Nicodemus Ochani Agbulu


Nicodemus Ochani Agbulu
Designation: Professor
Email: ochaniagbulu@uam.edu.ng
Phone:
Gender: Male

Biography

Professor Nicodemus Ochani Agbulu was born on 6th October, 1963 in Okpokwu Local Government Area of Benue State. He began his formal Education in 1977 at Emmanuel Secondary School Ugbokolo where he obtain the West African School Certificate in 1981, and proceeded to the College of Education Katsina Ala for National Certificate of Education in 1981
He further attended the University of Nigeria Nsukka Enugu State in 1988 where he graduated with B.Sc (Ed) in Agricultural Education, M.Ed Agricultural Education in 1993 and a Ph.D Agricultural Education in 1996 respectively.
His working experience began in 1985 where he taught Agricultural Science to students at government Secondary School Ologba in Dekina Local Government Area. Professor Agbulu joined the services of the University of Agriculture Makurdi as a graduate Assistant in Agricultural Education on the 30th July, 1991 and rose through the rank of a Professor of Agricultural Education in 2008.
He served as Head Department in Agricultural Education, Dean College of Agriculture and Science Education and Deputy Dean Post graduate School.
Professor Agbulu has bagged meritorious awards of Excellence in the University of Nigeria Alumni Association in 2011, Award of leadership Excellence in the Science Education Student Association in 2012 and several others.
He has several research experiences through the supervision of students projects/thesis. He is also a member of Nigeria Vocational Education Association and Zonal coordinator for Nigeria Society of Indigenous knowledge and Development.

He has contributed immensely in his field of knowledge in publications, textbooks, proceedings, journals and attended several conferences.

. EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED WITH DATES:
(i) RCM Primary School, Odessassa - Ugbokolo January 1970 - 1977
(ii) Emmanuel Secondary School, Ugbokolo,
Benue State: January 1977- June 1981
(iii)College of Education, Katsina-Ala,
Benue State August, 1981 - July, 1984
(iv) University of Nigeria, Nsukka,
Enugu State October 1986-June, 1988
(v) University of Nigeria, Nsukka
Enugu State October 1991-July, 1993

(vi) University of Nigeria, Nsukka,
Enugu State. October, 1993-June, 1996

3.QUALIFICATIONS OBTAINED WITH DATES

(i) FSLC JULY, 1977
(ii) W.A.S.C JUNE, 1981
(iii) N.C.E. JULY, 1984
(iv) NYSC August, 1985
(v) B.SC (ED) Agricultural Education,
2nd class upper Division June, 1988

(vi) M.Ed (AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION) Ph.D July, 1993
(vii) (AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION) Associate June, 1996
(vii) Professor of Agricultural Education July, 1 984

4. TEACHING AND COGNATE EXPERIENCE
(a) Teaching
(i) Teaching Agricultural Science to students at
Government Secondary School 0logba -
Dekina Local Government Area 1985- 1986

(ii) Teaching agricultural Science to Students
at School of Basic Studies, Makurdi, 1990- 1 991

(iii) Teaching 100 - 400 level students in the Department of Agricultural and Science Education ofthe University of Agriculture, Makurdi. Courses taught include: Evolution and pro blems of Agricultural Ed ucation, introduction to vocational Education, Problems and prospect of Agro-business etc.

(iv) Part-time teaching in the Sandwitch programme in
Faculty ofEducation of the Benue State University, Makurdi.

(v) Part-time teaching in the Centre for Professional Studies of the University of Agriculture, Makurdi.

(vi) Visiting Lecturer - Benue State University, Makurdi

(b) APPOINTMENTS/POSITIONS:
(1) APPOINTMENT
(a) Head of Department: (AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE) 1985-1986 (b) Head of Department: (AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE) 1990-1991
(C) Acting Head of Department (AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION
UAM 1996-2000).

(D) SIWESffEACHING PRACTICE CO-ORDINATOR 2004-2005 (E) Head of Department (AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION, UAM 2005 TO 2006.
Acting Dean. (COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL AND SCIENCE EDUCATION, UAM) 2006-2007
(J) (TI) DEPUTY DEAN-POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL UAM (2008)
POSITIONS
(a) Graduate Assistant, July 3011

(b) Assistant lecturer April 15 1990 - July 1993 1993 - May 1996
(c) Lecturer II June 24th, 1996- August, 1999
(d) Lecturer I, (October, 151 1999- August, 2002
(e) Senior Lecturer, (October I 51 2002 to date.
(f) Associate Professor (October 1st , 2005 to date.

5. RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
(a) Supervision of Students' Projects/Theses
(i) Supervised undergraduate projects (An average of Four (4)
students per academic session since, June, 1996 till date).
(ii) Minor Supervisor of three (3) M.SC Degree thesis in the Department of Agricultural Extension and Communication, University of Agriculture, Makurdi between 2000- 2004.
(iii) Minor Supervisor of one (1) Ph.D Degree thesis in the Department of agricultural Extension and Communication, University of Agriculture, Makurdi between 1999- 2004.
(iv) Major Supervisor of two (2) M.Ed Degree thesis in the Department of agricultw:al Education, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Between 2002 -2004.
(v) Major Supervisor of two Ph.D Degree Thesis in the Department of Agricultural Education, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, between 2005 - 2008.

(b) RESEARCH GRANTS OBTAINED
(i) Partnership for transforming Health programme grant (PATH) Utilized as a consultant with an international consultant Ruth Cornfield on perception of TB and Health seeking Behaviour: An Ethnographic study in Otukpo, Okpokwu, Gboko a nd Logo in
2003.
(ii) National Poverty Eradication programme grant (NAPEP) utilized for training of trainers (TOT) in 2002.

(c) EXTERNAL EXAMINER/EDITORIAL WORK:

(i) Member, Ed itorial Board, Journal of Science and technology

(ii) Reviewer of articles for Journal of Agriculture, Science and technology.

(iii) Reviewer of articles of Journal of Education, Benue State
University.

(iv) External Examiner for M. Tech Agricultural Technology Education Programme, Federal University ofTechnology, Yola.

ADMINISTRATIVEEXPERIENCEAND SERVICETO THE UNIVERSITYI COMMUNITY

1. Chairman, Departmental Examination Board Committee

2. Chairman, Departmental Research Board Committee

3. Member, College Administrative Committee

4. Member, College Examination Administrative Committee

5. Staff Adviser to Association of Science, Agricultural and Science of
Agriculture, Makurdi.

6. Patron of National Association of Idoma Students, University of
Agriculture, Makurdi.

7. Member, Panel on Interview, regularization and Conferment of
Appointment

8. Represented Dean on the Postgraduate Committee on Examination.

9. Adviser of Final Year Students of Agricultural and Science Education.

10. National Secretary ofldoma National Forum, Makurdi Chapter.

11. Represented, University of Agriculture, Makurdi at the First PTF Agricultural Consultative Forum Organized by Afri- Projects Cons01tiurn and MASDAR, Held at National Conference Centre, Abuja on the 41 February, 1999.

12. Participated in the Review of Articles for The Journal of Agriculture, Science and Technology Published by the University of Agriculture, -
9111 August, 1999.

13. Represented the Dean College of Science, Agricultural and Science Education at the Election of the Association of Science, Agricultural and Science Education Students (ASASSES)- October 25111 2001 at 5.00pm.

14. Member - Administrative Committee on the Review of Regulations Governing the Condition of Service of Senior/Junior Staff, University of Agriculture, Makurdi- 2002.

15. Hotel Adviser for Block 'C' University of Agriculture Makurdi. (8th
August 2002).

16. Co-ordinator - biological sciences Education (B.SC Ed) Department
UAM.

17. Co-ordinator-College SIWESff eaching practice UAM.

18. Member - Senate Committee on students welfare, UAM

19. Chairman, Local organizing committee for the conference of indigenous knowledge and sustainable Agricultural Development in Nigeria.

20. Member, interview panel for the interview of Head Teacher, University
Staff School, University of Agriculture, Makurd i.

21. Member interview panel to interview candidates for academic position in the department of vocational and technical education, curriculum and teaching and educational foundations, Benue State University, Makurdi. (16th November, 2006).

22. Sabbatical leave of one year with Benue State University, Makurdi (July
2005-0ct. 2006).

23. Member interview panel to interview candidates for academic position in the department of vocational and technical education, curriculum and teaching and educational foundations, Benue State University, Makurdi. (13th March, 2007).

24. Member, Senate Committee on Central Equipment Laboratory, University of Agriculture, Makurdi. (2007).

25. Representative to Senate from College of Agricultural and Science
Education 2007 to Date.

Memberships

He is a member of Nigeria Vocational Education Association and Zonal coordinator for Nigeria Society of Indigenous knowledge and Development.

