Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2009

Full Length Research Paper

Critical development exploration based on the Islamic education in Iranian higher education

Mohammad Reza Taheri1
  • Mohammad Reza Taheri1
  • 1Department of Educational Sciences, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran.
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Narges Keshtiaray1*
  • Narges Keshtiaray1*
  • 1Department of Educational Sciences, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran.
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Ali Reza Yousefy2
  • Ali Reza Yousefy2
  • 2Medical Education Research Centre, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.
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  •  Received: 14 July 2015
  •  Accepted: 12 August 2015
  •  Published: 15 September 2015

Abstract

The aim of this research is to do a critical development exploration based on the Islamic education in Iranian higher education. In this paper, logical analysis qualitative method was used. Through library studies, information was collected and analysis of the results was done. The information collecting tool was note taking and information was analyzed based on deductive category system. In the section of content analysis, the most important findings show that, for critical development in Iranian higher education four main and outstanding categories are necessary; the first category is: 1. Education and training of academics with spirit of critical thinking, 2. The continuity of on- going latitudinarianism of the seats and criticism in the universities. The second category is: 1. Creating room for liberality 2. Providing arguments and theorizing seats; third category: Reforming and accepting criticism; the fourth category: 1. Legal security for critics 2. Non - authoritarian and absolutism of officials and teachers. Results indicate that the above can bring the best solutions for critical development exploration in Iranian higher education based on the Islamic education.

Key words: Criticism, educational criticism, higher education.