Dr Tejumade Victoria Ogundipe is a Resident Researcher, an Education Technology Lecturer, and the IT Coordinator at AIMSSEC (African Institute for Mathematical Sciences School Enrichment Centre). She holds a Doctor of Philosophy and a research-based Master’s degree in Information Systems (IS), both awarded by the University of Cape Town. Her Master’s dissertation achieved a distinction. She also earned a Bachelor of Technology (Honours) in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology in Nigeria.
Dr. Ogundipe’s doctoral research followed a Classic Grounded Theory approach, where she developed the Maturing Competency Grounded Theory. Maturing competency is a substantive theory that explains how senior IS undergraduate students attempt to resolve their perceived lack of IS Competency. Dr. Ogundipe has contributed to academic discourse by presenting papers at conferences and publishing them in subsidy-earning journals. Her dedication to collaborating and developing others is evident in her passion for mentoring students at various educational levels. Her diverse research interests encompass Competency-Based Education, Learning Environments design, Student Engagement, Classic Grounded Theory Methodology, Digital technology, Data Science, Data Analytics, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence.