Cigdem Uz Bilgin

Researcher

Cigdem Uz Bilgin holds a master’s in Computer Education and Instructional Technology from Hacettepe University and a doctorate in Computer Education and Instructional Technology from Middle East Technical University. Her research focuses on using virtual environments and games for playful experiences for teachers and students. Cigdem is a research assistant at Yildiz Technical University and she is currently working as a researcher for Collaborative Learning Environments for Virtual Reality (CLEVR) project and Reach Every Reader project in the Education Arcade/Scheller Teacher Education Program at MIT. CLEVR is developing an educational game using immersive VR to help students learn cell biology and Reach Every Reader aims to create support systems to strengthen the early literacy skills of children.

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