Dr. H.O Bolaji

hobolaji@alhikmah.edu.ng; lalekanbolaji@gmail.com
08034862624

Dr. H.O. Bolaji B.Sc.(Ed.), M.Ed. PhD

Lecturer I

Biography

Dr. Hameed Olalekan Bolaji hails from Share, Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State. He was born and breed at Onilegogoro off Alhaji Masha Road, Surulere in Lagos State. He attended Lagos Progressive Primary School and later proceeded to Igbaja Boys High School where he finished his secondary education. He gained admission into Kwara State Polytechnic for Interim Joint Admission Matriculation Board (I. J. M. B.) A’level programme with science subject combinations and proceeded to the University of Ilorin in 2003 to study Educational Technology at first degree. He observed his national service in Federal College of Education, Kabuga in Kano State. After the youth service exercise, while working with Kwara State Local Government Service Commission, he gained admission to study Educational Technology at Master’s degree level in 2008 and finished in 2011. Afterwards, he was gainfully employed by the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) and was posted to serve at Harmony FM in Idofian, Kwara State. He immediately enrolled for the doctoral degree programme in same discipline in 2012 and bagged Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Technology in 2016. On the 9th of January 2015, he was employed into the service of Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin as an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Science Education. He rose through the ranks and presently, he is a Lecturer I and the Acting Head of Department of Science Education. His wealth of experience in the area of academics has seen him presenting programmes for both National Universities Commission’s (NUC) resource verification and accreditation exercise as a member of the Departmental Board and later as Acting Head of Department. He is also the Coordinator, e-Resources and Content Development (Distance Learning) of the Centre for ICT and Distance Learning in Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin. He is also the National Secretary of Association for Innovative Technology Integration in Education (AITIE), and a member in Educational Media and Technology Association of Nigerian (EMTAN). He is happily married and blessed with children.

Education

  • University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria 2012-2016
  • University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria 2008-2011
  • University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria 2003-2006
  • Government Secondary School, Omode (Re-sit) 2003
  • Gbaja Boys High School, Lagos 1988-1994
  • Lagos Progressive Primary School, Lagos 1983-1988

