Bolanle A. Olaniran

Bolanle A. Olaniran is a professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Texas Tech University. His research includes: Communication technologies and Computer-Mediated Communication, Organization communication, Cross-cultural communication, and Crisis Management and Communication. He has authored several articles in discipline focus and interdisciplinary focus Journals (i.e., Regional, National, and International) and edited book chapters in each of these areas. He is an accomplished international scholar. He serves as consultant to organizations at local, national and government level. His works have gained recognition such as the American Communication Association’s “Outstanding Scholarship in Communication field,” Who is who among College Teachers. He has won many teaching, research and services award including TTU 2006 Office of the President’s Diversity, 2007 President’s Excellence in Teaching Awards and nominated for 2007 TTU Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award. He is well sought after internationally to give invited lectures and keynote address for technology, culture, and related areas.

Publications

ICTs and Domestic Violence (DV): Exploring Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)
Bolanle A. Olaniran. © 2021. 14 pages.
The use of information communication technologies (ICTs) to empower individuals through social support, help-seeking, and help-providing activities is finding its place in...
ICTs, E-Health, and Multidisciplinary Healthcare Teams: Promises and Challenges
Bolanle A. Olaniran. © 2020. 17 pages.
This paper explores the role ICTs play in the multidisciplinary teams (MDTMs) in healthcare settings. The discussion addresses benefits and challenges of ICTs along with...
ICT Use and Multidisciplinary Healthcare Teams in the Age of E-Health
Bolanle A. Olaniran. © 2018. 16 pages.
This paper explores ICTs in the medical field specifically in the Multidisciplinary teams (MDTMs) in healthcare settings. The discussion offers benefits and disadvantages of ICTs...
ICT Use and Multidisciplinary Healthcare Teams in the Age of e-Health
Bolanle A. Olaniran. © 2016. 14 pages.
This paper explores ICTs in the medical field specifically in the Multidisciplinary teams (MDTMs) in healthcare settings. The discussion offers benefits and disadvantages of ICTs...
Rethinking ICTs and E-Health: A Focus on Issues and Challenges
Bolanle A. Olaniran, Yan Zhang. © 2016. 15 pages.
ICTs, E-health, and Multidisciplinary Healthcare Teams: Promises and Challenges
Bolanle A. Olaniran. © 2016. 14 pages.
This paper explores the role ICTs play in the multidisciplinary teams (MDTMs) in healthcare settings. The discussion addresses benefits and challenges of ICTs along with...
ICT Use and Multidisciplinary Healthcare Teams
Juliann C. Scholl, Bolanle A. Olaniran. © 2015. 19 pages.
In this chapter, the authors discuss ICTs in the medical field as well as identify the advantages and disadvantages of their use. By applying Retchin's (2008) conceptual...
Social Issues and Web 2.0: A Closer Look at Culture in E-Learning
Bolanle A. Olaniran, Hansel Burley, Maiga Chang. © 2013. 16 pages.
Developing the foundations for intelligent applications that efficiently manage information is one goal of Web 2.0 technologies and the Semantic Web. As a result, the...
Meta-Analysis as a Tool for Assessing University-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
Hansel Burley, Bolanle A. Olaniran. © 2013. 17 pages.
The researchers included 10 embedded assessments in the study for a mean gain effect size of .35. From the results of a pilot study, the authors learned that while the technique...
ICT Use and Multidisciplinary Healthcare Teams
Juliann C. Scholl, Bolanle A. Olaniran. © 2013. 19 pages.
In this chapter, the authors discuss ICTs in the medical field as well as identify the advantages and disadvantages of their use. By applying Retchin’s (2008) conceptual...
ICT and Healthcare: A Closer Look at the Role of ICTs in Providing Support for Female Victims/Survivors of Domestic Violence (DV)
Bolanle A. Olaniran, Natasha Rodriguez. © 2013. 14 pages.
The use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) to support and facilitate interactions on the Web has increased in the amount of users, communities, and...
