اعضای هیات تحریریه

اعضای هیات تحریریه بین المللی

محمدرضا سرکارآرانی

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Name: Mohammad Reza Sarkar Arani, Ph.D

Date of Birth: Sep./16/1965 -Kashan, Iran

Nationality: Iranian

                                  

Present Position (Iran): Associate Professor of Department of Education, School of Psychology and Education, University of Allame Tabatabai, Tehran, Iran.

                                           Mailing Address: IRAN-TEHRAN; P.O.BOX: 16765-1379

                                                                          TEL: +98-21-22851604, FAX: +98-21-55407368                             

                                                                          E-Mail: allameh2001@yahoo.com

 

Qualifications (University Attended):

9/1983-6/1987     B.A. in Education (Educational Administration and Planning), School of 

                             Education and Psychology, ShahidBeheshtiUniversity, Tehran, Iran, 1987(with  

                             highest honors)

2/1988-7/1991     M.A. in Education (History and Philosophy of Education), School of 

                             Humanities, TarbiatModarresUniversity, Tehran, Iran, 1991(with  

                             highest honors)

10/1994-3/1995   Japanese Course Student, NagoyaUniversity, EducationCenter for International   

                             Students                    

4/1995-3/1996     Graduate Research Student, Graduate School of Education, NagoyaUniversity

4/1996-3/1999     Ph.D in Education, Graduate School of Education, NagoyaUniversity

10/2004-10/2006 Postdoctoral Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Graduate        

                            School of Education, NagoyaUniversity

 

Citizenship: Iranian

 

Language Skills: Persian, Japanese, and English

 

Employment History (Teaching and Research): 16 years in University

9/1991-1/1994    A Faculty Member of the Department of Education, School of Humanities, 

                            KashanUniversity, Kashan, Iran

1/1992-1/1994    A Member of the University Research Council at KashanUniversity, Kashan, Iran

2/1994-9/1994    A Faculty Member of the Department of Education, School of Psychology and

                            Education, AllameTabatabaiUniversity, Tehran, Iran

4/1999-12/2003  Assistant Professor of AllameTabatabaiUniversity

10/2003-Now     Associate Professor of AllameTabatabaiUniversity

   

Major Scholarly Publications:

In Persian

1) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (1991) The Subject and Purpose of the Comparative Education,   

    Journal of Modarres, Quarterly Journal of the Faculty of Humanities, Tarbiat Modarres         

    University, Tehran, Vol.2 & 3, Nos.5-7, pp.1-17.

2) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (1992) Development of Education in Japan (A Comparative

    Study), Journal of Modarres, Quarterly Journal of the Faculty of Humanities, Tarbiat Modarres        

    University, Tehran, Vol.3, Nos.9 & 10, pp.139-175.

3) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (1994) Educational Administration in Japan, Journal of

    Educational Administration, A Publication of the Vice-Ministry of Human Resource    

    Development, Ministry of Education, Vol.3, No.2, pp.41-52.

4) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (1995) A Comparative Study of the Teacher Training in Iran and

    Japan, Journal of Psychology and Education, Quarterly Journal of the Faculty of Psychology and 

    Education, TehranUniversity, (New Series) Vol.1, No.1, pp.187-206.

5) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (1995) Education and Social-Economic Development in

    Developing Countries, Farhang-e-Towsee, Journal of Culture of Development, Vol.3, No.15,

    pp.2-8.

6) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (1997) Elementary Education in Japan: Quality and Equality- 

    Focus on the Role of Teacher in the Teaching-Learning Process-, Journal of Research and 

   Development, Quarterly Journal of the Embassy of Iran, Tokyo, Nos.8 & 9, pp.111-148.

7) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (1999) Teachers’ Collaborative Research in the Classroom: The

    Japanese Experience in the Professional Development of Teachers in School, Quarterly Journal

    of Education, A Publication of the Institute for Educational Research, Ministry of Education,

    Vol.15, No.59, pp.61-76.

8)Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (1999) The Principles of Primary Education in Japan and

    Comparing it with the United States, Quarterly Journal of Research in Education, Journal of

    Iranian Association for Education, Nos.13 & 14, pp.65-80.

9) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2001) Participation and Human Right, Journal of Political and

    Economic Ettela’at, Vol.15, Nos.3 & 4, pp.154-163.

10) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2001) Method of Mathematics Instruction in Japanese      

    Elementary Schools, Quarterly Journal of Education, A Publication of the Institute for  

    Educational Research, Ministry of Education, Vol.17, No.65, pp.107-127.

11) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2001) From Knowledge Seeking to Knowledge Creation:

      The Japanese Higher Education’s Challenge in the 1980’s & 1990’s, Journal of Research and   

      Planning in Higher Education, A Publication of the Institute for Research and Planning in 

      Higher Education, Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Vol.7, No.1, pp.115-142.

12) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2001) Labour Force Developments and Emerging Human 

       Resource Policies in Japan, Journal of Political and Economic Ettela’at, Vol.15, Nos.11 & 12,

       pp.198-211.

13) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2001) Relationship between Higher Education and Work  

       Market in Japan, Journal of Humanities, Quarterly Journal of the University of Al-Zahra 

       Publication, Vol.11, Nos.37 & 38, pp. 237-280.

14) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2002)Transitions from Higher Education to Work in Japan:   

       Problems and Policies, Journal of Political and Economic Ettela’at, Vol.16,  

       Nos.3 & 4, pp.232-239.

15) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2002) Research on the History of Educational Development in

       Japan: Focus on the Methodology of Educational Reforms, Quarterly Journal of   

      Research in Education, Journal of Iranian Association for Education, Nos.15 & 16, pp.47-75.

16) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2002) The Cultural Approach in Geography in Primary

      Schools: A Case Study of Japans’ Internationalization of Education, Journal of

      Political and Economic Ettela’at, Vol.16, Nos. 9 & 10, pp.158-165.

17) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2002) An Investigation on Japanese National Curriculum 

      Reforms: Focus on Integrated Curriculum Approach, Quarterly Journal of Educational 

      Innovations, A Publication of the Organization for Educational Research and Planning,       

      Ministry of Education, Vol.1, No.1, pp.67-88.

18) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2003) Internationalization of Higher Education: Challenge, 

      Strategy, Policy and Practice, Journal of Political and Economic Ettela’at, Vol.17, Nos.3 & 4,

      pp.184-197.

19) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2003) Employment, Labor Market and University System in

      Japan, Quarterly Journal of Political and Economic Ettela’at, Vol.17, Nos.11 & 12,  

      pp.192-201.

20) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza & Ali Reza Moghadam (2003) Innovation in Distance 

      Education: Development of Online and Web-Based Learning, Quarterly Journal of Educational

     Innovations, A Publication of the Organization for Educational Research and Planning,       

     Ministry of Education, Vol.2, No.3, pp.77-108.

21) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2003) Learning to Bridge the Digital Divide, Journal of School 

      Management, A Publication of the Organization for Educational Research and 

      Planning, Ministry of Education, Vol. 2, Nos.5-8, pp.6-12.

22) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2004) Japan and the Information Society, Quarterly Journal of 

      Political and Economic Ettela’at, Nos.203-204, pp.224-229.

23) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2009). Faculty Development: A Comparative Study for Developing an Alternative Model, Journal of Human Science Development, A Publication of Cultural and Social Research Institute, Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Vol.3, In Press

 

In English

1) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (1995) Education in Japan: Quality and Equality -A Comparative   

    Discussion-, Journal of Psychology and Education, Quarterly Journal of the Faculty of

    Psychology and Education, TehranUniversity, (New Series) Vol.1, Nos.3-5, pp.39-69.

2) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (1996) The Alternative Approach to Improve the Teaching-

    Learning Process and Teachers' Professional Development in Japan, Journal of Psychology and

    Education, Quarterly Journal of the Faculty of Psychology and Education, TehranUniversity,

    (New Series) Vol.2, Nos.1-4, pp.27-59.

3) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza & Matoba Masami (2002) School Based In-Service Teacher 

   Training in Japan: Perspectives on Teachers Professional Development, Journal of the Graduate    

   School of Education and human Development (Educational Sciences), NagoyaUniversity (Dept.  

   of Education), Vol.49, No.1, pp.97-110.

4) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2004) Policy of Education for the 21st Century in Developed

    and Developing Countries: Focus on Japan and Persian Gulf Region, Journal of International

   Cooperation Studies, Vol.11, No.3, pp.101-130.

5) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2004) Teachers Learning From Each Other in Japan through

    Jugyou Kenkyu: An Alternative Approach to Teachers’ Professional Development, Journal of

    Studies in International Relations, Vol.25, No.1, pp.191-210.

6) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza & Matoba Masami (2005) Japanese Approach to Improving Instruction through School-Based In-service Teacher Training, Romanian Revista de Pedagogie, (Romania Journal of Educational Science), Vol.1, No. 12, pp.173-180.

7) Sarkar Arani, Mohammad Reza & Lassegard, J.P. (2007) Education for International Understanding: An Examination of the Japanese Approach in the Period for Integrated Study, International Journal of Citizenship, Social and Economic Education, Vol.7, No.2, pp.75-89.

8) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza, Shibata, Y. & Matoba M. (2007) Delivering Jugyou Kenkyuu for Reframing Schools as Learning Organizations: An Examination of the Process of Japanese School Change, Nagoya Journal of Education and Human Development, Vol. 3, pp.25-36.

