1. Investigating Validity and Reliability and Factor Analysis of Webster's Wisdom Questionnaire in Iran

Fariborz Dortaj; Rasool Kornoghabi; Michel Ferrari; Faezeh Jahan; Shermin Esmaeili

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Spring 2018, , Pages 7-19


  Webster's Wisdom Questionnaire is a well-known self-assessment scale, which can cover a wide range of future wisdom studies. This research was conducted with the aim to examine the questionnaire psychometrics (reliability, validity, and factor analysis) and to evaluate the relationship between wisdom, ...  Read More

2. The Mediator Role of Learning Strategies in the Relationship between Academic Self-Efficacy and Test Anxiety

Mehraneh Soltaninejad; Fatemeh Ghaemi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer 2018, , Pages 7-13


  The purpose of this study was to determine the mediator role of learning strategies in the relationship between academic self-efficacy and test anxiety. This research was done in a descriptive-correlational manner. The sample of study consisted of 350 public high school students from four high schools ...  Read More

3. The Role of Teacher’s Characteristics on Mathematics Performance of Eighth- Grade Students from 2003 to 2015 (Based on International TIMSS Studies)

Nahid Honarmand; Alireza Kiamanesh; Abdolazim Karimi

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 7-21


  The purpose of this study was to review the changes in the role of demographic and personality variables of mathematics teachers in predicting the mathematical progress of eighth-grade students in Iran and analyzed the trend of these variables in four international studies. For this purpose, we examined ...  Read More

4. The Effect of Social Problem-Solving Skills Training on the Educational Resilience of Children in Labour

Zeinab Dabaghi; zahra Hashemi; Molouk Khademi Ashkzari

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Winter 2019, , Pages 7-15


  This article aimed to study the effect of social problem solving skills training on the educational resilience of children in labour. The statistical population of the study included all the girls in labour, aged 12 to 18 years old, who were supported by the educational charity centres and associations ...  Read More

5. The Role of HEXACO Personality Traits in Predicting the Speaking Ability of Male and Female EFL Learners

Masomeh Hanafi; Akbar Afghari; Mansour Koosha

Volume 2, Issue 5 , Spring 2019, , Pages 7-17


  This study investigated the predictive role of HEXACO personality traits (honesty-humility, emotionality, extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, and openness to experience) in the speaking performance of Iranian EFL learners, as well as the role of gender in the relationship between HEXACO personality ...  Read More

6. Particle Phrases as Metaphorical Concepts Retained in Online Speech: The Case of Spoken Accuracy

Reza Saeedehghan; Mohammad Khatib; Farid Ghaemi

Volume 2, Issue 6 , Summer 2019, , Pages 7-17


  Particle phrases are defined as prefabricated “chunks” stored and retrieved as a whole from memory at the time of use, rather than being subject to generation or analysis by the language grammar. This study was an attempt to investigate the effect of teaching particle-bound phrases on spoken ...  Read More

7. The Mediating Role of Critical Thinking in Relation to Higher Education Students' Meta-Cognition and Self-efficacy

Alireza Ghasemizad; Kamran Mohammadkhani; Fateme Saadatrad

Volume 2, Issue 7 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 7-15


  This study aimed at scrutinizing the mediating role of critical thinking in relation to higher education students'metacognition and self-efficacy in Islamic Azad University, Nourabad Mamasani. Samples were collected throughrandom sampling method and it was equal to 248. Instruments used in this study ...  Read More

8. The Comparison between the Effectiveness of Two Educational Methods of Learning by Summarizing, and Learning through Teaching on the Comprehension Male Students

Safoora Keshavarz; Ali Akbar Seyf; Hadi Bahrami

Volume 2, Issue 8 , Winter 2020, , Pages 7-14


  The present study was conducted to compare the effectiveness of two educational methods of learning by summarizing, and learning through teaching on the comprehension of sixth grade elementary male students. This was an applied study and the research design was experimental with a pre-test and post-test ...  Read More

9. Prediction of Need for Achievement and Responsibility based on Perceived Competence and Novelty-seeking in Islamic Azad University, Gachsaran Branch

