Dr.

ADEBIYI Alphonsus Adeagbo 

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Born in 1961, ADEBIYI is from the Ologbenla-Giesi ruling family in Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. He had a Bachelor Degree in Russian Language, but Masters and Doctoral Degrees in Communication – all at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. ADEBIYI, AlphonsusAdeagbo , for so many years worked with the Public Sector, but joined the academia at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria in November 2009, teaching the Use of English and Writing and Literary Appreciation at the Undergraduate Level; but Communication courses at the Graduate School. He is a member of some Learned Societies/Professional Associations among which are: English Language Teachers Association of Nigeria (an affiliate of International Association of Teachers of English as Foreign Language – IATEFL); National Association of Teachers and Researchers in English as a Second Language (NATRESL); African Council for Communication Education; Nigerian Institute of Management (chartered) and International Literacy Association (ILA). He is married with children.

  • Ph.D., University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria:  2004 – 2008
  • M.Sc., University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria :2001- 2003
  • NIIT Computer College, Lagos, Nigeria: March/April 2003
  • Pushkin Institute of Russian Language, Moscow, Russia: 1996-1997
  • Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Lagos, Nigeria: 1995- 1996
  • B.Sc., University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria: 1989 – 1993
  • Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Institute for Human
  • Resources Development (INHURD), Foundation Science
  • Programme Students Association (FOSSA) – Most Caring Father Award  2010
  • Fellow, Institute of Management Development (IPMD) March 2016-Date
  • Member, International Literary Association (ILA) 2015-Date
  • Member, English Language Teachers Association of Nigeria (an affiliate of International Association of Teachers of English as Foreign Language (IATEFL): 2011-Date
  • Member, National Association of Teachers and Researchers in English as a Second Language (NATRESL): 2011-Date
  • Member, African Council for Communication Education: 2004-Date
  • Associate Member, Nigerian Institute of Management (chartered) 2003-Date
  • Adebiyi, A. A, BodundeH. A. and Adebiyi D, T. (2019): 4th Annual TESOL International Conference, held at National Commission for Colleges of Education, Central Business District, Abuja, Nigeria (8-10 August 2019).

Paper Read: Environmental Variables and Students’ Performance – Building Confidence and Supporting Learners with Special Needs.

  • Odozor, U.S.,Akintona, E.O. and Adebiyi, A. A(2019): 14thAnnual Conference of the National Association of Teachers and Researchers in English as a Second Language (NATRESL), held at Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State (25th – 28thJune,2019)

Paper Read: Rethinking the Vehicular Conception of Language in Human Communication, Logic and Argumentation.

  • Adebiyi, A.A. (2017): 9th Annual Conference of English Language Teachers Association of Nigeria, held at University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State (2-6th September 2018).

Paper Read: Language and Culture: An Interplay

  • Adebiyi, A. Aand Adaje, A. O (2017):13thAnnual Conference of the National Association of Teachers and Researchers in English as a Second Language (NATRESL), held at Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Ogun State (25th – 28thJuly, 2017)

Paper Read:Using WhatsApp in the Teaching and Learning of the Use of English Language – A Study of Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta

  • Sotiloye, B; R. Aduradola, Adebiyi, H. Bodunde; B.IAkeredolu-Ale, Adebayo,T and Adeyemi, Y (2015):9th Pan-African Literacy for All and 10th RASA National Literacy Conference, Baxter Theatre, Cape Town, South Africa (2-5 September2015)

Paper Read: Application of Web 2.0: Using Blogs to Support Academic Literacy in Nigerian University

Thesis / Dissertations

  1. Adebiyi, A. A. (2008): Communicative Functions of Dress in Yoruba and Russian Cultures, D. Thesis submitted to the Department of European Studies University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria (303 Pages).
  2. Adebiyi, A. A. (2003): A Study of the Communication Strategies in Union Ban
  3. k, Nigeria, PLC, M.A. Dissertation, submitted to the Department of Communication and Language Arts, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria (170 Pages).
  4. Adebiyi, A. A. (1997): Uses of Genitive Case in Russian, PGD Dissertation submitted to the Pushkin Institute of Russian Language, Moscow, Russia 73 Pages).
  5. Adebiyi, A. A. (1996): Importance/Role of Distribution, Branding and Research in the Marketing of Industrial/Consumer Goods, PGD Dissertation submitted to the Department of Marketing, Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Lagos (68 Pages)

