Volume 2 : Issue 1, March 2012

Table of Contents, 5 March 2012

Research Title/ Field

Article (Abstract)


Introduction to Work-based Learning

Original Research, B1

Toorani, H. and Khorshidi, A.

J. Educ. Manage. Stud., 2(1): 01-06, 2012

ABSTRACT: The work–based learning model of human resource development has captured a great deal of attention and has gained increasing importance in higher education in recent years. Work-based learning is a powerful phenomenon that attempts help policy-makers, managers and curriculum developers improve the quality of the decision an organizational behavior. This paper tries to clarify the experiences of a "work-based learning "project and training model for the professional development of decision and curriculum developers at the Ministry of Education. The case study method is used to examine the role of the work-based learning model as an effective scheme for the professional development of human resources, enrichment of decision practices, and improvement of organizational activities and environment of work-place. This study illustrates that the examination of the work-based learning model offers the possibility for Iranian decision-makers and curriculum developers to integrate work and learning at the workplace and help each other develop the skills, knowledge and attitudes required for changing workplaces.
Key words: 
work-based learning, professional development, change management, work-based protect, learning organization


Presentation of optimal model of educational evaluation in Tehran high schools

Original Research, B2

Khorshidi A and Tahmanesh R,

J. Educ. Manage. Stud., 2(1): 07-15, 2012

ABSTRACT: The present study is intended to purpose an optimal model of educational evaluation in high schools at Tehran City and to identify its main components and parameters and it has been written to give response to the main question that “What is the most appropriate model (theoretical framework) of evaluation in high schools at Tehran City?” In this research, methodology of “Survey” type has been adopted toward realization of study objective and to give response to the main above- said other minor questions. The statistical population of this study includes teachers and principals with MA and PhD degrees, who are employed in Tehran Training and Education Organization. Method of sampling of this study is of simple randomized sampling while data collection has been conducted by using of questionnaire and other techniques that were adopted to determine reliability, validity and data analysis by means of Cronbach’s Alpha Coefficient, T- single sample, Bartlett’s Chi-Square Test of Sphericity, Kaiser- Meyer-Olkin (KMO) measure of sampling adequacy test, Scree chart and factor analysis with main elements method. By employing the techniques and methods of this study (factor analysis and appropriate statistical tests) it was characterized that the optimal model of educational evaluation is one that comprises of 13 elements (together with 63 parameters) as follows: 1- Equipment’s and lab expenses, 2- Services (research, information and evaluation), 3- Principal, 4- Educational space and materials, 5- Teachers and scientific services, 6- Teachers and their welfare, 7- Teaching characteristics and technology application, 8- Official and staffing affairs, 9- Extracurricular activities, 10- Students and welfare services, 11- Consultation and professional development, 12- Educational facilities and 13- Total Quality Management (TQM). In this article, we deal with explanation of 3 foremost elements of the aforesaid components.
Key words:
Educational Evaluation, Cronbach’s Alpha Coefficient, T- single sample, Bartlett’s test of Sphericity and KMO Sampling Adequacy Test, Scree Chart and Factor Analysis


Effect of Fordias Behavior- Recognizable Education in Happiness and Family Guardian Women’s Depressing in Kalale City

Original Research, B3

Abolghasemi S., Karimi H. and Sharaki T.

J. Educ. Manage. Stud., 2(1): 16-22, 2012

ABSTRACT: This research investigate the effect of fordias behavior – recognizable education on happiness rate and family’s guardian depressing women in kalale city. Three hypotheses are provided to support the study. To carry on this research which is of a practical and experimental type and with pre-test researching design or past – test with control group to perform the tests , all family’s guardian women under cover of the aid of the committee that they were recognized during the interview and taking the test by depress specialist doctor. 30person selected randomly and they were included in two groups of 15participants (experiment and control). First the pre-test of Beck depressing and Oxford happiness of the two groups- control and experiment- was created. Then the experiment group of Fordais behavior – recognizable education was provided by a 6- session- of- 120 minute. Following that the two groups took the past-test. The necessary data was gathered and for the analyses of the gathered data descriptive statistical methods were put at work. Also for the analysis of some changeable co-variance spss statistical program and edition 16 were used. Finally, the results of the research proved that fordias behavior-recognizable education is effective on the happiness and the family’s guardian women depressing. By running the Fordyce’s Happiness Training Program in the present study, wage- earner women from some families were trained for improvement of spiritual moods and increasing satisfaction with life while life contentment is necessary for mental health and ability to acquire contentment may make human more resistant in order to cope with life problems. Also rather than health and effect of energy therapy, exercise and collective activities are useful to reduce depression and anxiety
Keywords: Happiness, Depressing, Recognizable education, Fordias behavior, Family’s guardian women.


Impact of Internationalization on Quality Assurance in Higher Education Curricula.

Hot Paper
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Original Research, B4

Behjati Ardakani F. and Araghieh A.

J. Educ. Manage. Stud., 2(1): 23-27, 2012

ABSTRACT: Higher education has been entered into a modern era characterized by "competition" and "quality". Educational quality is a key factor in Higher Education competition among countries. On the other hand, universities are considered as the main indicator of development in countries and can provide the means of dynamic competition for countries in world Economic. Therefore, the enhancement of international dimension in higher education is the enhancement of country in local and global competitions. This article is a comparative study which uses a qualitative content analysis with inductive category development studying and comparing of different approaches and plans for the Internationalization of curriculum of the higher education (including strategies, programs, activities and methods of teaching and learning) in countries like the United states America, Finland, England and China.

Key words: Internationalization, Higher education, Curricula, Quality assurance