Volume 3 : Issue 2, June 2013

Table of Contents, 15 Jun 2013

Research Title/ Field

Article (Abstract)


Study the Rate of Practice of Religious Beliefs and Duties in Undergraduate Students of Hormozgan University

Original Research, C6

Nikbakht A.

J. Educ. Manage. Stud., 3(2): 147-151, 2013

ABSTRACT: The present study examines the effect of dynamic classrooms on improvement of educational motivation among the students at high school in Tehran Department of Education, Tehran City. To test the following hypotheses: 1. Dynamic classrooms may lead to rising educational motivation among high school students; 2. Female teachers administer more dynamic classrooms than male teachers; 3. Educational motivation in female is greater than in male students. The participants in this study include all principals and their training assistants and students in high schools in Tehran City that comprise our statistical populations; according to simple randomized sampling technique and H.S. Bola formula for determination of sample space, 100 principals and educational assistants (separately 25 female principals and 25 male principals as well as 25 female assistants and 25 male assistants) and 300 high school students (separately 150 female students and 150 male students) have been elected for this study and then two questionnaires were administered for them respectively 40- questions dynamic classroom questionnaire for principals and their assistants and 50- question educational motivation questionnaire for students and the results of data have been calculated and based on statistical T-tests, Pearson correlation Test and regression that suggest the following outcomes: 1. Dynamic classrooms may lead to rising educational motivation among high school students; 2. There is no difference between educational motivation in females and males; 3. There is no significant difference among classrooms administered by female teachers and male teachers in terms of educational dynamism.
Dynamic Classrooms, Motivation, Educational Progress


Application ICT for Training Teachers in the Teacher's Education Center. (A Case Study in Iran, Tehran)

Original Research, C7

Khosravi A. and Barzegar N.

J. Educ. Manage. Stud., 3(2): 152-155, 2013

ABSTRACT: The present research was done to study the facilitates and equipment necessary for information and communication Technology (ICT) application in Tehran teachers education centres which was carried out by way of a field research. Research aim was feasibility application of Information and communication Technology for training teachers in Tehran teacher's education centres. To perform the research a questionnaire with a 43 researcher-made question was used which included 11 basic factors of using information and communication Technology conditions. The above mentioned questionnaire was presented to two sample groups of instructions and students teachers. The collected information was analyzed using "T-test" with two independent groups and to identical samples, respectively. The result show that both groups indicated that in using ICT, the following factors are very important: Educational system strategy, social supports, technology availability, technical supports, qualified instructors, contents indexes, teaching resource and their assessments. Also both groups believed that there is a meaningful difference between the importance of each of the factors (Ideal case) and satisfaction of the presence of each calculated effect size has high strength.
Education, Teachers, Information, Communication, Technology.


The Relationship between of the Literary Ability of Students and Their Academic Achievement

Original Research, C8

Dorri N. Zarei E. and Heydari H.

J. Educ. Manage. Stud., 3(2): 156-159, 201

ABSTRACT: This study examined the relationship between students’ academic progress and their literary abilities. This was a descriptive type of correlation study. The population of this study was composed of all students in Hormozgan University in the academic year 2010-2011, among which 140 people are randomly selected. A researcher-developed questionnaire was utilized in order to assess the literary ability. The validity content of the questionnaire was approved by faculty members of the Department of Literature. In order to, assess students' progress, their GPAs (the average of students’ marks) in their general, foundation and specialized courses was used. To analyze the collected data, Pearson correlation coefficient and regression analysis were employed through the use of 18th version of statistical package for social sciences (SPSS). The result of this study showed that was significant relationship between variables of literary ability (including literary knowledge and comprehension) and academic achievement, Also ,literary ability (including literary knowledge and comprehension) can be a predictor of academic achievement in students. It should also be mentioned that no significant difference between male and female students’ literary ability was observed. People with higher literary ability are expected to have higher academic achievement as well. With regard to the fact that academic achievement is not gender specific, general programs for optimizing the literary abilities of various ages should be provided.
Literary Ability, Academic Achievement, Literary Knowledge, Comprehension


An Investigation into the Rate of Organizational Citizenship Behavior (OCB) in Personnel of Shahed University in order to Purpose Improvement Strategies

Original Research, C9

Khorshidi A. and Sadeghi S.

J. Educ. Manage. Stud., 3(2): 160-166, 201

ABSTRACT: The current study is a descriptive project that has dealt with rate of Organizational Citizenship Behavior (OCB) in personnel from Shahed University, Iran. It is intended to purpose the improvement strategies in Organizational Citizenship Behavior Sector. The studied population of this investigation comprises of the staffs of Shahed University except for academic fellowship members, who have been totally 550. The studied sample includes 226 official and non- official employees from the aforesaid university in 2011 that were elected by simple randomized sampling technique and based on determination of sample size via H S Bola Table. To implement this study, 24- question Organizational Citizenship Behavior Inventory was adopted and its results were evaluated by statistical analysis via SPSS software where the Cronbach’s Alpha Coefficient value was calculated as 0.87 for this questionnaire. The present study is of applied type in terms of goals and it is quantitative one in terms of data and cross- sectional survey regarding its nature and type of study. In addition to statistical descriptive techniques, some other methods were employed in this study such as drawing of tables of frequency distribution and statistical attributes tables and several diagrams. To analyze data, single- group t-test was adopted where the resultant findings suggested that all five components in this questionnaire (i.e. altruism, conscientiousness, sportsmanship, courtesy, and civic virtue) among personnel are placed at higher than average level and in general Organizational Citizenship Behavior of academic personnel is also at greater level than mean rate.
Organizational Citizenship Behavior, Altruism, Conscientiousness, Sportsmanship, Courtesy, Civic Virtue, Shahed University


Relationship between Achievement Motivation and Ambiguity Tolerance with Entrepreneurship among Students in Hormozgan University

Original Research, C10

Zarei E. Zainalipour H. and Shahverdi Shahraki L.

J. Educ. Manage. Stud., 3(2): 167-172, 201

ABSTRACT: The aim of this study is to examine the relationship between achievement motivation and ambiguity tolerance with entrepreneurship and to compare it between students in Hormozgan University. The study population included all students; therefore 357 individuals (143 male students and 214 female students) were selected using random sampling with proper attribution from the community of Hormozgan University students. Measurement tools were achievement motivation questionnaire, ambiguity tolerance analysis questionnaire and entrepreneurship questionnaire. Research design was descriptive, of correlational type. Pearson correlation and multiple simultaneous and stepwise regressions were also used for the data analysis. Results - at P<0.001 level- showed that achievement motivation and ambiguity tolerance are predictors of entrepreneurial among male and female students and the adjusted coefficient of determination is equal to 0.22. In other words 22% of variances of the entrepreneurship criterion variable are explained by the predictor variables.
Achievement Motivation, Ambiguity Tolerance, Entrepreneurship, Students