Anandi Nagarajan

Assistant Vice Provost for Pedagogy

Anandi collaborates with faculty, admin­is­tra­tors, educational technology experts and pedagogy specialists across the university to develop programs and strategic initiatives to support teaching and learning. She has been at NYU since 2014 and has over 20 years of experience in higher education as an instructor, instructional designer, researcher, and leader. Her specialties include: problem-based learning, formative assessments, reflective practice, and active learning strategies to support faculty development and student learning experiences. In addition, she and her team are instrumental in developing and supporting teaching consultations, programs in teaching and learning, faculty peer observation practices, and special projects in teaching innovation. 

In her role as Assistant Vice Provost for Pedagogy,  Anandi works closely with Vice Provosts Clay Shirky and Mark Siegel and oversees the Learning Experience Design team at the Office of the Provost.   Her current priorities include collaborating on initiatives related to Generative AI in the classroom, enhanced teaching support models to support student success,  evidence-based Pedagogy Repository, and Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL).  Anandi has an EdM in Learning, Cognition & Development and a PhD in Educational Psychology from Rutgers University. She earned her undergraduate degree from SNDT University in Mumbai, India, and also has an MS in Resource Management from Virginia Tech.

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