Katrina A. Korb, PhD
Publications
Journal Articles

Korb, K. A., Cornelius, A. Emmanuel, J., & Salvagain, O. (in press). Peace literacy: Contributions of building reconciliation in city center in Plateau State. Literacy and Reading, 14(1).

Korb, K. A., Selzing-Musa, G., & Skinner-Bonat, S.B. (2016). The effect of training on teachers' beliefs of effective classroom management strategies in Jos Metropolis. Global Journal of Educational Research, 15, 79-87.

Korb, K. A. (2015). Ethics of authorship in publications [Editorial]. Journal of Educational Foundations, 5, 1-4.

Korb, K. A., Binfa, K. G., Jinadu, S. A., John, A. R., Mwoltu, G. N., & Oona, R. N. (2015). The effect of instructional medium on student performance: A comparison of reading and oral instruction in Nigeria. Makerere Journal of Higher Education, 7, 105-116.

Danga, L. A., & Korb, K. A. (2014). The effect of treatment diffusion on educational experimental designs. Benin Journal of Educational Studies (BJES), 23, 29-37.

Korb, K. A. (2014). Motivation in education: Beyond salary, benefits, and welfare [Editorial]. Journal of Educational Foundations, 4, 1-8.

McCain, D., Gaiya, M., & Korb, K. (2014). Salt and light or salt and pepper: Views on ethno-religious violence and peace among Pentecostals in Nigeria. Pneuma, The Journal of the Society for Pentecostal Studies, 36, 81-106.

Korb, K. A. (2013). Identifying effective educational practices: A call for evidence-based education [Editorial]. Journal of Educational Foundations, 3, 1-8.

Korb, K. A. (2013). Reliability and validity of the UCLA Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Reaction Index for DSM-IV in the Nigerian context. Nigerian Psychological Research, 1, 25-33.

Korb, K. A., & Akintunde, O. O. (2013). Exploring factors influencing teacher job satisfaction in Nigerian schools. Nigerian Journal of Teacher Education and Training, 11, 211-223.

Korb, K. A. (2012). Creating a classroom environment that fosters positive motivation. The Nigerian Educational Psychologist, 10, 221-230.

Korb, K. A. (2012). The relationship between academic motivation and psychosocial adjustment among university students: The validity of self-determination theory in the Nigerian context. The Educational Psychologist, 6, 188-197.

Korb, K. A. (2012). Writing a quality empirical journal article [Editorial]. Journal of Educational Foundations, 2, 5-10.

Korb, K. A. (2011). Accuracy of students' beliefs about the frequency of academic malpractices. Journal of the Nigerian Academy of Education (JONAED), 7(2), 46-59.

Korb, K. A. (2011). Picture books can speak a thousand words for peace. Literacy and Reading in Nigeria, 13, 52-59.

Korb, K. A. (2011). Restorative discipline as an alternative to beating in Nigerian schools. The Nigerian Educational Psychologist. 9, 31-37.

Korb, K. A. (2011). Self-report questionnaires: Can they collect accurate information? [Editorial]. Journal of Educational Foundations, 1, 5-12.

Korb, K. A. (2011). What justifies cheating? Contextual factors that university students use to justify examination malpractice. Benin Journal of Educational Studies (BJES), 20, 226-234.

Korb, K. A. (2010). Do students in the Faculty of Education choose teaching as a last resort career? Implications for teacher preparation programmes. International Journal of Educational Studies, 1, 117-121.

Korb, K. A. (2010). Learning disabilities as educational research disabilities: Setting educational research standards. The Nigerian Educational Psychologist, 8, 19-26.

Korb, K. A. (2010). University students' judgments of the acceptability of cheating behaviours. Journal of Educational and Applied Psychology, 3, 101-109.

Korb, K. A. (2009). Mental health and exam malpractice: Theory of test design is prediction, not deception. The Nigerian Educational Psychologist, 7, 96-104.

Korb, K. A. (2008). Dementia and Alzheimer's among older Americans: Research lessons for cognitive functioning study in Nigeria. The Nigerian Educational Psychologist, 6, 20-29.

