ADERINTO John Adegboye



Name: ADERINTO John Adeboye

2. Date and Place of Birth: 22/11/45, Ogbomosho

3. Nationality: Nigerian

4. Permanent Address: Department of Continuing Education Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife.

5. Current Postal Address: Same as Above.

6. Name and Address of Next of Kin: Mrs. C. O. Aderinto H. O. Library Obafemi Awolowo University. Ile-Ife.

7. Phone Number(s): 08033262733

8. E-mail:

MY Qualifications

(a) Grade II Teachers’ Certificate (1971) Niger Baptist College

(b) G.C.E. (London O’Level) 1971

(c) G.C.E (Advanced Level) 1972

(d) B.Sc. (History) Bolivar, Missouri, 1977

(e) M.R.E. (Religious Education) New Orleans, Louisiana, 1979

(f) Ph. D (Adult and Continuing Education) Denton Texas, 1983

(g) Diploma, (Advanced Leadership Training) Haggai Institute Singapore, 1990.

(h) Certificate, (Leadership and Project Management)International Literacy Training Institute Tulsa, Oklahoma 2001

(i) Certificate, (Literacy Coordinator, Capable of Organizing and Supervising a Literacy Programme and Training Literacy Teachers) International Literacy TrainingInstitute, Tulsa, Oklahoma, and The United Bible Societies, Accra, Ghana. October, 2003 .

MY Publications


Aderinto, J.A. (1983), “Factors Influencing Nigerian Adults to Participate in the Educational Programmes of the Nigerian Baptist Convention Which Lead to the First School-Leaving Certificate”, (Ph.D. Dissertation), North Texas State University, Denton Texas, U.S.A.


1 Aderinto, J.A. (1998), Environment, Literacy, and Sustainable National Development by the Year 2000: Implication for Feedback”, Book of Readings in Education, Ife Society of Educators, pp. 355-366.

Published Articles

2. Aderinto, J.A., (1986), “Autonomous Learning Plan for Adult Learners in Nigeria”, Journal of Education and Society, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 83-93.

3. Aderinto, J.A., (1986), “Reason for Participation in Basic and Certificate Education Programmes: A Study of a Selected Group of Nigeria Adults”. Ife Journal of Education Studies, Vol. 3, No.1, pp. 55-59.

+4. Aderinto, J.A., (1987), “The Struggle and Problems Facing Nigerian Adult Educators: A Case Study”, Resources in Education, ED 289 071, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A. pp 1-15.

+ 5. Aderinto, J.A., (1988), “Educational Orientation of Nigerian Adult Learners”, Resources in Education, ED 310 229, Ohio, U.S.A. pp. 1-16.

6. Aderinto, J.A. (1988), “Autonomous Learning: A Case Study of Adult Undergraduate Students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife,” Ilorin Journal of Education, vol. 8, September. Pp. 32 - 41

7. Aderinto, J.A., (1989), “Nigerian Under-graduate Perception of Developmental Tasks”, Nigerian Journal of Counselling and Development, Vol. 4, pp. 24-31.

8. Aderinto, J.A., (1990), “Aging and Aspiration Among Literate Nigerian Adults: Implicationfor Counselling”, Nigerian Journal of Counselling and Development, Vol. 5, November, pp. 1-7.

9. Aderinto, J.A., (1990), “The Benefits of Extra-Mural Classes in Preparing Students for the G.C.E. and Related Education Testing Programmes: A Case Study”, Benin Journal of Education Studies, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 44-49.

10. Aderinto, J.A., and Aderinto, C.O. (1990), “Library Service As An Aid to Adult Literacy Education”, Literacy Voices, Vol. 1, NO. 2. April. pp. 54 – 59.

11. Aderinto, J.A. (1990), “Educating The Rural Masses For Political Awareness: The Role of Group Relationships”, Journal of Nigeria Association For Educational Media and Technology, Vol. 2. NO. 3. March.

12. Aderinto, J.A., (1994) “Leisure Activities of Selected Literate Nigerian Adults and Their Implications for Adult Education”. Nigeria Journal of Research and Development in Higher Education Studies, Vol. 1 Nos. 1 & 2, pp. 182-191.

13. Aderinto, J.A., (1998), “Self-Directed Learning Among Adult Learners in a Selected Voluntary Education Agency in Nigeria”, Benin Journal of Education Studies, Vol. 11, Nos. 1 & 2, pp. 11-18.

+14. Aderinto, J.A., (1998), “Adult Development Tasks as Platforms for Building A Result Oriented Literacy Education”. International Network For The Availability of Scientific Publications, Oxford, OX1 IWG, U.K. pp. 146-153.

