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

The Effectiveness of Wisdom-Therapy on EFL Teachers’ Occupational Burnout

Rasool Kornoghabi; Maryam Asoudeh

Volume 4, Issue 15 , October 2021, Pages 15-28

  Wisdom is a concept which has been extensively studied in many researches during recent years. On the other hand, occupational burnout is an issue that has affected teachers’ activities for many years. Occupational burnout is caused by increasing responsibility of teachers over the years. To study ...  Read More

The Effect of Dominant Language of Communication on L3 Learning of Present Tense by Mazandarani-Persian Bilinguals

Hamid reza Ghobadirad; Ali Akbar Jabbari

Volume 4, Issue 15 , October 2021, Pages 29-39

  The present study aimed to investigate Mazandarani-Persian Bilinguals' L3 learning of simple present tense to see whether their L1, L2, or dominant language of communication affect their L3 learning. To this end, 90 male and female students, with the mean age of 14.5 were selected from among the elementary ...  Read More

The Mediating Role of Learning Emotions in Relation to Learning Approaches with Academic Engagement

Bina Haji; Mohammad Azad Abdollahpour

Volume 4, Issue 15 , October 2021, Pages 41-55

  Learning emotions consist of a range of ups and downs students come across in the classroom concerning the subject of study that may affect their performance in academic affairs and the correlation between learning approaches and academic engagement. The present study discussed the mediating role of ...  Read More

Iranian University Students’ Learning Satisfaction with Online Classes during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Mixed-methods Study

Zeinab Azizi; Afsheen Rezai

Volume 4, Issue 15 , October 2021, Pages 57-68

  With the abrupt emergence and development of the COVID-19 pandemic, face-to-face classes have been replaced with online classes (OCs) on an unprecedented scale in Iran. To improve the quality of OCs, it is quite essential to examine to what extent students are satisfied with them. With this aim, the ...  Read More

Relationship of Students’ Math Anxiety with their Optimism and Perceived Classroom Structure, Mediated by Mathematics Attitudes

Maasomeh Naderi Dehsheykh; Fariba Hafezi; Zahra Dashtbozorgi

Volume 4, Issue 15 , October 2021, Pages 69-76

  The present study aimed to investigate the relationship between math anxiety with optimism and perceived classroom structure through mediating role of mathematics attitudes in female high school students. The statistical population of this descriptive correlational study comprised all the female high-school ...  Read More

Language Psychology
The Cognitive Ease of Processing Semantically Related Words in Second Language Education

Vahid Rahmani Doqaruni

Volume 4, Issue 15 , October 2021, Pages 77-83

  The current study presents an alternative approach toward semantic relatedness research in second/foreign language (L2) education as it looks at the issue from a cognitive perspective. The participants were 35 intermediate English as a foreign language (EFL) learners. A semantic priming experiment was ...  Read More