Lohman, D. F., & Korb, K. A. (2006). Gifted today but not tomorrow? Longitudinal changes in ITBS and CogAT scores during elementary school. Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 29(4), 451-484.

Lohman, D. F., Korb, K. A., & Lakin, J. (2008). Identifying academically gifted English Language Learners using nonverbal tests: A comparison of the Raven, NNAT, and CogAT. Gifted Child Quarterly, 52, 275-296.

Books

Korb, K. A. (2015). Achieving academic success: Practical study tips for students. Jos, Nigeria: Fab Educational Books.

Korb, K. A. (2014). Teaching like Jesus: Fostering meaningful learning in the classroom. Bukuru, Nigeria: African Christian Textbooks (ACTS).

Pam, Y., & Korb, K. A. (2011). Fighting for peace: Learning from the peace heroes among us. Jos, Nigeria: Fab Educational Books.

Book Chapters

Korb, K. A. (2014). The relationship between psychological adjustment and conflict resolution skills. In N. Obikeze & B. A. Faleye (Eds.), Stress and conflict in Nigerian educational system (pp. 150-160). Okigwe, Nigeria: Fasmen Communications.

Korb, K. A., & Danga, L. A. (2013). Beating of children in schools: To beat or not to beat. In O. U. Onete & N. Obikeze (Eds.), Discipline and Nigerian educational system (pp. 45-56). Owerri, Nigeria: Fasmen Communications.

Research Reports

Korb, K. A. (2012). Census of Pentecostal Churchgoers in Nigeria (NPCRC Technical Report No. N1104). Jos, Nigeria: Nigerian Pentecostal and Charismatic Research Centre.

Korb, K. A. (2012). A Comparison of Pentecostal and Mainline churchgoers in Nigeria's South South (NPCRC Technical Report No. N1106). Jos, Nigeria: Nigerian Pentecostal and Charismatic Research Centre.

Korb, K. A. (2012). A Survey of Pentecostal Churches in Nigeria (NPCRC Technical Report No. N1105). Jos, Nigeria: Nigerian Pentecostal and Charismatic Research Centre.

Korb, K. A. (2011). Pentecostal Views on Violent Crises in Plateau State: Pilot Study Report (NPCRC Technical Report No. N1101). Jos, Nigeria: Nigerian Pentecostal and Charismatic Research Centre.

Korb, K. A., & Kumswa, S. K. (2011). Nigerian university students' attitudes toward Pentecostalism: Pilot Study Report (NPCRC Technical Report No. N1102). Jos, Nigeria: Nigerian Pentecostal and Charismatic Research Centre.

Korb, K. A., & Kumswa, S. K. (2011). Pentecostal census: Preliminary report of Pentecostal churchgoers in Northern Nigeria (NPCRC Technical Report No. N1103). Jos, Nigeria: Nigerian Pentecostal and Charismatic Research Centre.

Korb, K. A. (2008). Verbal versus pictorial representations in the quantitative reasoning abilities of early elementary students. (Doctoral dissertation, University of Iowa, 2008.) Dissertation Abstracts International, 68, 9-A.

Conference Presentations

Korb, K. A. (2016, June). The role of educational play in children's learning and development: An authentic illustration from constructing a swimming pool during a school holiday. Paper presented at the Jos 2016 International Conference The Child and the Changing World, Jos, Nigeria.

Oyetunde, T. O., Ojo, G., Korb, K. A., & Babudoh, G. (2016, June). An Evaluation of Primary One Pupils' Performance in Basic Reading Skills in Government Schools in Jos Metropolis, Plateau State. Paper presented at the Jos 2016 International Conference The Child and the Changing World, Jos, Nigeria.

Korb, K. A. (2015, July). Human Relations: Human/Social Relations with Community Organs & Society. UniJos Workshop for Principal Officers, Deans, Directors, and HODs, Jos, Nigeria.

Korb, K. A. (2015, June). Writing a Research Proposal in Education. Paper presented at the First Seminar of Nigerian Society of Educational Psychologists Plateau State Chapter, Jos, Nigeria.

