Structural Model of Math Anxiety with Math Self-efficacy and Math Attitude: Mediating Role of Numerical Memory

Firouzeh Sepehrianazar; Fereshte Parvanevatan; Shilan Hendusin

Volume 6, Issue 23 , October 2023, , Pages 16-26


  The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship of math anxiety with math self-efficacy and math attitude, considering the mediating role of numerical memory via the structural equation modeling. The research adopted a correlational method. The statistical population of the study comprised ...  Read More

The Effect of Creativity Training on Problem-solving, Continuous Attention, and Spatial Working Memory in Preschool Children

Marjan Sadat Ghazizadeh; Khadijeh Abolmaali; Hayedeh Saberi; Hossein Ebrahimi Moghaddam

Volume 6, Issue 23 , October 2023, , Pages 27-42


  This research aimed to examine the effectiveness of a creativity training program on the executive functions of preschool children. The research method employed a quasi-experimental design with pre-test, post-test, one-month follow-up, and a control group. The population consisted of five to six-year-old ...  Read More

Effectiveness of Metacognitive Learning Strategies in Working Memory among University Students

Fatemeh Farazandeh; Seyed Jalal Younesi; Hajar Tarverdizadeh

Volume 6, Issue 23 , October 2023, , Pages 52-59


  The present study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of metacognitive learning strategies in working memory among university students. This quasi-experimental research adopted a pretest-posttest control group design with follow-up. The statistical population included 268 students at Applied Sciences ...  Read More

The Structural Relationship between Academic Self-efficacy and Stress Due to Academic Expectations Mediating by Difficulty in Emotion Regulations in Junior High-school Students

Yeganeh Haddad; Nabi-Allah Akbarnataj-e Shoob; Jamal Sadeghi

Volume 6, Issue 23 , October 2023, , Pages 60-70


  Educational self-efficacy and its relationship with learners' different psychological traits can have a tremendous effect on the success or failure of the students. Thus, the present research sought to investigate whether academic self-efficacy has an effect on the students' stress derived from the education ...  Read More

The Effectiveness of Teaching Art (Motivational Painting) on Preschool Students' Cognitive Creativity and Social Skills

Fatemeh Ghameshlouei; Mahya Rahimzadeh; Parvin Kadivar; Saeideh Akbari

Volume 6, Issue 22 , August 2023, , Pages 5-16


  This research examined the effect of teaching art (motivational painting) on preschool students’ cognitive creativity and social skills. The research design of this quasi-experimental study includeda  pretest-posttest with a control group. 60 students aged  6 years old were selected by ...  Read More

The Relationship among Motivation, Self-Efficacy, Community of Inquiry and learning Performance in Online Learning Environments: A Path Analysis

Abbas Taghizade; Yousef Rasouli; Maryam Hosseini Largani

Volume 6, Issue 22 , August 2023, , Pages 54-66


  The COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated a rapid shift to online learning, making the community of inquiry (COI) framework increasingly relevant for creating meaningful and effective online learning experiences. However, the impact of COI presences (i.e., teaching, social, and cognitive presence) on students' ...  Read More

Effect of Gagne’s Learning Hierarchy on Cognitive and Metacognitive Skills of High School Students

Akbar Jadidi Mohammadabadi; Mohammad Ahmadi Deh Ghotbaddini

Volume 6, Issue 22 , August 2023, , Pages 67-74


  The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of Gagne’s Learning Hierarchy on the cognitive and metacognitive skills of junior high school female students in Kerman. The research method was quasi-experimental with a pre-test/post-test and a control group. The statistical population ...  Read More

An In-depth Analysis of the Cognitive Gaps between Novice and Experienced Iranian EFL Teachers

Maryam Azizi; Hossein Heidari Tabrizi; Ahmadreza Lotfi

Volume 6, Issue 21 , May 2023, , Pages 12-38


  The hidden constructs underlying teachers’ professional identity at a given point of teaching life are presumed to account for their practical qualities. The current study explored the cognitive skills of three groups of Iranian English as a foreign language (EFL) teachers with scant, moderate, ...  Read More

The Effect of Educational Digital Games on Creativity, Motivation and Academic Progress in Elementary School Students' Mathematics lessons.

