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Socio-cultural Factors that Influence m-Commerce Adoption

The third paper in the series of papers I wrote about m-Commerce adoption is titled "Socio-Cultural Factors that Influence the Adoption of m-Commerce in Nigeria". Below is the abstract to the paper: The rapid uptake of mobile devices globally, has ...

Should First Impression Matter?

I attended what should have been an amazing event some time ago. Sadly, my memory of that event was marred by an incident that occurred before the event started. Upon arrival, I was unsure of the precise location of the event; as such I decided to ...

Too much feedback?!

Some time ago, I was discussing with a colleague who mentioned that they received feedback from students who said that they were receiving too much feedback. Too much feedback?! That was my response, which was both a surprise and a question at the ...

Publishing as a Teaching Fellow

In my post, Teaching Fellow or Lecturer, I highlighted some differences between the role of a teaching fellow and a lecturer, at least in the organisation where I work. The main difference I highlighted is the fact that a teaching fellow is expected ...

Teaching Fellow or Lecturer?

When I meet people for the first time, I find that at some point during the conversation, I usually get asked the question: Are you a lecturer? Considering how often I get asked this same question, it seems logical that by now, I will have a ready ...

The open door policy

Operating an open door policy is a practice I learnt from one of my academic mentors and was immensely useful during my postgraduate and doctoral studies. As a result, I decided to adopt this practice as well. So far, I’ve continued to benefit from ...

Impact of Trust on m-Commerce Adoption

In a series of papers I wrote on the adoption of m-Commerce in developing countries, I discussed various factors that impact on the adoption of m-Commerce within the region. The second paper in the series is titled: Potential Impact of Perceived ...

When students dislike you

In my role as an academic, I have had the opportunity to help, support, encourage, challenge and inspire students to be the best they can be. Through dedication and care, I have had the privilege of working with students who have gone on to excel in ...

Fact-checking Social Media Content

Since the introduction of the first social networking site in the 1990s, the use of social media has continued to be on the rise. Recent statistics released by We Are Social shows that the number of active social media users in the world has ...

A teacher that believes in you…

Growing up, I was one of those kids who always needed things to make practical or logical sense to me before I could “get it”; meaning, if I couldn’t relate to a concept, then I found it hard to understand or remember. This is one of the reasons ...

Don’t forget your clicker

This is the line that kept ringing in my mind that day after almost 2 or 3 weeks of forgetting to take my clicker for lectures. So, as expected, I remembered to take the clicker this time and I was sure that having the clicker would give a good ...

e-Commerce versus m-Commerce

During my doctoral research which was based on the factors that influence the adoption of m-Commerce by micro and small businesses in a developing country, one question that kept recurring is: what is the difference between e-Commerce and ...

Student submits wrong coursework…

What do you do when a student submits the wrong coursework? This is a question I found myself asking some time ago when I discovered that some of my students had submitted the wrong piece of assessment. After getting over my initial surprise at the ...

A taste of future posts…

Get a feel of topics in my future offing. Also, feel free to suggest topic(s), subject area(s) or experience(s) that you would love to learn about or explore further. Just one click on the link, and voila, you are connected! Potential Future ...

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