Original Research Paper Education technology - Evaluation and testing
An eclectic model for assessing e-learning readiness in the Iranian universities

Gh. Montazer; B. Darab

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2010, Pages 83-92


  Information technologies have reshaped the interactions and creation of knowledge, and affected significantly the processes of acquisition and dissemination of knowledge in the society. The universities and educational institutions, as the main sources of production and communication of science, are ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Preparation and compilation of electronic content
A Conceptual Framework Development for E-learning Programs Evaluation at Iranian Higher Education Institutions

A. Anarinejad; P. Saketi; A.A. Safavi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2010, Pages 93-103


  This paper suggests a conceptual framework for evaluation of e-learning programs. Through an extensive literature review, nine most critical e-learning evaluation questions are addressed and seven approaches of e-learning evaluation are identified: Case Studies, Comparisons with Traditional Learning, ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Electronic learning- virtual
Comparative Study of Faculty Members' and Administers' Point of Views About Major Barriers of Faculty Participation in Virtual Education Courses

S.M. Abdollahi; B.E. Zamani; E. Ebrahimzadeh; B. Zandi; H. Zare

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2010, Pages 105-116


  Main purpose of this research is to comparative study of point of views of faculty members and administers Isfahan university about major barriers of faculty participation in e-learning courses. Second purpose of this research is to study probably relations between these barriers h n order to suggest ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Architecture
Designing Patterns of Children Educational Spaces Based on Creativity Model

M. Shafaie; R. Madani

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2010, Pages 117-124


  In recent years, a significant population of children in Iran is caused a special attention towards the problem of educational spaces for children. Unfortunately in Iran, most schools and child care spaces are established in non-educational buildings (such as houses). Emphasizing on the advantages of ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Architecture
Today’s Architecture Education and the Future Concerns

Y. Gorji Mahlabani

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2010, Pages 125-136


  Nowadays, the concern about the future of architecture education has been growing. It seems that the existing models of teaching and practicing architecture may not be appropriate to address the challenges of tomorrow. Not only has there been little consideration of the future of architecture but even ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Educational technology- primary school
Review The Impact of E-learning Program on Dictation Skills of Primary School Students Based on Design Principles

F. Zarabian; H. Rastegarpour; B. Zandi; M.R. Sarmadi; M. Farajollahi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2010, Pages 137-149


  The aim of this study is to review the impact of e-learning program on the dictation skills of third grade primary school students based on educational design principles. This study is full field in the form of quasi – experiment. Statistical society included 62 female students of shahid mahdavi ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Educational Technology - Public education
The Effect of Active Learning on Engineering Students in Population and Family Planning Course

A. Zakeri

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2010, Pages 151-157


  Population growth is among the most important priorities of every society if it is to achieve health and development. Proper education, by means of creating a change in individual’s attitudes and thought patterns, is considered a fundamental step in achieving the goals of family planning. In order ...  Read More