Prof Okigbo, Ebele Chinelo
Undergraduate Qualifications
NCE Mathematics/Integrated Science; B Sc Mathematics Edu
Postgraduate Qualifications
M Sc Mathematics Education; PhD Mathematics Education
Professional Qualifications
Books Published
36. Okigbo, E.C. and Okeke, S.O.C. (2014). Introducing science education: The Nigerian perspective. Oba Anambra State: Ifevic publishers (ISBN: 978-978-52021-6-8).

37. Okigbo, E.C. and Okekeokosisi, J.O.C. (2014). Nature and history of science. Awka: Fides Communications (ISBN: 978-978-8454-12-4).


1. Okigbo, E.C.; Ndu, F.O.C. and Okeke, S.O.C. (2006). Effect of project work on senior secondary students’ interest in geometry. Journal of Education in Developing Areas, 15(2), 112-121.

2. Okigbo, E.C. (2007). Teaching geometry using project work. Journal of Issues on Mathematics, 10(1), 61-66.

3. Okigbo, E.C. and Osuafor, A.M. (2008). Effect of using mathematics laboratory in teaching mathematics on the achievement of mathematics students. Educational Research and Review, 3(8), 257-261. Available at

4. Okigbo, E. C. and Agu, N.N. (2010). The effects of mathematical game and instructional analogy as advance organizers on students’ achievement in secondary school mathematics. African Journal of Educational Studies in Mathematics and Sciences, 8(20), 1-10.

5. Okigbo, E. C. and Okeke, M.N. (2010). The use of effective communication in enhancing the teaching and learning of school mathematics. International Research Journal, 1(10), 432-438. Available at

6. Okigbo, E. C. and Nwokolo, P.C. (2011). Perception of students and teachers on the classroom factors that influence mathematical thinking and reasoning in students. International Journal of Education, Science & Public Policy in Africa (IJESPPA), Bloomsburg, 1(1), 140- 148.
Available online at

7. Okigbo, E. C. and Okeke, S. O. C. (2011). Perceived difficulty in integrating educational objectives within the mathematics classroom: A comparison of beginner and experienced teachers. Educational Research and Review, 6(3), 292-298. Available at

8. Okigbo, E. C. and Etoniru, F. E. (2011). Effects of cooperative, competitive, and mixed
learning styles on students’ achievement in mathematics. African Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 4(2), 143- 148.

9. Okigbo, E. C. and Okeke, S. O. C. (2011). Effects of games and analogies on students’
interest in mathematics. Journal of Science Teachers Association of Nigeria (JSTAN), 46(1),
101-112. Available online at

10. Okigbo, E. C. and Nwoye, A. N. (2012). Meeting the personnel needs of Anambra State
Industrialists in Nigeria: A call for mathematics education reforms. African Journal of Teacher Education (AJOTE), 2(2), 1-8. Available at

11. Okigbo, E. C. and Ugwu, H.I. (2012). Effect of peer tutoring technique in enhancing achievement of junior secondary mathematics learners. Journal of Research in Curriculum and Teaching (JRCT), 6(1), 509- 517. Available at

12. Osuafor, A. M. and Okigbo, E.C. (2013). Effect of differentiated instruction on the
academic achievement of Nigerian secondary school biology students. International
Research Journals, 4(7), 555-560. Available at

13. Okigbo, E.C. and Okoli, J.N. (2013). Use of internet facilities in learning among science education undergraduates in South Eastern Nigerian universities. Asian Journal of Education and e-learning, 1(4), 215-221. Available at

14. Okigbo, E. C. and Chukwuma, A.O. (2013). Meeting the educational needs of gifted science students by differentiating instruction. British Journal of Education, Society and Behavioral Science (BJESBS), 4(3), 392-402. Science Domain International. Available at

15. Okigbo, E. C. and Okeke, N. F. (2013). Game and analogy: A bi-model for effective instruction in the Nigerian mathematics classroom. Universal Journal of Education and General Studies, 2(5), 175-179. Available at

16. Okoli, J.N. and Okigbo, E.C (2013). Assessment of state of entrepreneurship Education for science and technology students in Nigerian Universities: Implications for self reliance. East African Journal of Educational Research and Policy, 8,137-156.

17. Okigbo, E. C. and Okeke, M.N. (2014). Effect of prior knowledge of career opportunities on students’ achievement and retention in mathematical concepts. Journal of Research in Curriculum and Teaching (JRCT), 8(1), 645- 654. Available at

18. Okigbo, E.C. and Okekeokosisi, J.O.C. (2016). Effectiveness of constructivist instructional model in enhancing secondary school students’ achievement in computer science. IJESPPA, 6, 1-9. Available at

19. Okigbo, E.C.; Okeke, N.F. and Mbakwe, A.B. (2016). Enhancing mathematics achievement of introverted and extroverted secondary school students through the use of advance organizers. Journal of Educational Research and Review (JERR), 4(3), 27- 32. Available at

20. Okigbo, E.C. and Okoli, J.N. (2016). Techniques use by Science Technology and Mathematics (STM) teachers for controlling undesirable classroom behaviours in Anambra State secondary schools. Educational Research and Review, 11(11), 1025-1034. Available at

21. Okekeokosisi, J.O.C.; Anaekwe, M. C. and Okigbo, E.C (2016). The relevance of ICT in teaching and learning as perceived by secondary school students in Anambra State. African
Journal of Education, Science and Technology, 3(2), 40-48.

22. Okeke, N. F.; Okigbo, E.C. and Okeke, C.S. (2017). Ascertaining the primary school teachers’ pedagogical knowledge in mathematics instruction for quality delivery: a step to repositioning education in Anambra State. Abacus: The Journal of the Mathematical Association of Nigeria, 42(2), 136 – 142.

23. Okwuduba E. N. and Okigbo, E.C. (2018). Effect of teaching methods on students’ academic performance in Chemistry in Nigeria: Meta-analytic review. Bulgarian Journal of Science and Education Policy, 12, 418-434. Available at

24. Okigbo, E.C. and Igboegwu, Ekene N. (2018). Entrepreneurship development of secondary school students through acquisition of science process skills. Journal of the Nigerian Academy of Education, 14(1), 239 - 246.

25. Okekeokosisi, J.O.C. and Okigbo, E.C (2018). Undergraduate students’ perception on the methods of teaching computer programming in the South- south Nigerian federal universities. African Journal of Science, Technology and Mathematics Education (AJSTME), 4(1), 72-83.

26. Okigbo, E. C. and Okeke, N. F. (2018). Effects of student team achievement divisions and competitive learning (immediate reinforcement) strategies on achievement of secondary school students in trigonometry. JSTAN, 53, 38 - 53. Available at

27. Njoku, C. and Okigbo, E. C. (2019). Effect of Geo-TAN instructional software package on secondary school students’ achievement in geometry. Journal of CUDIMAC, 7(1), 68-81. Available at http://cudimac,unn,

28. Chiakwelu, A. B. and Okigbo, E. C. (2020). Effects of jigsaw, team-pair-solo and reciprocal teaching strategies on secondary school students’ achievement in mathematics in Onitsha Education Zone, IOSR Journal of Mathematics (IOSR-JM), 16(1), 50 - 59. Available at

29. Chiakwelu, A. B. and Okigbo, E. C. (2020). Improving secondary school students’ self concept in mathematics through jigsaw, team pair solo and reciprocal teaching strategies, International Journal of Innovative Research and Advance Studies (IJRAS), 7(3), 52 - 61. Available at
Previous Employment
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria