. (Ed) Teaching Strategies for Nigerian Secondary Schools. Ibadan. Powerhouse Press and Publishers. P. 368-280
4. Aremu, A. (2002). Enriching the Language Curiculum of the Pre-primary/Primary School through the use of the Computer in Mansaray, A. and Osokoya, I.O. (Eds) Curriculum Development at the turn of the Century- The Nigerian Experience. Department of Teacher Ediucation University of Ibadan, Ibadan. p.63-73
5. Abimbade,A; Aremu, A and Adedoja, G.O.(2003). Providing Information Communication Technology (ICT) Environments for Teaching and Learning in the Nigerian Education System in Ayodele-Bamisaiye.O; Nwazuoke, I.A. and Okediran, A (Eds). Education this Millennium- Innovations in Theory and Practice. Nigeria: Macmillan Nigeria Publishers Limited. p.172-188
6. Aremu, A and John Anuoluwa (2005). Gender implications of the use of Video Drama in Environmental Education, in Dada, A; Abimbade, A and Kolawole, O.O. (Eds) Issues in Language, Communication and Education. Ibadan: Department of Teacher Education, University of Ibadan, Ibadan. 340-352
7. Aremu, Ayotola (2010). Using Trirace in the classroom: perceptions on modes and effectiveness in Baek, Youngkyun (Ed).Gaming for classroom based learning-Digital role playing as a motivator of study. New York, USA, IGI Global. p 66 - 83
8. Aremu Ayotola and Babarinde, Kola.(2010). Multicultural Education Through Technology - A Response to the Challenges of Globalization in Africa in Afọláyan M.O. (Ed). Multiculturalism in the Age of the Mosaic: Essays in Honor of Rudolph G. Wilson. Nova Science Publishers
II. Articles that have already appeared in Refereed Conference Proceedings
9. Aremu, A. (2000). Making Mathematics A Language of the new Millennium through the use of Mathematics Puzzles and Games in Godwin Obodo (ed). Conference proceedings of September 2000 Annual Conference of the Mathematical Association of Nigeria. Lagos Nigeria (Nigeria)
10. Ige, T.A and Aremu A. (2005). Classroom interaction patterns and Nigerian students achievement in Secondary School Biology in the Conference Proceedings of National Association for Research in Science Teaching(NARST) annual general meeting. Dallas, Texas. April 2005
11. Aremu Ayotola.(2008). Why are games effective? A look at the interaction patterns in a game based Mathematics classroom in Nigeria in the conference proceedings of INTED 2008 International Technology, Education and Development conference. Valencia, Spain. March 3 rd-5th 2008 .
12. Aremu, Ayotola and Daniel, Morakinyo (2008). Integrating Webquests into teaching and Learning, in Akinpelu, B. (Ed). Conference proceedings of the Nigerian Association of Educational Media and Technologies (NAEMT) 29th Annual Convention and International Conference. September 8th -12th 2008.
13. Aremu, Ayotola and Tella Adedeji (2009).The relationship between mathematics self-efficacy and achievement in mathematics. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences 1 953–957, available online at www.sciencedirect.com
III. III. Articles that have already appeared in learned journals.
14. Aremu, S. A. (1992). ‘The Need, Usefulness and Effectiveness of Instructional Materials for Meaningful Teaching and Learning”. Journal of Studies in Curriculum (JOSIC), 3 (1 and 2), 79-86.
15. Ayelaagbe G. O. and Aremu S. A. (1997). “Reinforcing some literacy skills in Adult learners – using the Ayo Board” Journal of Educational Media and Technology (JEMT) Vol. 6 No. 1 pp 75-80
16. Aremu, Ayotola (1998). “Motivating learners for more effective achievement in Mathematics” Nigerian Journal of Applied Psychology Vol.4 No.1, pp 27 – 34.
17. Aremu, Ayotola (1999). “Strategies for improving the performance of female pupils in Mathematics. African Journal of Educational Research Vol.5 No.1, pp 77 – 85.
18. Aremu, Ayotola (2000). “Development of Environmental friendly attitude in children through the use of games.” Journal for Early Childhood Education (JECE) Vol.2 pp 73 – 81.
19. Aremu, Ayotola (2001). “Effects of Games on Mathematics Achievement of Low ability pupils in Nigerian Primary Schools”. Ibadan Journal of Educational Studies Vol. 1 No. 1, pp. 96-105.
