Prof. Oludayo Ebenezer Soola

 

 

 

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Oludayo Ebenezer SOOLA

Academic and Professional Qualifications

B.A (Ile-Ife), M.S(New-York), Ph. D (Ibadan).

Post-graduate Diploma (PGD), University of Reading, (U.K)

Certificate in Communication Policy and Planning for Development(Kenya)

 

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Office: Department of Communication and Language

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Tel: 08037222164

 

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PUBLICATIONS

RESEARCH

Completed

1983 -1988: An Evaluative Study of Family Planning Communication in Selected Rural Areas of Ogun State.

1984: Mass Media Messages and their Impact on Selected Rural Population in Oyo and Lagos States.

 

1993: 1994: Broadcast Media Preferences and Uses in Selected Cities of Western Zone of Nigeria.

 

1996: Ethics in Journalism: Case Studies of Practices in West Africa, sponsored by Institut Panos, Paris, France.

 

1998: An Evaluation of Traditional Communication and Community Structures in Borno State of Nigeria.

 

2002: Awareness of, and Attitude to, Noise as Environmental Pollution Among Residents in Four (4) Selected Rural and Urban Local Government Areas of Oyo State.

 

2005: A Nationwide Census Awareness and Attitude Survey (CAAS) Research in the Six Geo-political Zones of Nigeria. (A member of a 5-man core team of researchers).

 

2006: A Nationwide Survey of Knowledge, Attitudes, Practices and Behaviour, Concerning Household Communication and Health Practices in Nigeria.

 

2006 - 2008: MacArthur Multidisciplinary Team Research on “Designing and Implementing Information and Communications Technology (ICT)-Based Instructional Delivery Systems (IDS) in University of Ibadan, with emphasis on e-learning”.

 

In Progress

Local Language Newspapers and Coverage of the Niger Delta Crisis

Dissertation and Thesis

Ph. D. Thesis: “An Evaluation Study of Family Planning Information Dissemination in Rural Ogun State” A Thesis Submitted to University of Ibadan, October, 1988.

 

PUBLICATIONS

(a) (i) Books or Chapters in Books Already Published

  1. Soola, E.O. (1988). “Agricultural Communication and the Nigerian Non-Literate Farmer”. In Nwuneli, O. (Ed). Communication and Human Needs in Africa, New York: Blind Beggars Press, pp. 78 – 92).
  2. Soola, E.O. (1989) Introduction to Writing. Ibadan: Centre for External Studies, University of Ibadan, Ibadan. (89 Pages)
  3. Soola, E.O. (1989). Introduction to Speech Communication. Ibadan: Centre for External Studies, University of Ibadan, Ibadan. (110 pages).
  4. James, S., Soola, E.O. and Oyerokun, S.O. (1990) Language in Action for Higher Education. Ibadan: Afrika-Link Communication CECTA Books, Ibadan.
  5. James, S., Ode I. and Soola, E. O. (1990). Introduction to Communication for Business and Organizations. Ibadan: Spectrum Books, Ibadan. (113 pages).
  6. Soola, E. O. (1995), “Development Communication and Health Campaigns in Africa”. In Nwosu, P., Onwumechili, C. and M’Bayo, R. (Eds.) Communication and the Transformation of Society: A Developing Region’s Perspective, Maryland: University of America Press, pp. 307 – 309.

  7. Soola, E.O. (1995). Writing for Specific Purposes. Ibadan: Centre for External Studies, University of Ibadan, Ibadan (114 pages).

  8. Soola, E. O. (1995). “Barriers and Gateways to Affective and Effective Business/Organizational Communication for Optimal Productivity. In Enahoro, A. and Egbon, M. (Eds.). Mass Media and Society. Lagos: Cinemarts Communication Internationale, pp 37 – 52.

  9. Odejide, B., Soola, E. O., Oyetade, W. and Mosuro, T., (1996). English for Communicative Tasks in Higher Education. Ibadan: Stirling–Horden Publishers Nig. Ltd. Ibadan. (288 pages).

  10. Soola, E. O. (1996). “The Media: Women and Internationalization of Culture”. In Odejide, A. (Ed). Women and the Media in Nigeria. Ibadan: Women’s Research and Documentation Centre. pp. 39-45.

  11. Soola, E.O. (1996). “Cases of Unethical Practices in Some Nigerian Media”. In Karikari, K. (Ed). ), Ethics in Journalism: Case Studies of Practice in West Africa, Accra: Universities Press (Published for Institute Panos, Paris). pp. 104-119.

  12. Soola, E. O. (1998). Modern Business Communication. Ibadan: Kraft Books.

  13. (a). Soola, E. O. (Ed.) (2000). Organizational Communication: A Book of Readings. Ibadan: DELBY Publishers.

(b). Soola, E. O. (2000). “Organizations as Routinized, Yet Dynamic Entities”. In Soola, E. O. (Ed.) Organizational Communication: A Book of Readings. Ibadan: DELBY Publishers. pp. 1-9.

(c). Soola, E. O. and Ayoade, O. T. (2000). “Organizations: Their Nature, Structure, Functions and Communication”. In Soola, E.O. (Ed.). Organizational Communication: A Book of Readings. Ibadan: DELBY Publishers. pp. 10-24.