Roshan Ahmadi; Shahin Ahmadi

Volume 6, Issue 21 , May 2023, , Pages 39-50


  The aim of the research was the effect of educational digital games on creativity, motivation and academic progress in the mathematics lesson of the first elementary school students. The research method is a semi-experimental type of pre-test-post-test with control group, And the statistical population ...  Read More

Effects of Flipped Classroom on Creativity, Accountability, and Math Anxiety of Female Elementary Students

Nasrin Salehi; Shokoufeh Mousavi; Mahmoud Reza Shahsavari

Volume 6, Issue 21 , May 2023, , Pages 51-59


  The current study aims to investigate the impact of the flipped classroom on creativity, accountability, and math anxiety among female elementary students. This quasi-experimental research employed a pretest-posttest control group design. The statistical population for this study encompassed all female ...  Read More

Investigating the effect of mindfulness on problem-solving in students

Fatemeh Yurdkhani; Akbar Mohammadi; Dawood Manavipour

Volume 5, Issue 20 , January 2023, , Pages 43-50


  This study aimed to investigate mindfulness's effectiveness on the problem-solving styles of secondary school students of Garmsar city. The statistical population of this research was all second-year high school students of Garmsar city in the academic year 2022-2023. The sample included 341 students ...  Read More

Iranian EFL Teachers' Perception-Practice Correspondence in Mobile-Mediated Discussion-Based Instruction

Tahereh Khezrab; Reza Raissi; Neda Hedayat

Volume 5, Issue 20 , January 2023, , Pages 51-66


  This study followed discussion-based techniques using mobile phone technologies in order to compare Iranian EFL teachers' perceptions with their practices in higher education. Applying Convergent Parallel Mixed-Method Design, 73 English for Specific Purposes (ESP) instructors, teaching technical English ...  Read More

Comparing the Efficacy of Cognitive-Behavioral Play Therapy and Narrative Therapy on Aggression and Assertiveness of Students with an Educable Intellectual Disability

Aniseh Jabbary Daneshvar; Seyed.Davoud. Hosseininasab; masoomeh Azmoodeh

Volume 5, Issue 17 , May 2022, , Pages 13-23


  The present study aimed to compare the efficacy of cognitive-behavioral play therapy and narrative therapy on aggression and assertiveness of students with an educable intellectual disability. This study followed a quasi-experimental research design with a pre-test, post-test, and a control group. The ...  Read More

Problem-based E-learning on students’ learning and academic efficacy during the COVID-19 pandemic

Mehdi Badali; Parvin Mirzaei; Nazanin Shafieifar; Hoda Assadi

Volume 4, Issue 16 , January 2022, , Pages 63-70


  In early 2020, the coronavirus outbreak compelled higher education institutions worldwide to cancel campus-based teaching and conduct a variety of electronic learning which led to assessment of the quality of e-learning and its results, such as learning and self-efficacy. Thus, this study aimed to determine ...  Read More

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 , May 2021, , Pages 7-19


  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

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 , May 2021, , Pages 20-28


  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

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

Masumeh Taie; Reza Rostami; Massood Yazdanimoghaddam

Volume 3, Issue 12 , January 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

Visually-mediated Instruction of Lexical Collocations: The Role of Involvement Load and Task Orientation

Azam Naserpour; Abbas Ali Zarei

Volume 3, Issue 12 , January 2021, , Pages 39-50


  The present study aimed to probe the impact of visual scaffolding using input and output-oriented tasks with different levels of involvement load on Iranian EFL learners' comprehension and production of lexical collocations. For this purpose, 180 male and female intermediate EFL learners were selected ...  Read More