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE AND SERVICE TO THE
UNIVERSITY I COMMUNITY
1. Chairman, Departmental Examination Board Committee
2. Chairman, Departmental Research Board Committee
3. Member, College Administrative Committee
4. Member, College Examination Administrative Committee
5. Staff Adviser to Association of Science, Agricultural and Science of
Agriculture, Makurdi.
6. Patron of National Association of Idoma Students, University of
Agriculture, Makurdi.
7. Member, Panel on Interview, regularization and Conferment of
Appointment
8. Represented Dean on the Postgraduate Committee on Examination.
9. Adviser afFinal Year Students of Agricultural and Science Education.
10. National Secretary ofldoma National Forum, Makurdi Chapter.
11 . Represented, University of Agriculture, Makurdi at the First PTF
Agricultural Consultative Forum Organized by Afri- Projects
Consortium and MASDAR, Held at National Conference Centre, Abuja
on the 41
h February, 1999.
12. Participated in the Review of Articles for The Journal of Agriculture,
Science and Technology Published by the Univers ity of Agriculture, -
91
h August, 1999.
13. Represented the Dean College of Science, Agricultural and Science
Education at the Election of the Association of Science, Agricultural and
Science Education Students (ASASSES)- October 251
h 2001 at 5.00pm.
14. Member - Administrative Committee on the Review of Regulations
Governing the Condition of Service of Senior/Junior Staff, University of
Agriculture, Makurdi- 2002.
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15. Hotel Adviser for Block 'C' University of Agriculture Makurdi. (8th
August 2002).
16. Co-ordinator - biological sciences Education (B.SC Ed) Department
UAM.
17. Co-ordinator- College SIWES/Teaching practice UAM.
18. Member - Senate Committee on students welfare, UAM
19. Chairman, Local organizing committee for the conference of indigenous
knowledge and sustainable Agricultural Development in Nigeria.
20. Member, interview panel for the interview of Head Teacher, University
Staff School, University of Agriculture, Makurdi.
21. Member interview panel to interview candidates for academic position
in the department of vocational and technical education, curriculum and
teaching and educational foundations, Benue State University, Makurdi.
(16th November, 2006).
22. Sabbatical leave of one year with Benue State University, Makurdi (July
2005-0ct. 2006).
23. Member interview panel to interview candidates for academic position
in the department of vocational and technical education, curriculum and
teaching and educational foundations, Benue State Univers ity, Makurdi.
(13th March, 2007).
24. Member, Senate Committee on Central Hquipment Laboratory,
University of Agriculture, Makurdi. (2007).
25. Representative to Senate from College of Agricultural and Science
Education 2007 to Date.
7. MEMBERSHIP OF LEARNED SOCIETIES
(i) Nigeria Vocational Education Association (member)
(ii) Nigerian Society of indigenous knowledge and Development (NSIKAD)
(Member) Zonal Co-ordinator Middle Belt Zone.

Publications

THESES

Traditional Farming Systems in Benue State.

(ii) BACHELOR OF SCIENCE EDUCATION (B.Sc Ed) (1984) Availability and Utilization of Institutionalized Credit to Co-operative Farmers in Benue State.

(iii) MASTERS IN SCIENCE EDUCATION (AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION) (M.Ed) 1993). Effectiveness of Discovery and Expository Approaches to teaching Practical Agriculture to Junior Secondary School in Benue State.

(iv) DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY
Ph.D - AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION (1996)
Utilization of School farm for the improvement of the teaching of
Agricultural Science in Senior Secondary Schools in Benue State.


PUBLICATIONS
* means Post Associate Professorial Publications
Books


1. Agbulu, O.N. (1998) Statistical Handbook on Assessment and Analysis of Cumulative Grade Point Average for Nigerian University Graduates (ISBN 978.30699-2-6). Diamond Publishers, Makurdi.

2. Agbulu, O.N. (2002). Methodologies of Vocational Agriculture and
Guidance (ISBN: 978 - 35931 -6 -1). Aboki Publishers, Makurdi.


3. Agbulu, O.N. and Olaitan, S.O. (2002). Comparative Vocational Technical Education in United States of America, Great Britain and Japan: Lessons for Nigeria (ISBN: 978 -35931 - 4 - 5). Aboki Publishers, Makurdi.

4. Agbulu, 0. N. and Ekele, G.E. (2004). Functional Curr iculum in Agriculture for Nigeria. (ISBN: 978 - 32411 - 8 - 4 - A). Welfson Publishers, Makurdi.

5. *Agbul u, 0. N. & Aboiyar, T. (2007). Educational Research Methods and Numeracy. A practical Approach (ISBN: 978 - 8098 - 81 - 9). • Aboki Publishers, Makurdi.