Korb, K. A. (2015, April). Use of Library. Faculty of Social Sciences Student Orientation, University of Jos, Jos, Nigeria.

Korb, K. A. (2014, May). Data Analysis. ECWA Theological Seminary, Kagoro Student and Supervisor Seminar, Kagoro, Nigeria.

Korb, K. A. (2014, April). Christian Religious Education: Building capacity through a growing philosophy. Paper presented at the National Association of Christian Religious Educators of Nigeria (NACREN) 38th Annual National Conference, Minna, Nigeria.

Korb, K. A. (2014, February). Preparing Students for Academic Success. Foundations Academy Teachers Conference, Jos, Nigeria.

Korb, K. A. (2013, November). Developing a Questionnaire for Field Work. ECWA Theological Seminary, Kagoro Student and Supervisor Seminar, Kagoro, Nigeria.

Korb, K. A. (2012, August). Child's Developmental Stages: A Challenge to Relevancy and Curriculum Development in Children's Church. ECWA Children's Pastors Summit, Jos, Nigeria.

Korb, K. A. (2012, July). The relationship between universal orientation and attitudes toward the outgroup amid ethno-religious violence. Paper presented at the 30th International Congress of Psychology, Cape Town, South Africa.

Korb, K. A., & Selzing-Musa, G. (2012, June). Balanced literacy instruction: Promoting the five foundational literacy skills in early childhood education. Paper presented at the First National Conference, Faculty of Education, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, NIGERIA.

Korb, K. A. (2012, May). Stages of intellectual and psychosocial development in childhood. Paper presented at the Capacity Building Workshop on Effective Teaching and Learning for City Ministries of EMS/ECWA, Jos, NIGERIA.

Korb, K. A. (2012, May). Trauma and children's ability to learn and develop. Paper presented at the Capacity Building Workshop on Effective Teaching and Learning for City Ministries of EMS/ECWA, Jos, NIGERIA.

Korb, K. A. (2011, August). Peacemaking as a Woman's Issue. Paper presented at the 2011 Theological Education in Africa Conference, Jos, NIGERIA.

Korb, K. A. (2011, June). The role of religion in peace initiatives amid an ethno-religious conflict: A case study of Plateau State, Nigeria. Paper presented at the Second Emory Conference on Religion, Conflict, and Peacebuilding, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Korb, K. A. (2010, July). Reading is not a laughing matter: Nigerian teachers' beliefs about literacy development. Poster presented at the 21st International Congress of the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development, Lusaka, ZAMBIA.

Korb, K. A. (2009, April). Measuring number sense with Nigerian primary school children from low and medium SES backgrounds. In J. S. Horst (Chair), Global Perspectives on How SES Influences Children's Math Performance Across Tasks. Symposium conducted at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Denver, CO, USA.

Korb, K. A. (2009, April). The Exodus from Rote Learning: Teaching Christian Religious Education for Meaningful Learning. Paper presented at the National Association of Christian Religious Educators of Nigeria 34th Annual Conference, Bauchi, NIGERIA.

Newspaper Articles

Korb, K. A. (2013, August 24 & 31). Healing the Wounds of Violence. Weekly Trust.

Korb, K. A. (2012, October 27). Is teaching a last resort career? Weekly Trust. (For the newspaper link, click here.)

Korb, K. A. (2012). Loving our enemies. Lighthouse.

Korb, K. A. (2012, January 7). Splitting a Nation: Lessons from History. Weekly Trust. (For the newspaper link, click here.)

Korb, K. A. (2011, September 24). The Stories We Share. Weekly Trust. (For the newspaper link, click here.)

Korb, K. A. (2011, February 5). Grieving for Jos...Again. Weekly Trust. (For the newspaper link, click here.)

Korb, K. A. (2011, January 15). Case of Mistaken Identities. Weekly Trust. (For the newspaper link, click here.)

Korb, K. A. (2010, February 3). The crisis of the mind: A Christian Perspective. Leadership. (For the newspaper link, click here.)


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