Lecturers-ITCS

Gifty Edna Anani 

Name:  Gifty Edna Anani

Position:  Lecturer

Department: Communication Studies

Faculty: Information Technology and Communication Studies 

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Academic Areas: 

  • English Language (Content)
  • Communication Skills/Business Communication
  • English Methodology

 

Biography

Gifty Edna Anani is a professional teacher of English Language. She began her teaching career after her formal training at OLA Training College, Cape Coast, where she obtained a Teachers’ Certificate A(3-year Post-Secondary) in 1995. She then joined Ghana Education Service and rose to the rank of Assistant Director II of Education. She holds M’Phil TESL, Master of Arts degree in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) from the University of Ghana, Legon and a Bachelor of Education Degree in English Language from University of Education, Winneba. Currently, she is studying for her PhD degree in English language education in one of the public universities in Ghana.

She has acquired tremendous experience and expertise in teaching English Language through her teaching at all levels, from primary school to the tertiary level. Also, she has served on various research committees, both inside and outside her former workplace and participated in several workshops and conferences, both as a participant and a facilitator.

To add to the above, she has been an assistant examiner for various institutions, such as WAEC, Institute of Education (University of Cape Coast), and University of Education, Winneba.

Finally, she has been a tutor on the distance education programmes of the University of Ghana, University of Education, Winneba, and Jackson College of Education (a private college of education.) She loves to read and write at her leisure time and her research interest is in teaching of English as a second language.

ACADEMIC DEGREES

  1. PhD in English language education   2017 (In progress)
  2. Master of Philosophy (MPhil) TESL, University of Ghana (2012-2015)
  3. Master of Arts  degree in Teaching English as a 2nd Language ( by research), University of Ghana (2003 - 2005)
  4. BED English, University of Education Winneba (1999 - 2003)
  5. Teachers’ certificate A(3-year Post Secondary), OLA Training College   (1992-1995) 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  1. University of Professional Studies – 2012
  2. University of Ghana (Part Time) – 2008-2012
  3. University of Cape Coast( UTTDBE) – 2007-2012
  4. University of Education, Winneba (Part Time) – 2008-2012
  5. Accra College of Education – 2006-2012
  6. Jackson college of education (Private college of education)  –  2011 – 2012
  7. Assistant examiner, Institute of education, UCC    -2006-2012
  8. Assistant examiner, University of education, IEDE -   -2008-2012
  9. Assistant examiner, West Africa examination council   -2006-2012 

 

PUBLICATIONS 

  1. Anani, G.E. (2019) A review of existing debates that have persisted over the choice of language as a medium of instruction in Ghanaian classrooms. International Research in Education, 7(2), 38-43 DOI: http://doi.org/10.5296/ire.v712.15013
  1. Anani, G.E. (2017) Teaching and Learning of Grammar at the Basic Level of Education: Revisiting Inductive Teaching Approach. Education Journal,6(1),51-62 DOI: 1011648/j.edu .20170601.17
  1. Dankwa Apawu, D.& Anani, G.E. (2017) From Diagnosis to Prognosis: What Instructors Know about Their Students’ Writing Apprehension. Journal of Education and Practice. Vol 8(4), 91-96       

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATION(S)

Dankwa Apawu, D.& Anani, G.E. (2016) From Diagnosis to Prognosis: What Instructors Know about Their Students’ Writing Apprehension.  International Conference on Education, Development & Innovation (INCEDI 2016) INCEDI 2016 Proceedings – ISBN: 978-9988-2-3994- Monday, August 29, 2016 

 

 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PAPERS 

  1. Help me to stand and teach! Strengthening mentoring in teacher education. 

Audiences - International Teacher Education Conference – ITEC 2017 Harvard University Faculty Club in Cambridge, USA. 

http://www.ite-c.net/audiences Gifty Edna Anani, University of Professional Studies, Accra, Ghana. 

  1. Quality matters: A study of the language curriculum of teacher education in Ghana. 

15th International Conference on Learning, Education and Pedagogy (ICTEL) Conference Venue: Nanyang Technological University, Nanyang Executive Centre, Singapore  blogspot.com/2016/11/list-of-members-of-association-for.htm   

 

WORKING PAPER

 Using schema approach as a motivating and innovative tool for improving reading comprehension skills of first-year students of the University of Professional Studies, Accra.

COURSES TAUGHT

  1.  Communication Skills
  2.  Business Communication
  3.  Academic writing
  4. Principles and practice of English language methods and assessment
  5. Introduction to literature
  6. Language and study skills
  7. Language and study skills
  8. Methods of  teaching English
  9. English with elements of literature
  10. Corporate Communication Skills
  11. Scholarly Writing

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  1. Ghana Association of Writers(GAW)
  2. Ghana Association of Teachers of English Language
  3. University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG)
  4. National Association for the Teaching of English (UK)
  5. Association for Development of Teaching Education and Learning(Singapore)
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Postal Address: P.O.Box LG 149, Accra – Ghana
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