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Dr. Mabel Okojie

Education

Ph.D., Educational Studies, Human Science, Technology and Workforce Education, The Ohio State University; Minor: Human Resources Development

Courses Taught

TKT 9213: Foundations of Education, Workforce & Technology Education/Adult Learning Theory
TKT 8793: Directed Individual Project
TKT 8773: Teaching and Training with Multimedia
TKT 8273: Contemporary Issues in Curriculum Planning in Instructional Systems & Workforce Education.
TKT 8243: Research Methods and Problems in Workforce and Technology Education Research
TKT 8233: Analysis of Workforce Programs and Survey Research
TKT 4733/6733: Managing a Multimedia Learning Environment
TKT 7000: Directed Individual Study
EDL 8213: Leadership Internship
Co-Taught TKT 8713 Seminar in Industrial Research and Development
TKT 9000, CCL 9000, EDA 9000, Research Dissertation
TKI 3040: Industrial Safety
TKI 3063: Industrial Human Relations

Research Interests

Technology Integration
Transfer Learning
Workforce Education Programs
Issues and Problems in Education in Developing Countries

Selected Publications

Book Chapters

Okojie, M. C. P. O. (2014) Designing and delivering web-based instruction to adult learners in higher education (pp. 1-19) In Keengwe, S., & Kungu, K. (Eds.), Cross-cultural online learning in higher education and corporate training. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Okojie, M. C. P. O. (2011). Can computer games motivate and sustain learning? In M. M. Cruz-Cunha, V. H. C. Carvalho, & P. C. A. Tavares (Eds.), Computer Games as educational and management tools(pp. 280-284). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Okojie, M. C .P. O., Okojie-Boulder, T. C., & Boulder, J. (2008). Constructivist learning framework and technological application (pp. 150-156)In L. A. Tomei (Ed.), Encyclopedia of information technology curriculum integration New York: IGI Global.

Okojie, M. C. P. O., Okojie-Boulder, T. C., & Boulder, J. (2008). Evaluating technology-based instruction (TBI) (pp. 297-302).  In L. A. Tomei (Ed.), Encyclopedia of information technology curriculum integration New York: IGI Global.

Okojie-Boulder, T. C., Boulder, J., & Okojie, M. C. P. O. (2008). Multicultural education and technology integration (pp. 599-608).  In L. A. Tomei (Ed.). Encyclopedia of information technology curriculum integration New York: IGI Global.

Journal Articles

Okojie, M. C. P. O., & Olinzock, A. A. (2013). Teachers’ perceived Ability to integrate technology into the instructional setting. The Journal for Research in Business Education, LV(2), pp. 1-18.

Snow, A. & Okojie, C. P. O. (2013).   An assessment of CTE programs in rural school district  based on Carl Perkins academic standards and placement identifiers. International Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2(1), pp. 5-15.

Okojie, M. C. P. O., & Brandenburg, T. (2012). The impact of advance organizers on learning retention of college students. The English Record, 62(3), 2-22.

Okojie, M. C. P. O., Boulder, T., & Boulder J. (2011). Teachers’ perceptions of their preferred instructional methods in technology training sessions. Excelsior: Leadership in Teaching and Learning, 6(1), 56-69.

Okojie, M. C. P. O. (2011). The changing roles of teachers in a technology learning setting. International Journal of Instructional Media, 38(1), 17-25.

Okojie, M. C., P. O., Okojie-Boulder, T. C., & Boulder, J. (2009). Perceptions of college students: Relevance of academic programs to current jobs. International Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 17(2), 57-71.

Okojie, M. C. P. O., Olinzock A. A., Adams, J., & Okojie-Boulder, T. (2008). Technology training dilemma: A diagnostic approach. International Journal of Instructional Media, 35(3), 261-271.

Cottrell, S., & Okojie, M. C. P. O. (2006). Assessing the levels of cultural awareness among professional employees and students at Mississippi State University. International Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 14(1), 54-65.

Okojie, M. C. P. O., & Olinzock, A. A. (2006). Developing a positive mind-set toward the use of technology for classroom instruction. International Journal of Instructional Media, 33(1), 33-41.

Okojie, M. C. P. O., Olinzock, A. A., & Okojie-Boulder, T. C. (2006). The pedagogy of technology integration. Journal of Technology Studies, 32(2), 66-71.

Book: Co-author

Olinzock, A. A., Rankin, D. S., Lewis, T. N., Okojie, M. C. P. O., Boulder T. C., Boulder, J., & Newland, T. (2006). Digitools: Advanced computer applications. Cincinnati, Ohio: Thompson Learning.

Selected Conference Presentations

Okojie, M. C. P. O., & Olinzock, A. A. (2013, October/November). Teachers’ perception of their skill to integrate Microsoft applications into teaching and learning. Presented at the International Association for Educational Communication and Technology (AECT) Convention, Anaheim, CA.

Okojie, M. C. P. O., & Olinzock, A. A. (2013, October/November).  (Selected to be included in the Conference Proceeding). Teachers’ perception of their skill to integrate Microsoft applications into teaching and learning. International Association for Educational Communication and Technology (AECT) Convention, Anaheim, CA.

Okojie, M. C. P. O., & Yu, C. (2013, June). Teachers’ perceived preferences of instructional methods in technology training learning environment. Paper presented at Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), EdMedia, Victoria, Canada.

