Original Research Paper science education
ESP Teachers’ Pedagogical Agenda vs. University Students’ Educational Ambitions: A Needs Analysis Project

S. Shamsaee; M.A. Shams

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2010, Pages 159-165


  The aim of this research is to investigate the relationship between English for Specific Purposes (ESP) teachers and students’ attitude toward learning needs and teaching activities. Mismatch between teachers and students’ expectations from ESP courses can result in undesired outcomes. In ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Sociology of Educational Technology
Social Achievement Goal Theory in Education: A Validity and Reliability Study

S. Talepasand; F. Alijani; I. Bigdeli

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2010, Pages 167-177


  The objective of this study was to validate the Iranian version of the Social Achievement Goal Orientation Scale and test the Social Achievement Goal Orientation theory in the context of Iranian students. A total of 403 Iranian high school students completed a Social Achievement Goal Orientation Scale ...  Read More

Original Research Paper TVET
NanoSteels (The Newest Approaches Toward the Training and Applications of Nanotechnology in Mass Production of Nanostructure Steels)

Sh. Ahmadi; H.R. Shahverdi; A. Shokouhfar

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2010, Pages 179-187


  The term NanoSteels is called to some special steels consisting of nanosize phases (i.e. ferrite, cementite, and austenite), grains, and carbides (e.g. vanadium and M2C) produced by nanotechnology. It is proof that exotic physical, mechanical, and magnetic properties can be obtained from nanostructured ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Education technology - Evaluation and testing
Developing an Intelligent Education System for Design and Manufacturability Evaluation

M.S. Amalnik

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2010, Pages 189-200


  This paper addresses the concept and development of an intelligent education system  in concurrent engineering environment based on object oriented technique for conventional processes such as drilling, reaming, boring, slot drilling, end milling, tapping, etc. and unconventional processes such ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Electronic learning- virtual
Organizing the Phenomenon of Distance Education in the Field of Architecture

H. Hashemnezhad; S.B. Hosseini; vahid vaziri

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2010, Pages 201-212


  Architecture includes a wide range of courses from only theoretical courses to only practical ones. Applying distance education for transferring the learning from teacher to student requires deliberation and exact programming. In this research, we have compared the level of learning of students in traditional ...  Read More

Original Research Paper competency of teachers
Pre-service Teacher Cognition on Corrective Feedback: A Case Study

S. Baleghizadeh; S. Rezaei

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2010, Pages 213-219


  :Recent research has revealed huge interest in pursuing studies on teachers’ cognition. The present paper is a case study designed to investigate a pre-service teacher’s beliefs about corrective feedback at the Iran Language Institute (henceforth ILI). To do so, a pre-service teacher called ...  Read More

Original Research Paper philosophy of education
Increasing Feedback Systems for Teaching Enhancement

M.A. Golkar

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2010, Pages 221-225


  This paper identifies issues that arise from traditional university feedback systems. Traditional university feedback systems are undertaken as annual student surveys in areas including curriculum and teaching which may be conducted by the academic development unit, student union or at faculty or school ...  Read More