CHAPTERS IN TEXT BOOK
6. Agbulu, O.N. (1996). Aims and Objectives of Education: In Agbaegbu, Ezeudu and Agwagah (Eds), Principles and Methods of Teaching, Restorati'on Publishers, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. (ISBN 978 -
33461-0- 5).

7. Agbulu, 0. N. (1996). Theories in Counselling: In Ifelunni and Agbaegbu (Eds), Guidance, Counselling and Special Education. Leotina Publisher, Onitsha. (ISBN 978 - 32631 - 6 - 1).

8. Agbulu, 0. N. (1995). Nigerian Secondary School Students, Behaviour and Disciplinary Problems, Patterns, Causes and Solution. In Arinze (1995). The Nigerian Secondary School System: Inputs, Process and Output, Onitsha Hornbill Publishers Ltd. Nigeria. (335 - 345) (ISBN
978 - 31996 -3 - 3).


9. Agbulu, O.N. (2002). METHODS OF TEACHING AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE. In Pivotal Teacher Training Programme (PTTP) for Universal Basic Education (Ube) Course Book on Agricultural Science. Module 5: units 1- 10. National Teachers' Institute, Kaduna: (1 - 45). (ISBN 978- 35416 - 3 - 3). Published by National Teachers Institute, Kaduna.


*10. Agbulu, 0. N. (2007). Repositioning Agricultural Education in the Millennium Development Goal Towards Self-sufficiency: In Adejoh & Iji (eds). Innovations in teaching and learning. (ISBN: 978 - 978 -
8200 -864) Adeka Printing and Publishing Company Makmdi.

II . Agbulu, 0. N. & Akuto, G. W. (2006). Relevance of Farm Work Experience Programme in Vocational Agriculture for National Development: In Ochu (ed), Education for National Growth and
Stability. (ISBN: 978-377-439-1). Peace Makers Publications, Lagos.
(pp 150 - 157).

* 12 Agbulu, 0. N & Agbulu, C.A. (2008). Young Farmers' Club: A prelude to sustainable practical Agriculture among the Nigerian youths: In Denga Ekoja (Eds), Education for the New millennium, Foundations and pedagogy. Calabar. Rapid Educational publications ltd. (354-360) (ISBN 078-36920-7-5).



Proceedings
13.Agbulu, 0. N. & Olaitan, S. 0. (2001). Instructional Methods and Occupational Experience in Agriculture. Research and Policy Issues for chi ldren in Agriculture. The fourth Annual Research Network Meeting and Conference of Children in Agriculture Programme. Makurdi. (pp
235- 245) (ISBN: 096-268-49- 02).


14. Agbulu, 0. N. & Amuta, E. (2001). Social and Economic Perspective of involving children in Agriculture. Research and Policy Issues for children in Agriculture. The fourth Annual Research Network Meeting and Conference of Children in Agriculture Programme. Makurdi. (pp 48
-58) (ISBN: 096-268-49- 02).


JOURNALS
15. Agbulu, O.N. (1994). Managing Conflict and Resolution in Vocational
Technical Education, Journal of Nigerian Vocational Association, Nsukka. (ISBN: 978-31623-2-2 (pp 99-106).

16. Agbulu, O.N. (1994). Community-Based Programme as a Strategy for
Enhancing Vocational Rehabilitation of the Rural Communities in the
1990s. Instructional Material Journal. Awka, Chukwurah Press. (ISBN:
979-31634-1-1). (pp109-116).

17.Agbulu, O.N. & Olaitan, S.O. (1994). Effectiveness ofExpository and Discovery Approaches in Teaching Practical Agriculture to Junior Secondary School Students! Instructional Material Journal. Awka Chukwurah Press. (ISBN: 979-31634-1-1) (pp10-18).


18. Agbulu, O.N. (1996). Adult Education Programme - As Requisite for Rural Development: The Nigeria Journal of Rural and Community Development. Nsukka, 5 (1) (38- 46). (ISSN: 0794-8875).

19. Agbulu, O.N. (1997). Modular Instruction - A Practical Approach to Nigerian Food Question. Proceedings of a Seminar on Available Technologies for Transfer. Co-operative Extension Centre (CEC), University of Agriculture, Makurdi. (ISBN: 978 - 2026 - 557 - A). Welfson Press. (pp 163 - 175).

20. Agbulu, 0. N. (1999). An Assessment of the junior secondary school curriculum in Benue State. Journal of Nigerian Educational Research Association. Benin. 13 (2) (85-89). (ISSN: 0189-2312).

