New Book by Martin Odudukudu is an Indispensible Guide for Teachers

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“Interest and Learning” examines the role of student’s interest in the learning process and education as a whole.

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As an educator for twenty years and a General Educational Development (GED) program coordinator, Martin Odudukudu recognized a gap that exists between the efforts and objectives of teachers and their students. In his new book, Interest and Learning, he provides an in-depth study of this disconnection and invites readers to join him in coming up with sound solutions.

Odudukudu’s latest work is built around the principle that the student’s interest should be made an important consideration in teaching. When this is accomplished, the learning process becomes much more effective and fulfilling not just for the learner but for the teaching professionals involved.

“In today’s society, many educators do not quite understand or seek to help student by considering student interest. Therefore, teaching is not scientific. My book suggests that with student interest as a subject matter of teaching, students will learn much better,” he says.

Backed by more than two decades of research and study, Interest and Learning is both an indispensible guide for beginners in the field of education and a trove of fresh and incisive insights for teaching veterans and experts.

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About the Author

Dr. Martin Odudukudu is an educator with twenty years of experience as an English Teacher and An Alternative High Equivalency and GED Program Coordinator. He is also a professional philosopher specializing in metaphysics, analytic philosophy and philosophy of religion. A researcher and writer, Dr. Odudukudu is also presently the CEO of Center for Development of Interest In Learning, CDOIL Inc.

Dr. Odudukudu studied Philosophy at the Graduate Center, CUNY and SUNY, Stony Brook, and Counselling in Education at Hofstra University. He has been studying, researching and writing about interest since 1987 when he first studied John Dewey’s work on interest under Professor Gilbert Gelber at SUNY, STONY Brook. He was just starting out as a teacher at the time, and was pleased and fascinated that a non-classroom teacher could articulate student problems so well.

In addition to Interest and Learning, he has written Light of Consciousness, Object Logic and Relations and Thinking and Learning. Dr. Martin Odudukudu is married to Eugenia Odudukudu; they reside in Long Island New York. They have three children; a son, Osagie Odudukudu and two daughters, Princilla Odudukudu and Cassandra Odudukudu.

Interest and Learning * by Martin Odudukudu
Publication Date: May 29, 2013
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 286 pages; 978-1-4836-2429-7
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 286 pages; 978-1-4836-2430-3
eBook; $3.99; 978-1-4836-2431-0

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