20. Aremu, Ayotola (2002). “Information Communication Technologies and the Development of Scientific Knowledge and Skills in Primary School Children”. Nigeria Journal of Computer Literacy Vol.3 No. 1 pp1-9
21. Aremu, Ayotola and Ige Temisan (2003). “Toys as Potent tools for the development of scientific and technological skills in young Children”. International Journal of Children- in-Science and Technology Vol. 1 No 2 pp 155-163
22. Aremu, A. (2003). Blocks and the development of pre- mathematics concepts/skills in Nigerian schools’ Ibadan Journal of Educational Studies Vol 3 Nos 1& 2 June –December 2003 pp 78-84
23. Aremu, A. (2003) Development of Critical Thinking Skills in the Nigerian Child through Game based Activities’. Nigerian Journal of Applied Psychology. Vol 7 No 2 June 2003 pp 30-39
24. Aremu, A. (2004) Livinon, Magpool, and Sensepack; Games That Can Sustain Children's Interest in Science. International Journal of Children- in-Science and Technology Vol. 2 No 1 pp 12-19
25. Aremu, Ayotola (2004).”Knowledge of the Educational Implications of Computer Games by some student Teachers in Southwest Nigeria. The Nigeria Journal of Guidance and Counseling. Vol. 9 No 1 pp 16-24
26. Aremu, Ayotola and Ige Temisan (2005). “Communicating Peace studies using Science Fiction” CASTME Commonwealth Association of Science Technology and Mathematics Education-Journal. Vol. 25 No 3, pp 12-18
27. Ige Temisan and Aremu, Ayotola (2005). Incorporating Peace Studies in the Science Curriculum at the Secondary School level in Nigeria: A Survey of Science Teachers’ opinions. CASTME Commonwealth Association of science technology and mathematics Education-Journal. Vol. 25 No 3, pp 19-33
28. Aremu, Ayotola and J.A. Adefelu (2005). Computer Assisted Instruction and Achievement of Girls in Integrated Science. African Development Review Vol 1 No 1&2, pp 34-37
29. Shittu, I.O.and Aremu, Ayotola (2005). Effect of Pictorial materials on the acquisition of school continuous writing skills in English language. The West African Journal of Educational and Vocational Measurement.(WAJEVM)Vol 8, pp 89-101
30. Aremu, Ayotola(2008). The acquisition of Environmental Knowledge through the Development of Games in a Higher Degree Course in Nigeria. The International Journal of Learning, Vol 15, Issue 5, pp 299-306.
31. Aremu Ayotola and Tella Adedeji (2009). The relationship between gender, age, mental ability, anxiety, mathematics self-efficacy and achievement in mathematics. Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 4 , pp 113-124.
32. Aremu Ayotola and Daniel, A. Morakinyo. (2009). Gender Issues in the use of information Communication Technology (ICT) for research by post-graduate students in a typical Nigerian University. Journal of
Sociology and Education in Africa, Vol 8, 1,pp 77-92
33. Aremu Ayotola and Daniel, A, Morakinyo (2010). Teacher preparation for sustainable development: The role of Action Research. Journal of Educational Review 3(1). January- March 2010, pp 21-30.
34. Aremu Ayotola and Sangodoyin Abiodun.(2010).Computer Animation and the Academic Achievement of Nigerian Senior Secondary School Students in Biology. Journal of the Research Center for Educational Technology (RCET). Vol. 6, No. 2, 2010, pp 148-161.
35. Ayotola Aremu and Olaide Fasan (June 2011) Teacher Training Implications Of Gender And Computer Self Efficacy For Technology Integration In Nigerian Schools. The African Symposium: Vol 11, No.1, pp 178-185
36. Aremu, A. and Adediran, M. (July 2011) Teacher Readiness To Integrate Information Technology Into Teaching And Learning Processes In Nigerian Secondary Schools: A Case Study. African Research Review, An International Multi-Disciplinary Journal, Vol 5 (4),
Major Conferences Attended With Papers Read
1. Annual Conference of Mathematical Association of Nigeria (MAN) 1st – 3rd September 2000
Paper Presented: “ Making Mathematics a language of the new millennium through the use of Mathematics Puzzles.”
2. The 2nd National Conference of the Active Learning and Leisure Libraries. Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa 1 st-3rd October 2003
Paper Presented: “ Parental Perception Of The Educational Values of Toys In School Processes”.(Joint Paper)
3. The Conference of the African Council for Communication; (Nigerian Chapter) University of Ibadan, Ibadan. 25th –27 th August 2004
Paper Presented: ‘Communicating Environmental Issues to Nigerian Students: A Survey of Most Popular and Efficient Media’ (Joint paper)
4. The 10th International Toy Library Conference. Pretoria. South Africa.
September 19th-23rd 2005
Paper Presented: Development of Mental, Social and Motor skills through some local Nigerian games and Toys.
5. 2nd APWEN Engineering Conference. Abuja, Nigeria. 1st -3rd November 2006
Paper presented: Mathematics stories-a tool to catch the girls young.
3RD OMEP Africa Regional Conference. 2nd-5th April 2007.Soga Kope, Upper Volta Region, Ghana
Paper Presentaed : Appropriate Learning Environment: The right of the Girl child.
6. Department of Teacher Education, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. Joint Staff and Student seminar series. March 2008.
Paper Presented : A cry for help, endangered species in the in the Science and Technology classrooms.
7. Fifth Regional Conference on Information and Communication Technology in Higher Education.Organised by HERPNET in collaboration with Moi University, Eldoret ,Kenya. .14TH-18TH June 2010
Paper Presented: What can Technology not do? Views of Nigerian Higher Education teachers on Technology Integration issues.
Other Areas of Interest
Origami, digital games, mathematics toys and games