Nandita Mani, Ph.D., MLIS, CST

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Phone
734 615 1516

Fax
734 763 1473

Office
1135 E Catherine St
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5726
Google Talk
nanditam@umich.edu
Assistant Director, Enabling Technologies, Taubman Health Sciences Library, University Library

Background

Nandita's professional background encompasses a doctorate in Instructional Technology (where she specialized in instructional design and performance improvement), Masters in Library and Information Science, and a background in Computer Systems Technology. Nandita has over 10 years of experience in the information science arena where she has worked in both academic and hospital-based settings where she specialized in instructional design, development, and evaluation.

Responsibilities

Nandita leads an Enabling Technology core within the Taubman Health Sciences Library at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI where she provides leadership and management for the enabling technology program including but not limited to: identifying both instructional and non-instructional interventions to facilitate learning and performance. integrating instructional design methods and strategies into health science curricula, supporting active and engaged learning, investigating mechanisms that support optimal delivery of just in time learning, and consulting on the development of needs assessments and program evaluations.
 
In this role, she collaborates and consults with library and UM health system faculty and staff as they develop, teach, and assess face-to-face, blended/hybrid, and fully online courses. She consults on the design and development of learning initiatives and implements best practices in the use of emerging technology tools and applications; all with the mission to build and sustain partnerships in order to  create learning experiences that result in successful student outcomes.

Nandita also provides curriculum integrated instruction for the Medical School as well as builds partnerships with faculty, residents, and fellows in designated clinical departments in the health sciences.  She is currently part of the Scientific & Clinical Foundations (Trunk), Interprofessional Education, and Assessment & Evaluation workgroups which provide input on curriculum design and integration opportunities for the new medical school curriculum.

 

University Committee Representation

Masters in Health Professions Education, Assessment Committee (2014 - present)

Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs, Medical Affairs Advisory Committee (2013-2016)

Library Human Resource Advisory Committee (2013-2015)

Editorial Responsibilities

Managing Editor, Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease

Assistant Editor, Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet

Column Editor, MLA News - Hospital Librarianship Column

Professional Affiliations

Medical Library Association

Association for Educational Communications and Technology