Educational Communication and Technology

Adjunct Faculty: Anandi Nagarajan

Anandi Nagarajan: Adjunct Instructor

 Anandi NagarajanAnandi Nagarajan serves as Director of Instructional & Interactive Design, at Teaching and Learning with Technology, NYU IT. Her teams, (specializing in Educational Design,, Multimedia Design, and Interactive Development), facilitate the design and implementation of technology enhanced initiatives in collaboration with faculty and instructional technologists across schools at NYU.

She has over 15 years of experience in higher education as a researcher, instructor, instructional designer, and leader. Her teaching, research, & practice focus on bridging instructional pedagogies with effective technologies to maximize opportunities for student engagement and creating an effective learning experience. Her main areas of expertise are problem-based learning, formative assessments, and active learning.

Anandi has an Ed. M in Learning, Cognition & Development and a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Rutgers University where she has designed and taught numerous courses in face-to- face, hybrid and online settings. In her time at NYU, she has designed online and hybrid courses, led teams on university initiatives and innovative projects, and is currently working on continued enhancements in providing sustainable and scalable services in the areas of educational design and interactive development. She serves on University governance committees, conducts manuscript reviews for several research publications, mentors doctoral students, and volunteers for organizations like Educause, Online Learning Consortium, & American Educational Research Association.