Document Type : Original Article (Qualitative)


1 Assistant Professor, Faculty Member, Department of Foreign Languages, Islamic Azad University, North Tehran Branch, Iran

2 Master of Economics, Allameh Tabatabai University, Iran


The aim of the present study was to investigate the application of educational technology components in the main sources of curriculum planning. This research was of content analysis type and its statistical population included all the main sources of curriculum planning at the university level. Nine books were selected as the research sample by the deliberate sampling method. Data collection tools were the check list of educational technology components. Data analysis was performed by means of descriptive statistics. The research findings showed that in the case of each component of educational technology to some subscales such as summary; the use of color in titles, text, image, and cover, the appropriate location for visual materials, and the avoidance of visual bias are not considered in any of the nine main sources of curriculum planning. Furthermore, the use of other subscales has been different in the main sources of curriculum planning; So that in some sources they have been used and in others they have not. Therefore, there is a need for a serious overhaul of the application of educational technology components in the main sources of curriculum planning for future editions.


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