ABORISADE Peter Adebayo
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The Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria
B.A. English, University of Ife (1978)
M.A. Comparative Literature, University of Port Harcourt (1982)
PhD, African Literature, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (1988)
He received training in Teaching & Learning methods through the British Council training schools in Nigeria and UK.
Aborisade graduated B.A. English Language and PhD African Literature, but has trained as English for Academic Purposes (EAP) expert, strategist and leader in Blended Learning and integration of technologies into the curriculum. He was Project Officer for the British Council/NUC Communication Skills project for universities of technology in Nigeria between 1989 and 1993. He pioneered the English Language Teaching Today journal and the National Association of Teachers and Researchers in English as a Second Language (NATRESL). He was recipient of the AS Hornby Scholarship in 1994 and the Commonwealth Commission Fellowship in 2007/2008 when he was a Visiting Research Fellow, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK. He currently leads the FUTA Blended Learning Research Group (BLRG) promoting the campus-wide introduction and uptake of learning technologies. He also acts as the Director of FUTA Advancement Centre. . He has presented in his main areas of research interest (EAP, Blended Learning, Technologies in the Classroom) around Africa, UK and Canada.