21. Obinne, A.D.E and Agbulu, O.N. (2001). An Appraisal of Child Abuse and Gender Decay in Benue State, Nigeria: The International Jou rnal of Gender and Health Studies. Ikot Ekpene, Nigeria. 1 (1) (58 - 65). (ISSN: 1597-0191).



Processing of Cassava Granules (Garri) Amongst Idoma Women in Benue State. Journal of Women Academics, Abuja. 1 (2) (32 -43). (ISBN: 978-35834-5-X).

23. Agbulu, O.N. and Ega, R.A.I (2001). Determining Academic Performance of Male and Female Students in the Department of Agricultural and Science Education - University of Agriculture Makurdi, Between 1996 - 1999. Sessions. Journal of Women Academ ics. Abuja. 1 (3). (ISBN: 978-35834-6-X)

24. Ega, R.A.I. Agbulu, O.N. and Amuta, E.U. (2001). Academic Performance of Male and Female Students in the Department of Biological Sciences and Chemistry - University of Agriculture Makurdi, Between 1996- 1999 Sessions. Journal of Women Academics. Abuja. 1 (3). (ISBN: 978-35834-6-X)

25. Agbulu, O.N. (2002). Interactive Teaching Strategies in the college of Science, Agricultural and Science Education. Annals of Research in Nigeria (Humanities and Social Sciences Series). Makurdi. 1 (I) (ppl39-145). (ISBN: 978-36464-0-0-A).

26. Agbulu, O.N. (2003). The Impact of Vocational Education in the Transformation of indigenous technology in Nigeria. African Journal of Economy and Society. Makurdi. Aboki Publishers. 5(1) (pp 116-119) (ISSN: 1117-3890).

27. Agbulu, O.N. and Ogwuche, A (2004). An Investigation study of organic and inorganic farming systems amongst farmers in Okpokwu Local Government Area. Journal of Indigenous Knowledge and Sustainable Agricultural Development in Nigeria. Makurdi. (ISBN: 11-
3778) (pp 180-189)

28. Agbulu, O.N. (2004). Education and Backyard poultry farming for self­ sufficiency of the Rural poor in Makurdi LGA. Journal of Educational Studies. Makurdi. 5(1) (pp240 -253). (ISSN: 1117-6350).
29. Agbulu, O.N. and Ochelebe, E.I. (2004). Comparison of indigenous
verus modern fish processing, storage and marketing technology. Journal of Indigenous knowledge and sustainable Agricultural Development in Nigeria. Makurdi. 2(1) (pp 253 - 269) (ISBN: 978-
38094-6-6)

30. Agbulu, O.N. and Wombo, A.D. (2004). Comparison of indigenous versus modern Soy-Bean processing, storage and marketing technology. Journal of Indigenous knowledge and sustainable Agricultural



6-6).

31. Ejembi, E. P.; Ejembi, S. A. and Agbulu 0. N. (2005)
Food Chain Activities of Women in an Agrarian Commun ity in Cent ral Nigeria: Implications for Rural Development. Journal of Human Ecology, Delhi. www.krepublishers.com

32. Oto, J. Okwu. Obinne, C. P. 0. and Agbulu 0. N. (2005)
A paradigm, for Evaluaion of use and effect of commun ication channels in Agriculture Extension Services. Journal of Socia l Sciences Delhi. www.krepublishers.com

33. *Iji, C. 0. & Agbulu, 0. N. (2006). Information Technology Capacity Building: a case for curriculum restructuring. Benue State University Journal of Education. Makurdi. (1). (pp 15-23). (ISSN: 1117- 6350).


34. *E. E. Idu, N. 0. Agbulu & A. R. E. Obunde (2006). Farmers Training in Nigeria: Improving Effectiveness in the 21 51 Centaury. Delhi, India. Kamla ­ Raj Enterprises. (In press). www.krepubl ishers.com



35.

* 0. N. Agbulu & E. E. Idu (2008). The Impact of Participatory and
Expository Approaches on Learning of Agricultural Science in Senior Secondary Schools in Benue State. Delhi, India. Karnla - Raj Enterprises. www.krepubl ishers.com


36. *0. N. Agbulu & E. E. Idu (2008). An Assessment of Organic and
Inorganic Vegetable Farming in Benue Valley ofNorth Central Nigeria.
(implication for Agricultural Educators). Delhi, India. Kamla - Raj
Enterprises. www.krepublishers.com


37. *Emaikwu, S. 0. & Agbulu, 0. N. (2007). The impact of non-parametric statistical test in the conduct of Educational Research in the 2151 century. Calabar. Journal of agricultural science research. 3(2) (pp 262 - 281) (ISBN: 0189-6202).