9) Matoba, M. Shibata, Y. & Sarkar Arani, Mohammad Reza (2007) School-University Partnerships: A New Recipe for Creating Professional Knowledge in School, International Journal of Educational Research for Policy and Practice, Vol.6, No.1, pp.55-65.

10) Sarkar Arani, Mohammad Reza and Fukaya, K. (2007) Japanese National Curriculum Standards Reform: Integrated Study and Its Challenges, Educational Practice and Theory, Vol.29, No.1, pp.17-34.

10) Sarkar Arani, Mohammad Reza and Fukaya,Takenobu(2009) Learning beyond Boundaries: Japanese Teachers Learning to Reflect and Reflecting to Learn, Child Research Net Online, (Research paper) available at

11) Sarkar Arani, Mohammad Reza, Fukaya, Keisuke and J.P. Lassegard(2010)Lesson Study as Professional Culture in Japanese Schools: An Historical Perspective on Elementary Classroom Practices, Japan Review, Vol.22,pp.171-200.

 

In Japanese         

1) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (1996) The Significance of the School Based In-Service Teacher      

    Training for Classroom Practice, Journal of the School of Education, NagoyaUniversity (Dept.    

    of Education), Vol.43, No.1, pp.105-116.

2) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (1997) The School Based In-Service Teacher Training for

    Improving Classroom Practices-A Case Study on Komeno Elementary School-, Journal of the

    School of Education, NagoyaUniversity (Dept. of Education), Vol.43, No.2, pp.153-166.

3) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (1997) The Impact of the School Based In-Service Teacher    

    Training on Enriching Classroom Practices: View from the Teachers' Decision-Making   

    Perspective (1)-A New Research Method of Teachers' Decision-Making-, Journal of the School       

    of Education, NagoyaUniversity(Dept. of Education), Vol.44, No.1, pp.71-89.

4) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (1998) The Impact of the School Based In-Service Teacher    

    Training on Enriching Classroom Practices: View from the Teachers' Decision-Making    

    Perspective (2)-A Case Study on Japanese 5th Grade Mathematics Classroom Activities-,  

    Journal of the School of Education, NagoyaUniversity (Dept. of Education), Vol.44, No.2,   

     pp.75-94.

5) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (1998) The Impact of the School Based In-Service Teacher  

    Training on Teacher Professional Development and Teaching-Learning Process-A Case Study on

    JapaneseElementary School Teacher-, Journal of the School of Education, Nagoya

    University (Dept. of Education), Vol.45, No.1, pp.137-151.

6) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (1999) The Impact of the School Based In-Service Teacher    

    Training on Enriching Classroom Practices: View from the Teachers' Decision-Making 

    Perspective (3)-A Case Study on Japanese 5th Grade Mathematics Classroom Activities-,  

    Journal of the School of Education, NagoyaUniversity (Dept. of Education), Vol.45, No.2,       

     pp.169-180.

7) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza & Masami Matoba (2003) Collaborative Research on the

    Relationship of School-Based In-service Teacher Training and Teachers' Qualification: The Case

    of Transfer of Jugyou Kenkyu in Iran, Journal of the  School of Education, NagoyaUniversity

    (Dept. of Education), Vol.50, No.1, pp. 145-162.       

8)Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza and Keiko Sakurai (2004) Quality Assurance of Higher 

    Education in Iran: A Case Study of AllamehTabatabaiUniversity, Nagoya Journal of Higher   

    Education, Journal of Center for the Studies of Higher Education, NagoyaUniversity, Vol.4,

    pp.169-182.

9) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2004) The Cultural Approach in Geography Instruction

    -A Case Study of Japans’ Education for International Understanding-, Journal of Studies in 

    International Relations, Vol.25, No.3, pp. 111-127.

10) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza & Masami Matoba (2005) Collaborative Research on the Relationship of School-Based In-Service Teacher Training and Teachers’ Qualification (2): A Case Study on Transfer of Jugyou Kenkyu to an Iranian Elementary School, Journal of the

  School of Education, NagoyaUniversity (Dept. of Education), Vol.51, No.2, pp. 167-186.  

11) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza & Masami Matoba (2005) Collaborative Research on the Relationship of School-Based In-Service Teacher Training and Teachers’ Qualification (3): A Case Study on Iranian 4th Grade Mathematics Classroom Activities, Journal of the

  School of Education, NagoyaUniversity (Dept. of Education), Vol.52, No.1, pp.141-155.  

12) Matoba Masami, Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza, Ito Kunika, Hanasaki Eri, Shiroyama Masumi, Kani Misako(2006) Challenges and Progress of Lesson Study in America-Focus on James Stigler Research Group-, Research Bulletin of the Studies on Secondary Education, Research Center on Secondary Education, the Graduate  School of Education and Human Development, Nagoya University, Vol.4, 51-68.

