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  • The Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH) was established in 2002 by the Government of Cross River State of Nigeria. The Government then, merged the former Polytechnic, Calabar; Cross River State College of Education, Akamkpa and IBB College of Agriculture, Obubra to form CRUTECH.

    The Department of Curriculum and Instructional Technology is one of the two departments in the Faculty of Education of CRUTECH. The Department started as the Department of Science Education in the then College of Education of CRUTECH, Akamkpa in September, 2002. With the amendment of the law establishing the University, the College system was abolished for the Faculty in the Amended Bill Number 6 of 2004. In 2008, the Faculty of Education with its departments was relocated to the main campus of CRUTECH, Calabar.

    The Department offers a variety of courses with options in academic disciplines such as Agricultural Science, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Business Education and Technical Education.

    PHILOSOPHY
    The Department of Curriculum and Instructional Technology is premised on the need to equip individuals with training and knowledge in Science education, Business education and Technical education subjects to promote self development and contribute to the growth and development of their communities.

    VISION
    To have adequately qualified research for the production of graduates in Science education, Business education and Technical education that can compete with their peers anywhere in the world.

    MISSION
    To produce well trained graduates and researchers in Science education, Business education and Technical education equipped for active participation in socio-economic development of the state and the nation.

    OBJECTIVES OF THE DEPARTMENT
    The objectives of the Department are:
    i. To produce teachers with the knowledge, skills and attitudes which will enable them to contribute to the growth and development of their communities.
    ii. To produce teachers who have sound mastery of their subject areas and the ability to impart such knowledge to their students.
    iii. To equip teachers with a mastery of problem-solving skills.
    iv. To produce prospective teachers with proper leadership qualities.
    v. To produce teachers who demonstrate evidence of a broad education that will provide them with an understanding of the culture and the society in which they work and live.
    The duration of the programme is four years for candidates with school certificate and three years for those with Nigeria Certificate Education (NCE) and the degree awarded is Bachelor of Science in Education (B.Sc. Ed). The Department has a staff strength of twenty seven (27) academic staff and 2 non-academic staff. From its inception to date, the department has produced highly qualified professional teachers.

    APPEAL FOR REASSESSMENT OF EXAMINATIONS SCRIPT(S)
    A student may appeal through his Head of Department to the Dean of Faculty for a reassessment of his examination script on payment of a fee stipulated by senate.
    Group appeal by all Candidates involved in a particlar course examination can not be entertained. No person can appeal for the reassessment of the scripts of some other student.
    If the appeal results in a significant improvement (i.e., a change in letter grade) on the student’s original grade the appeal fee shall be refunded to the appellant.
    For an appeal to be valid, notice in writing by the appellant through the Head of Department must be lodged with the Registrar within four weeks of the application of the relevant result(s).
    The following shall be adhered to:
    1. The assessor must not be known to the aggrieved student(s). and he/she shall be furnished with the following:
    2. Two scripts from among the highest scoring students in the course,
    3. Two scripts whose scores are around the petitioner’s script(s).
    4. The petitioner’s script(s).
    5. The marking Scheme used to assess the script(s) by the course lecturer.
  • ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

    The department offers a Four-Year Programme for UME Candidates and a Three-Year programme for Direct Entry Candidates.

    UME ADMISSION
    a. Five (5) credit passes in SSCE/GCE”O”Level, NTC, or NECO to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics and two other subjects.
    b. Five (5) Credit Passes including English Language, Mathematics, Economics and two other subjects from Commerce, Office Practice, Principles of Accounts, Secretariat duties, Type Writing and Shorthand.
    The Five Credit/Merits must be obtained at not more than two sittings.

    DIRECT ENTRY
    Candidates for Direct Entry must possess the “O” Level requirement in addition to the following:
    a. Have credit in relevant subjects
    b. Have Merit and above in NCE in relevant subjects.
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    ACADEMIC STAFF LIST

    S/NO

    NAME

    QUALIFICATION

    RANK

    1

    Stephen C. Uche

    B.Sc. (Ed/Biology)
    M.Ed (Ed. Evaluation)
    Ph.D (Research Evaluation)

    Professor

    2

    Koko O. Ekpo

    B.Sc. (Ed/Biology)
    M.Ed (Curriculum Studies)
    Ph.D (Science Education)

    Professor

    3

    Uduak U. Effiong

    B.Sc. (Ed/Physics)
    M.Ed (Curriculum Studies)
    Ph.D (Science Education)

    Reader

    4

    Okorn E. Osam

    NCE (Rel. Studies/Social Studies)
    B.A..Ed (Education/Religion)
    M.Ed (Curriculum Studies)
    Ph.D (Curriculum Studies /Teacher Edu)

    Reader

    5

    Mathew N. Ogar

    B.Ed. Lang Arts
    M.Ed. (Teacher Education  Edu Tech.)
    Ph.D (Education Technology)

    Reader

    6

    David O. Edu

    NCE (Technical Education)
    B.Sc. (Technical Education)
    Ph.D (Technical Education) 

    Snr. Lect.