(d). Soola, E. O. and Abimbola, R. O. (2000). “Non-Verbal Communication and its Silence Dimension in Organizations”. In Soola, E. O. (Ed.). Organizational Communication: A Book of Readings. Ibadan: DELBY Publishers. pp. 48-59.

(e) Soola, E.O . (Ed). (2002). Communicating for Development Purposes. Ibadan: Kraft Books

  1. (a) Soola, E.O. (2002). “Development Communication: The Past, the Present and the Future.” In Soola, E.O. (Ed.). Communicating for Development Purposes¸ Ibadan: Kraft Books, pp. 9 – 28.

  1. Soola, E.O. (2002). “Development Journalism for Print and Electronic Media Journalists in Nigeria.” In Soola, E.O (Ed.). Communicating for Development Purposes. Ibadan: Kraft Books, pp 115 – 125

  2. Soola, E.O. (2003). “Perspectives on Development Journalism.” In Soola, E.O. (Ed.). Communicating for Development Purposes. Ibadan: Kraft Books, pp 157 – 171.

  1. Soola, E. O. (2005). “Technical Report Writing: Guidelines and Methods” In Tiamiyu, M.A (Ed) Information Science: Concepts, Models and Applications. Africa Regional Centre for Information Science. pp 253 – 275 (Nigeria).

  2. Soola, E.O. (2009). “Myths and Realities of the Brown Envelope Syndrome in the Media: Implications for Desirable Change in Political and Social Spheres of Life”. In Yahaya, M.K. (Ed). Development Communication: Lessons from Change and Social Engineering. Ibadan: Kraft Books. Pp. 64 – 80.

 

(ii) Articles that have already appeared in learned journals.

  1. Soola, E. O. (1984). “Communication Policy and National Planning: An Agenda for the 80s”. Journal of Rural Development in Nigeria. Vol. 1, No2. pp. 134-137 (Nigeria).

  2. Soola, E. O. (1991). “Communication and Education as Vaccine Against the Spread of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in Africa”. Africa Media Review. Vol. 5. No. 3. pp. 33-40 [Kenya].

  3. Soola, E. O. (1993). “A Systemic Approach to Information Management at the Grassroots.” Africa Media Review. Vol. 7, No. 2. pp. 45-51 [Kenya].

  4. Soola, E. O. (1995). “Demassifying the Development Process: The Role of Communication in Community Participation for Sustainable Development”. Africa Media Review. Vol. 9, No 2. pp. 16-32 [Kenya].

  5. Soola, E. O. (1997). “Language Teaching in the Interactive Communication Classroom”, English Language Teaching Today: Journal for Teachers of English and Communication Skills. Vol. 1 No.1. pp. 12-18 [Nigeria].

  6. Soola, E. O. (1997). “Family Planning Communication for Socio-Economic Development and Sustainable Environment”, Journal of Information Communication for Education in Africa. Vol. 1. No. 1, pp. 48-54 [Nigeria].

  7. Soola, E. O. (1997). “Writing for Academic Purposes: A Language Skill Treatment in English for Specific Purposes ESP”. Journal of Information Communication for Education in Africa. Vol. 1. No. 2. pp. 101-107[Nigeria.

  8. Soola, E. O. (1999). “Traditional and Modern Communication Media Use and Strategies for Effective Environmental Awareness”. Journal of Communication and Language Arts. Vol. 1, No. 1 pp. 32-44. [Nigeria].

  9. Ogwezy J.O, and Soola, E.O. (2002). “Rural Women and Environmental Rehabilitation in Northern Nigeria” Nigerian Journal of Communications. Vol 1 No2 pp 12 – 23. [Nigeria]

  10. Soola, E.O. (2007). “Issues and Ethics in Political Reporting and Empowerment of the Civil Society” Journal of Communication and Language Arts. Vo. 2, pp. 1 – 17 [Nigeria].

  11. Soola, E.O. and Alawode, S.O. (2007). “Content Analysis of Newspaper Coverage of Agribusiness in Democratic Nigeria”. The Nigerian Journal of Communications. Vol. 5, No. 1 pp. 1 – 13 [Nigeria].

  12. Soola, E.O. (2008). “Coverage of Crime and Violence in Nigerian Media: Matters Arising: Global Media Journal: (African Edition) http:www.ukzn.ac.az/sacomm/docs/ Global%20Media%20Jounnal.doc. Retrieved 10 September, 2008. (13 pages) [South Africa].

  13. Soola, E.O. (2009). “Media, Democracy and Misgovernance in Africa”. International Journal of African Studies. http:www.eurojournals.com/Africa.htm. Retrieved 15 March, 2009 pp. 25 – 35. [UK].

  14. Soola, E.O. (2009). “Communication and Educational Approaches and Strategies for Forest Management: Implications for Africa”. European Journal of Social Sciences. Vo. 9, No. 3. http://www.commnit.com/en/node/211009/36, May082008). Pp. 465 – 474 [UK].

OTHER PUBLICATION

TECHNICAL PAPER

  1. Nwuneli, O., Okunna, C., Soola, E.O., Mu’azu, A. and Kankiya, H. (2005). Nigeria 2005 Census Awareness and Attitude Survey (CAAS). NPC, UNFPA and EU.