Dr. Maghsoud Farasatkhah

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First Name: Maghsoud

Last Name: Farasatkhah

Faculty Member:  Professor

Phone Number:+98-2123517156

Email: m_farasatkhahirphe.ir, m_farasatkhahyahoo.com

Dr. Maghsoud Farasatkhah



His university education was in Philosophy, Theology and Higher Education Planning. Farasatkhah (also known Ferasatkhah) teaches at Allameh Tabatabae’i, University of Tehran, Shahid Beheshti and Islamic Azad Universities.
tenth Farabi International Festival (Feb 7 2019)
He received the 18th award of popularization of sciences which was held on World Science Day. UNESCO has put the name of the day Science for Peace and Sustainable Development. The jury Committee awarded Dr. Maghsoud Farasatkhah the prize for endless, responsible, purposeful, comprehensive, humanitarian, and ethical activities and efforts in academic and public areas for popularizing sociology knowledge and also his commitment to the continuity of cultural, promotional and scientific work.
Dehkhoda's award in its fourth period (2018) was awarded to Abbas Bazargan and Maghsoud Farasatkhah of the book "Supervision and Evaluation in Higher Education".
In the tenth Farabi International Festival (Feb. 7), the Maghsoud Farasatkhah was named the Interdisciplinary Studies Award.
Academic Lessons
Maghsoud Farasatkhah started teaching at Universities and Higher Education Centers in Tabriz since early 1990s.  He has taught at Alameh Tabatabae’I, Tehran, Alzahra, Shahid Beheshti since mid-1990s. His taught courses include “The History of Social Thought”, “Sociology of Religion”, “Policy making and Planning in Higher Education”, “Quality of University”, “Accreditation”, and “Qualitative Methodology”. Farasatkhah’s major research disciplines are mainly as follows: 1. Religion Studies, 2. Social Studies, 3. Science Studies, 4. Higher Education and Universities. Some parts of the researches are published in books and papers.

  • University and Higher Education: Global Perspectives and Iranian Problems , Nashr-e Ney ,2009
  • The adventure of University in Iran: A Historical Study on the Higher Education: Emphasizing "Economic, Social, Political and Cultural" Factors, Resa Publication, 2008
  • The Beginning of Contemporary New Thinking, Sahami Enteshar Inc., 2009
  • Iranian University and Quality Problems, Agah Publication ,2009
  • Language of the Holy Quran ,Scientific and Cultural Publication ,2000
  • Religion and Society, Sahami Enteshar Inc., 1998
  • Religion, Wisdom, Knowledge, Tabesh, 1989
  • Meditating in Verses of the Holy Quran, Ghalam Publication, 2004 | book
  • A 80-year History for Engineering Faculty of Tehran University, Nashr-e Ney, 2014
  • We Iranian, Nashr-e Ney, 2015 
  • Qualitative Methodology in Social Science with emphasis on Grounded Theory Method, Agah Publication, 2016
  • Mixed Methods Research: merging theory with practice (translated by Maghsoud Farasatkhah to Farsi), Institute for Research and Planning in Higher Education Publication, 2016
  • Monitoring and Evaluation in Higher Education, Samt Publication, 2017
  • The Contingency of University in Iran, Agah Publication, 2017
  • Index of Higher Education, Institute for Research and Planning in Higher Education Publication, 2016
  • The Quality Assessment of Higher Education in Iran, Institute for Research and Planning in Higher Education Publication,, 2012

  • Critical Shi’a Studies in Contemporary Iran (A Typological Discussion based on Historical Contextualizing), 2013 | conference-paper
  • Improving Higher Education Quality through classification The Case of Iranian Universities’ Mathematics Departments M.Farasatkhah, A.Bazargan, K.Parand. 2010 | conference-paper
  • Investigating the Relation Between ICT and Knowledge Production, The Lessons for Iran Proceedings of Education conference Barcelona, Spain R.Maniee, M. Farasatkhah ,C. Lucas, 2009 | conference-paper

