School Psychology
The Effectiveness of a Philosophy for Children Program on Aspects of School Engagement

Vahidreza Pourtaghi; Mahboubeh Fouladchang; Esfandiar Azad; Mohammad Bagher Hasanvand

Volume 5, Issue 17 , May 2022, , Pages 5-12

  This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of a Philosophy for Children Course on aspects of students' school engagement. School engagement is a structure indicating that students can create personal relationships with their teachers in addition to the educational content. For this purpose, a quasi-experimental ...  Read More

The Effectiveness of Mindfulness Training on Aggression, Mind Rumination and Self-Control

Rogaiyeh Mehraban; Seyed.Davoud. Hosseininasab; Marziye Alivandivafa

Volume 5, Issue 19 , October 2022, , Pages 5-17

  Mindfulness training optimally has positive effects on cognitive, emotional and behavioral processes. In mindfulness training, experiencing pure reality is taught which means mindfulness training helps one to find the here and now without judgment and to accept whatever is happening in each moment without ...  Read More

Effectiveness of Proprioception-Enhancing Exercises on Dyslexia and Dysgraphia in Students with Specific Learning Disorder*

Tahmineh Changizi; Farah Naderi; Rezvan Homaei; Sasan Bavi

Volume 5, Issue 18 , August 2022, , Pages 5-12

  Students with specific learning disorders (SLD) have major difficulties in learning and using listening, speaking, reading, writing, and math skills. The present study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of proprioception-enhancing exercises on dyslexia and dysgraphia in students with SLD. The research ...  Read More

Compiling the Green Therapy Training Package and its Effectiveness on the Function of Frontal Part and Mirror Neurons in Hyperactive Children

Razieh Saadat; Fariborz Dortaj; Fateme Ghaemi; Bita Nasrollahi

Volume 6, Issue 21 , May 2023, , Pages 5-11

  This study investigated the green therapy training package and its effectiveness on the function of the frontal part and mirror neurons in hyperactive children. A quasi-experimental study was conducted with a pre-test and post-test design for this purpose. This study's statistical population included ...  Read More

School Psychology
Designing a Reverse Learning Model and Investigating the Effectiveness of the Created Educational Program on Academic Engagement and the Sense of Belonging to School of Senior High School Students

Ataollah Mahmodi; Yahya Yarahmadi; Omid Moradi

Volume 5, Issue 20 , January 2023, , Pages 5-17

  Considering the recent change in teaching methods from teacher-centered to student-centered, and the existence of a gap in student-centered education models, this research aimed to design a reverse learning model and investigate the effectiveness of the resulted educational program on the academic engagement ...  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

School Psychology
Designing a Package of Scientific Thinking Training and Its ‘Effect on Problem-Solving Skill in Preschool Children

Lida Malekzade; Elaheh Hejazi; Sara Aghababaei; Nasrin Zamani

Volume 6, Issue 23 , October 2023, , Pages 5-15

  Scientific thinking is a type of knowledge seeking involving intentional information seeking, including asking questions, testing hypotheses, making observations, recognizing patterns, and making inferences. The purpose of this research was designing a package of scientific thinking training and its ...  Read More

School Psychology
The Effectiveness of Academic Life Skills and Self-Regulation of Motivation Training on Academic Motivation of Senior High School Female Students

Kobra Allahverdiani; Masoumeh Azemodeh; Touraj Hashemi; Khalil Esmaelpour

Volume 6, Issue 24 , January 2024, , Pages 5-14

  In today's educational world, the importance of academic life skills and self-regulated motivation for students, especially in the senior high school, has been noted repeatedly. Thus, the purpose of this research was to investigate the effectiveness of teaching life skills and self-regulation of motivation ...  Read More

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 , May 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

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

Mehraneh Soltaninejad; Fatemeh Ghaemi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , July 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

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 , October 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

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 , January 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

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 , May 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

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

Reza Saeedehghan; Mohammad Khatib; Farid Ghaemi

Volume 2, Issue 6 , August 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

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 , October 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

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 , January 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

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 , August 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

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 , October 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

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

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

Explaining Wisdom based on Moral intelligence

Fariborz Dortaj; Moslem Daneshpayeh; Michel Ferrari

Volume 4, Issue 14 , August 2021, , Pages 7-24

  Wisdom is one of the highest virtues and in a wide range of social activities, ultimately improves oneself and society. It is inherently involved in 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

The Effect of Explanation and Solved Examples on Students’ Transfer, Intrinsic Motivation and Cognitive Load in English Courses

Mohammad Arab ameri; Parvin Kadivar

Volume 4, Issue 15 , October 2021, , Pages 7-14

  Learning can only maintain its functional originality when it leads to permanent changes, and such changes are only possible if accompanied by self-explanation. The current study was conducted to investigate the effect of self-explanation and the solved examples on students’ transfer, intrinsic ...  Read More

Modeling Academic Emotions based on the Quality of Parent-Child Relationships Mediated by the Psychological Capital

Nazanin Mohammadi; Soghra Ebrahimi Ghavam; Fariborz Dortaj

Volume 4, Issue 16 , January 2022, , Pages 7-18

  The current study aimed to propose a model for academic emotions based on the quality of parent-child relationships by the mediation of the psychological capital. It was conducted as a descriptive-correlation study and the data were analyzed using the structural equation modeling. 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

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