Volume 16 (2024)
Volume 15 (2023)
Volume 14 (2022)
Volume 13 (2021)
Volume 12 (2020)
Volume 11 (2019)
Volume 10 (2018)
Volume 9 (2017)
Volume 8 (2016)
Volume 7 (2015)
Volume 6 (2014)
Volume 5 (2013)
Volume 4 (2012)
Volume 3 (2011)
Volume 2 (2010)
Volume 1 (2009)
Future Studies of Higher Education
Topical meta-synthesis and critical review of interdisciplinary research on futures studies

M. Taheri Demneh; A. Zackery; A. Asadnia

Volume 14, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 86-49


  The movement from intra-disciplinary toward inter-disciplinary approaches by focusing on real-world problems is a growing trend in higher education. Thus, next generation universities will move toward inter-disciplinary discourses. In the meantime, systematic studies of futures or futures studies have ...  Read More

Future Studies of Higher Education
The future of interdisciplinarity in higher education: experiences of medical universities in Iran

M. Hoseini Moghadam; M. Hamidi

Volume 14, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 87-122


  With the growing complexity of current and future world issues, the interconnectedness and, interdependence of thematic areas has become one of the shared norms and practices today. This also has led to the development of interdisciplinary studies in scientific and technological institutions and has ...  Read More

Guest Editor Preface: COVID-19 Crisis,; An interdisciplinary problem

N. Fazeli

Volume 12, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 3-7


  The COVID-19 crisis in Iran has drawn the attention of academic scholars in all fields of knowledge. The researchers of humanities and social sciences as the same as the scholars of medical sciences and epidemiologists have been trying to participate in the whole process of crisis management. There have ...  Read More

The necessity and feasibility of interdisciplinarity in pre-academic education, the collage of the future of schools

M. Taheri Demneh; Z. Heidari Darani

Volume 11, Issue 4 , July 2019, , Pages 69-99


  Apart from the fact that the conceptualization and application of interdisciplinary fields are still in midway, most studies in this field have focused on f the university and paid attention to the necessity of establishing an interdisciplinarity at the university. However, academic experience has shown ...  Read More

Higher Education
Conceptual Necessities and Methodological Requirements in Academic Culture Studies

F. Asghari; A. Abbaspour; H. Rahimian; S. Ghiasi Nodooshan

Volume 11, Issue 1 , June 2019, , Pages 129-164


  Studying the culture of every community, because of identity characteristics and borders distinguishing different communities, is one of the main requirements for understanding that community. Although researchers from different fields have carried out studies on the culture of university as an important ...  Read More

Future Studies of Higher Education
Social construction of Future Reality With emphasis on interdisciplinary studies

A. Rezayan Ghayehbashi; A. Pourezzat

Volume 10, Issue 4 , September 2018, , Pages 1-22


  Organizations, community groups, elites, and government policies in many ways influence the process of future construction, while they are heavily influenced by various scholars. Based on the theories of social status and socialization, and the policy model for the elite of the masses, the future is ...  Read More

Metaphor and interdisciplinarity: Explaining the metaphors application in the interdisciplinary research

ghasem darzi

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 1-26


  Analogy and metaphor are among figures of speech and play an important role in explaining the complexity. Even though metaphors often are considered among figures of speech but in recent modern years have been used in Scientific discoveries. So we could consider metaphors as a key instrument for removing ...  Read More

The Need to Concentrate on Interdisciplinary in Science Classification Systems and Library-Bibliographical Classification Schemas: A Switch from Classical Logic to Fuzzy Logic

M. Cheshmehsohrabi; F. Zarmehr

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 55-79


  Classical classification with two-value logic is the basis of most of the classification schemes, while with the emergence of interdisciplinary sciences, this has become challenging in properly determining their stance in the classification of science. The method adopted in this study is analytic consisting ...  Read More

Evaluation of Hard/Soft Sciences and Disciplinary/Interdisciplinary Divides in Light of Titles in Persian and English Research Articles

A. Reza Gholi Famian

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 117-139


  The hard/soft as well as disciplinary/interdisciplinary divides have been interesting topics in the history and philosophy of science. In this study, these two divides will be revisited in the light of the sub-genre, "article title". The article title is the initial section of any article that readers ...  Read More

disciplinary, interdisciplinary and postdisciplinary: changing disciplinary patterns in linguistics

N. Fazeli; F. Koushki

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 1-24


  The fundamental change in language research, which started with Saussure in the early twentieth century and led to the establishment of modern linguistics, restricted the said research within the so-called central part of language, i. e., the language system, without taking into consideration anything ...  Read More

Role of psychology in connecting human sciences for developing interdisciplinary institutions

M. N. Farahani; H. Khanipour

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2016, , Pages 173-193


  Psychology as a hub science has a good capacity to connect human sciences. Purposes of this article were: Reviewing historical interest among psychologist for interdisciplinary studies; Investigating common issues between psychology and other human sciences; Explaining psychological causes for failures ...  Read More

A Model for Improving Science Diplomacy through Interdisciplinary Aspects in Higher Education and Foreign Policy Systems: Case Study of K.N. Toosi University

