Original Research Paper Sociology of Educational Technology
An Optimal Method for Dynamic Participatory Education at Universities

S. Rahimi Sherbaf

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2009, Pages 63-72


  This paper has been prepared by using the results of a research project entitled "The study of interactive teaching algorithms at the Faculty of Mathematical Sciences, Shahrood University of technology". In this research, an optimal dynamic participatory education method based on interactive learning ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Education technology -training course
Investigation of the Roles of Dynamic Geometry Software in Problem Solving Skills and Conjecture Making

E. Reyhani; H. Mesgarani; F. Farmehr

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2009, Pages 73-86


  Teaching and learning geometry at secondary level have usually many problems. Researches indicate that use of Dynamic Geometry Software (DGS) can reduce some of these difficulties. The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of DGS on the ability of conjecture making in geometry problem solving ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Educational Technology Psychology
L2 Motivational Self System, L2 Anxiety, and Motivated Behavior: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach

E. Abdollahzadeh; M. Papi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2009, Pages 87-98


  The present study seeks to investigate the relationship between the L2 motivational self system, second language learning anxiety, and motivated behavior. 1309 junior high school and high school students from all over Iran completed a questionnaire which demonstrated acceptable reliability and validity. ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Educational Technology - Public education
Fitting Test for Logistic Function in Defining the Ability Level and Ranking in Exams

K. Aghigh

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2009, Pages 99-108


  In this paper with using the three- parameter logistic function in response to 4  choice items, the range of ability of each participant for each item or each exam is measured by Item response theory (IRT) and is marked and ranked by each participant’s ability. We will compare (IRT) with traditional ...  Read More

Original Research Paper TVET
Education and Application of Upper Bound Theorem in Cold Rolling of Tri-Layer Srip

A. Pourkamali Anaraki; H.R. Rouhani

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2009, Pages 109-118


  In this paper, A mathematical model for cold rolling of symmetrical tri-layer strip is proposed using the upper bound theorem to investigate the plastic deformation behavior of the strip at the roll gap. With implementation steps to express in order to analysis of cold rolling process, can calculate ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Architecture
Study of Effective Factors to Enhance the Quality of Residential Complexes Design Education

M. Alal-hesabi; H. Arbabian; M. Yousef Zamani

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2009, Pages 119-131


  The aim of this research is find effective factors to enhance the quality of Residential complexes design education .To achievement this aim we use the views of six related groups include, professors of architecture design , professors of related lessons , architectures engaged in house design ,the students ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Architecture
Methodology for Teaching Human, Nature and Architecture’ Course

Gholamhosein Memarian; H. Jahanbakhsh; F. Mirkazemi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2009, Pages 133-149


  Courses in Architecture can be classified into three categories; Knowledge, Skill, and Attitude. The "Human, Nature, Architecture" course, which falls into the attitude category and is one of the basic and specialized courses in teaching architecture, is supposed to be a preface to basing students’ ...  Read More