Designing a Curriculum Model Based on Critical Thinking and Examining Its Application among Undergraduate Students at the University Of Isfahan (A Mixed Method Design)
1. Designing a Curriculum Model Based on Critical Thinking and Examining Its Application among Undergraduate Students at the University Of Isfahan (A Mixed Method Design)

Mostafa Hatami; Ali Akbar Shaikhi Fini; Abdol Wahab Samavi

Volume 3, Issue 9 , Spring 2020, Pages 6-17

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/iepa.2020.234009.1173

Abstract
  Abstract The present study aimed to design a curriculum pattern on the basis of critical thinking and its use among the undergraduate students of Isfahan University. This research is ...  Read More
Cross-linguistic Gender Differences in EFL Learners’ Pause Frequency and Duration
2. Cross-linguistic Gender Differences in EFL Learners’ Pause Frequency and Duration

Zahra Banitalebi; Ali Akbar Jabbari; Mohammad Hasan Razmi

Volume 3, Issue 9 , Spring 2020, Pages 19-27

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/iepa.2020.239311.1187

Abstract
  The present paper sought to investigate gender differences in the speech pauses made by Iranian bilingual (L1: Turkish and L2: Persian) learners of English as a foreign language (EFL). ...  Read More
An Investigation on the Perceived and Actual Technological Literacy of University Instructors and Students in Iran
3. An Investigation on the Perceived and Actual Technological Literacy of University Instructors and Students in Iran

Mahnaz Azad; Shokouh Rashvand Semiyari

Volume 3, Issue 9 , Spring 2020, Pages 29-39

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/iepa.2020.230985.1168

Abstract
  Recently, numerous studies have investigated the influence of technology use within the educational settings pointing that the perception of the students as well as the instructor towards ...  Read More
The Impact of Using the Reverse Learning Approach on Educational Goals and Lifelong Learning
4. The Impact of Using the Reverse Learning Approach on Educational Goals and Lifelong Learning

Fariba Dortaj; Azad Allahkarami

Volume 3, Issue 9 , Spring 2020, Pages 41-51

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/iepa.2020.244491.1199

Abstract
  This research investigated the effect of using the reverse-learning approach on academic goal-oriented and lifelong learning of teacher students of Farhangian University. This is an ...  Read More
The Impact of Cultural Familiarity on Vocabulary Learning through Reading among Iranian Upper-intermediate Male and Female EFL Learners
5. The Impact of Cultural Familiarity on Vocabulary Learning through Reading among Iranian Upper-intermediate Male and Female EFL Learners

Ehsan Namaziandost; Sajad Shafiee; Fariba Rahimi Esfahani

Volume 3, Issue 9 , Spring 2020, Pages 53-64

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/iepa.2020.237879.1183

Abstract
  This study attempted to investigate the effects of cultural background knowledge on vocabulary learning through reading culturally oriented texts. The study was conducted with 150 upper-intermediate ...  Read More
Comparison of the Effect of Conceptual Map and Traditional Instruction on Cognitive Learning Levels in the Course of Thinking and Media Literacy
6. Comparison of the Effect of Conceptual Map and Traditional Instruction on Cognitive Learning Levels in the Course of Thinking and Media Literacy

Nabiollah Malekzadeh; Alireza Ghasemizad; Abdolmohmmad Taheri; Pari Mashayekh

Volume 3, Issue 9 , Spring 2020, Pages 65-73

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/iepa.2020.237742.1184

Abstract
  This study aimed to compare the effect of using conceptual map and traditional instruction on cognitive learning of Senior high school students in thinking and media literacy course. ...  Read More
Predictors of Performance of Iranian English Language Learners on Speaking Skill: A Study of Socially-Oriented Personal Attributes
7. Predictors of Performance of Iranian English Language Learners on Speaking Skill: A Study of Socially-Oriented Personal Attributes

Omid Mallahi; SaidehSaadat Hosseini

Volume 3, Issue 9 , Spring 2020, Pages 75-86

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/iepa.2020.237449.1181

Abstract
  The present quantitative study examined the role of a set of socially-mediated personal attributes that might intervene in the speaking performance of Iranian EFL learners. The possible ...  Read More