Dr. Cecilia Folasade Ojetunde attended Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife where she obtained her Ph.D, M.A and B.A.Ed. English in 2010, 2005 and 1992 respectively. She joined the services of Michael Otedola College of Primary Education, Noforija Epe, Lagos State in 1998. Before the transmutation, she served in various capacities in the legacy College such as Head of the Department of English 1999 – 2014 Director, MOCPED Consultancy Unit, 2012 – 2014 Director, MOCPED Lecture Series, 2014 -2021, Director, Tetfund Institution Based Research, MOCPED, 2020-2022, Chairman, College Ceremonies Committee, 2020-2022. She is an Associate Professor of English and Acting Head of the Department of English Education, Lagos State University of Education. She teaches English with specialisation in Syntax and Applied Linguistics. As a seasoned researcher, she has worked on different topics, particularly in the field of language pedagogy, and various aspects of language description. Dr. Ojetunde is a member of Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), International Association of Language Educators (IALE), Reading Association of Nigeria (RAN), National Association of Teachers and Researchers in English as a Second Language (NATRESL), Corpus Linguistics Association of Nigeria, English Scholars’ Association of Nigeria, American Name Society, International Research and Development Institute (IRDE), English Language Teachers’ Association of Nigeria and a registered member of Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria. She is a member of the University Senior Staff Disciplinary Committee representing the Senate. Her interest in adventures and acquisition of knowledge motivates her conference attendance and active participation in local and international conferences. Her personal skills include reading, writing, editing, research activities and writing of research reports, organizational and interpersonal skills.

  1. Books
  2. Ojetunde, C.F. (2008). Poems for junior schools. Ibadan: Joytal Educational Services. (Local).
  3. Ojetunde, C.F. (2004). A new approach to understanding English grammar for schools and colleges (Revised Edition). Ijebu-Ode: Fembol Integra Nigeria Limited. (Local).
  4. Chapters in Textbooks
  5. Adebayo, R.I Adebayo, A.A & Ojetunde, C.F. (2020). Science religion and society: An introduction. In Adebayo R.I., Agbolade, O.; Salisu, T.M, Adebayo, A.A &Ojetunde C.F. (Eds). New and Emerging Perspectives on Science Religion and Society. A Festschrift in Honour of Dr. Sulaiman  Akorede Popoola 1-18  Ijebu-Ode: Lucky Odoni. (Local).
  6. Ojetunde, C.F. (2018).The place of the English Language in Nigerian educational system and the infiltration of the language of social media: Imperatives for educational management. In Viatonu, O., Idowu, S. O. , Mohammed, M. O. B. & Akinbote, O. (Eds.) Education, Economics and Management: Essays in Honour of Prof. Tunde Samuel. 228-246 Abeokuta: Lucky Odoni. (Local).
  7. Idowu, S.O., Unoroh, S.O., Ojetunde, C.F., & Yede F.S. (2007). Basic English studies for colleges and university undergraduates 39-78. Ibadan: Flag Publication. (Local).
  8. Akinwunmi, O.O. & Ojetunde, C.F. (2006). The role of instructional materials/resources in effective teaching and learning of the English language. In Orjinta, O.C., Idowu, S.O & Adebayo, A.A. (Eds). Trends in Teaching Methodologies in the Arts and Social Sciences (Pp. 38-48). Lagos: Lolaid Enterprises. (Local).
  9. Ojetunde, C.F. (2006). The concept of evaluation in language teaching and learning: An example of English. In Orjinta, O.C., Idowu, S.O. & Adebayo, A.A. (Eds). Trends in Teaching Methodologies in the Arts and Social Sciences. 128-141.Lagos: Lolaid Enterprises. (Local).



