Graduate Student Researcher
Atefeh is a doctoral student and graduate research assistant in the Learning Sciences program with research interests in Virtual reality, designing digital content, game-based learning, and designing curricula for students to improve their experience in working with technologies. Atefeh worked actively as a research assistant at the Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran. In addition, Atefeh worked as an elementary school teacher and the youngest headmaster of a public school in Iran. She gained her Master's in Curriculum and Instruction from Islamic Azad University, Central Tehran branch in 2020, and a bachelor's degree in Education-early childhood and elementary education- from Teacher Training University, Rasht, Iran in 2017. She has a lot of experience in designing digital contents for students during the covid-19 situation, and also she is a director of a research group that holds workshops for teachers to educate them in the field of using technology in their classrooms.