13) Matoba Masami & Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2006) Collaborative Research on the Relationship of School-Based In-Service Teacher Training and Teachers’ Qualification (4)

-The Impact of Jugyou Kenkyu on Delivering School as a “Learning Organization”, Journal of the School of Education, Nagoya University (Dept. of Education), Vol.52, No.2, pp.123-134.

 

Chapters in Books:

In Persian

1) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2000) Schools Looking for New Perspectives, In M. Hematy (ed.), Reflection on  the Elementary School Textbooks (47-53), Tehran: The Organization for  Educational Research and Planning, Ministry of Education.

2) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2000) The Roles of Non-Fiction Books and Teaching-Aids 

    Publication, In M. Hematy(ed.), Reflection on the Non-Fiction Books and Teaching-Aids Publication (94-106), Tehran: The Organization for Educational Research and Planning, Ministry of Education.

3)Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2006) The Viewpoint of Educational Publications on the New Methods of Education, In F. Bayat (ed.), Roshd Yearbook (10-19), Tehran: The Organization for Educational Research and Planning, Ministry of Education.

4) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2009). Faculty Development: A Comparative Study for Developing an Alternative Model, In M. Yamani (ed.), New Approach and Perspective on Higher Education, Tehran: The Cultural and Social Research Institute, Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, pp.437-484.

 

In Japanese

1) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (1999) Improving the Quality of School and School Based In-  

    Service Teacher Training Through the Enrichment of Classroom Practice, In Yutaka Hibi (ed.), Classroom Analysis Methods and Subjects, (114-126), Nagoya: Reimei Shobo Publishing.

 

In English

1) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza with J. Alagamandan & H. Tourani (2004) Work-Based

      Learning: A Practical Approach for Learning to Work and Working to Learn-A Case Study on  

      Decision-Makers’ Professional Development in Iran-, In Victor M. S. Gil; Isabel Alarcao & Hans Hooghoff (eds.),Challenges in Teaching & Learning in Higher Education, (131-146), Portugal: Portugal University Press.

2) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza & Masami Matoba(2005) Japanese Approach to Improving Instruction through School-Based In-service Teacher Training, In Nikolay Popov & Rossitsa Penkova(eds), Comparative Education in Teacher Training, (59-63), Sofia: Bulgarian Comparative Education Society.

3) Masami Matoba & Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2005) Learning from Japanese Approach to

Teachers’ Professional Development: Can Jugyou Kenkyu Work in Other Countries? In Nikolay Popov & Rossitsa Penkova(eds), Comparative Education in Teacher Training, (55-58), Sofia: Bulgarian Comparative Education Society.

4) Sarkar Arani, M.R. (2006). Transnational Learning: The Integration of Jugyou Kenkyuu into Iranian Teacher Training, In M. Matoba, K. Krawford, and M. R. Sarkar Arani (eds.), Lesson Study: International Perspective on Policy and Practice, (37-75), China: Educational Science Publishing House.

5) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza & Masami M. (2006)Challenges in Japanese Teachers’ Professional Development: A Focus on An Alternative Perspective, In N. Popov, C. Wolhuter, C. Heller &M. Kysilka (eds.), Comparative Education in Teacher Training, (107-115), Bulgarian Comparative Education Society.

6) Masami Matoba & Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2006)Ethnography for Teachers’ Professional Development: Japanese Approach of Investigation on Classroom Activities, In N. Popov, C. Wolhuter, C. Heller &M. Kysilka (eds.), Comparative Education in Teacher Training, (116-125), Bulgarian Comparative Education Society.

7)Sarkar Arani, Mohammad Reza and Fukaya, Keisuke (2010) Japanese National Curriculum Standards Reform: Integrated Study and Its Challenges, In:Globalization, Ideology and Education Policy Reforms, Edited by Zajda, Joseph, The Netherlands: Springer, pp.63-77.

 

Book Contribution:

1) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2000) Elementary Education in Japan, Tehran: The Bureau

    of International Scientific Cooperation, Ministry of Education.

2) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2001) Classroom Management: The Strategies for Effective

    Teaching, Tehran: Madrese Publishing.

3) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2002) Teaching and Learning Process in Japanese Elementary

    School, Tehran: Roznegar Publishing.

4) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza with A. R. Moghadam (2003) Inquiry in the Classroom,

     Tehran: Tarbiat Publishing.

5) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2003) Educational Reform and Japan’s Modernization: Focus on a Comparative Study in the Education of Iran and Japan, Tehran: Roznegar Publishing.

6) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza & A. R. Moghadam (2004) Teaching Gap: Comparative 

    Study on Culture of Mathematics Teaching in Japan, USA & Germany, Madrese Publishing.

7) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2004) Learning to Bridge the Digital Divide: Focus on  

      Sweden, Japan & England National Strategic Plan, Tehran: Tarbiat Publishing.

8) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2005) Knowledge Management: The Japanese Higher Education’s Challenge in the 1980’s & 1990’s, Tehran: Ghoo Publishing.

9) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza & A. R. Moghadam (2005) Technologies for Education

      Tehran: Ney Publishing.

10) Masami Matoba, Keith Krawford, and Mohammad Reza Sarkar Arani (eds.) (2006) Lesson Study: International Perspective on Policy and Practice, Beijing: Educational Science Publishing House (In English).

11) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2007) Transnational Learning in Iran: Integrating a Japanese Educational Model, Kyoto: International Research Center for Japanese Studies (In Japanese).

12) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2009). Cultural Approach of Teaching and Learning in East and West, Tehran: Tarbiyat Publisher.

13) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2010). Culture of Teaching and Learning: Ethnography Research with Educational Approach, Tehran: Madrese Publisher.

 

Technical Report:

1) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (1996) The School Based In-Service Teacher Training In Japan,  

    Research Report, School of Education, NagoyaUniversity, (In Japanese).

2) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2001) Educational Reform in Progress: Focus on Japan and

    China, Evaluation Report on East Asia Trends in Educational Reform, Organization for   

    Educational Research and Planning, Ministry of Education, Iran, (In Persian).

 

Paper Presented at Professional Conferences:

In English

1) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (1998) Improving the Quality of School and School Based In-

   Service Teacher Training through the Enrichment of Classroom Practice, A paper presented at

   The 2nd Annual Conference of the Comparative Education Society of Asia, BeijingNormal

   University, Beijing, China, October 7-9, 1998.

2) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2000) Teachers Learning From Each Other in Japan Through 

    Jugyou Kenkyu, A paper presented at the International Conference of the Designing Education

    for the Learning Society, Enschede, The Netherlands,  November 5-8, 2000.

3) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2001) School-Based In-Service Teacher Training in Japan:

      Perspectives on Teachers’ Professional Development, A paper presented at the 11th World  

      Congress of Comparative Education, KoreaNationalUniversity of Education, Chungbuk,  

      Korea, July 2-6, 2001.

4) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2001)More Responsibility-More professional Development: An Alternative Perspective on Teacher’s Professional Development, A paper presented at the Tenth Triennial World Conference of World   Council for Curriculum and Instruction, Universidad Nacional de educacion a Distancia, Madrid, Spain, September 10-14, 2001.

5) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza & Masami Matoba(2005) Japanese Approach to Improving Instruction through School-Based In-service Teacher Training, A paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Comparative Education in Teacher Training, Organized by the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, Sofia, Bulgaria, 18 – 22 April 2005.

6) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza & Masami Matoba(2005) Learning from Japanese Approach to

Teachers’ Professional Development:Can Jugyou Kenkyu Work in Other Countries?, A paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Comparative Education in Teacher Training, Organized by the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, Sofia, Bulgaria, 18 – 22 April 2005.

7) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza & Masashi Okamoto (2005) Energy Education in Developed     

      and Developing Countries-A Comparative Study on Japan, Iran & China National

Curriculum-, A paper presented at the 11th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference, Finlandia Hall, Helsinki, Finland, 6-8 June 2005.

8) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza & Masami Matoba(2005) The Effects of Collaborative Research on Creating Schools that Learn-Case of Cooperation of Nagoya University and the Tokai City Board of Education in Japan-, A paper presented at the First International Conference on School Effectiveness and School Improvement in China, Shenyang Normal University, Shenyang, China, 22-25 September, 2005.

9) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza & Masami Matoba (2005) Improving Teaching and Enhancing Learning: A Japanese Perspective, A paper presented at the First Annual Conference on Learning Study, The Hong Kong Institution of Education, Hong Kong, China, 1-3 December, 2005.

10) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza & Masami Matoba (2005) Transnational Learning: A Review of Lesson Study in Japan, A paper presented at the First Annual Conference on Learning Study, The Hong Kong Institution of Education, Hong Kong, China, 1-3 December, 2005.

11) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza & Masami Matoba(2006)Challenges in Japanese Teachers’ Professional Development: A Focus on An Alternative Perspective, A paper presented at the 4th

 International Conference on Comparative Education in Teacher Training, Organized by the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1– 4 May 2006.

12) Masami Matoba & Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2006) Ethnography for Teachers’ Professional Development: Japanese Approach of Investigation on Classroom Activities, A paper presented at the 4thInternational Conference on Comparative Education in Teacher Training, Organized by the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1-4 May 2006.

13) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza & Masami Matoba (2006) Learning to Reflect and Reflecting to Learn: The Integration of Japanese Model of Teachers’ Professional Development into Iranian Teacher Training, A paper presented at An international conference on Preparing Teachers for a Changing Context, The Institute of Education, University of London, London, England, 3-6 May 2006.

14) Masami Matoba & Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2006) Collaborative Research and Shared Reflection on Classroom Practices: Japanese Approach to Teachers’ Professional Development, A paper presented at An international conference on Preparing Teachers for a Changing Context, The Institute of Education, University of London, London, England, 3-6 May 2006.

15) Hiroyuki Kuno, Yoshiaki Shibata and Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2006) How Lesson   

Study Support School Curriculum Reforms in Japan, A paper presented at the Second Annual Conference on Learning Study, The Hong Kong Institution of Education, Hong Kong, China, 1-3 December, 2006.

16) Alireza Moghaddam and Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2006)How Iranian Teachers Learn Collaboratively through Lesson Study: An Examination of Elementary Mathematics Classroom Practice, A paper presented at the Second Annual Conference on Learning Study, The Hong Kong Institution of Education, Hong Kong, China, 1-3 December, 2006.

17) Okamoto, M. & Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2007) Students’ Misconnect of Energy: A Comparative Study on Iran, China and Japan, A paper presented at the ASE Annual Conference, BirminghamUniversity, Birmingham, England, 3-6 January, 2007.

 

In Japanese

1) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (1997) A Critical Discourse on School Based In-Service Teacher 

    Training-An Alternative Perspective on Teachers' Professional Development, A paper presented

    at  The National Conference of the Educational Administration Society of Japan, School of

    Education, TokyoUniversity, Tokyo, Japan, May 30-June 1, 1997.

2) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2004) Energy Education in Iran, A paper presented at the 

      International Forum on Energy Education, KyotoUniversity of Education, Kyoto, Japan, July

      17, 2004.

3) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2004) Transfer of Experience: What We Can Learn From

 Japanese Model of Improving Teaching-Focus on Jugyou Kenkyu-, A paper presented at the First International Symposium on School-Based In-Service Teacher Training, Organized by the School of Education, NagoyaUniversity, Nagoya, Japan 9-10 December 2004.

4) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza & Masashi Okamoto (2005) Energy Education in Japan and Iran Education Context, A paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Japanese Society of Environmental Education, Kyoto University of Education, Kyoto, Japan, 21-22 May 2005.

5) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2005) Challenges to Importing Japanese Approach of Improving Teaching: Focus on Iranian Version of Jugyou Kenkyu, A paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Japanese Society of Method of Education, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan, 1-2 October 2005.

6) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2006) Learning from Japanese Approach of Education for International Understanding, Japanese Association for Civic Education, MieUniversity, Mie, Japan, 16-17 June 2006.

 

In Persian

1) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (1999) The Culture of Effective Teaching, A paper presented

   at the National Conference of the Reflection on the Elementary School Textbooks, Ministry of 

   Education, Organization of Research and Educational Planning, Tonekabon, Iran, August 21-24,  

   1999.

2) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (1999) From Knowledge Seeking to Knowledge Creation:

   Challenge of Today Japanese Universities, A paper presented at the National Conference of the

   Relationship Between University and Society, TarbiatModarresUniversity, Tehran, Iran, 

   November 27-28, 1999.

3) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2000) The Culture of Mathematic Instruction in Japanese 

   Elementary School, A paper presented at the Fourth Annual Iranian Mathematic Education  

   Conference, Tehran, Iran, Februrary 2-4, 2000.

4) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2000) The Cultural Approach in Geography in Primary

    Schools: A Case Study of Japans’ Internationalization of Education, A paper presented at the

    International Conference of the Cultural Approach in Geography: Geography as a Basis for 

    Dialogue Among Civilizations, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran, May 15-17, 

    2000. 

5) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2000) Expansion of University-Industry Collaboration:

    Japanese Experience in Promoting Research and Development, A paper presented at the 2nd 

    International and the 5th National Conference of the Government, University and Industry

    Cooperation for National Development, K.N.ToosiUniversity of Technology, Tehran, Iran,

    May 20-22, 2000.

6) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2000) Transitions from Higher Education to Work in Japan:   

    Problems and Policies, A paper presented at the First National Conference of the Problems and   

    Perspective of Higher Education and Competencies in the Labor Market, TehranUniversity, 

    Tehran, Iran, May 29-30, 2000.

7) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2000) Development of Research through Internationalization 

      of Higher Education, A paper presented at the National Conference of the Reorganization of  

      Research, IranianUniversity of Science and Industry, Tehran, Iran, December 13-14, 2000.

8) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2001) Teachers’ Collaborative Research in the Mathematics’

      Classroom: The Japanese Experience in the Professional Development of Teachers in School

      A paper presented at the 5th Annual Iranian Mathematic Education Conference, Tehran, Iran,

      January 27-29, 2001.

9) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2003) The Impact of the Competition Models in Work Market 

      and Higher Education in Japan, A paper presented at the 7th Congress on Government,  

      University & Industry Cooperation for National Development, Isfahan, Iran, 

      December 16-17, 2003.

10) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2007) Innovation in Construction: Rethinking Mental Models and Reflecting on Action, A paper presented at the First Congress on Innovation in Education,  

      Ministry of Education, Tehran, Iran, January 10-11 2007.

11) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2007) Creating Schools that Learn, A paper presented at the sixth Annual Conference of the Iranian Curriculum Studies Association, ShirazUniversity, Shiraz, Iran, March 7-8, 2007.

 

Conferences Reports:

1) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2000) Designing Education for a Learning Society, 

International Conference on Designing Education for the Learning Society, Enschede, The Netherlands, November 5-8, 2000.

2) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2001) Information Communication Technology and Educational  

    Challenges, The World Internet and Electronic Cities Conference 2001, Kish Island, Iran, May 

    1-3, 2001.

3) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2001) New Challenges, New Paradigms: Moving Education into

    the 21st Century, 11th World Congress of Comparative Education, WCCES 2001, Korea National 

    University of Education, Korea, July 2-6, 2001.

4) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2001) Information Technology and Electronic Publishing

    World, Frankfurt Big Questions Conference, CongressCenter Messe Frankfurt, Frankfurt Book 

     Fair and the Idea Logical Company, October 8, 2001.

5) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2002) Internationalization of Higher Education: Policy and  

    Practice, International Conference on Internationalization in Higher Education, International        

    Association of Universities (IAU), Lyon – Rhône Alpes, France, University Claude Bernard 1,

    12 – 13 April 2002.                                                     

6)Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (2002) Energy Education in Japan, Iran & China, International Forum on Energy Education, Kyoto University of Education, Kyoto, Japan, July 17, 2004.

 

Dissertations:

1) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (1991) A Comparative Study in the Education of Iran and Japan,

    Master of History and Philosophy of Education Dissertation (M.A), Department of Humanities,  

    TarbiatModarresUniversity, Tehran, Iran, (In Persian)

2) Sarkar Arani Mohammad Reza (1999) The School Based In-Service Teacher Training in Japan-

    Enriching Teaching-Learning Process Through Improving Quality of Teacher's Decision-

    Making-, Doctoral Dissertation (Ph.D), School of Education, NagoyaUniversity, Nagoya, Japan, 

    (In Japanese).

 

Joint Research Projects:

1) Research on Mathematics’ Textbooks of Elementary School Level, Cooperation with

    my colleagues at the School of Psychology and Education, AllamehTabatabaiUniversity,

   1999-2002.  

2) Research on National Curriculum Guidance of Upper Secondary School Level, Supervisor of the 

    Project, Organization for Educational Research and Planning, Ministry of Education, 2001-

    2003.

3) Research on the Relationship of the Methods of Observation and the Observant Viewpoints in

   Classroom Activities and Analysis (Grant Number: 12410075), Cooperation with my colleagues 

   at the GraduateSchool of Education and Human Development, Nagoya University, 2000-2002.  

4) Collaborative Research on the Relationship of School-Based In-service Teacher Training and

    Teachers' Qualification in Japan, Iran, Germany, China, Canada and USA, Cooperation with  

    my colleagues at the Graduate School of Education and Human Development, Nagoya   

    University, 2003-2005.  

 5) Collaborative Research on the Energy Education in National Curriculum and Social and

     Science Instruction in K-12, Cooperation with my colleagues at the Center for Educational

     Research and Training, Kyoto University of Education, 2003-2005.

6) Collaborative Research on the School-Based In-Service Teacher Training and Teachers’ Qualification, Cooperation with my colleagues at the Graduate School of Education and Human Development, Nagoya University, 2004-2006.

7) Collaborative Research on In-Service Teacher Training and Teacher Research Leadership in School, Cooperation with my colleagues at the Graduate School of Education and Human Development, Nagoya University, 2006-2007.

8) Research on Development New Energy and Environmental Education Curriculum (Grant Number: 18601004), Cooperation with my colleagues at the Center for Educational Research and Training, Kyoto University of Education, 2006-2007.

9) Developing Faculty Development Programs in Vietnamese Higher Education (Grant Number: 18653098), Cooperation with my colleagues at the Center for the Studies of Higher Education
Nagoya University, 2006-2008.

10) Experimental Research on Lesson Analysis Viewpoints in Practice, (Grant Number: 16330151), Cooperation with my colleagues at Graduate School of Education and Human Development, Nagoya University 2006-2008.

 

Editorship Journals

1) Quarterly Journal of Research in Education, Journal of Iranian Association for Education.