Articles Published in Learned Journals

  1. Ojetunde (2024). Teaching peace linguistics in ESL classrooms: A catalyst global Peace. Bokkos Journal of Humanities Research. 1.(2) 231 -240                                         (Local)
  2. Ojetunde, C. F & Babalola, J.O. (2024). The interplay of technology, pedagogy and content knowledge in the second and foreign language classrooms: Roles of English and French teachers. Journal of Contemporary Issues in Education   1. (1&2)                                                                                                                         (Local).
  3. C.F. (2023). Reading habits and students’ academic performance in the era of information and communication technology. EKSU Journal of Education 10, (1), 175-183. (Local).
  4. Ojetunde, C.F. (2023). Semantic analysis of President Muhammodu Buhari’s 2022 Independence Day speech. UNIUYO Journal of Humanities. 27 (1).
  5. Ojetunde, C.F, Babalola, J.O & Ajani, L. (2023). A contrastive analysis of the nominal group structures in the French and English Languages: Implications for teachers of Foreign languages. Awiye Journal of language, literature and communication studies in press
  6. Ojetunde, C.F. (2023). Process types of the transitivity system in ESL classrooms. Humanidades E Ciencias Sociais: Perspectivas Teoricas, metodologicas e de ivsstigacao. II. 39-58. (International).
  7. Yede, F. S. & Ojetunde, C.F. (2023). Integrating the liberal arts into entrepreneurship education: Challenges and prospects. Cameroon Journal of Studies in the Commonwealth. 6. (2). 155- 164. (International).
  8. Ojetunde, C.F. (2023). The third person subject-verb & pronoun-antecedent concord in the written English of selected Nigerian secondary schools. Journal of English and Communication in Africa       6 (1&2).   77 (International)
  9. Ojetunde, C.F. (2022). Honorific features of the third person plural pronoun in the south west Nigerian English.Journal of International Association of Language Educators (JIALE), 3, 185-191. (International).
  10. Ojetunde, C.F. (2022). Morphological processes in sms text messaging by selected users in Epe division of Lagos State. Journal of International Association of Language Educators (JIALE), 3, 98-106. (International).
  11. Ojetunde, C.F.& Yede, F.S. (2022). Impacts of Nigerian cultural elements on the teaching and learning of English in secondary schools in South Western Nigeria. Taguwa Journal of Humanities,11(1), 79-90. (Local).
  12. Ojetunde, C.F. (2021). The Use of English on Social Media: Deviation or Variation. Ona Journal of English Language and Literature. 6. 159-167 (Local)
  13. Ojetunde, C.F., Oyetade, E.M.& Olatunde, D.B. (2017). Emancipation roles of English as a language of education and communication. Nigerian Journal of Educational Foundations, University of Ilorin.16(1), 62-75. (Local).
  14. Ojetunde, C.F. (2017). Developing communicative writing competence: Implication for teachers of English as a second language. Ijagun Journal of English Language and Literature, 1(2), 126-132. (Local).
  15. Ojetunde, C.F. (2016). The new trend of free style spelling of Yoruba names: Implications for socio-cultural values and identity. State. IjagunJournal of Inquiries in Sociological Studies, 2(1), 78-97. (Local).
  16. Ojetunde, C.F. (2015). English language teaching in the era of information and communication technology. Voices: Kaduna State University Journal of English Studies. 1(3), 154-166. (Local).
  17. Ojetunde, C.F., Oyetade, E.M., Yede, F.S. & Fabinu, A.F. (2015). An investigation of the level of the acquisition of aural-oral skills in English by selected upper primary school pupils in Nigeria. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 5(8), 166-169. (International).
  18. Oyetade, E.M., Osipeju, B.S., Ojetunde C.F. & Yede F.S. (2015). The effectiveness of the media as a tool for promoting competence among learners of English in Nigerian tertiary institutions. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 5(4), 98-101. (International).
  19. Ojetunde, C.F. (2015). Creating and sustaining an interactive and result oriented language classroom: An implication for language teachers at the basic level. Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, Sakariya University Turkey, 174, 3509-3517. See
  20. Ojetunde, C.F. & Yede, F.S. (2014). A stylistic analysis of language of phone users in Nigeria. University of Cape Coast Journal of Philosophy and Nature. 10, (1&2), 52-76. (International).
  21. Ojetunde C.F. (2014). Semantic-syntactic analysis of the mood system in chemistry practical instructions. TASUED Journal of Studies in Humanities, 6, 141-157. (Local).
  22. Ojetunde, C.F. (2014). Non-restrictive appositives in selected Nigerian newspapers. Obafemi Awolowo University Papers in English Papers in English and Linguistics, 15, 232-253. (Local).
  23. Ojetunde, C.F. (2014). Tense shifts in minutes writing: an implication for organizational administrators. University of Uyo Journal of Humanities, 18, 151-168. (Local).
  24. Ojetunde, C.F. (2014). A comparative study of the use of grammatical devices in selected Nigerian legal documents and news articles. Voices: Kaduna State University Journal of English Studies, 1 (1),73-87. (Local).
  25. Ojetunde, C.F.,Yede, F.S. & Osipeju, B.S. (2014). Teaching communicative grammar in an ESL classroom. English Language Teaching Today (ELTT): Journal for teachers of English and communication skills. 11, 89-99. (Local).
  26. Ojetunde, C.F. (2013). Lexico-grammatical errors in Nigerian English: Implications for Nigerian teachers and learners of English. University Ss “Cyril and Methodius, Macedonia European Scientific Journal (ESJ) 9 (17), 253-268.  (International).
  27. Ojetunde, C.F. (2013). Multilingualism in a democratic African country: A catalyst for national security. International Journal of Arts and Humanities, Legon Centre of International Affairs and Diplomacy. 8(7), 26-49. (International).  
  28. Ojetunde, C.F. (2012). A study of the use of subjuncts by selected Nigerian university students. University of Cape Coast Journal of Philosophy and Nature, 8(1&2), pp.117-129. (International).
  29. Ojetunde, C.F. (2012). A study of the acquisition of ‘their’ and ‘there’ by selected Nigerian students. AFRREV LALIGENS: An International Journal of Language, Literature and Gender Studies. (Bahir Dar University Ethiopia).1(1), 65-75. (International).
  30. Ojetunde, C.F. (2012). A critical evaluation of the implementation of the Nigerian language policy at the pre-primary and primary school levels. Journal of Education and Practice. International Institute for Science, Technology and Education (IISTE) Hong Kong 2(16), 8-13.(International).
  31. Ojetunde, C.F.& Okanlawon, B.O. (2012). An investigation of adjuncts in the English of students in selected tertiary institutions in Nigeria. University Ss “Cyril and Methodius, Macedonia European Scientific Journal (ESJ), 8(25), 43-61. (International).
  32. Ojetunde, C.F.& Okanlawon, B.O. (2011). The usage of English conjuncts by students in selected tertiary institutions in south western Nigeria. Virginia Union University The African Symposium USA, 11(1), 57-70. (International).
  33. Ojetunde, C.F. (2010). Attitudes of Yoruba-English subordinate bilinguals to their mother tongue and English culture. Ago-Iwoye Journal of Languages and Literary Studies (AJOLL) 1,73-89. (Local).
  34. Okanlawon, B. O. & Ojetunde, C.F. (2008). Temporal prepositions in the written English of some selected Nigerian learners of English. Ibadan: Journal of English Studies, 5, 72-84. (Local).
  35. Ojetunde, C.F. (2007). A critical evaluation of the language component of the national policy on education. LASU Journal of Educational Studies. 3(1-2), 63-67. (Local).
  36. Okanlawon, B.O. & Ojetunde, C.F. (2007). A study of the acquisition of spatial prepositions by selected Nigerian learners of English. African Research Review, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia, 1(3), 93-103. (International).


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