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

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 , October 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

Comparison of the Effectiveness of Yoga Training with Emotion Regulation Training on Students' Working Memory and Cognitive Flexibility

Samieh Fakhary Nejad; Mina Mojtabaie; Malek Mirhashemi

Volume 2, Issue 7 , October 2019, Pages 33-41

  This study aimed to compare the effectiveness of yoga training with emotion regulation training on students' working memory and cognitive flexibility. The research methodology was quasi-experimental designed as pretest and posttest with control and follow-up groups. Entire second-grade female high schoolers ...  Read More

The Effect of Cathodal Transcranial Direct-Current Stimulation (c-tDCS) of Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex (DLPFC) on Learning Simple Serves in Beginner Volleyball Learners

Seyed Kazem Mousavi Sadati; Ali Sedghyan

Volume 2, Issue 7 , October 2019, Pages 43-50

  This study aimed at determining the effect of cathodal Transcranial Direct-Current Stimulation (c-tDCS) of Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex (DLPFC) on learning simple volleyball serves. This semi-experimental study was performed as pre-test and post-test with a control group. Thirty male volleyball players ...  Read More

Developing a Model of Identity Styles and Emotional Intelligence with the Mediating Role of Self-Concept

Naeimeh Shabanishad; Seyed Ali Hosseini Almadani; Saeid Motevalli

Volume 2, Issue 7 , October 2019, Pages 51-60

  The present study aimed to develop a model of identity styles based on emotional intelligence with the mediating role of self-concept. The statistical population of this study was 310 first and second-grade high school female students of Tehran in the academic year of 2018-2019. Standard questionnaires ...  Read More

The Content Analysis of Reading Comprehension Texts in English Proficiency Test: A Critical Thinking Perspective

Elham Irani; Parisa Farrokh

Volume 2, Issue 7 , October 2019, Pages 61-70

  This study aimed at uncovering the extent to which the content of reading section of English Proficiency Test (EPT) engages the critical thinking.  The corpus of this research included 16 reading comprehension texts among 24 recent tests, and totally 600 cases were randomly selected and analyzed ...  Read More

The Effectiveness of Meta-Cognitive Education on Ten Teaching-Learning Strategies of Male Gifted Students in Ardabil's High Schools

Mahnaz Jooyani; Sayed Davood Hosseininasab; Amir Panahali

Volume 2, Issue 7 , October 2019, Pages 71-80

  The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of meta-cognitive education on teaching-learning strategies of gifted high school students in Ardabil city. This quasi-experimental study was conducted considering two groups: one control group and one experimental group, including a pretest ...  Read More