+15. Akintayo, M.O. and Aderinto J.A. (2002), “Managing Distance Education Institutions Through Value Chain Analysis: The Nigeria Experience”. Resource in Education, No. CEO84314, The Ohio State University, Columbus, U.S.A, pp. 2-5.

+ 16. Aderinto, J.A. and Akande, J.O. (2003), “Gender Inequality and Its Effect On Women Participation in Community Development Projects in Nigeria.”, Tanzania Journal of Population Studies and Development, Vol. 10, Nos. 1&2. pp. 109-115.

17. Aderinto, J.A.; Akande, J.O.; and Ogunrin, A.B. (2003) “The Role of Non- Governmental Organizations (NGOS) in Eradicating Illiteracy for Sustainable National Development.”, International Journal of Continuing and Non-Formal Education, Vol. 2 No. 1. Department of Adult Education, University of Ibadan.

+ 18. Aderinto, J.A. (2003), “Management of Higher Education in Period of EconomicRecession: Alternate Revenue Sourcing for higher Education in Nigeria”, Resources in Education. No. ED479492, Ohio State University, U.S.A, pp. 1-19.

+ *19. Aderinto, J.A. (2006), “An Overview of Selected Theories of Adult Learning: Implications For Teacher Education in the 21st Century Nigeria”, International Journal of Learning, Vol. 12, No. 12, pp. 139-143. Common Ground Publishing Pty Ltd. Australia.

+*20. Aderinto, J.A.; Akande, J.O., and C.O. Aderinto (2006) “Women’s Empowerment: A Study of Part-Time Degree Course and It’s Influence on Nigerian Women’s Participation in Higher Education”, Ghana Journal of Literacy and Adult Education Vol. 3. No. 1. pp. 142-158. Institute of Adult Education, University of Ghana, Legon.

+ *21. Aderinto, J.A., and Akande, J.O. (2006), “On The Spot Literacy: Panacea for Drop-Out and Skill Development in Community Literacy Education in Nigeria”, International Journal of Learning, Vol. 13. No. 5. pp. 56 – 60. Common Ground Publishing Pty Ltd Australia.

+ *22. Aderinto, C. O. and Aderinto, J.A. (2007), “Effect of Information Technology On The Managerial Efficiency of Academic Libraries: A Case Study of Obafemi Awolowo University”, International Journal of Technology, Knowledge And Society, Vol. 3. NO. 5. pp. 99 – 104. Common Ground Publishing Pty Ltd. Australia.

*23. Aderinto, J.A. (2007), “Determinants of Maturity and Adult Learning” Ife Journal of Theory and Research in Education. Vol. 10. No 1. pp. 100 – 112.

+*24. Aderinto, J.A.;,and Akande, J.O. (2006) “Education For All: Integrating Formal and Non-Formal Education at Secondary School Level” Ghana Journal of Literacy and Adult Education, Institute of Adult Education, University of Ghana, Legon. Volume 3, Number 2. pp. 99 – 110

25. Aderinto, J.A. (2007), “Developing and Planning Literacy Programmes: Issues and Implications”, Ife Journal of Education Studies. Volume 13, Number 1, pp. 21-29.

26. Aderinto, J. A., Akande, J. O., and Aderinto, C. O. (2008) “Collaboration in Distance Education: Problems, Benefits, and Prospects”, International Journal of Technology, Knowledge, & Society, Vol. 4, No. 2. pp. 87 – 92, Common Ground Publishers. Australia.

27. Ogunrin, A. B.; Obilade, O. O.; Aderinto, J. A. (2008) “University Education and Wage Employment as Predictors of Women Empowerment in Nigeria” International Journal Of Learning, Vol. 15, Number 8. pp. 105 – 112. Common Ground Publishers, Australia.

Other Publications

1. Aderinto, J. A. (2001) “An Analytical Influence of Adult Religious Education on Adult Educators Performance”, The Nigerian Journal of Industrial Education and Labour Relations, Vol.4. No. 1. June. (Department of Adult Education, University of Ibadan).

Paper Submitted For Publication

1. Aderinto, J. A. (2008) “The Dreaded Monster Called Retirement: A Case Study of Older Nigerian Priests and Its Implication for Adult Education and Library Services” International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences.

Papers and Work in Preparation

1. Aderinto, J.A., “Motivation Typology of Nigerian Women Returning to Schools for Further Education”.

2. Aderinto, J.A., “The Role of Adult Religious Education in Building an Ideal Christian Family”.

3. Aderinto, J.A., Effective Use of Primers in the Teaching of Literacy in Adult Education Programmes” .

Research Interests

A research Project titled: Adult Learning Theories, Application, and Implementation for Developing Nations is currently being undertaking with the support and collaboration with a State University in the United States of America.