2) International Journal of Learning and Lesson Studies

 

Honors and Awards:

Highest Honor Student Prize of the Vice Dean of Shoraye Aliye Enghlabe Farhangi(High Council 

     of Cultural Revolution), 7/12/1988, Tehran, Iran, as a top student. 

Highest Honor Student Prize of the Dean of Shahid Beheshti University, 7/12/1988, Tehran, Iran,

     as a top student.

Highest Honor Graduate Student Prize of the Vice Dean of TarbiatModarresUniversity,    

     22/1/1992, Tehran, Iran, as a top graduate student.

Highest Honor M.A. Dissertation Prize of the Ministry of Farhang Wa Ershad Islami (Culture and Islamic Counsel), 19/1/1998, Tehran, Iran, as a top M.A. Dissertation.

Japanese Government(Monbusho) Scholarship, 10/1994-3/1995(During Japanese Course Student)

Japanese Government(Monbusho) Scholarship, 4/1995-3/1996(During Graduate Research Student)

Japanese Government(Monbusho) Scholarship, 4/1996-3/1999(During Ph.D. Candidate)

Highest Honor Researcher Prize of the AllamehTabatabaiUniversity as a top researcher, 16 

     December 2001.

Grant for Foreign Scholars by Abe Yoshishige Memorial Fund for Education, Gakushuin

     University, GakushuinWomensCollege, Tokyo, July 1, 2002-September 16, 2002.

Fellowship Award, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science(JSPS), JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers, Nagoya University, School of Education and Human Development, for a period of 24 consecutive months from October 2004 to September 2006.

Full Scholarship to attend the ICASSI Conference (International Committee for Adlerian Summer School and Institute), July 13-July 25, 2008, Gyor, Hungary.

 

Visiting Scholar:

1) Visiting Scholar at Gakushuin Women’s College, Tokyo, Japan

    3-20-1 Toyama, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan 162-8650

 

During: July 1, 2002 to September 16, 2002

Seminar: Transfer of Experience: What We Can Learn from Japan

Research Theme: Designing Education for the Learning Society

 

2) Visiting Scholar at College of International Relations, NihonUniversity, Mishima, Japan

    2-31-145 Bunkyo-cho, Mishima-shi, Shizuoka-ken, Japan 411-8555

 

During: January 12, 2004 to January 26, 2004

Seminars: 2-1.Designing Education for the Learning Society: Focus on the 21st Century's  

                       Challenges of Education

                 2-2.Educational Reforms in Iran: Focus on the Roles of Religion and Revolution in 

                       Changing the Educational System

                 2-3.Education in Iran: New Challenges and New Paradigm

                 2-4.Teachers' Professional Development in Iran: What We Can Learn from Japan

                 2-5.A Comparative Studies on Teachers' Educational System in Iran and Japan

Research Theme: Japanese Educational Programs for International Understanding

 

Visiting Professor:

Visiting Professor at GraduateSchool of International Cooperation Studies,

Kobe University, Kobe, Japan

1-2-1 Tsurukabuto, Nada-ku, Kobe, Japan 657-8501

 

During: April 1, 2003 to September 8, 2003

Seminar: Education for a Sustainable Development

Research Theme: Comparative Study on Policy of Education for the 21st Century in Developed and  
                             Developing Countries: Focus on Japan and Middle East Countries

 

Visiting Research Scholar:

Visiting Research Scholar at InternationalResearchCenter for Japanese Studies, Kyoto, Japan

3-2 Oeyama-cho, Goryo, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto 610-1192 Japan

 

During: December 1, 2006 to August 31, 2007

Research Theme: School and Teacher Culture: A Comparative Study

 

Visiting Research Fellow:

Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies

OxfordUniversity

27 Winchester Road, OxfordOX2 6NA

 

During:April 23, 2007 to May 14, 2007

Research Theme: Academic Culture and Practice: A Comparative Study

 

Summer School

Participated in the 41st Annual Rudolf Dreikurs Summer School and Institute in Gyor, Hungary

Hotel Famulus

H-9027, Gyor, Hungary

 

During: July 13-July 25, 2008

Class Title: Bullying in the Digital Age (Patricia Agatston)

                   Group Process in Education (Uirula Wdmer)

                   Life Style and Writing Style (Helmut Heuschen)

                   Encouragement: Stepping From Counseling into Coaching (Sheica Boyce)

 

 

Research and Professional Fields of Interest:

1) Comparative and International Education

2) Educational Practice in the Asia Especially Japan

3) Teachers’ Professional Development in a Changing Society

4) Designing Education for the Learning Society

5) Education and Social-Economic Development in Developed and Developing Countries

6) Global Education in Theory and Practice

7) Interdisciplinary and Integrated Curriculum