Forogh Taher Soltani; Farhad Jomehri; Fariborz Bagheri

Volume 3, Issue 10 , Summer 2020, , Pages 7-14


  The current study aimed at predicting the need for achievement and responsibility among students based on their perceived competence and novelty-seeking. The population consisted of all the 987 students of Islamic Azad University in Gachsaran, Iran, and, based on Cochrane’s formula, a sample of ...  Read More

10. Multisensory Teaching and Beta and SMR Oscillatory Activities in Foreign Language Vocabulary Retention: A Neurolinguistic Study

Farnaz Farrokh Alaee; Hassan Soleimani; Hossein Haghir; Alireza Aghayusefi; Manoochehr Jafarigohar

Volume 3, Issue 11 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 7-25


  Retention and learning are neurolinguistic and psycholinguistic processes. The brain electrical response to the cognitive processes that happen in the cortices is inescapable. During neuronal activities, created waves can be recorded and displayed by quantitative electroencephalogram (QEEG) in a non-invasive ...  Read More

11. Towards a Consensual Definition of Learning: Insights from the Aristotelian Philosophy

Masumeh Taie; Reza Rostami; Massood Yazdanimoghaddam

Volume 3, Issue 12 , Winter 2021, , Pages 7-18


  What is learning after all? Being the cornerstone of educational psychology, this question has not lost its appeal since there still is no consensus over it. What makes providing a careful definition of learning important is that such definitions carry important pedagogical implications which might not ...  Read More

12. The Effect of Academic Context of Learning on L3 Acquisition of Iranian Bilinguals

Fatemeh Khezri; Ali Akbar Jabbari; Ali Mohammad Fazilatfar; Fatemeh Jamshidi

Volume 4, Issue 13 , Spring 2021


  The present study aimed to investigate the effect of learning context on the acquisition of plurality agreement in English noun phrases by Iranian L3 learners of English. To this end, 64 elementary learners of English were chosen from among the students of Arabic language and literature and Persian language ...  Read More

13. Explaining Wisdom based on Moral intelligence,

Fariborz Dortaj; Moslem Daneshpayeh; Michel Ferrari

Volume 4, Issue 14 , Summer 2021


  Wisdom is one of the highest virtues and in a wide range of social activities, ultimately improves oneself and society. It is inherently involved with ethical behavior and the pursuit of social justice and equity for all. Moral intelligence is also one of the moral constructs that lead humans to perform ...  Read More

14. Diagnosis of Learning Disability in Children

Marzieh Gholami; ali Delavar; Hassan Pasha Sharifi; Nastaran Sharifi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer 2018, , Pages 15-22


  Children with cognitive disability have a poor performance in all of the visual –motor tests. Therefore, diagnosis and rehabilitation of these learning disabilities seem necessary. The purpose of the present study was to construct and normalize a learning disability test for pre-school students. ...  Read More

15. The Effectiveness of Attention Facilitator-Inhibitor Rehabilitation on Executive Functions and Visual Perception of Children with Learning Disorder on the Basis of Integrated SNP/CHC Model

Maryam Mirzaie Khalilabadi; Mahshid Tajrobeh Kar; Nooshirvan Khezri Moghadam,

Volume 2, Issue 8 , Winter 2020, , Pages 15-24


  Executive functions and visual perception are variables that play important roles in learning and educational improvement. Therefore, the aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of attention rehabilitation on executive functions and visual perception of students with learning disorder ...  Read More

16. Effectiveness of Pygmalion Effect-based Education of Teachers on the Students’ Self-efficacy and Academic Engagement

Faezeh Jahan; Dariush Mehrafzoon

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Winter 2019, , Pages 17-22


  The current study was conducted to determine the effectiveness of Pygmalion effect-based education of teachers on the students’ self-efficacy and academic engagement. The study is quasi-experimental (pretest-posttest with control group). The statistical population of this study includes all students ...  Read More

17. Designing Competency Model Based on Succession Planning Approach for Educational Managers of 7 Districts of Mashhad Ministry of Education

Mansooreh Bakhtiari Fayendari; Mahmood Ghorbani; Ahmad Zendehdel; Ahmad Akbari

Volume 2, Issue 7 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 17-31


  This research was an applied research using mixed method design. In the qualitative approach, Delphi method is usedby referring to 20 academic and educational experts selected by purposeful method. In this study, 381 participantswere selected by stratified sampling method with appropriate allocation. ...  Read More

