- BA (Hons)
- PhD Information Studies
- Oracle Database Certified Associate (OCA)
- Digital Life – E-learning, M-learning, Digital Libraries, User Studies/User Acceptance, research methods, interaction paradigms, Technology & Culture, Information Systems and human aspects of technology adoption.
Web 2.0, Digital Libraries, Web design/publishing, Information Technology, Information Systems, Information Ethics, research methods.
- Olasina, G., & Kheswa, S. (2021). Exploring the factors of excessive smartphone use by undergraduate students. Knowledge Management & ELearning, 13(1), 118-141. https://doi.org/10.34105/j.kmel.2021.13.007
- Olasina, G., & Aboyeji, A. O. (2020). Understanding e-learning acceptance by students: Relationships among dominant human and social components. Ubiquitous Learning: An International Journal, 13 (3): 1-24. doi:10.18848/1835-9795/CGP/v13i03/1-24.
- Olasina, G. (2020). Cultural expression using digital media by students, Journal of African Media Studies, Intellect, 12 (3), 351-364. https://doi.org/10.1386/jams_00029_1
- Olasina, G. (2019). Human and social factors affecting the decision of students to accept e-learning. Interactive Learning Environments, Taylor & Francis, 27 (3), 363-376, ISSN: 1049-4820 (print) 1744-5191 (online). DOI: 10.1080/10494820.2018.1474233
- Olasina, G. (2019). The impact of YouTube videos on academic writing performance. International Journal of Learning: Annual Review, 26 (1), 17-31. ISSN: 1447-9494 (Print) ISSN: 1447-9540 (Online) https://doi.org/10.18848/1447-9494/CGP/v26i01/17-30
- Olasina, G. (2018). Factors of best practices of e-learning among undergraduate students. Knowledge Management & E-Learning: An International Journal (KM&EL), 10(3), 265-289. http://kmel-journal.org/ojs/index.php/online-publication/article/view/10/10
- Olasina, G. (2017). An evaluation of educational values of YouTube videos for academic writing. The African Journal of Information Systems, 9(4), 2. http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/ajis/vol9/iss4/2/ ISBN: 1936-0282
- Olasina, G. (2016). Exploratory study of collaborative behaviour in gaming and interactions of students in Second Life. British Journal of Educational Technology, 47 (3), 520-527. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/bjet.12447/full
- Olasina, G. (2015). Factors influencing the use of m-banking by academics: Case study sms-based m-banking. African Journal of Information Systems (AJIS), 7 (4), 56-79. http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/ajis/vol7/iss4/4
- Olasina, G. and Mutula, S. (2015). The influence of national culture on the performance expectancy of e-parliament adoption. Behaviour & Information Technology, Taylor and Francis, 34 (5), 492-505. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/0144929X.2014.1003326 ISSN 0144- 929X (Print), 1362-3001 (Online).
- Olasina, G. and Popoola, T. (2014). Predictors of the use of e-medicine by medical doctors. Journal of Health & Medical Informatics, 5 (4), 1-9. doi: 10.4172/2157-7420.1000166 http://www.omicsonline.org/open-access/predictors-of-the-use-of-emedicine-by-medical-doctors-2157-7420-1000166.php?aid=32851/ ISSN: 2157-7420.
- Olasina, G. (2014). Exploring how users make sense of virtual worlds using the symbolic interaction theory. Journal of Gaming & Virtual Worlds, 6 (3), 295-311, https://doi.org/10.1386/jgvw.6.3.297_1 ISSN: 1757-191X.
