Valley View University   


Valley View University can boast of very dedicated Lecturers

Samuel Adaboh, PhD

Samuel Adaboh, PhD Specialist: Education (98%), Curriculum Studies (95%)

Short Info

Experience: 12 years

Total: 0 Lesson(s)



Name of Faculty Member: Dr. Samuel Adaboh

 Faculty / School: School of Graduate Studies

 Position: Dean, School of Graduate Studies

Official email address: [email protected]

Academic Areas of interest: Quality assurance in education, evaluation of educational programmes, beginning teacher preparation, teaching and learning in higher education.


Dr. Samuel Adaboh holds a master’s degree (MPhil) in Administration in Higher Education and a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction. He has had two stints as Director of Quality Assurance at Valley View University from 2003-2008 and 2014-2016. He is currently the Dean of Graudate Studies. He is married to Beatrice and they have three children. His research interests include quality assurance in education, evaluation of educational programmes, beginning teacher preparation and teaching and learning in higher education.

Academic Degrees: PhD in Curriculum & Instruction, MPhil in Administration in Higher Education

Published Journals Articles

·        Adaboh, S. (2016). Using the cognitive load theory to assist in the design of instruction for the university lecture room: Some key lessons. Asian Journal of Educational Research. 4(4), 53-59

·        Adaboh, S. (2016). The adjustment experiences of an immigrant student to schooling in Berrien Springs, Michigan, USA. Asian Journal of Social Sciences, Arts, and Humanities. 4(4), 54-67


·        Adaboh, S. (2016). The development and validation of an instrument to evaluate student’s perceptions of the performance of an undergraduate accounting program in a private Christian university in Ghana. The International Journal of Humanities & Social Studies.  4(2), 14-19


·        Adaboh, S., Akpalu, R., Owusu-Darko, I. & Boateng, S. S. (2017). Using courseware instruction to improve junior high school students’ spatial visualization skills. IEJME – Mathematics Education. 12(5), 353-365


·        SAMUEL ADABOH (2012) Dosen, Anthony J. (2009). Catholic Higher Education in the 1960s: Issues of Identity, Issues of Governance. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. 264 Pages, Journal of Research on Christian Education, 21:2, 188-191, DOI:


Conference/ Seminars / Workshop Presentations:

·        The Fourth National Stakeholder Forum on the Draft National Teacher Education Curriculum Framework, The Accra International Trade Fair Centre – April 11, 2017

·        Two-Day Workshop to consult on the Draft Teacher Education Curriculum Framework – Aqua Safari Lodge, Ada. – December 14, 2016

·        International Conference on Academic and Professional Integrity – Theme: Rewriting the Educational Formula of Ghana – ISSER (University of Ghana) – May 18, 2016

Book Chapters (if any)

Courses taught

·        EDST 126 Philosophy of Education

·        EDST 138 Development of Education in Ghana

·        EDST 113 Sociological Foundations of Education

·        EDST 217 Principles and Practice of Education

·        BSED/RELE 570 Curriculum Studies

·        EDST 136 Psychology of Education of the Exceptional Child

·        EDST 515 Educational Psychology

·        EDST 357 Research Methods in Education

·        EDCI 563 Philosophical Foundations of Curriculum

·        EDST 521 Development of Education in Ghana


Awards and Honours (if any)


Professional Membership / Affiliations (if any)



·        American Educational Research Association (USA)

·        American Evaluation Association (USA)

·        Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development (USA)

·        Michigan Association for Evaluation (USA)



Jan 2011 – current






Feb 2013 - current

Curriculum Studies

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