Overview

Research areas

  • 114 Physical sciences - Electromagnetics, Optics, Quantum Mechanics
  • 516 Educational sciences - Knowledge Organization, , Pedagical content knowledge, University Physics Textbooks, University Physics Students, University Physics Teachers., Subject matter knowledge, Representation forms

Curriculum vitae

Education

  • (Sep 2012-May 2013) International teaching certificate for the subject of physics, Subject Teacher Education Program in University of Helsinki: http://www.helsinki.fi/teachereducation/step/index.htm 
  • (Feb 2009- Nov 2013) Ph.D. student in Physics Teacher Education, University of Helsinki (Under supervisor of: Docent. I. T. Koponen and Prof. H. Saarikko)
  • (Oct 2006 - Jan 2008) M.Sc. in Solid State Physics, Shahid Beheshti University (www.sbu.ac.ir), Tehran, Iran.
  • M.Sc. Thesis: Investigation of Gunn Effect in semiconductors.            

Research

  • Structural relations of concepts in the content knowledge of university physics teachers and textbooks
  • Subject matter knowledge and representation strategies of physics teachers in university and upper secondary schools
  • Knowledge Organization of Physics University Textbooks

 Collaborations

  • Professor Marissa Rollnick is a science education professor in University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Dr. Kalle Juuti is principle investigator and lecturer in University of Helsinki, Faculty of Behavioural Sciences, Department of Teacher Education 
  • Dr. Markus Emden is a research assistance in Universität Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany

Teaching 

  • Electromagnetism (TA), Department of Electronic Engineering, Shahid Behshti University, Tehran, Iran (2007)
  • Introductory Mathematics (MAPU I & II) (TA), Department of Physics, University of Helsinki, Finland (2010)
  • Quantum Mechanics (TA), Department of Physics, University of Helsinki, Finland (2011)
  • Lower secondary school physics, Maunula school, Helsinki, Finland (2012)
  • Upper secondary (high) school physics, Kulosaari school, Helsinki, Finland (2013)
  • Introducing Subject Teaching (IST) (TA), Department of Teacher Education, University of Helsinki, Finland (2013)

 

Highlighted publications

  1. Knowledge Organization in University Physics Textbooks

    Majidi, S. & Mäntylä, T. K. 18.10.2011

    Publication: Conference contributionA4 Article in conference publication (refereed)

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Latest activities

  1. Dissertation Completion Grant, University of Helsinki, 2013

    Sharareh Majidi (Recipient), University of Helsinki, 01.06.201331.08.2013

    Activity: Prizes and awards

  2. (ESERA) European Science Education Research Association, Nicosia, Cyprus, 2013

    Sharareh Majidi (Speaker: Presenter), 02.09.201307.09.2013

    Activity: Conferences, workshops, courses, seminarsPublic Talks

  3. NARST, Indianapolis, USA, A worldwide organization for improving science teaching and learning through reseach, March 2012

    Sharareh Majidi (Speaker: Presenter), 28.03.2012

    Activity: Conferences, workshops, courses, seminarsPublic Talks

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