- Olasina, G. (2014). E-parliament services as tools for anti-corruption and transparency. International Journal of Electronic Governance (IJEG), Inderscience Publishers, 7 (1), 27-55. http://www.inderscienceonline.com/doi/abs/10.1504/IJEG.2014.065083 ISSN: 17427517
- Olasina, G. and Mutula, S. (2014). The Acceptance and Use of E-books: A Group Study in Nigeria. International Journal of Global Education, IJGE, 3 (3), 19-24. http://www.iojpe.org/ojs/index.php/ijge/article/view/346 ISSN: 2146-9296
- Tella, A. and Olasina, G. (2014). Predicting Users’ Continuance Intention toward E- payment System: An Extension of the Technology Acceptance Model. International Journal of Information Systems & Social Change (IJISSC), 5 (1), Hershey, PA, 4767. http://www.igi-global.com/article/predicting-users-continuance-intention-toward-e-payment-system/108497/ ISSN: 1941-868X
- Olasina, G. (2012). Perceptions, Motivating and Impeding Factors of Courseware Development in Nigeria. International Journal of Global Education, 1 (4), 1-18. http://www.tijseg.org/ojs/index.php/ijge/article/view/89
- Olasina, G. (2012). ICT Support for Knowledge Management in Primary Healthcare: a Case Study of Partnership for Reviving Routine Immunization in Northern Nigeria (PRRINN). Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal). Paper 746. http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/libphilprac/746
- Olasina, G. (2011). The Use of Web 2.0 Tools and Social networking Sites by Librarians, Information Professionals and other professionals in Workplaces in Nigeria, Pacific Northwest Library Association, PNLA Quarterly, USA 75 (3)Spring; 11-43. http://www.ed20work.eu/node/4621
- Olasina, G. (2010). Students’ Perceptions of E-Registration at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Nigeria. The Information Technologist. 7 (2), 101-111. http://www.ajol.info/index.php/ict/article/view/65643/ ISSN 1597-4316.
- Salman, A. and Olasina, G. (2010). ICT Competencies and LIS Education for Knowledge Societies. Global Review of Library and Information Science, 6 (4), 4858.
- Olasina, G. (2006). User Requirement Analysis of Internet Resources at Cyber Cafes in Ibadan. The Information Technologist. 3 (2), 30-39. http://www.ajol.info/index.php/ict/article/view/32011/ ISSN 1597-4316
- Adio, G, Olasina, G. (2005). The Role of the Library in Educational Development. ELA Journal of African Studies. (17 & 18), 1-13.
Awards and Honors
- National Research Foundation (NRF rating) –C2
- Postdoctoral research fellowship, University of South Africa 2014-2016 worth almost R1million.
- Conference grant of the College of Human Sciences (CHS), University of South Africa (UNISA) to the Canadian International Conference on Advances in Education, Teaching & Technology 2016 (EduTeach2016), Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, 16-17 July 2016.
- Conference grant of the College of Human Sciences (CHS), University of South Africa (UNISA) to the 2015 International Conference on Virtual Reality holding at the Biltmore Millennium Hotel, Los Angeles, 9-10 April 2015.
- CODESRIA award at the Methodology Workshop on Train the Trainers for faculty in African universities by the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) held in Dakar, Senegal, 25-29 November 2013. Made a shortlist of 15 young researchers in methodology in Africa.
- Malatji, Kwetepe Julious. 2017. Students’ Perceptions of the role of the library in their studies at the Tshwane University of Technology, Polokwane Campus. MIS thesis. University of South Africa (co-supervisor).
Review responsibilities/Technical committee memberships of international conferences/journals
- Member, Technical Committee, 2018 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality (AIVR2018), 23-25 November 2018, Nagoya, Japan. Please see: http://aivr.org/com.html
- Member, Technical Committee, 2018 4th International Conference on Virtual Reality, February 24-26, 2018, Hong Kong. Please see: http://www.icvr.org/com.html/
- Journal of Global Information Management (JGIM), USA, 2015 –
- Behaviour and Information Technology, Taylor & Francis (ISSN 0144-929X (Print), 1362-3001 (Online), 2015 –
- The International Journal of Information Processing and Communication (IJIPC), an international journal of the Faculty of Communication and Information Sciences, University of Ilorin 2010 –
- Digital Solutions for Contemporary Democracy and Government, Global Publishers, USA, 2015-
- African Journal of Information Systems (AJIS), Kennesaw State University, United States, 2015–
- Mousaion, Department of Information Science, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa, 2014 –
Digital Life project explores the affordances of new digital media use by learners and other categories of users in the developing world. The research covered 2014 to 2017 measuring the impact and the effect of digital media on the society and framing user expectations for the future. Served as lead investigator. On-going projects are listed below:
- New research methodologies in Information Science in Africa.
- User accounts after death on social networking sites: The South African experience.
- Digital media and changing narratives and new literacies.
- Resource discovery and metadata driven research in Southern Africa.
- A digital humanities’ future: Perspectives from developing countries.