Snow, A., & Okojie, M. C. P. O. (2012). An assessment of CTE programs in rural School district based). 
on Carl Perkins academic standards and placement identifiers. Paper present at the Career and Technical Education Research Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, November 27-28.

Okojie, M. C. P. O., Olinzock (2012). Teachers’ perceived ability to integrate technology into the instructional environment. Paper present at the Career and Technical Education Research Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, November 27-28.

Okojie, M. C. P. O. (2011, November). Teachers’ perceived preferences of instructional methods in technology training learning environment. Paper presented attheDelta Pi Epsilon National Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Okojie, M. C. P. O., & Brandenburg, T. (2010, June). The impact of advance organizers on college students’ learning outcome. Paper presented at the International Society for Technology in Education, Denver, CO.

Yu, C., Beriswell, J. E., Okojie, M. C. P. O., & He, M. (2010, October). Clarifying learning expectations: Development of standard based curriculum. Paper presented at the Association for Educational Communication and Technology Convention, Anaheim, CA.

Okojie, M. C. P. O. (2009, May). The expanding roles of teachers in a technology-based learning environment. Paper presented at the American Institute of Higher Education Conference, Nashville, TN.

Okojie, M. C. P. O. (2008, November). Teachers’ roles in the age of information technology. Paper presented at theDelta Pi Epsilon National Conference, Chicago, IL.

Okojie, M. C. P. O. (2008, November). A new approach to technology integration training. Paper presented at theDelta Pi Epsilon National Conference, Chicago, IL.

Grant Proposals Funded

PI: Expanding Access in Technical Education Among Women, Veterans and Minority Groups in the State of Mississippi, submitted to the Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED), Mississippi State University, Cross-College Research (funded: $2,000), spring 2012.

C0-PI: Using Technology to Enhance Facilitating of Learning for Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED), Mississippi State University, Cross-College Research (funded: $2,000), spring 2012.

Co-PI, Vocational Teacher Licensure Program by Distance Learning, submitted to the Department of Education, Jackson, Mississippi,  (funded: $513,802) June 30, 2006

PI, A Follow-Up of Graduate and Undergraduate Students in the Department of Instructional Systems, Leadership and Workforce Development between 2001 and 2005, submitted to Research Center, MSU(funded: $6,951).

Co-PI, Vocational Teacher Licensure Program by Distance Learning, Department of Education, Jackson, Mississippi from July 1, 2005 to June 30, 2006 (funded: $513,802).

Co-PI, Vocational Teacher Licensure Program by Distance Learning, Department of Education, Jackson, Mississippi from July 1, 2004 to June 30, 2005 (funded: $533,000).

Co-PI, Vocational Teacher Licensure Program by Distance Learning, submitted to the Department of Education, Jackson, Mississippi, funded from July 1, 2003 to June 30, 2004 (funded: $115,000).

Co-PI, Vocational Teacher Licensure Program by Distance Learning, submitted to the Department of Education, Jackson, Mississippi from July 1, 2002 to June 30 2003 (funded: $522,402).

Co-PI, Vocational Teacher Licensure Program by Distance Learning, submitted to the Department of Education, Jackson, Mississippi, from July 1, 2001 to June 30, 2002 (funded: $33,671).

Professional Leadership

Assistant Editor International Journal ofVocational Education (IVETA) from May 2014 to the present.

Member of Editorial Panel, The English Record Journal, New York State English Council, summer 2013 to present.

Member, Review Board, Journal for Research in Business Education from January 2010 to present (formerly known as Delta Pi Epsilon Research Journal).

Facilitated Two Conference Presentations at Delta Pi Epsilon National Conference, Indianapolis, IN., November 2011.

Reviewer, proposals for presentations for Association for Educational Communication and Technology (AECT) Convention, Anaheim, CA.

Reviewer, 19 proposals for the American Educational Research Association (AERA) National Conference in April 2006.

Reviewer, proposals for the National Association for Business Teacher Education (NABTE) in October 2007.

Chair, two professional presentation sessions for the American Educational Research Association (AERA) in San Francisco, CA in April 2006

Reviewer, articles for Journal for Research in Business Education in Cincinnati, OH 

Reviewer, 11 presentation proposals for the Association for Educational Communication & Technology, (AECT), in Orlando, FL, 2005

Facilitator, two presentations at the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE) annual convention in March 1-6, 2004

Foundation Officer for Mid-South Educational Research Association, MSU Chapter from 2001 to 2003

Member of Mississippi State University (MSU), Academic Review Board, August 2013 to present.

Alternate Member of Mississippi State University (MSU), Grievance Panel, August 2009 to present.

Faculty Representative, The Council on Minority Affairs, Mississippi State University (MSU) from May 2013 to present.

Chair, College of Education Diversity Committee, January, 2013 to present.

Member of the College of Education Diversity Committee, MSU from August 2009 to December 2012 Chair, ISWD Appeals Committee from 2002 to present.

Co-coordinator, ISWD, Educational Specialist Education Program from August 2013 to present.

Honors

Certificate of Appreciation Award, The Council on Minority Affairs, Mississippi State University, May 7, 2013

Certificate of appreciation, Amnesty International, 3-8/2013

Delta Pi Epsilon (DPE) Certificate of Professional Development, DPE National Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, November 17-19, 2011.

Certificate of Participation, Mississippi Head Start Association, Spring Conference, Jackson, 4/27/2006

Certificate of Recognition for Leadership, Phi Delta Kappa International, Chapter #0149, May 6 2003