1. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/iepa.2018.85598

Abstract
  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

2. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/iepa.2018.86789

Abstract
  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

3. Key Factors in Early Developmental Assessment: The Conceptual Framework for Enhancing Academic Performance in Iran

Mahnaz Akhavan Tafti; Salehe Piryaei; Elahe Jarrahi

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Autumn 2018, Pages 31-37

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/iepa.2018.83751

Abstract
  The current research investigated the relationship between key social-emotional and cognitive factors, termed as executive functions, with academic performance. In a representative sample (N = 76) aged 7 to 9, the social-emotional development scale, the Barkley Deficits in Executive Functioning Scale-Children ...  Read More

4. Effectiveness of Neuro-Verbal Planning on Test Anxiety and Self-efficacy of Students

Mehdi Dehestani; Atefeh Mahdavi; Amir Mohammadian; Firoozeh Zanganeh; Sanaz Khoda doost

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Autumn 2018, Pages 39-45

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/iepa.2018.85600

Abstract
  The main purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of neuro-verbal programming on test anxiety and self-efficacy of secondary school students in Sanandaj. The present study had a semi-experimental pretest-posttest design with control group. The sample consisted of 30 students who were selected ...  Read More

5. Examining the Effective Factors in the National Ranks of the Entrance Exam Candidates of State Universities and Higher Education Institutions in Iran: A Multilevel Analysis

ali mogaddamzadeh; fahimeh abbasi; maryam kazemitabar

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Autumn 2018, Pages 47-60

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/iepa.2018.86024

Abstract
  The present study aimed to examine the effective factors in the rank of national entrance exam of the candidates in state universities and higher education institutes in Iran in the form of a multilevel analysis. Therefore, the data of 5000 candidates was gathered randomly from five experimental groups ...  Read More

6. The Role of Task Constraints in Learning Football Chip Shot though Observation

Amir Dana; Saleh Rafiee

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Autumn 2018, Pages 61-70

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/iepa.2018.85604

Abstract
  The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of task constraint in learning football chip through observation. For this purpose, 20 children (with the mean age of 11.6±1.7) participated in this study and were randomly divided into two groups (each with10 individuals). At the acquisition ...  Read More

7. The Impact of English Literature (Story Reading) on ESP Learners' Emotion Regulation

Shirin Donyadideh; farzaneh Haratyan

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Autumn 2018, Pages 71-78

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/iepa.2018.85605

Abstract
  English story reading as a sub branch of literature plays a momentous role with an impressive function to accomplish divergent goals of skill mastery in ELT studies due to the fascinating pedagogical and psychological benefits embedded in it. English for Specific Purpose (ESP) learners encounter reading ...  Read More