    7

    James O. Ibe

    NCE (Biology/Chemistry)
    B.Sc. (Edu Chemistry)
    M.Ed (Curriculum Studies)
    Ph.D (Science Education)

    Snr. Lect.

    8

    Stephen A. Adah

    NCE (Biology/Chemistry)
    B.Sc. (Edu Chemistry)
    M.Sc. (Edu. Chemistry)
    Ph.D (Science Education)

    Snr. Lect.

    9

    Godwin Ewona

    NCE (Agricultural Science )
    B.Sc. (Agricultural Science)
    M.Sc. (Agricultural Science)
    Ph.D (Agricultural Science)

    Lect. 1

    10

    Samuel O. Ntino

    NCE (Business Education)
    B, B.Ed. (Business Ed. Accounting)
    Ph.D (Curriculum Studies)

    Lect. 1

    11

    O. E. Akpan

    B.Sc. Ed/Business Education
    M.Ed. Curriculum Studies
    MPA
    Ph.D (Curriculum Studies)

    Snr. Lect.

    12

    Richard Ukpaniukpong

    B.Sc. (Ed)
    M.Ed Educational Technology

    Lect. 1

    13

    Lawrence Eni

    ND
    PGDTE
    M.Ed. (Agric. Education)
    Ph.D . (Agric. Education)

    Lect. 1

    14

    E. E. Ayang

    HND, PGDE
    M.Ed (Measurement and Evaluation)

    Lect. 1

    15

    John K. Odok

    NCE (Mathematics)
    PGD (Groundwater Engineering)
    B.Sc. Maths Education
    M.Sc. (Engineering Geology)

    Lect. 1

    16

    Nkwo I. Nkwo

    B.Sc. (Ed/Physics)
    M.Sc. (Ed/Physics)

    Lect. 1

    17

    Emmanuel, Fregene

    NCE (Technical Education)
    B.Sc. (Technical Education)
    M.Sc. (Technical Education)

    Lect. 1

    18

    A. J. Umoh

    B.Sc. Economics
    MBA (Business Admin.)

    Lect. 1

    19

    Martha D. Ekpe

    B.Sc. Ed/business Education
    M.Ed. Edu (Admin and Planning)

    Lect. 1

    20

    SylvanusOgbaji

    NCE (Business Education)
    B.Sc. Ed (Business Education)

    Lect. 1

    21

    Godwin Achu

    MBA Marketing
    M.Ed.

    Assistant Lecturer

    22

    Henry Ojatang

    B.Sc Management
    PGDE
    M.Ed (Research and Statistics)

    Lect. I

    23

    ArikpoArikpo

    B.ScM.EdPhD

    Professor

    24

    P. O. Bekomson

     

    Lect. II

    25

    Ekeng E. Bassey

     

    Lect. II

    26

    Inyang O. Inyang

     

    Asst. Lect.

    27

    Andrew UmohAbasi

     

    Asst. Lect.

     

     

     

     

     

    2.2 ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

    S/NO

    NAME

    QUALIFICATION

    RANK

    1

    Mrs. Joy MankoBisong

    HND Secretarial Administration
    (PGD Public Admin)

