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Mansureh Kebritchi, Ph.D.

Mansureh Kebritchi
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Current and Ongoing Research Interests: 
  • Contributing factors for online learners' retention
  • Trends and issues for designing cross cultural courses
  • Application of flow theory in improving teaching and learning 
  • Improvement of process of completing doctoral dissertations in online and traditional settings
A Conceptual Framework for Evaluating Higher Education Institutions
Games for Mathematics Education
Digital Badges and Micro-credentials: Digital Age Classroom Best Practices, Design Strategies, and Issues
Hiring nurses re-entering the work place after chemical dependence
Preferred Teaching Methods in Online Courses: Learners’ views
Assessing the Effectiveness of a 3-D Instructional Game on Improving Mathematics Achievement of Middle School Students
The Effects of Modern Mathematics Computer Games on Mathematics Achievement and Class Motivation
Examining the pedagogical foundations of modern educational computer games to inform research and practice
Factors affecting teachers’ adoption of educational computer games: A case study
Analysis of the supporting websites for the use of instructional games in K-12 settings
Online Teacher Resources: Supporting the Implementation of Educational Computer Video Games
Multigenerational Perspectives on The Gen Z Effect
Learning Analytics methods, Benefits, and challenges in Higher education: A systematic Literature Review
Knowledge Based Artificial Augmentation Intelligence Technology: Next Step in Academic Instructional Tools for Distance Learning.
Scenario-Based eLearning and STEM Education: A Qualitative Study Exploring the Perspective of Educators
Issues and Challenges for Teaching Successful Online Courses in Higher Education: A Literature Review
How the cultural clash of essentialism and progressivism shaped technology adoption: A case study of culture, learning, and technology
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Professional Bio: 
Dr. Mansureh Kebritchi has a wealth of experiences in teaching, mentoring doctoral dissertations, and supporting faculty members to conduct research and publishing and presenting the results in the field of education. She is interested in studying innovative ways to improve quality of teaching and learning in K-12, higher education, and corporate settings in online and face-to-face formats. Dr. Kebritchi is the founder and chair of the Center for Educational and Instructional Technology Research, School of Advanced Studies, University of Phoenix, where she supervises more than 300 faculty members, alumni, and students to conduct research in the field of education. She has been faculty member of School of Advanced Studies, University of Phoenix for years and has supervised more than 30 doctoral students to complete their doctoral dissertations. She has taught research methods and instructional design courses and has experience working with diverse student populations in undergraduate and graduate levels. She uses a learner-centered, experiential approach to teach courses and guide the center members, and is skilled in applying appropriate research methods of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods. Some of Dr. Kebritchi’s recent publications address topics such as critical thinking, meditation and higher education, social media and cultural competency, diversity in higher education, promoting STEM in K-12 and higher education, issues and challenges for teaching successful online courses, facilitating styles of online instructors in course management systems, pedagogical foundations of the educational computer games, factors affecting the adoption of the computer games in school settings, and effects of mathematics games on mathematics achievements and motivations of learners. She has been continuously publishing and presenting her research results in international journals and conferences for years. She is assistant editor and editorial board member of Online Learning journal, an active member/proposal reviewer of Association for Educational Communication and Technology (AECT) and American Educational Research Association (AERA), and journal of Computers & Education.
Degrees Completed: 
Doctoral Degree
Education, Instructional Technology
University of Central Florida
Masters Degree
Teaching, Learning, Curriculum
University of Toronto
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University Research Chair
Center for Educational and Instructional Technology, SAS, UOPX
Associate Faculty, Dissertation Chair
School of Advanced Studies, University of Phoenix
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American Educational Research Association (AERA)
Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT)
Online Learning Consortium (OLC)
The Qualitative Report (TQR)
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The center chair's current projects

  • Contributing factors for online learners' retention
  • Trends and issues for designing cross cultural courses
  • Application of flow theory in improving teaching and learning 
  • Improvement of process of completing doctoral dissertations in online and traditional settings


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