AWOPETU, Emmanuel Olajide

Assistant Lecturer


1. Name: AWOPETU, Emmanuel Olajide

2. Date of Birth: 12th March, 1968

3. Place of Birth: Ilesa

4. Nationality: Nigerian

5. Permanent Address: No I 58A, Ifofin Street, Ilesa.

6. Current Poster Address: Special Education and Curiculum Studies Department, Faculty of Education, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.

7. Name and Address of Next of Kin: Mrs. Awopetu Grace Olajumoke, No 11, Faniran Street, Oke-Opa, Ile-Ife.

8. Phone Number(s): 08052478968

9. E-mail:

10. Present Position: Assistant Lecturer

MY Qualifications

i. M.A. Ed. (Language Education) OAU, Ile-Ife 2006

ii. B.A.Ed. (English) OAU, Ile-Ife 1997

iii. Nigeria Certificate in Education (English/C R K) 1991

MY Publications


a. Adesina, B.A.; Salami, M.O.; Awopetu, E.O. and Ojediran, I.A. (2010). Instructional resources. In O.J. Ehindero, O.O. Dibu-Ojerinde and Y.A. Ajibade. Curriculum and the teaching process. (pp. 51-62) Accra, Damas Educational Services, Ghana.

b. Awopetu, E.O. and Ajibade, Y.A. (2009). Comparative study of descriptive and prescriptive methods in the presentation and practice of English grammatical items in Ayedaade Local Government Area, Osun State. African Journal of Educational Research, Vol.13, (1&2). P77-85 Department of Teacher Education, UI, Ibadan, Nigeria.

c. Ajibade, Y.A., Oloyede, E.O., Adeleke, M.A., and Awopetu, E.O. (2010). Lecturers’ views on and attitude to pedagogical skills training: Obafemi Awolowo University as case study. Review of Higher Education in Africa, 2(1), 45-64. USA.

d. Adegbite, D.O. and Awopetu, E.O. (2011). Teacher education reformation through a sustainable educational policy in a changing society. Ife Journal of Theory and Research in Education. Institute of Education, OAU, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.

Research Interests

Awopetu E.O. Cognitive and rhetorical structure of texts as determinants of effective reading of texts.