38. *Adejoh, M. J. , Agbulu, 0. N. & ltyokyaa, F. M. (2008). The place of
information technology in the teaching and learning of Science and vocational
Education for sustainable economic Development in Nigeria. Journal of the National Association for Science, humanities and Education Research. 6 (3) (PP46-53).


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Summary of Publications
(A)
)>Text Books=5
)>Chapters in Text Book=7
)>Proceedings=3
)>National Journals=19
)>International Journals5
)>Cumulative Total=39 Publications


(B) *POST-ASSOCIATE PROFESSORIAL (INCREMENTAL PUBLICATIONS)

PUBLICATIONS








Key *Means Post-Associate Professorial Publ ications.

Specializations

Vocational Agricultural Education.

Research Archive

1. Agbulu, O.N. (1998) Statistical Handbook on Assessment and Analysis of Cumulative Grade Point Average for Nigerian University Graduates (ISBN 978.30699-2-6). Diamond Publishers, Makurdi.

2. Agbulu, O.N. (2002). Methodologies of Vocational Agriculture and
Guidance (ISBN: 978 - 35931 -6 -1). Aboki Publishers, Makurdi.


3. Agbulu, O.N. and Olaitan, S.O. (2002). Comparative Vocational Technical Education in United States of America, Great Britain and Japan: Lessons for Nigeria (ISBN: 978 -35931 - 4 - 5). Aboki Publishers, Makurdi.

4. Agbulu, 0. N. and Ekele, G.E. (2004). Functional Curr iculum in Agriculture for Nigeria. (ISBN: 978 - 32411 - 8 - 4 - A). Welfson Publishers, Makurdi.

5. *Agbul u, 0. N. & Aboiyar, T. (2007). Educational Research Methods and Numeracy. A practical Approach (ISBN: 978 - 8098 - 81 - 9). • Aboki Publishers, Makurdi.

CHAPTERS IN TEXT BOOK
6. Agbulu, O.N. (1996). Aims and Objectives of Education: In Agbaegbu, Ezeudu and Agwagah (Eds), Principles and Methods of Teaching, Restorati'on Publishers, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. (ISBN 978 -
33461-0- 5).

7. Agbulu, 0. N. (1996). Theories in Counselling: In Ifelunni and Agbaegbu (Eds), Guidance, Counselling and Special Education. Leotina Publisher, Onitsha. (ISBN 978 - 32631 - 6 - 1).

8. Agbulu, 0. N. (1995). Nigerian Secondary School Students, Behaviour and Disciplinary Problems, Patterns, Causes and Solution. In Arinze (1995). The Nigerian Secondary School System: Inputs, Process and Output, Onitsha Hornbill Publishers Ltd. Nigeria. (335 - 345) (ISBN
978 - 31996 -3 - 3).


9. Agbulu, O.N. (2002). METHODS OF TEACHING AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE. In Pivotal Teacher Training Programme (PTTP) for Universal Basic Education (Ube) Course Book on Agricultural Science. Module 5: units 1- 10. National Teachers' Institute, Kaduna: (1 - 45). (ISBN 978- 35416 - 3 - 3). Published by National Teachers Institute, Kaduna.


*10. Agbulu, 0. N. (2007). Repositioning Agricultural Education in the Millennium Development Goal Towards Self-sufficiency: In Adejoh & Iji (eds). Innovations in teaching and learning. (ISBN: 978 - 978 -
8200 -864) Adeka Printing and Publishing Company Makmdi.

II . Agbulu, 0. N. & Akuto, G. W. (2006). Relevance of Farm Work Experience Programme in Vocational Agriculture for National Development: In Ochu (ed), Education for National Growth and
Stability. (ISBN: 978-377-439-1). Peace Makers Publications, Lagos.
(pp 150 - 157).

* 12 Agbulu, 0. N & Agbulu, C.A. (2008). Young Farmers' Club: A prelude to sustainable practical Agriculture among the Nigerian youths: In Denga Ekoja (Eds), Education for the New millennium, Foundations and pedagogy. Calabar. Rapid Educational publications ltd. (354-360) (ISBN 078-36920-7-5).



Proceedings
13.Agbulu, 0. N. & Olaitan, S. 0. (2001). Instructional Methods and Occupational Experience in Agriculture. Research and Policy Issues for chi ldren in Agriculture. The fourth Annual Research Network Meeting and Conference of Children in Agriculture Programme. Makurdi. (pp
235- 245) (ISBN: 096-268-49- 02).


