Original Article Studies in Humanities
Reflecting on EFL Teachers' Awareness and Application of Postmethod Pedagogy: A Case in Iran

Behrouz Jamalvandi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2020, Pages 89-96


  This investigation was carried out to explore EFL teachers' understating and perception of postmethod paradigm in English language teaching (ELT). It also aimed at EFL teachers' evaluation and implementation of this pedagogy in their profession. To do so, as a qualitative research method, semi-structured ...  Read More

Original Article Studies in Humanities
Predicting Job Performance Based on Basic Psychological Needs Satisfaction and Integrative Self-Knowledge Variables in Ilam's Physical Education Teachers

Hemmatollah Bastami; Maryam Panahi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2020, Pages 97-110


  This study aimed to predict job performance of Iranian physical education teachers based on basic psychological needs satisfaction and integrative self-knowledge variables. The research method was descriptive correlational and in terms of purpose it was applied. The statistical population of this study ...  Read More

Original Article Studies in Social Science
Paternalism: Its Normative Issues and the Debate

Lizashree Hazarika

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2020, Pages 111-124


  Paternalism is a complicated issue which has both theoretical and normative implications. The debate on paternalism is basically about investigating the justificatory arguments. This paper analyzes certain moral conditions under which a paternalistic attitude or behavior is considered to be problematic. ...  Read More

Original Article Studies in Social Science
Exploring and Evaluating the Patterns of How Iranian Twitter Users Are Affected by the Political Attitudes of Influencers

Hamidreza Jalaeipour; Abolfazl Hajizadegan

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2020, Pages 125-140


  In this research, through identifying the components of what is called “Iranian Twitter”, we tried to identify and evaluate the patterns of how Iranian Twitter users are affected by the political attitudes of the Iranian Twitter Influencers. For this purpose, Influencers and Followers including ...  Read More

Original Article
Iranian EFL Teachers’s Attitudes towards Lesson Planning based on Their Teaching Experience and Their Teaching Place

Mina Heidari; Sara Heidari

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2020, Pages 141-149


  Lesson plan plays an important role in supporting teaching-learning process at schools and institutes. According to the literature available, unfortunately few studies have been conducted on these issues in the context of Iran. Therefore, EFL teachers' attitudes towards lesson planning on improving teaching ...  Read More

Original Article Studies in Humanities
Organizational Intelligence, Survival Factor of Today’s Organizations

Masoud Pour Kiani; Maryam Pourjafari Jozam; Mina Pourjafari Jozam

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2020, Pages 150-164


  Nowadays, numerous factors affect survival of service and industrial units; these factors change rapidly. Organizations should always adapt themselves to changes occurred in environment and their surrounding and should move with them. An organization should not only change its status once in a while, ...  Read More

Original Article Studies in Humanities
A Conceptual Model of Entrepreneurship Development and Employment of Rural New Approach

Mohammad Alikhani; Jamshid Khodayari; Maryam Dehnavi; Javad Verij kazemi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2020, Pages 165-171


  From layout and extraction of structural and functional experienced patterns from other countries in rural development and entrepreneurship, it can be achieve to a perspective of comprehensive and integration picture from intervention in this areas. This view like as a strategy has performance capability ...  Read More