Dr. Dickson Adom

Lecturer


Dept: Educational Innovations in Science and Technology
PMB, University Post Office, EIST, KNUST, Ghana

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Research Areas/Interests

African Art and Culture, Anthropology, and Art for Biodiversity Conservation   Traditional Ecological Knowledge for Biodiversity Conservation Cu...~more


Publications

    Journal Publications

    1. Adom, D., Daitey, S. T., Yarney, L. & Fening, P. A. (2020). Breaking the Culture-Specific Silence of Women Glass Bead Makers in Ghana: Towards an Empowerment. Elsevier's Safety and Health at Work (Scopus & Web of Science Indexed) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.shaw.2020.08.002
    2. Adom, D. (2019). The Place and Voice of Local People, Culture, and Traditions: A Catalyst for Ecotourism Development in Rural Communities in Ghana.  Elsevier's Scientific African, 6 (e00184): 1-22(Scopus & Web of Science Indexed)
    3. Adom, (2019). Dietary Taboos as a Means of Ethnic and Place Identity of the Bono People of Ghana: Indirect Cultural Practices for the Conservation of Fauna Species. International Journal of Conservation Science, 10(4): 733-748(Scopus & Web of Science Indexed)
    4. Adom, D. & Boamah, D. A. (2020). Local Attitudes toward the Cultural Seasonal Hunting Bans in Ghana's Bomfobiri Wildlife Sanctuary: Implications for Sustainable Wildlife Management and Tourism. Elsevier's Global Ecology and Conservation, 24 (e01243): 1-13
    5. Adom, D. (2018). Traditional Cosmology and Nature Conservation at the Bomfobiri Wildlife Sanctuary of Ghana. Nature Conservation Research, 3(1): 23-44(Scopus & Web of Science Indexed)
    6. Manu, G., Howard, E. K., Adom, & Agyemang, O. (2020). Textile Installation Inspired by Cubism for Biodiversity Sustainability Education. Journal of Urban Culture Research, 20(1): 55-68(Scopus & Web of Science Indexed)
    7. Adom, (2017). Promoting Cultural Traditions, Social Inclusion and Local Community Participation in Environmental Development Schemes. Journal of Urban Culture Research, 14(1): 80-103(Scopus & Web of Science Indexed)
    8. Adom, , Sawicka, B., Umachandran, K. & Ziarati, P. (2020). Effective Approaches in Ensuring the Active Involvement of Local People in Biodiversity Conservation Projects. International Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences, 20(2): 17-31(Scopus & Web of Science Indexed)
    9. Adom, D., Appiah, P. S. & Yarney, L. (2019). A Return to the Ghanaian Cultural Values of Closed Season in Ghana’s Artisanal Marine Fishing: An Essential Means of Restoring Small Pelagic Stocks. Rev. Syst. Ecol. Res., 21(3): 95-110(Scopus & Web of Science Indexed)
    10. Chukweure, J., Adom, & Gorejena, K. (2019). Towards an Indigenous Crowdfunding Framework: A New Guide for Entrepreneurship Funding in Developing Countries. Gender and Behaviour, 17(12): 12742-12755 (AJOL Indexed)
    11. Adom, , Chukwuere, J., Dake, D. A. & Newton, J. P. (2019). Problem Learners in Selected Elementary Schools in Ghana: Toward Understanding, Prevention and Action. Asia-Pacific Research Journal of Early Childhood Education, 13(1): 107-129(Scopus & Web of Science Indexed)
    12. Adom, D., Adu-Mensah, J. & Dake, D. A. (2020). Test, Measurement, and Evaluation: Understanding and Use of the Concepts in Education. International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 9(1): 109-119(Scopus & Web of Science Indexed)
    13. Adom, D., Essel, H. B. & Chukwuere, J. (2020). The State of Academic Stress in the Higher Institutions of Ghana: The Way Forward. American Journal of Educational Research, 8(2): 321-331(Scopus & Web of Science Indexed)
    14. Adom, D., Chukweure, J. & Osei, M. (2020). Review: Academic Stress among Faculty and Student in Higher Institutions. Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 28(2): 1055-1064(Scopus & Web of Science Indexed)
    15. Adom, (2018). The Human Impact and the Aquatic Biodiversity of Lake Bosomtwe: Renaissance of the Cultural Traditions of Abono (Ghana)? Transylvanian Review of Systematical and Ecological Research, 20(1): 87-110(Scopus & Web of Science Indexed)
    16. Adom, (2017). Strategic Adaptation of Traditional Festivals for the Sustainable Development of the Biodiversity of Local Communities in Ghana. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 5(11): 69-94 (Web of Science, CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed)
    17. Adom, D., Asante, E. A., Kquofi, S., Arthur, N. A. P. (2018). The Conservation Ethos in the Asante Cultural and Artistic Elements for the Management of Ghana's Biodiversity. International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Review, 4(3): 1-22 (CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed)
    18. Azumi, A. T., Asante, E. A. & Adom, (2018). A Socio-Cultural Enquiry Into Chuchuru: The ‘Spirit Child’ Phenomenon among Kasena-Nankana People in the Upper East Region of Ghana. International Journal of African Society, Cultures and Traditions, 6(3): 1-17(CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed)
    19. Adom, (2016). Cultural Festival as a Salient Tool for Strategic, Holistic, and Sustainable Rural Development in Africa: The Case of the Opemso) Festival of the Asantes of Ghana. Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, 3(11): 4-20 (Index Corpenicus * CrossRef Indexed)
    20. Adom, D., Agyemang, O. & Manu, G. O. (2018). Ghanaian Cultural Symbols as Wall Decorations for Cultural Education and Revitalization in Higher Institutions of Ghana: The Case of K.N.U.S.T., Journal of Urban Culture Research, 16(1): 82-105(Scopus & Web of Science Indexed)
    21. Adom, D., Asante, E. A., Arthur, N. A. P. & Boadu, K. (2018). Investigation of the Cultural and Artistic Elements in the Biodiversity Policies and Strategies in Ghana. Journal of Biodiversity Management and Forestry, 7(2): 23-47 (Index Copernicus & Cosmos Indexed)
    22. Adom, D., Kquofi, S. & Asante, E. A. (2016). The High Impacts of Asante Indigenous Knowledge in Biodiversity conservation issues in Ghana: The case of the Asante Bekwai Traditional Area, British Journal of Environmental Science, 4(3): 63-78
    23. Adom, (2018). Traditional Biodiversity Conservation Strategy as a Complement to the Existing Scientific Biodiversity Conservation Models in Ghana. Environment and Natural Resources Research, 8(3): 1-24
    24. Adom, D. (2016). Inclusion of Local People and Their Cultural Practices in Biodiversity Conservation: Lessons from Successful Nations, American Journal of Environmental Protection, 4(3): 67-78
    25. Adom, & Dzakpasu, P. E. (2017). Cultural Practices of Local Communities as a Biodiversity Managerial Strategy for Ghana's Environment: A Retrospection of International Conventions, International Journal of Scientific Research, 6(5): 332-341 (ISI, Worldcat, CrossRef & JGate)
    26. Bonsu, H. S. & Adom, D. (2017). Cultural Hybridity in Traditional Politics and Traditional Medicine in Ghana. Journal of Culture, Society and Development, 30(1): 35-46(CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed) 
    27. Adom, D., Opoku, M., Newton, J. P. & Yeboah, A. (2018). Adinkra Cultural Symbols for Environmental Sustainability Education in Ghana. World Environment, 8(2): 36-46 (EBSCO/Index Copernicus, CrossRef & Worldcat,
    28. Adom, D. (2016). The Philosophical Epistemologies of Asante Proverbs in Ghana’s Biodiversity Conservation, Journal of Environment and Earth Science, 6(7): 32-47(CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed) 
    29. Adom, , Osei, M. & Adu-Agyem, J. (2020). COVID-19 Lockdown: A Review of an Alternative to the Traditional Approach to Research. Research Journal in Advanced Social Sciences, 1(1): 1-9(CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed) 
    30. Adom, D. (2020). Are the Humanities really ‘A Wheel Turning Nothing’ in the Global Fight against the COVID-19 Pandemic? Nairobi Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 4(4): 1-8 (CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed) 
    31. Mensah, C. P., Yeboah, A. & Adom, D. (2017). Flipped Classroom Model as an Instructional Tool for Effective Teaching and Learning of Leatherwork. American Scientific Research Journal for Engineering, Technology, and Sciences, 2017, 30(1): 195-212 (Scopus & Worldcat Indexed)
    32. Adam, S., Adom, & Mordzeh-Ekpampo, M. I. (2017). Gender Characterisation of Basic School Dropout In Rural Ghana. Journal of Education, 5(4): 1-13 (CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed) 
    33. Yeboah, A. & Adom, D. (2016). Rural Senior High School Teachers Motivation and Its Effect on Their Retention, British Journal of Education, 4(11): 84-92 (CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed) 
    34. Adom, D., Yeboah, A., Adam, S. & Amponsah, M. (2017). Mobilization of the Sales of Products in Ghana through Effective Packaging. International Journal of Science and Technoledge, 5(4): 138-144
    35. Agyemang, O., Adom, D. & Yeboah, A. (2016). Digital Portrait Painting in Geometric Shapes, International Journal of Science & Technoledge, 4(10): 14-27 (CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed) 
    36. Ankrah, A. K., Adom, & Osei-Poku, P. (2016). Nudity As A Theme In Painting: Is It A Proliferation of Pornography? International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies, 3(11): 42-58 (CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed) 
    37. Adom, , Kquofi, S. & Adu-Agyem, J. (2016). Challenges Associated with the Content of the Art History Component In The General Knowledge In Art Subject: Implications For Art History Education In West Africa, Journal of Education and Practice, 7(2): 32-56 (CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed) 
    38. Kissi, S. B., Fening, P. A. & Adom, (2016). Beeswax in Asante Castings: The Then, Now and the Way Forward. International Journal of Arts and Technology, 5(10): 7-22 (CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed) 
    39. Adom, D., Adam, S. & Agyemang, O. (2016). Effective Instructional Methods and Strategies for Teaching Art History. International Journal of Art and Art History, 2016, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 42-62
    40. Newton, J. P., Osei-Poku, P. & Adom, D. (2018). Influence of Leadership Practices on Service Quality Delivery in Private Higher Education Institutions in the Kumasi Metropolis of Ghana. International Journal of Science and Research, 7(3): 44-59 (CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed)
    41. Quayson-Monney, J., Adom, D., Yeboah, A., & Agyeman, A. A. (2017). Efficient Conflict Management Strategies Adopted by Some Heads of Educational Institutions in Ghana. International Journal of Scientific Research, 6(7): 533-545 (ISI, Worldcat, CrossRef & JGate) 
    42. Yeboah, A., Adom, D., Amoah, L. L. & Quayson-Monney, J. (2017). Motivation: A Viable Tool for Boosting the Performance of Female Students in Visual Art Practical Lessons. International Journal of Science and Research, 6(6): 53-63 (CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed)
    43. Adom, D., Asante, E. A. & Kquofi, S. (2016). Adinkra: An Epitome of Asante Philosophy and History, Journal of Research on Humanities and Social Sciences, 6(14): 33-45 (CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed)
    44. Dwinfour, E., Adam, S. & Adom, (2017). The Effects of Organizational Culture and Commitment on Job Satisfaction: Cross-Sectorial Comparison of Legal Services Sector in Ghana. European Journal of Business and Management, 9(14): 67-89 (CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed)
    45. Adam, S., Adom, & Bediako, A. B. (2016). The Major Factors That Influence Basic School Dropout in Rural Ghana: The Case of Asunafo South District in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana, Journal of Education and Practice, 7(28): 57-69 (CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed)
    46. Dzakpasu, P. E. & Adom, (2017). Impact Assessment of Information and Communication Technologies on Lesson Delivery and Students' Performance in Selected Tertiary Institutions in Ghana Communication Technologies on Lesson Delivery and Students' Performance in Selected. Journal of Computer Sciences and Applications, 5(1): 29-41 (Worldcat, CrossRef & JGate) 
    47. Adom, , Yeboah, A. & Ankrah, A. K. (2016). Constructivism Philosophical Paradigm: Implications for Research, Teaching and Learning, International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 4(10): 1-9 (CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed)
    48. Adom, D., Hussein, E. K. & Adu-Agyem, J. (2018). Theoretical and Conceptual Framework: Mandatory Ingredients of a Quality Research. International Journal of Scientific Research, 7(1): 438-441(ISI, Worldcat, CrossRef & JGate) 
    49. Owusu-Agyeman, A. K., Badoe, W. & Adom, D. (2017). A Breakaway from the Ritual of Two Dimensionality to Three Dimensionality in Textile Productions: The Case of a Crocodile Haven. International Journal of Science and Research, 6(6): 63-91. (CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed)
    50. Ziarati, P., Umachandran, K., Sawicka, B., Adom, & El-Esawi, M. A. (2018). Fluoridex Daily Defense Toothpaste for Oral and Dental Health: A Review. Journal of Medical Discovery, 3(3): 1-10 (Cite factor, Worldcat & CrossRef)
    51. Appiah, S. P., Chi, M. V. & Adom, D. & Asiedu, F. A. (2018). Pesticidal Effects of Extracts from Hyptis suaveolens and Hyptis spicigera on Cowpea Weevils. International Journal of Environment, Agriculture and Biotechnology, 3(5): 1691-1699 (CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed)
    52. Adom, D. (2017). Challenges to the Efficacy of Forestry and Wildlife Policies in Ghana for Environmental Protection: A Review. African Journal of Agricultural Research, 12(39): 2858-2876 (AJOL Indexed)
    53. Adom, D., Umachandran, K., Boamah, D. A., Ziarati, P. & Sawicka, B. (2019). The Concept, State, Roles and Management of Protected Areas in Ghana: A Review. Acta Scientific Agriculture, 3(1): 68-76(CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed)
    54. Danso, D. K., Adom, D., Eshun, F. S. & Adamtey, S. (2019). Ghanaian Cultural Values and their Foreign Influence: A Spotlight on Clothing. Journal of Fashion Technology & Textile Engineering, 7(1): 1-8 (CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed)
    55. Adom, D., Appiah, P. S. & Adam, S. (2019). Ecological Restoration of Degraded Areas in Rural Regions: A Synergy of Scientific and Traditional Ecological Restoration Strategies. Agriculture and Food: e-Newsletter, 1(6): 13-23 (CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed)
    56. Adom, D. (2019). Good Management Practices for Agricultural Crops: A Mini Review. Acta Scientific Agriculture, 3(6): 8-11 (CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed)
    57. Adom, (2019). Indigenous Knowledge for Environmental Sustainability Education in Ghana: Myths. Agriculture and Food: e-Newsletter, 1(3): 43-45 (CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed)
    58. Adom, D., Appiah, P. S. & Addo, A. (2019). The Pharmaceutical, Insecticidal and Antioxidant Properties of Ginger. Agriculture and Food: e-Newsletter, 1(4): 262-266(CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed)
    59. Adom, D., Umachandran, K., Ziarati, P., Sawicka, B. & Appiah, P. S. (2019). The Concept of Biodiversity and Its Relevance to Mankind: A Short Review. Journal of Agriculture and Sustainability, 12(2): 219-231(SJIF & CrossRef Indexed)
    60. Appiah, P. S., Adom, D. & Addo, A. (2019). Controlling Dangerous Cabbage Pests in Ghana: The Effects of Aqueous Extracts of Ginger (Zingiber Officinale Roscoe) as Organic Pesticides. Jacobs Journal of Agriculture, 5(1): 1-10 (CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed)
    61. Adom, D., Adu-Mensah, J. & Appiah, S. P. (2020). Hand-to-Mouth Work Culture and the COVID-19 Lockdown Restrictions: Experiences of Selected Informal Sector Workers in Kumasi, Ghana. Research Journal in Advanced Humanities, 1(2): 45-64 (CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed)
    62. Adom, D. (2016). Asante Indigenous Knowledge Systems: Repositories of Conservation Ethics for Ghana’s Biodiversity. Proceedings of The Academic Conference of on Interdisciplinary Approach Vol. 7 No. 2. 4th August, 2016- Uthman Danfodio University, Sokoto, PTF I Hall, Sokoto, Sokoto State, Nigeria-Sub-Saharan Publisher (AJOL, CrossRef & Worldcat Indexed)
    63. Adom, D. (2020). Culture and Educational Implications of COVID-19 in Ghana. International and Multidisciplinary Journal of Social Sciences, 9(3): 1-27.
    64. Adom, D. (2020). Celebration of African Music and Song at the First Aswan Music Festival. Journal of African Studies, 2(2): 1-10.
    65. Adom, D., Abdolresa, R. F., Sajjadi, J. & Sedighi, S. (2020). Factors influencing Tourism Space Commodification in Iran. Journal of Tourismology, 6(2): 155-183.
    66. Adjei, I. K., Bediako, O. O. & Adom, D. (2020). Metal Welding Sculptural Portraiture for the Historical Remembrance of Political Figures in Ghana: The Case of Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. Global Journal of Human-Social Science, 20(19): 25-36.
    67. Koranteng, J., Morro, I. & Adom, D. (2020). Constructivist Teaching Strategies for Graphic Design Education in Selected Senior High Schools in Ghana. Journal of African Art Education, 1(2): 21-43.
    68. Adom, D., Osei, M. & Adu-Agyem, J. (2020). From Ghanaian Modernist Painting Genre to Contemporary Functionality: A Spotlight on Samuel Prophask Asamoah. Journal of Urban Culture Research, 21(1): 61-89.
    69. Essel, H. B., Dimitros, V., Adom, D. & Tachie-Menson, A. (2021). Transforming Higher Education in Ghana in Times of Disruption: Flexible Learning in Rural Communities with High Latency Internet Connectivity. Journal of Enterprising Communities, People and Places in Global Economy, DOI: 10.1108/JEC.08.2020.0151
    70. Tankpara, P., Adom, D. & Adu-Agyem, J. (2021). The State of Quality Assurance Policies in Nursing and Midwifery Training Colleges in the Upper West Region of Ghana. International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 10(2): 455-464.

