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Mansureh Kebritchi, Ph.D.
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.