Articles in Learned Journals

  1. Oyeyinka, R.A, Oyekunle, O and Adebiyi, A. A (2018): PerceivedEffect of Organizational Communication on Job Satisfaction of Employees in Cocoa Research Instituteof Nigeria, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria, Nigerian Journal of Agricultural Development andEconomics, 8. No. 1, ISSN 2276-8378. Published by the Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, University of Abuja.
  2. Adebiyi, A. A. and Bola Adelabu (2016): Using Drama in the ESL/EFL Classroom – A Study of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB),The Journal of Communicative English, 12: 1-11. ISSN: 0795-1949. Published by the College of Agricultural and Science Education, University of Agriculture, Makurdi.
  3. Sotiloye, B. S, H. A, Bodunde, AAdebiyi and R. R Aduradola (2016): Teachers and Students’ Perception of MobileTechnology in Teaching and Learning, The Journal of Communicative English, 12: 112-127. ISSN: 0795-1949. Published by the College of Agricultural and Science Education, University of Agriculture, Makurdi.
  4. Sotiloye, B. S, H. A, Bodunde, B.IAkeredolu-Ale, A Adebiyi and , R. R Aduradola (2016): English and Communication Skills in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions: The State of the Art, English for Specific Purposes World, ISSN 1682-3257, www.esp-world.info, Issue No.50, v.17, 2016
  5. Idowu, O. M, Aduradola, R. R, Banmeke, T. O. A and Adebiyi, A. A (2015): Language Learning Strategies and Writing Competence among Senior Secondary School Students in Ogun State, Nigeria, Agogo: Journal of Humanities, OlabisiOnabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye
  6. Adebiyi, A. Aand Adaje, A. O (2015): Using WhatsApp in the Teaching and Learning of the Use of English Language – A Study of University of Agriculture Abeokuta, JELTAN, 5: 47-58. ISSN: 2476-8561. Published by English Language Teachers Association of Nigeria
  7. Aduradola, R. R, Thompson, O. O and Adebiyi, A. A (2015): Impact of the Visual Media Technology as Instructional Aid on Learning at tertiary Level, English Language Teaching Today, 12:25-36. ISSN: 1119-0426. Published by Teachers and Researchers in English as a Second Language (NATRESL).
  8. Wale Oluokun, Imaima Dare, Stella Oyeneye. Helen Bodunde and A. Adebiyi (2015), Learning Language in Large Classes in Tertiary Institutions in Abeokuta: Students’ Perspective,English Language Teaching Today, 12: 37-51. ISSN: 1119-0426. Published by Teachers and Researchers in English as a Second Language (NATRESL).
  9. Adebiyi, A. A. and Adelabu, Bola (2013): Improvisation as a Tool for Developing Students’ Competence in English Language: A Study of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria, International Journal of Education and Research, 1(11): 1-14. Published by Contemporary Research Centre, Australia. ISSN: 2201-6333 (Print) ISSN: 2201-6740 (Available online at ijern.com)
  10. Adebiyi, A. A. (2012): Students’ Attitudes Toward the Integration of Information and Communication Technologies into English Language Teaching and Learning, A Study of the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Expression, 2: 1-21. Published by English Language Teachers Association of Nigeria.
  11. Adebiyi, A. A. and Aduradola, R. R. (2012): Motivating and Sustaining English Language Teaching/Learning in Nigeria. English Language Teaching Today, 9: 95-105. ISSN: 1119-0426. Published by Teachers of English and Communication Skills.
  12. Adebiyi, A. A. and Adelabu, Bola (2011): An Assessment of e-Examination in Use of English in Nigerian Tertiary Institution, English Language Teaching Today, 8: 111-124. ISSN: 1119-0426. Published by Teachers of English and Communication Skills.
  13. Bola Adelabu,Adebiyi, A. A. and, Adaje, A. O (2011): Bookish English in Spoken English of Sandwich Programme Students of a University, The Journal of Communicative English, 7: 85-91. ISSN: 0795-1949.  Published by the English Unit, Department of General Studies, University of Agriculture, Makurdi.
  14. Ikuomola A. J. &Adebiyi A.A. (2011). A Comparison of Fuzzy Time Series and Least-Square Method in Forecasting Students’ Enrolment. International Journal of Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technology,10(1): 19-31Published by the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. ISSN: 2277-0593 (Print): 2315-7401 (Available online at journal.unaab.edu.ng). 
  15. Adebiyi, A. A. (2006): Evolution of Dress Culture in Russia from 9th to the 21st    Century, Ibadan Journal of European Studies,.6: 223-246, Published by the Department of European Studies, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. 223-242. ISSN: 1595-0344

(c) Papers already accepted for publication

  1. Odozor, U.S.,Akintona, E.O. and Adebiyi, A. A(2019): Rethinking the Vehicular Conception of Language in Human Communication, Logic and Argumentation. English Language Teaching Today, ISSN: 1119-0426. Published by Teachers and Researchers in English as a Second Language (NATRESL).
  2. Adebiyi, A. A, BodundeH. A. and AdebiyiD, T. (2019): Environmental Variables and Students’ Performance – Building Confidence and Supporting Learners with Special Needs. JELTAN, 6. ISSN: 2476-8561. Published by English Language Teachers Association of Nigeria.

(d) Books

  1. Akeredolu-Ale, Bolanle;Helen Bodunde; BosedeSotiloye; RemiAduradola; TemitopeOlaifa and AlphonsusAdebiyi (2015): Studies in English Language and Literature, Abeokuta: Jacob and Lydia Publishers, ISBN: 978-978-49953-6-8,pp 223.

(e)  Articles in Refereed Conference Proceedings

  1. Sotiloye, B; H. Bodunde; Adebiyi and R. Aduradola (2016): Teachers and Students’ Perception of Mobile Technology in Teaching and Learning, Proceedings of 3rd European Conference on Social Media hosted by L’ecole de Management de Normandie (EMN) in Cain, France.

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