    Book Chapters

    1. Adom, D. (2021). Community Engagement and Ghana's Museums and Cultural Heritage. IN Presidential Committee's Report on Ghana's Museums and Cultural Heritage. London: Bolton & Quinn's Publishers. 
    2. Adom, D. (2018). The Impacts of Culture in Food Preferences in Ghana. IN Trends and Prospects in Food Technology, Processing and Preservation. Delhi: Today and Tomorrow's Printers and Publishers. ISBN: 81-7019-617-18
    3. Adom, D. (2018). The Role of Good Post-Harvest Management Practices in the Development of the Agriculture Sector in Ghana IN Trends and Prospects in Post Harvest Management of Horticulture Crops. Delhi: Today and Tomorrow's Printers and Publishers. ISBN: 81-7019-617-18
    4. Adom, D., Appiah, P. S. & Krishnappa, M. K. (2020). The Chemical Constituents, Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-Oxidant and Ethnomedicinal Properties of Aloe barbadensis IN Ethnomedicinal Plant Use and Practice in Traditional Medicine. U.S.A.: IGI Global
    5. Adom, D. & Aravind, V. R. (2019). Application of Educational Technology to Teaching and Learning in the 20th and 21st Centuries IN History of Educational Technology (20th & 21st Centuries). 2019, pp. 41-53, Malaysia: ALNIL Enterprise, ISBN: 978-967-16846-2-7
    6. Adom, D. & Ferdinand-James, D. S. (2019). Historical Overview of Educational Technology in the 20th and 21st Centuries IN History of Educational Technology. Malaysia: ALNIL Enterprise. ISBN: 978-967-16846-2-7
    7. Adetunji, C. O., Egbuna, C., Tijani, H., Adom, D. & Al-Ani, L. (2019). Homemade Preparations of Natural Biopesticides and Applications. IN Natural Remedies for Pest, Disease and Weed Control. UK: Elsevier Publisher. ISBN: 9780128193044
    8. Sawicka, B., Skiba, D., Umachandran, K. & Adom, D. (2020). Alternative and New Plants. IN Traditional Systems of Medicine.U. K.: Elsevier Publishers, Inc. 

     

    BOOKS

    1. Adom, D., Annor, I. & Amuzu, G. (2013). General Knowledge in Art for Senior High Schools. Accra: Aki-Ola Publications Limited
    1. Adom, D. (2015). Graphic Design for Senior High Schools. Kumasi: Adom Series Publications Limited
    1. Adom, D. & Agyeman, O. (2015). Picture Making for Senior High Schools. Kumasi: Adom Series Publications Limited
    1. Adom, D. (2015). Leatherwork for Senior High Schools. Kumasi: Adom Series Publications Limited
    1. Adom, D. (2014). General Knowledge in Art for Senior High Schools. Kumasi: Adom Series Publications Limited
    1. Adom, D. (2014). Jewellery for Senior High Schools. Accra: Aki-Ola Publications Limited

     

     


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