Social Information Processing Theory (SIPT): A Cultural Perspective for International Online Communication Environments
Bolanle A. Olaniran, Natasha Rodriguez, Indi M. Williams. © 2012. 21 pages.
The Social Information Processing Theory (SIPT) proposes that given time and opportunity to interact, relationships between individuals can form in online environments. Although...
African Americans and Planned Resilience: In Search of Ordinary Magic
Hansel Burley, Lucy Barnard-Brak, Valerie McGaha-Garnett, Bolanle A. Olaniran, Aretha Marbley. © 2012. 12 pages.
The purpose of the current study is to examine secondary school factors that predict the performance and persistence of African American students at postsecondary institutions....
Meta-Analysis as a Tool for Assessing University-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
Hansel Burley, Bolanle A. Olaniran. © 2012. 12 pages.
The researchers included 10 embedded assessments in the study for a mean gain effect size of .35. From the results of a pilot study, the authors learned that while the technique...
The Role of Computer-Mediated Communication: A Look at Methods for Delivering and Facilitating Training in Academic and Organizational Settings
Bolanle A. Olaniran, Natasha Rodriguez. © 2012. 13 pages.
The use of information technology to enhance classroom learning and deliver corporate training is the latest trend and focus of much research in the computer-mediated...
Challenges Facing the Semantic Web and Social Software as Communication Technology Agents in E-Learning Environments
Bolanle A. Olaniran. © 2012. 14 pages.
The semantic web describes the process whereby information content is made available for machine consumption. With increased reliance on information communication technologies...
Socio-Technical Challenges of Semantic Web: A Culturally Exclusive Proposition?
Bolanle A. Olaniran, Hansel E. Burley, Maiga Chang, Rita Kuo, MaryFrances Agnello. © 2011. 13 pages.
The Semantic Web holds significant implications for learning, culture, and non-native speakers, with culture and non-native speakers rarely being addressed in the literature. In...
New Trends in ICTs and Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL)
Bolanle A. Olaniran. © 2011. 14 pages.
This chapter explores information communication technologies (ICTs) (e.g., computer-mediated communication) and the implications for use in language learning and second language...
Cases on Successful E-Learning Practices in the Developed and Developing World: Methods for the Global Information Economy
Bolanle A. Olaniran. © 2010. 382 pages.
E-learning has become a significant aspect of training and education in the worldwide information economy as an attempt to create and facilitate a competent global work force....
Web 2.0 and Learning: A Closer Look at Transactional Control Model in E-Learning
Bolanle A. Olaniran, Indi M. Williams. © 2010. 15 pages.
This chapter explores three facets of Web 2.0: the pedagogical use of social software in a Web 2.0 e-learning environment, social software, and social networking from the...
Social Issues and Web 2.0: A Closer Look at Culture in E-Learning
Bolanle A. Olaniran, Hansel Burley, Maiga Chang. © 2010. 17 pages.
Developing the foundations for intelligent applications that efficiently manage information is one goal of Web 2.0 technologies and the Semantic Web. As a result, the...
A Proposition for Developing Trust and Relational Synergy in International e-Collaborative Groups
Bolanle A. Olaniran. © 2010. 15 pages.
Trust and relational development represents a critical challenge in online collaboration groups. Often the problem is attributed to several factors including physical distances...
Culture and Language Learning in Computer-Enhanced or Assisted Language Learning
Bolanle A. Olaniran. © 2010. 15 pages.
This article explores computer-mediated communication (CMC) and information communication technology (ICT) use in language learning. More specifically, the article addresses the...
Challenges with Knowledge Construction in an E-learning Environment
Bolanle A. Olaniran, Oladayo Olaniran, David Edgell. © 2010. 16 pages.
Knowledge construction, or new knowledge creation, is believed to be a way to allow learners to gain an in-depth knowledge and a greater control over the materials they are...
The Role of Computer-Mediated Communication: A Look at Methods for Delivering and Facilitating Training in Academic and Organizational Settings
Bolanle A. Olaniran, Natasha Rodriguez. © 2010. 13 pages.
