Education technology - higher education
The Application of Gamification Approach in the Curriculum of Higher Education Based on Experts' Experiences

R. Tohand; M. Alinejad; B. Daneshmand

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 April 2024

  Background and Objectives: The gamification approach is one of the newest and most attractive developments in recent years, which has been effective in various fields, including education. This approach attracted the attention of its audience by creating excitement and interaction. Gamification means ...  Read More

Technology-based learning environments
Explaining the elements of the higher education curriculum based on variety of educational interactions in the virtual learning environment

E. Mirzaei; M. Alinejad; B. Daneshmand

Volume 18, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 429-452

  Background and Objectives: Electronic learning is one of the characteristics of educational courses in this century. In all training courses, especially in virtual learning environments, interaction can increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the training process. Also, the careful and thoughtful ...  Read More

Educational Technology - Blended Learning
Designing the model of the blended teaching-learning system in the university: Explaining the dimensions and components

A. Ghofrani; F. Narenji thani; M. A. Shahhoseini; Kh. Abili; J. Pourkarimi

Volume 17, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 881-902

  Background and Objectives: Blended learning approach uses a face-to-face learning environment with the capacities of an electronic environment. This approach has attracted the attention of researchers for more than 15 years due to the significant advantages it brings by compensating for the disadvantages ...  Read More

Developing and Validating the Mooc-based Curriculum Scale in Higher Education

M. Abedini baltork; E. Salehi omran; N. Kolbadinezhad

Volume 17, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 51-68

  Background and Objectives: Massive open online courses as one of the latest educational technologies have caused fundamental and quality changes to educational processes at the level of different universities and it's expanding rapidly. Mooc entails an online learning environment that is considered as ...  Read More

Educational Technology
Required faculty competencies for teaching in higher education institutes in technology era

Sh. Bakhshaliizade; K. Fathi Vajargah; M. Arefi; A.R. Kiamanesh

Volume 15, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 83-100

  Background and Objectives: Third Mellenium World is a world that is faced with rapid scientific, cultural, and technological change. Increasing access to education services at higher education levels has resulted in admission of students with personal differences to higher education institutes. The change ...  Read More

Assessment of students' perceptual readiness for e-learning in Iranian Universities

M. Farazkish; Gh. Montazer

Volume 15, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 101-117

  Background and Objectives: The current generation of academic learners is considered "digital natives" because of their ease of use and familiarity with networking technologies; However, there are ambiguities about the readiness of students to study in an e-learning environment. In particular, Iranian ...  Read More

Emerging Technologies
Measuring the impact of virtual reality on a serious game for improving oral presentation skill

F. Davari; M. Vahidi-Asl; P. Alikhani; M. RezaeiZadeh

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 891-900

  Background and Objectives: Oral presentation is a key competence for success in the diverse work environments that academics need. It is recommended as part of a higher education curriculum. The role of technology in improving oral presentation skills and especially facilitating feedback, is significant. ...  Read More

Modern Educational Approaches
Investigating the current situation of higher agricultural education in khuzestan province from the perspective of metacognitive approach

M. Baradaran; M. Taghibaygi; A.H. Alibaygi

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 915-936

  Background and Objectives: Metacognition as an individual's knowledge about how to learn in agricultural higher education centers should be taken into consideration because the familiarity with metacognitive topics and its role in the process of teaching learning in agricultural higher education centers ...  Read More

Education technology - higher education
Internet of Things; a system for improving the higher education system

A.M. Ahmadvand; H. Nasiri; F. NasrollahiNia; A. Mahjoubian

Volume 14, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 157-168

  Background and Objective:Nowadays, information technology, has affected the production, distribution, and use of knowledge-based processes. Among other things, the Internet of Things as a network of objects connected to each other can bring new capacities in all fields. The aim of the present research ...  Read More

Evaluate and ranking the affecting factors in developing e-learning in higher education with fuzzy multi-criteria decision-making approach

F. Rahmani; H. Ahmadi; E. Ghanbari; S.M. Khorasani Kiasari

Volume 13, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 284-298

  Background and Objective E-learning is a method of teaching that uses a combination of information and communication technology capabilities to facilitate and improve learning. The combination of these facilities provides opportunities for the learner to access the course and curriculum at any time, ...  Read More

Distance Learning
Meta-analysis of the effectiveness of distance education in higher Education learning-teaching activities

A. Mosavi; H. Kaviani

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2019, , Pages 63-73

  Background and Objective:Higher education has faced many challenges and issues during the last two decades, among which we can mention the following: inability to produce theoretical knowledge and use of basic and theoretical knowledge produced in other countries. Of the world, the inapplicability of ...  Read More

Education technology - higher education
Brand management in higher education: Effect of brand equity on attracting scientific talents (A measure of university brand identity)

A. Zamani; M. Pouratashi; S. Ghajarbeigi

Volume 12, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 357-364

  Background and Objective:One of the activities in the field of branding is brand management, which tries to create value for the brand with accurate and principled policy and timely planning, and then, in order to lead changes for striving to develop and improve it. The university brand succeeds when ...  Read More

Electronic learning- virtual
Checking the e-learning acceptability of Iranian agricultural higher education centers from the viewpoints of faculty staff and graduate students

Kh. Mirzaei; H. Saadi; S.H. Movahedmohamadi; R. Movahedi

Volume 12, Issue 3 , July 2018, , Pages 171-183

  Background and Objectives:E-learning is the newest form of distance learning and is called an approach to curriculum planning in which, in addition to using inclusive methods, computer tools and the Internet are used. The first generation of e-learning, or web-based learning programs, focused on providing ...  Read More

Mobile learning
Determining the level of students' recognition of mobile learning: case study

M. Dehghani; S. Rahimi; O. Amrollah

Volume 11, Issue 3 , July 2017, , Pages 209-221

  In M-learning, learning takes place in natural environments and educational messages are transmitted electronically. Hence, the purpose of this study was investigating the level of application and usefulness of mobile learning (devices and applications) among university students.  It is a descriptive ...  Read More

Information literacy
Evaluation of Information Literacy in University Students

A. Zahed Babelan; S. Rajabi

Volume 5, Issue 3 , July 2012, , Pages 203-211

  The present study attempted to investigate the information literacy of students at Mohaghegh Ardabili University. The original pool for the study included 400 male and female students (freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior). The selection was made based on multi-stage sampling in 2010. The study is ...  Read More