    Snr. Confidential Secretary

    2

    Gloria EdedetAsuquo

    BSC Business Management

    Admin Officer

    3

    CordeliaAgida

    ND Accountancy

    Higher Executive Officer

  • i. It shall be the responsibility of the Department to organize and conduct examination for courses taught by the Department
    ii. The department shall appoint an examination officer who shall be responsible for the time-table, invigilation, and physical arrangement for all examinations in the department. The Academic supervision of examinations shall rest with the Head of Department as Chief Examiner.
    iii. There shall be a departmental examination committee which shall be responsible for the coordination of time-tables, physical arrangement of examination venue, invigilation and discipline for all examinations in the Department.
    Conduct of Examinations
    i. To be admitted to an examination a student must have been registered for the course, attends 75% of the lectures and have paid all fees.
    ii. A student shall be at the examination room at least 30 minutes before the advertised time for the examination. A student is required to supply such other items as may be specified in the examination regulations.
    iii. A student shall be admitted up to 30 minutes after the start of the examination but he/she shall not be allowed extra time. It student arrives later than 30 minutes after the start of the examination an invigilator may at his/her discretion admit the student if he/she is satisfied that the student had a good reason(s) for his/her lateness. The invigilator shall present a written report of the circumstances to the Chief Examiner who shall decide whether to accept or not.
    iv. Students must produce their registration and identity cards on entry to every examination and leave them conspicuously displayed on the desk for the inspection by the invigilator(s) throughout the examination. It shall be the duty of the invigilator(s) to enter in the register, an accurate record of the registration number, (not the name) of every candidate attending the examination.
    v. A student may be permitted by an invigilator to leave the examination room during the course of an examination provided that no student shall be allowed to leave the examination room during the first 30 minutes of the examination except in cases of emergency. In the event of a candidate being taken ill, the invigilator(s) must complete the appropriate form and refer the candidate to the medical centre.
    The student must hand is/her script to the invigilator(s) before leaving. A student who leaves the examination room shall not be readmitted unless throughout the period of his/her absence he/she has been continually under the observation of an invigilator or a person duly appointed by the invigilator(s).
    vi. No student shall communicate with any other student or with any other person, except with the invigilator(s) when absolutely necessary. In addition, no student shall make any noise or cause any disturbance during an examination.
    vii. No book, paper, printed or written document or other aid may be taken into an examination room by any student, except as may be stated in the rubric of any examination paper. Any candidate found in possession of such items shall be reported in writing to the Chief Examination Officer. The Chief Examiner shall in turn investigate and report to the Departmental Examination Board, which shall determine whether or not to accept the student’s script or make any other recommendations to the faculty board of examiners. Each student is required to deposit at his/her own risk, any handbag, briefcase or similar article at a corner provided for the purpose before the examinations starts.
    viii. Mobile phone shall not be taken into the examination hall.
    ix. No student may, directly or indirectly, give assistance to any other student, or permit any other student to copy from or otherwise use his/her papers. Similarly a student must not directly or indirectly accept assistance from other students or any other persons.
    x. Student shall write their registration number clearly at the appropriate place on the cover of every answer booklet and separate sheet(s) attached to the answer booklet.
    xi. Except for the printed question paper, a student shall not remove from the examination room or mutilate, any paper or other examination material supplied.
    xii. At the end of the time allotted, the invigilator(s) shall instruct all students to stop writing and stand up and they must comply.
    xiii. The invigilator(s) shall put the answer scripts serially in sealed envelopes. Each invigilator must sign each envelope. The Chief Invigilator shall return the sealed envelopes to the Chief Examination Officer and obtain a receipt for same. It shall be the responsibility of the Chief Examiner in the department to collect, confirm and sign for the examination scripts.

    Scores and grades for courses
    Examiners submit their results indicating scores/grades to Chief Examiner. Chief Examiner turns results todepartmental exams officer to prepare results. On completion of exams result preparation, they are presented to the Departmental Board of Examiners for consideration and approval. Such results should contain all students who registered for the course in teat semester. The approved results are presented by the HOD to the Faculty Board of Examiners for consideration and recommendation to Senate. Deans present their results to Senate for consideration for ultimate approval. Senate approved result are thereafter published by the Registrar who may then communicate results to individual students.
    No students shall be informed of the result of any examination by any individual until Senate has approved it. When Senate approves the examination results, the Registrar shall release them to candidates. Transcripts may only be issued by the Registrar to the institution of higher learning and to institutional sponsors under confidential cover.

    Absence form Examinations
    No student shall be excused from taking the whole or any part of any examinations except on the strength of a Medical Certificate supplied, or recognized by the Director of University medical Services.
    In such cases the facts, supported by the evidence, shall be submitted to the Department Board of Examiners by the Chief Examination Officer, which Board shall make recommendations to Senate for appropriate action. An application by a student, or if he is incapacitated by a person acting on his behalf, for exemption form any examination on medical grounds shall be submitted to the Head of Department as soon as possible and normally not later than seven days after the date of the examination, providing full relevant evidence. The decision of Senate on such recommendations shall be final. However, when Senate approves the application in favour of the student, the student shall be entitled to the examination at the next available opportunity.

    APPROVED SCORING AND GRADING SYSTEM

    (I) CREDIT UNITS

    (II) % SCORES

    (III) LETTER GRADE

    (IV) GP

    (V) GPA

    (VI) CGPA

    (VII) CLASS OF DEGREE

    Vary according to contact hours assigned to each course per week per semester and according to work load carried by student

    70-100
    60-69
    50-59
    45-49
    40-44
    0-39

    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    F

    5
    4
    3
    2
    1
    0

    Derived by multiplying (i) and (iv) and dividing by total credit units

    4.50-5.00
    3.50-4.49
    2.40-3.39
    1.50-2.49
    1.00-1.49
    0.00-0.99

    First Class
    2nd Class
    (U)
    2nd Class
    (L)
    3rd Class
    Pass
    Fail




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