  • Sustainable Development of Cognitive Science and Technology Ecosystem; an Overview to the “Human Brain Project” as a Functioning Sample, Basic and Clinical NEUROSCIENCE, 2014 | journal-article
  • A Conceptual framework for futurity oriented university planning, Quarterly journal of Research and Planning in Higher Education, 2013 | journal-article
  • A Study on the Outcomes of Internal Evaluation on the Planning for Quality Improvement in Iranian Universities,  Quarterly journal of Research and Planning in Higher Education, 2008 | journal-article
  • A Survey of Interactions between Higher Education and other Systems of Production and Services, Quarterly journal of Research and Planning in Higher Education, 2010 | journal-article
  • Analysis of Factors Affecting QA of Educational Administration by Using Shannon’s Entropy Technique, Quarterly Journal of Educational Measurement and Evaluation Studies, 2015 | journal-article
  • Comparative Analysis of Higher Education Quality Assurance Systems: Dimensions of Similarity and Diversity in the Global Experiences., Quarterly Journal of Research and Planning in Higher Education, 2007 | journal-article
  • Developing a Model for Faculty Development Approach based on Grounded Theory, Quarterly journal of Research and Planning in Higher Education, 2014 | journal-article
  • Effective factors on faculty participation in higher education policy making and university planning, Quarterly journal of Research and Planning in Higher Education, 2015 | journal-article
  • Emerging Developments in Culture and Class Space of University and its Impact on Teaching; Reflection on Five Generations of Students and Teachers, Journal of Research in Teaching, 2016 | journal-article
  • Ethics in Media ,Information for Wisdom and Knowledge, 2007 | journal-article
  • Studying Iraninan Characteristics ,Aein Magazine, 2007 | journal-article
  • Studying the Ways for Improving Qualitative and Quantitative Access for Higher Education in Iran , Higher Education Magazine ,2008 | journal-article
  • Studying the Ways for Increasing Access in Higher Education ,Quarterly Journal of Research and Planning in Higher Education ,2009 | journal-article
  • The Future View of Iranian Higher Education Quality ,Quarterly journal of Research and Planning in Higher Education ,2009 | journal-article
  • Three Cognitive Paths to Indigenous Knowledge in Iran: A Comparative Study Emphasizing Conceptual, Structural and Functional Shifts of the Science ,Journal of Iranian Social Studies ,2009 | journal-article
  • Universities in the Postmodern Era:  A Reflection on the Developmental Horizon ,Negah-e-Nou, No. 101, Spring 2014 ,journal-article
  • Higher Education Curricula Planning and the Challenges of Interdisciplinary ,The Journal of Higher Education Curriculum Studies Volume 1, No. 1, Spring and Summer ,2012 | journal-article
  • Analysis of the Impact and the Mechanism of Globalization on/in Higher Education Curriculum Planning ,Curriculum Planning (Journal) Volume 10, No.11, Autumn , 2013| journal-article
  • The Skills Entrepreneurship Educators Require for Training Entrepreneurs in Universities ,Curriculum Planning (Journal) Volume 10, No.11, Autumn ,2013| journal-article
  • Social Entrepreneurship Model for Organizing and Supporting Street Children ,Journal of Entrepreneurship Development Volume 3, No. 12, Summer , 2011| journal-article
  • Analyzing the Relationship Between the Educational System and the Defense System ,Quarterly Journal of Defense Strategy Spring Volume 10, No. 36 ,2012| journal-article
  • A Profile of the Iranian Behavior ,Iranian Journal of Sociology ,2011| journal-article
  • The Virtualization of Teaching and Learning Environments, Paradigmatic Developments and Cultural Necessities ,Barge Farhang Journal of Cultural Studies, University of Tehran No. 21 Spring-Summer Pages 86-102 ,2010| journal-article
  • Analysis of Opportunities and Threats in the Academic Environment: Targeting Strategic Changes in Education ,Journal of research On Issues of Education Summer No. 34 ,2008| journal-article
  • A Comparative Study of Private Religious and Public Religious Discourses, Journal of Iran Cultural Research ,Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies ,Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, 2008| journal-article
  • Analyzing Evaluation Strategies in Iran's Educational System: Introducing a Model for Reform and Upgrading ,Journal of Science & Technology Policy No.2, Summer ,2008| journal-article
  • Investigating the Role of Scientific Societies in Policy Making and Evaluation of the Iranian Education System in collaboration with Dr. Ghanei Rad ,Rahyaft Journal No. 41 ,2007| journal-article
  • Social Challenges of the Quality of Higher Education in Iran: A Cognitive Mapping In collaboration with Dr. Abbas Bazargan and Dr. Dr. Caro Deluxe ,Journal of Social Sciences Letter No. 31 December ,2007| journal-article
  • Factors Affecting Human Capital Flight in Iran ,Ayeen Journal ,2008| journal-article
  • A Contrastive Analysis of Quality Assurance Systems, Authors from Second to Fourth: Dr. Abbas Bazargan, Dr. Caro Deluxe and Dr. Mohamood Qazi ,Iranian Higher Education Quarterly Journal No. 44 ,2006| journal-article
  • Islamic Art Tradition ,Ketabmah, No. 93 and No. 94. Pp 48 to 57
  • Quality Improvement in Virtual Higher Education: a Grounded Theory Approach ,Journal of Distance Education-TOJDE January 2017 ISSN 1302-6488 Volume: 18 Number: 1 Article 8 ,2017| journal-article