The use of information technology to enhance classroom learning and deliver corporate training is the latest trend and focus of much research in the computer-mediated...
Challenges Facing the Semantic Web and Social Software as Communication Technology Agents in E-Learning Environments
Bolanle A. Olaniran. © 2010. 13 pages.
The semantic web describes the process whereby information content is made available for machine consumption. With increased reliance on information communication technologies...
Organizational Communication: Assessment of Videoconferencing as a Medium for Meetings in the Workplace
Bolanle A. Olaniran. © 2009. 22 pages.
Significant research has focused on e-mail, face-to-face (FTF), and other asynchronous mediated communication as the communication media of choice within organizations. Modern...
A Proposition for Developing Trust and Relational Synergy in International e-Collaborative Groups
Bolanle A. Olaniran. © 2009. 15 pages.
Trust and relational development represents a critical challenge in online collaboration groups. Often the problem is attributed to several factors including physical distances...
Human Computer Interaction and the Best Mix of Face-to- Face and E-Interactions in Educational Settings
Bolanle A. Olaniran. © 2009. 13 pages.
Recent trends and rapid improvement in technology such as computer-mediated communication (CMC) and increasing bandwidth in the Internet are facilitating increased electronic...
Group Decision Making in Computer-Mediated Communication as Networked Communication: Understanding the Technology and Implications
Bolanle A. Olaniran. © 2009. 15 pages.
Networked communication is proliferating our world. The fact that global information communication technologies (ICTs) are becoming increasingly available is facilitating human...
Culture and Language Learning in Computer-Enhanced or Assisted Language Learning
Bolanle A. Olaniran. © 2009. 15 pages.
This chapter explores computer-mediated communication (CMC) and information communication technology (ICT) use in language learning. More specifically, the chapter addresses the...
Achieving Cultural Acquiescence Through Foreign Language E-Learning
Indi Marie Williams, Heather N. Warren, Bolanle A. Olaniran. © 2009. 15 pages.
Within a globalized society, foreign language acquisition is essential to promote intercultural global communication. For many, the use of information communication technologies...
Culture and Language Learning in Computer-Enhanced or Assisted Language Learning
Bolanle A. Olaniran. © 2009. 19 pages.
This article explores computer-mediated communication (CMC) and information communication technology (ICT) use in language learning. More specifically, the article addresses the...
Socio-Technical Challenges of Semantic Web: A Culturally Exclusive Proposition?
Bolanle A. Olaniran, Hansel E. Burley, Maiga Chang, Rita Kuo, MaryFrances Agnello. © 2009. 20 pages.
The Semantic Web holds significant implications for learning, culture, and non-native speakers, with culture and non-native speakers rarely being addressed in the literature. In...
Human Computer Interaction and the Best Mix of Face-to-Face and E-Interactions inEducational Settings
Bolanle Olaniran. © 2008. 13 pages.
Recent trends and rapid improvement in technology such as computer-mediated communication (CMC) and increasing bandwidth in the Internet are facilitating increased electronic...
Group Decision Making in Computer-Mediated Communication as Networked Communication: Understanding the Technology and Implications
Bolanle A. Olaniran. © 2008. 14 pages.
Networked communication is proliferating our world. The fact that global information communication technologies (ICTs) are becoming increasingly available is facilitating human...
Cultural Implications of Collaborative Information Technologies (CITs) in International Online Collaborations and Global Virtual Teams
Bolanle A. Olaniran, David A. Edgell. © 2008. 17 pages.
This chapter introduces and explains some critical issues regarding Cultural Implications of Collaborative Information Technologies (CITs) in International Online Collaborations...
Culture and Communication Challenges in Virtual Workspaces
Bolanle Olaniran. © 2008. 14 pages.
The issue of globalization is one that contemporary organizations are constantly trying to unravel. However, globalization has brought about or reinvents the concept of...
Challenges to Implementing E-Learning in Lesser Developed Countries
Bolanle Olaniran. © 2007. 17 pages.
The integration of communication technologies and the Internet has created an explosion in the use of e-learning both locally and globally. The beneficiaries of this new media...