18. Priority-Setting of Effective Components on the Teaching-Learning Model with Approach to Improving Problem-Solving Ability

Maryam Ebrahimi Zarandi; Hamdollah Manzari Tavakoli; Ali Reza Manzari Tavakoli; Zahra Zeinaddini Meimand

Volume 3, Issue 10 , Summer 2020, , Pages 17-23


  Problem-solving is an ability human beings need to live better lives, however, some do not possess enough of this acquirable skill. Although many studies have concerned themselves with problem solving, this study has investigated it from a different angle. The present study was aimed at the priority-setting ...  Read More

19. The Effect of Forehead Cortex Electric Current Stimulation on Inhibitory Control and Working Memory in Children with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder

Sondos Kashani Khatib; Simin Bashardoust; Shokoofeh Radfar; Malek Mirhashemi

Volume 2, Issue 5 , Spring 2019, , Pages 19-26


  This study aimed at determining the effect of forehead cortex electric current stimulation on inhibitory control and working memory in people with attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), using TDCS device. The method used was quasi-experimental research with pretest-posttest control group ...  Read More

20. The Effectiveness of Metacognitive Strategies Training on Cognitive Failure in Patients with Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Razieh Javandel Soumehsaraei; Hossein Zare; Somayeh Zare

Volume 2, Issue 6 , Summer 2019, , Pages 19-25


  The purpose of the present research was to examine the effectiveness of meta-cognitive strategies training on the cognitive failure in patients with general anxiety disorder (GAD). This quasi-experimental design consisted of two groups, with pre-test/ posttest and the control group. Considering the experimental ...  Read More

21. Determining the Effectiveness of Distance Teaching Model Based on the Constructivism approach on Learning Performance, Satisfaction and Attitude of Payam-e- Noor University Students

Abdolrahim Jahanara; Mohammad Reza Sarmadi; Zohre Esmaili; Forouzan Zarabian

Volume 3, Issue 12 , Winter 2021, , Pages 19-30


  The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of web-based distance learning model in the context of a constructivist learning approach on learning performance, satisfaction and attitude of Payame Noor Sardasht students. The research method was quasi-experimental with pretest-posttest ...  Read More

22. The Effectiveness of Teaching Critical Thinking Skills on Students’ Academic Achievement in Mathematics and Science: A Study in Timss Framework

Mohammad Sharifi; Jalil Fathabadi; Abdolazim Karimi; Masoud Sharifi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Spring 2018, , Pages 21-30


  The present study, conducted in Timss 2007 framework, aimed to examine the effectiveness of teachingcritical thinking on students’ academic achievement in mathematics and science. Research design was Quasi-experimental. Research sample (With available sampling method) included two classes of third ...  Read More

23. Investigating the Factors Contributing to Professional Learning Community in E- Learning Environment; Using Content Analysis Method

Atefeh Samifard; Abbas Abaspour Abaspour; Mohammad Reza Saeidabadi

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 23-30


  A professional learning community contains communication and interaction. Interaction does not simply mean the one-way transfer of information from teacher to learner, but the discovery of ideas through others, the search for answers to questions and problem solving with others. In this research, conducted ...  Read More

24. The Effect of Memorizing Particle Phrases through Student-Generated Sketches on EFL Learners’ Spoken Fluency

Reza Saeedehghan; Mohammad Khatib; Farid Ghaemi

Volume 3, Issue 11 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 27-40


  Using chunks is said to bring about fluency into speech as they save speakers from constructing their speech upon a word-by-word basis. Particle phrases (A term coined in this study to refer to phrasal verbs and their derived and deviated nouns and adjectives) are also among those chunks. This study ...  Read More

25. A Comparative Study on the Effectiveness of Metacognitive and Problem Solving Training on the Awareness of Teaching – Learning Strategies of High School Gifted Male Students in Ardabil

Mahnaz Jooyani; Seyyed Davood Hosseininasab; Amir Panahali

Volume 4, Issue 13 , Spring 2021


  The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of metacognition and problem solving training on teaching-learning strategies awareness of gifted high school male students of 10th grade in Ardabil. This research is a quasi-experimental research, with a pre-test/ post-test design. 127 gifted high ...  Read More