Publications

  • 1. Bolaji, H. O. & Soetan, A. K. (2015). Effects of gender and teaching experience on in-service teachers’ information and communication technology literacy skill and competence level. Al-Hikmah Journal of Education, 2(1), 212-220. Published by Faculty of Education, Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin
  • 2. Bolaji, H. O. & Daramola, F. O. (2015). Assessment of information and communication technology literacy skills and competence level among in-service teachers in Nigeria. Al-Hikmah Journal of Education, 2(2), 197-205. Published by Faculty of Education, Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin
  • 3. Bolaji, H. O. & Ogidan, B. S. (2017). Determinant of undergraduates’ acceptance and use of tablets Pc for mobile learning: University of Ilorin as case study. Springboard Journal of Al-Hikmah University, 9(1) Published by Department of Languages, Faculty Humanities and Social Sciences, Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin
  • 4. Bolaji, H. O. (2019). Digital literacy: An emerging technological concept for innovative classroom content delivery. Journal of Library, Science Education and Learning Technology, 1(1), 172-179. Published by Department of Science Education, Faculty of Education, Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin
  • 5. Bolaji, H. O. &Wonuola, M. M. (2019).Evaluation of tertiary institution students’ perceived instructional usefulness and reaction towards WhatsApp social media application for mobile learning. Nigerian Journal of Educational Technology, 1(1), 34-41. Published by Department of Educational Technology, Faculty of Education, University of Ilorin, Nigeria. https://www.nijet.org.ng
  • 6. Soetan, A. K., Ogunlade, O. O., Fakomogbon, M. A. &Bolaji, H. O. (2014). Availability and utilization of information and communication technology (ICT) in early childhood education in Ilorin, Nigeria. Journal of Science, Technology, Mathematics and Education (JOSTMED), 10(3), 186-192. Published by School of Science and Technology Education, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria. https://jostmed.futminna.edu.ng
  • 7. Yusuf, M. O., Fakomogbon, M. A., Mejabi, M. V., Tella, A. & Bolaji, H. O.(2017). Evaluation of Ubiquitous Collaborative Mobile Learning (UCML) Model: A Flexible Instructional Design Principle for Mobile Instructional Content Delivery. International Journal of Innovative Technology Integration in Education, 1(1), 97-107. Published by Association for Innovative Technology Integration in Education, c/o Department Science and Technology Education, University of Lagos, Akoka, Nigeria. www.aitie.org.ng
  • 8. Ayinla, S. O. &Bolaji, H. O. (2017). Perception of Undergraduates on the Use of Learning Management Systems (LMS) for Learning Chemistry Concepts. International Journal of Innovative Technology Integration in Education, 1(2), 31-38. Published by Association for Innovative Technology Integration in Education, c/o Department Science and Technology Education, University of Lagos, Akoka, Nigeria. www.aitie.org.ng
  • 9. Yusuf, H. T. &Bolaji, H. O. (2018). Predictive modeling for social media adoption on mobile learning for instructional delivery in tertiary institutions in Kwara State. Journal of Science, Technology, Mathematics and Education (JOSTMED), 14(3), 105 – 114. Published by School Science and Technology Education, federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State. https://jostmed.futminna.edu.ng
  • 10. Shittu, A. T., Bello, A., Mohammed, N. N. & Bolaji, H. O. (2018). Undergraduate students’ perception towards social media utilization for learning in Gombe State, Nigeria. Gombe Journal of Education (GOMJE), 2(2) 109-120. Published by Faculty of Education, Gombe State University, Gombe, Nigeria. www.gomje.ng
  • 11. Bolaji, H. O. & Fawale, A. A. (2019). Business educators’ view and readiness towards e-portfolio information and communication technology tool in higher institutions of learning. Gombe Journal of Education (GOMJE), 3(1), 115-125. Published by Faculty of Education, Gombe State University, Gombe, Nigeria. www.gomje.ng
  • 12. Bolaji, H. O. (2020). Media multitasking behaviour and skill level in the use of social media applications for mobile learning among students in tertiary institutions. Nigerian Online Journal of Educational Sciences and Technology (NOJEST), 2(1), 64-70. Published by Department of Science and Technology Education, Faculty of Education, University of Lagos, Akoka, Nigeria. http://nojest.unilag.edu.ng
  • 13. Shittu, A. T., Kareem, B. W. & Bolaji, H. O. (2020). Factors influencing acceptance and gratification of social media use for learning: A structural equation modeling approach. ABSU Journal of Educational Studies, 7(3), 179-191. Published by Faculty of Education, Abia State University, Uturu, Abia State, Nigeria.
  • 14. Bolaji, H. O. & Shittu, A. T. (2021). Lecturers’ awareness and perceptions on the usefulness of augmented reality for instructional delivery in Nigerian universities. Nigerian Online Journal of Educational Sciences and Technology (NOJEST), 3(1), 80-84. Published by Department of Science and Technology Education, Faculty of Education, University of Lagos, Akoka, Nigeria. http://nojest.unilag.edu.ng
  • 15. Fakomogbon, M. A. & Bolaji, H. O. (2017). Effect of collaborative learning styles on the performance of students in a ubiquitous collaborative mobile learning environment. Contemporary Educational Technology, 8(3), 268-279. Published by Contemporary Educational Technology. http://www.cedtech.netInternational-Based Publications
  • 16. Makinde, S. O. & Bolaji, H. O. (2019). Appraisal of internet services usage by secondary school teachers for professional development in Lagos, Nigeria. International Journal of Indonesian Education and Teaching, 3(2), 1-11. Published by Institute for Research and Community Development Services of Sanata Dharma University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. https://e-journal.usd.ac.id/index.php/IJIETInternational Based Publications
  • 17. Antepli1, N., Yusuf, S., Bolaji, H. O. & Makinde, S. O. (2019). Role of Technology in Enhancing Teaching and Learning in Cambodian Higher Institutions: Implication for Stakeholders. Indonesian Journal of Science and Education, 3(2), 103-114. Published by Program Study Unit of Tidar University, Indonesia. https://jurnal.untidar.ac.id/index.php/ijose/International-Based Publications
  • 18. Jimoh, A., Yusuf, S., Bolaji, H. O., Lawal, A. T. & Yusuf, A. A. (2019). Assessing the impact of entrepreneurship course on entrepreneurial intention: A case study of Al-Hikmah University undergraduate students. Amity Journal of Entrepreneurship, 4 (1), 1-14. Published by Amity Directorate of Management & Allied Areas (ADMAA), A Research Unit of Amity University, India. https://amity.edu/admaa/aje/International-Based Publications
  • 19. Jimoh, A., Yusuf, S., & Bolaji, H. O. (2019). Impact of entrepreneurship course on entrepreneurial intention among undergraduate students of Al-Hikmah University, Kwara State, Nigeria. Asian Journal of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 4(1), 85-102. Published by Directorate of Research and Community Service, the Islamic University of Indonesia, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. https://journal.uii.ac.id/ajieInternational-Based Publications
  • 20. Yusuf, S., Bolaji, H. O., Ganiyu, M. A., Mustapha, A. I. & Jimoh, R. (2020). Scale validity and reliability of social media and entrepreneurial skill development among tertiary institution students in Nigeria. Journal of Technology Management and Business, 7(1), 10-24. Published by Penerbit Universiti Tun Hussien Onn, Malaysia. https://publisher.uthm.edu.myInternational-Based Publications
  • 21. Bolaji, H. O. (2021). Technology-Enhanced learning (TEL) platforms among undergraduates in private universities in Nigeria during Covid-19 era: Al-Hikmah University Experience. European Journal of Educational Technology, 4(1), 1-13. Published by European Educational Technology Association. https://ejetech.org.International-Based Publications
  • 22. Bolaji, H. O. & Ajala, S. B. (2020). Perception, readiness and efficacy of secondary school students towards educational application software in computer-related subjects in Kwara State. Nigerian Journal of Educational Technology. Published by Department of Educational Technology, Faculty of Education, University of Ilorin, Nigeria. https://www.nijet.org.ng

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Research Interest

Instructional Design, Mobile and e-Learning, Multimedia Applications, Social Media