14. Agbulu, 0. N. & Amuta, E. (2001). Social and Economic Perspective of involving children in Agriculture. Research and Policy Issues for children in Agriculture. The fourth Annual Research Network Meeting and Conference of Children in Agriculture Programme. Makurdi. (pp 48
-58) (ISBN: 096-268-49- 02).


JOURNALS
15. Agbulu, O.N. (1994). Managing Conflict and Resolution in Vocational
Technical Education, Journal of Nigerian Vocational Association, Nsukka. (ISBN: 978-31623-2-2 (pp 99-106).

16. Agbulu, O.N. (1994). Community-Based Programme as a Strategy for
Enhancing Vocational Rehabilitation of the Rural Communities in the
1990s. Instructional Material Journal. Awka, Chukwurah Press. (ISBN:
979-31634-1-1). (pp109-116).

17.Agbulu, O.N. & Olaitan, S.O. (1994). Effectiveness ofExpository and Discovery Approaches in Teaching Practical Agriculture to Junior Secondary School Students! Instructional Material Journal. Awka Chukwurah Press. (ISBN: 979-31634-1-1) (pp10-18).


18. Agbulu, O.N. (1996). Adult Education Programme - As Requisite for Rural Development: The Nigeria Journal of Rural and Community Development. Nsukka, 5 (1) (38- 46). (ISSN: 0794-8875).

19. Agbulu, O.N. (1997). Modular Instruction - A Practical Approach to Nigerian Food Question. Proceedings of a Seminar on Available Technologies for Transfer. Co-operative Extension Centre (CEC), University of Agriculture, Makurdi. (ISBN: 978 - 2026 - 557 - A). Welfson Press. (pp 163 - 175).

20. Agbulu, 0. N. (1999). An Assessment of the junior secondary school curriculum in Benue State. Journal of Nigerian Educational Research Association. Benin. 13 (2) (85-89). (ISSN: 0189-2312).

21. Obinne, A.D.E and Agbulu, O.N. (2001). An Appraisal of Child Abuse and Gender Decay in Benue State, Nigeria: The International Jou rnal of Gender and Health Studies. Ikot Ekpene, Nigeria. 1 (1) (58 - 65). (ISSN: 1597-0191).



Processing of Cassava Granules (Garri) Amongst Idoma Women in Benue State. Journal of Women Academics, Abuja. 1 (2) (32 -43). (ISBN: 978-35834-5-X).

23. Agbulu, O.N. and Ega, R.A.I (2001). Determining Academic Performance of Male and Female Students in the Department of Agricultural and Science Education - University of Agriculture Makurdi, Between 1996 - 1999. Sessions. Journal of Women Academ ics. Abuja. 1 (3). (ISBN: 978-35834-6-X)

24. Ega, R.A.I. Agbulu, O.N. and Amuta, E.U. (2001). Academic Performance of Male and Female Students in the Department of Biological Sciences and Chemistry - University of Agriculture Makurdi, Between 1996- 1999 Sessions. Journal of Women Academics. Abuja. 1 (3). (ISBN: 978-35834-6-X)

25. Agbulu, O.N. (2002). Interactive Teaching Strategies in the college of Science, Agricultural and Science Education. Annals of Research in Nigeria (Humanities and Social Sciences Series). Makurdi. 1 (I) (ppl39-145). (ISBN: 978-36464-0-0-A).

26. Agbulu, O.N. (2003). The Impact of Vocational Education in the Transformation of indigenous technology in Nigeria. African Journal of Economy and Society. Makurdi. Aboki Publishers. 5(1) (pp 116-119) (ISSN: 1117-3890).

27. Agbulu, O.N. and Ogwuche, A (2004). An Investigation study of organic and inorganic farming systems amongst farmers in Okpokwu Local Government Area. Journal of Indigenous Knowledge and Sustainable Agricultural Development in Nigeria. Makurdi. (ISBN: 11-
3778) (pp 180-189)

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Responsibilities

Currently, The DVC Academics, University of Agricultulture, Makurdi.
(1) APPOINTMENT
(a) Head of Department: (AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE) 1985-1986 (b) Head of Department: (AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE) 1990-1991
(C) Acting Head of Department (AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION
UAM 1996-2000).
(D) SIWESffEACHING PRACTICE CO-ORDINATOR 2004-2005 (E) Head of Department (AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION, UAM 2005 TO 2006.
Acting Dean. (COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL AND SCIENCE EDUCATION, UAM) 2006-2007
(J) (TI) DEPUTY DEAN-POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL UAM (2008)
POSITIONS
(a) Graduate Assistant, July 3011

(b) Assistant lecturer April 15 1990 - July 1993 1993 - May 1996
(c) Lecturer II June 24th, 1996- August, 1999
(d) Lecturer I, (October, 151 1999- August, 2002
(e) Senior Lecturer, (October I 51 2002 to date.
(f) Associate Professor (October 1st , 2005 to date.

5. RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
(a) Supervision of Students' Projects/Theses
(i) Supervised undergraduate projects (An average of Four (4)
students per academic session since, June, 1996 till date).
(ii) Minor Supervisor of three (3) M.SC Degree thesis in the Department of Agricultural Extension and Communication, University of Agriculture, Makurdi between 2000- 2004.
(iii) Minor Supervisor of one (1) Ph.D Degree thesis in the Department of agricultural Extension and Communication, University of Agriculture, Makurdi between 1999- 2004.
(iv) Major Supervisor of two (2) M.Ed Degree thesis in the Department of agricultw:al Education, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Between 2002 -2004.
(v) Major Supervisor of two Ph.D Degree Thesis in the Department of Agricultural Education, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, between 2005 - 2008.

(b) RESEARCH GRANTS OBTAINED
(i) Partnership for transforming Health programme grant (PATH) Utilized as a consultant with an international consultant Ruth Cornfield on perception of TB and Health seeking Behaviour: An Ethnographic study in Otukpo, Okpokwu, Gboko a nd Logo in
2003.
(ii) National Poverty Eradication programme grant (NAPEP) utilized for training of trainers (TOT) in 2002.
(c) EXTERNAL EXAMINER/EDITORIAL WORK:
(i) Member, Ed itorial Board, Journal of Science and technology
(ii) Reviewer of articles for Journal of Agriculture, Science and technology.

(iii) Reviewer of articles of Journal of Education, Benue State
University.
(iv) External Examiner for M. Tech Agricultural Technology
Education Programme, Federal University ofTechnology, Yola.

6. ADMINISTRATIVEEXPERIENCEAND SERVICETO THE UNIVERSITYI COMMUNITY
1. Chairman, Departmental Examination Board Committee
2. Chairman, Departmental Research Board Committee
3. Member, College Administrative Committee
4. Member, College Examination Administrative Committee
5. Staff Adviser to Association of Science, Agricultural and Science of
Agriculture, Makurdi.
6. Patron of National Association of Idoma Students, University of
Agriculture, Makurdi.
7. Member, Panel on Interview, regularization and Conferment of
Appointment
8. Represented Dean on the Postgraduate Committee on Examination.
9. Adviser of Final Year Students of Agricultural and Science Education.
0. National Secretary ofldoma National Forum, Makurdi Chapter.
11. Represented, University of Agriculture, Makurdi at the First PTF Agricultural Consultative Forum Organized by Afri- Projects Cons01tiurn and MASDAR, Held at National Conference Centre, Ahuja

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February, 1999.
12. Participated in the Review of Articles for The Journal of Agriculture, Science and Technology Published by the University of Agriculture, -
9111 August, 1999.
13. Represented the Dean College of Science, Agricultural and Science Education at the Election of the Association of Science, Agricultural and Science Education Students (ASASSES)- October 25111 2001 at 5.00pm.
14. Member - Administrative Committee on the Review of Regulations Governing the Condition of Service of Senior/Junior Staff, University of Agriculture, Makurdi- 2002.
15. Hotel Adviser for Block 'C' University of Agriculture Makurdi. (8th
August 2002).
16. Co-ordinator - biological sciences Education (B.SC Ed) Department
UAM.
17. Co-ordinator-College SIWESff eaching practice UAM.
18. Member - Senate Committee on students welfare, UAM
19. Chairman, Local organizing committee for the conference of indigenous knowledge and sustainable Agricultural Development in Nigeria.
20. Member, interview panel for the interview of Head Teacher, University
Staff School, University of Agriculture, Makurd i.
21. Member interview panel to interview candidates for academic position in the department of vocational and technical education, curriculum and teaching and educational foundations, Benue State University, Makurdi. (16th November, 2006).
22. Sabbatical leave of one year with Benue State University, Makurdi (July
2005-0ct. 2006).
23. Member interview panel to interview candidates for academic position in the department of vocational and technical education, curriculum and teaching and educational foundations, Benue State University, Makurdi. (13th March, 2007).
24. Member, Senate Committee on Central Equipment Laboratory, University of Agriculture, Makurdi. (2007).
25. Representative to Senate from College of Agricultural and Science
Education 2007 to Date.