Analysis of the curriculum review process in the Iranian higher education system

Document Type : Original Article


1 Master of Research in National organization for Educational testing

2 Associate Professor, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University

3 Professor, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University

4 Assistant Professor of National Organization of educational testing


Objective: The main purpose of this study is to analyze the curriculum review process in the Iranian university system. By reviewing background and analyzing current situation, the current situation of the curriculum review is drawn. To provide a framework for reforming and coherence of the curriculum review process in order to continuously improve practice.Methods: The research method used in this research is a qualitative method with the method of documentary study. The researcher has tried to find an acceptable answer to his research problem by collecting and analyzing documents related to the research topic. While describing the current situation of curriculum review and analysis of national experiences, a view of them is depicted. The statistical population of the study includes existing documents and review process in universities with experience in this field (Isfahan, Amirkabir University of Technology, Shahid Beheshti University, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Science and Technology, Al-Zahra, Kharazmi, Semnan, Gilan, Basic Sciences and Health, Isfahan Medical) has been based on the studied documents. In order to collect information and data, cover all universities with knowledge, and experience in this field, data and information obtained from official and reputable library resources and Internet sites have been used.Results: In this study, by reviewing the process of changes and developments of the curriculum with regard to reviewing and reviewing the structure and review process in experienced universities, review components in four sections of criteria and indicators, objectives, level and composition and review process are extracted and reviewed. , Interpreted and analyzed.Conclusion: poor quality of  higher education, the importance of editing curricula according to the review of courses and disciplines The need to review the regulations on the transfer of authority based on the existing conditions is one of the are results that have been obtained in the research


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