T. Moghimi; H. R. Arasteh; K. Mohammadkhani

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2016, , Pages 195-224


  Science diplomacy is a developing foreign policy and international relationship among nations is affected by science and technology. Because of the major role of higher education in the production and dissemination of science and new technology, this important organization has always been attractive. ...  Read More

Transformation of Geography as an Interdisciplinary Science

H. Afrakhteh

Volume 8, Issue 2 , June 2016, , Pages 119-132


  Geography as a science of the spatial analysis of phenomena is based on three main objectives: studying spatial structures, examining the locational-spatial order of socio-economic activities, and searching spatial relationships and functions through hierarchical leveling of rural and urban settlements. ...  Read More

An Analysis of the Interdisciplinary Curriculum of the of Environmental Education in Higher Education

S. M. Shobeiri; Z. Shamsi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , September 2015, , Pages 127-145


  Environmental problems, expanding knowledge and developing new technologies for environmental curriculum in higher education require planning environmental curriculum and developing academic thinking in relation to the dynamics of past, present and future. The purpose of present study is to analyze the ...  Read More

“Space” and its Role in Recreating Architectural Theory and Social Science

E. Zarghami; S. M. Behrooz

Volume 7, Issue 2 , May 2015, , Pages 81-99


  “Space” was architecture’s main keyword between the 1890s and 1960s, but it lost its significance in architecture gradually; this was mainly due to the prevalence of postmodern semiotics and theories of “place” in architecture. Social science however went through an inverse ...  Read More

A Study of the Psychological Views of Attar on the Basis of Humanism

Z. Najafi; M. Mani; M. Kalantari

Volume 7, Issue 2 , May 2015, , Pages 149-168


  Humanism was introduced to psychologists through Maslow and Rogers’s views in the twentieth century. This school deals with the human needs and his innate tendencies. Utopia, exalted experiences, religious experiences, high motivations and human nature are among Maslow and Rogers’s ideas.   Attar, ...  Read More

Recognizing Genius loci in Designing Children’s Spaces, Due to the Phenomenological Ideas of Norberg-Schulz

R. Nikravesh; M. Ghasemi Sichani

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2015, , Pages 145-172


  Christian Norberg- Schulz explained his ideas about the phenomenology of architecture, indebted to Martin Heidegger’s opinionsand believed that one of the main strategies for identification of the place is creating meaningful environments. Schulz can be considered as one of theorists who created ...  Read More

Typology of Persian Poetry from the Perspective of Political Literature

Hamid Nassaj; Morteza Haji Mazdarani

Volume 6, Issue 4 , November 2014, , Pages 85-122


  Among the various and different categories provided for the political thoughts in Islam and Iran, the emphasis is usually on political jurisdiction, political philosophy, political theology and Siyāsatnāma (Book of Government); but the most Iranian area of thinking in Islamic Iran must be sought in ...  Read More

Critical Thinking as a General Method for Interdisciplinary Research of Humanities

Reza Akbari Nouri

Volume 6, Issue 3 , September 2014, , Pages 1-21


  The method is an essential and determining element in any action for being successful; among them, the method is of high importance in research and studying. In this respect, the study and research are not so important per se, as how it’s fulfilled. The present paper aims to introduce the general ...  Read More

The Necessity of Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities

Morteza Ebrahimi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2014, , Pages 19-32


  Relentless efforts of scholars in humanities to strike a balance between the beliefs of human beings about the world and life on the hand, and the issue of outlook on life (world view) indicates that there is a large gap between people’s beliefs and their outlook on life (world view). Thus, it ...  Read More

Conditions of Possibility and Reasons for Preventing the Establishment of the Interdisciplinary of “Social Policy” in Iran

Masoumeh Qarakhani

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2014, , Pages 33-55


  One characteristic of interdisciplinary educations is creating a connection between theoretical and practical spheres of education, and also establishing an effective bond between science and everyday social realities. “Social policy”, as an interdisciplinary, that deals with systematic and ...  Read More

Academic Disciplines: Functions, Dysfunctions and Developments

Nematollah Fazeli

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 1-30


  This paper constitutes of two main sections: the first section examines academic disciplines in the world theoretically. This section deals with issues such as what are academic disciplines, how they emerged and evolved, what functions they have had, and finally, what problems and crisis they have in ...  Read More

Restructuring Interdisciplinaries in Higher Education (With emphasis on indicators)

Nader Shahamat; Hamid Reza Arasteh; Fatemeh Shahamat; Maryam Roozagar

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 55-77


  Academic interdisciplinaries demand their own specific standards of excellence. This study attempts to design a conceptual model and to edit its structural indices in university and descriptive-analytic method is used in it. For this reason, at first conceptual dimensions of the structure have been identified ...  Read More

City as an Interdisciplinary Phenomenon

Seyed Abol hassan Riazi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 101-115


  Interdisciplinary as a new approach to the problems of science and knowledge, has a wide range, but there is no consensus on its epistemological range and ontological domain. Among the different and various problems, there is a general agreement on “City” as a field of study as an interdisciplinary ...  Read More

The Interdisciplinary Essence of Political Knowledge

Hossein Salimi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 117-134


  In the article, it has been tried to answer a fundamental question on the political science; whether the science has been constituted through a combination of difference and diversity of sciences or that is a unique, totally independent discipline.  The author endeavors to manifest that the nature ...  Read More